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    Malaysia Beefs Up Anti-Migrant Sea Patrols

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    Amdan Kurish, Director-General of Malaysia’s Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), said two vessels in its northern waters, carrying hundreds of undocumented migrants were intercepted. He said on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur that the vessels were intercepted, as its maritime enforcement agency was on sea patrols, in an effort to contain a surge on arrivals of migrants…

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    German To Walk 30,000km To Raise Money For Water Charity

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    A 49-year-old German man announced plans in Frankfurt, Germany, on Thursday to walk 30,000km to raise money for “Water is Right foundation’’.   The organisation is a charity working for providing free access to water worldwide.   Steffen Pfeiffer, a native of the south-west German town of Freiberg’am Neckar, was scheduled to fly out from…

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    NAFDAC Arrests 3, Seals 4 Shops Over Fake, Unregistered Medical Devices

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    The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday arrested three traders in Onitsha, Anambra, for selling fake and unregistered medical devices. The NAFDAC team also sealed four shops where fake and unregistered medical devices used for testing blood pressure, temperature and insulin levels were being sold. NAFDAC Regulatory and Enforcement Officer,…

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    South Africa To Host Anti-Xenophobia Football Matches – SAFA

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    South Africa’s national team will play two international friendly matches against neighbouring countries in a bid to sensitise the public on the evils of xenophobia.   Xenophobic attacks by South Africans against foreigners, particularly those of African descent has badly dented the image of the country in recent days, the South African Football Association (SAFA)…

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    Ban Announces Creation Of UN Mission Against Ebola

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    UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, on Thursday, approved the creation of a UN Mission to respond to the Eboa Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic and its consequences. Ban announced the creation of the Mission while outlining an international action plan against the virus to the Security Council in New York. He said “the situation remains extremely serious.”…

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