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Rwanda leads developing nations in rooting out graft

Africa | Recent arrests of corrupt police set an example for other African countries
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/07/17, 11:27 am

Rwanda’s government has laid off 198 police officials across different ranks after they engaged in corruption and other malpractices. The east African country, which gained international commendation in its battle for transparency, has set an example for other African countries.

The country’s cabinet, chaired by President Paul Kagame, approved the officers’ dismissal at a Friday meeting. The sacked officials include a police superintendent and some chief inspectors of police, among others.

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Globe Trot: The death of Christ, remembered

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/18/14, 12:50 pm

GOOD FRIDAY: Christians the world over today remember the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The events of the week bring together the Jewish tradition of Passover and the Eucharist celebration of the Last Supper that Christians continue today. We remember how profound religious belief met unbending secular authority in the Messiah’s submission to Roman rulers but also in his ultimate triumph over even this life itself. 

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Globe Trot: Militant threats halt aid deliveries in Iraq

International
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/04/14, 10:53 am

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