SIWO Global News 20th July 2018 #95

Knowledge is Wealth

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Elections are due in Zimbabwe on 30th July 2018

Elections are due to choose the next President and Members of both Houses of Parliament in just over a week’s time.  The current president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who came to power after the Robert Mugabe was relieved of his post welcomed a team of International observers.  Led by the former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, they are in the country to observe pre-election activities and administration.  The team also met the leader of the Opposition Alliance.

Israel and Palestine (Hamas) agreed a Ceasefire

After days of hostile exchange of military gunfire, Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire.  With the negotiations of Egypt and US intensifying, for the warring parties to seek a solution to the decades old problem, it came as the good news everyone wished for.

Freed Ethiopian Journalist meets family in Eritrea

Addisalem Hadgu met his wife, two daughters and a grandson he had never seen when he took the first plane from his country to Asmara Airport in Eritrea.  The war between Ethiopia and Eritrea lasted nearly two decades and having tried to live in Ethiopia protected by her husband’s Ethiopian nationality, Nitslal couldn’t cope anymore.  Both countries were expelling each other’s citizens.  She disappeared with their two daughters back to Eritrea.  There was no contact until the recent peace deal by the leaders of the countries.

Inspirational Story

Quote

“And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship.”

Exodus 31:3

#SIWO GNEWS #95

Content- BBC News. Reuters.com.  The Holy Bible

SIWO Reporter: Susanna Dziworshie

Be Careful Be Joyful Be Peaceful

 

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