11 23 2014
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U.S. Pulls Funding for Kenyan Primary Schools After Fraud Charges

(GIN) -- Some $7 million in U.S. aid to primary schools in Kenya has been suspended, pending an investigation into fraud claims, according to the U.S. ambassador.
The US move comes a month after the UK government pulled out of the project when $1 million in donated funds to the Education Ministry were reported missing.
Kenya is ranked as East Africa's most corrupt country by the group Transparency International...


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Liberian President Sirleaf to Seek Second Term

'Chuckie' Taylor Jr. set for trial in U.S.

(GIN) - Africa's first democratically elected woman president, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has announced she will run for a second term.
"I know where we are today, I know where we ought to be tomorrow and I know how we will get there," she told a joint assembly of MPs gathered this week for her annual message...


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