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Search ends for S. Africa mall collapse survivors

Search ends for S. Africa mall collapse survivors | Mali and South Africa - Francis Booth | Scoop.it
Rescue work has stopped at the collapsed South African mall where initial reports of 50 people trapped under the rubble may have been too high.
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SOUTH AFRICA

 

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P = Political

E = Economic

S = Social

NTK = Need to Know

 

Summary: Currently they found one person was killed and dozens were injured in the collapse and that the building had been given court injunctions to halt the construction in November.

 

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When Communists Took Over South Africa

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http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&dictionaryClick=&secondaryNav=&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=6&edition=&ts=9B14C9C16D9BD9A201F20671977BA0BF_1387370925084☆t=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B221787057

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P: Nelson Mandela was actually a Communist but this was kept hidden to protect him from 

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Mali rebels gain ground despite French efforts

Mali rebels gain ground despite French efforts | Mali and South Africa - Francis Booth | Scoop.it
Mali’s al-Qaida-linked rebels continue to make progress toward the government-held northern third of the country in spite of continued French airstrikes.
Francis Booth's insight:

MALI

 

Summary:

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E = Economic

S = Social

NTK = Need to Know

 

Summary: al-Qaida forces are trying to take over while also being hit by airstrikes from France but they are still making ground.

 

P: Al Queda forces are trying to take over the country and are also trying to fight back from the airstrikes coming from France. 

 

E: France is deploying over 500 people in to help combat the Al Queda force.

 

S: Fear of corruption within the country and people are being murdered in the streets.

 

NTK: Who are the current rulers of this country?

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South Africa strikes to escalate next week

South Africa strikes to escalate next week | Mali and South Africa - Francis Booth | Scoop.it
Gas station and car dealership employees in South Africa say they will strike next week for higher wages, adding to disruptions in a struggling economy.
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GOVERNMENT ACCUSED OF CENSORING NEWS SITE [PRESS RELEASE] - FRANCIS

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MALI

 

http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/elibweb/elib/do/document?set=search&dictionaryClick=&secondaryNav=&groupid=1&requestid=lib_standard&resultid=5&edition=&ts=9F4AAD561792869B9A116C6B429EC5BB_1387207631271&start=1&publicationId=&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B221659151

 

 

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Summary: Mali's government issued a ultimatum to Mr. Diarrah stating that he had to remove the article he wrote on how soldiers were killing people who were accused of being part of the Al-Qaeda force that was attempting to take control of the country or his website which is based in France would be blocked by the Mali government. Mr. Diarrah removed the article stating that removing the article is less negative than everyone in Mali not being able to read his other articles.

 

S: Other news media outlets have republished the article without issue from the Mali government like Mr. Diarrah had.

 

S: Other authors who have wrote about Mali's government have also been threated with censorship, and imprisonment.

 

NTK: What type of censorship laws (if any) are currently used in Mali and how it links to the removal.

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Mali wants $2.6 billion to rebuild country

Mali wants $2.6 billion to rebuild country | Mali and South Africa - Francis Booth | Scoop.it
Among the government of Mali's priorities are keeping the peace, organizing credible elections and fighting corruption.
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MALI

 

Summary:

P = Political

E = Economic

S = Social

NTK = Need to Know

 

 

Summary: Countries are pulling in money to help fix up Mali during the Al Qaeda invasion, France and other European countries have unblocked millions of dollars to help fund the rebuild but the Al Qaeda threat it still strong in the country.

 

P:  Belived that if the Al Qaeda force takes over the country that they will begin launching attacks from there and many countries like France are fighting to make sure that doesn't happen.

 

E: Needing 2.6 Billion so that they can keep the peace inside the country and also keep Al Qaeda linked Islams who were fought out of the country by French-led soldiers 

 

S: People could be turned to fight for the invading Al Qaeda group making the country much easier to take over while also corrupting people in the process.

 

NTK: Who are Dioncounda Traore and Francois Hollande?

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