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AFRICA – [MALAWI]
2011 – Malawi’ drew criticism from donor countries over certain negative trend in the pool southern Africa nation
2011 – “Malawi drew criticism from donor countries over “certain negative trends” in the poor southern African nation, including a new law that allows publications to be banned.”
AFRICA – [DRC]
2004 – In Congo, a Kenyan army officer, investigating reports of fighting between the rival Hema and Lendu tribal militias, was shot to death when his U.N. military convoy came under fire in Ituri province.
2006 – Jan Egeland, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, said the international community must provide $680 million in aid for Congo this year to stop a humanitarian disaster that kills as many people like the 2004 Asian tsunami every six months.
1502 – Muslims in Granada forced to convert to Catholicism
1999 – US President Bill Clinton acquitted by the Senate in his impeachment trial
1990 – Robert Griffin III, American football quarterback born in Okinawa, Japan.
1937 – Lord Justice Rose, former Judge on the Court of Appeal of England and Wales
FAMOUS FOOTBALL BIRTHDAY
1991 – Julian Chabot
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