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Former Minister of Information Jonathan Moyo makes a victory signs after casting his vote in Zimbabwe.President Robert Mugabe on Monday moved Zimbabwe's information minister, who he branded a "devil incarnate" last year, to an education department role in his second cabinet reshuffle since December. Minister of Information Jonathan Moyo, whom Mugabe says appointed opposition sympathisers as editors of state-owned newspapers, was to be Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, the secretary to the president and cabinet, told reporters. Misheck Sibanda, did not give a reason for the changes, but said Mugabe had left the post of information minister vacant.


2015-07-07 04:22:28 -0500

Migrants walk near trucks blocked on a road which leads to the Channel Tunnel terminal in Coquelles near CalaisBy Pierre Savary and William James CALAIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Like many migrants drawn to the French port of Calais, Ali, a 22-year-old Iraqi, is convinced his life will be better if he can make it across the 30 km (20 mile) stretch of sea separating him from Britain. "I know people in London, they can help me and it will be a new life," Ali said, speaking on the outskirts of a Calais migrant slum. "It cannot be worse than in France." Dislocated by war, political turmoil and poverty, 3,000 migrants like Ali are living in makeshift camps in and around Calais, hoping to find a way to the other side.


2015-07-07 04:18:13 -0500