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AFRICA – [MALAWI]

2012  – Malawi asks the African Union to intervene in a border dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi, which is potentially rich in oil and gas. Malawi disputes Tanzania’s claim to half the lake.

2011 –  Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau said Richard Kapinga (42), a government accounts officer earning about $300 a month, has been arrested after authorities found $2.4 million in his bank accounts.

AFRICA – [SOUTH AFRICA]

1896 – 1986-10-25 International Red Cross ousted from South Africa

AFRICA – [DRC]

1996  –  The UN announced an emergency food airlift to eastern Zaire to help 300,000 Hutu refugees fleeing violence

1997 – Congo’s pres. Kabila and the Us ambassador to the UN announced an agreement for a UN investigation into alleged messacres by Kabilas army

THE WORLD

2003 – Florida beats New York Yankees, 2-0 in Game 6 at Yankee stadium for Marlins second Baseball World series; Florida pitcher Josh Beckett MVP

2018 – Google says it has fired 48 people for sexual harassment after New York Times reveals Android creator Andy Rubin got $90 package when let go for sexual harassment

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1957 – Nancy Cartwright, voice actress; voice of Bart Simpson and other characters in the long-running animated TV series the Simpson

1941 –  Anne Tyler, novelist

FAMOUS FOOTBALLERS’ BIRTHDAY 

1991 –   Marco David Faraoni

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