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South Africa’s ruling ANC party fetes 111th anniversary

By Mogomotsi Magome, The Associated Press South Africa’s ruling African National Congress party marked its 111th anniversary Jan. 8 with celebratory events in Mangaung, Free State province, where the organization was founded in 1912. President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was re-elected as the ANC party leader at a national conference in December last year, addressed a

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Black librarians drop Indianapolis as conference site

By The Associated Press A national group of Black librarians has canceled a July gathering in Indianapolis after the local library declined to permanently hire a Black woman who was serving as interim leader. Indianapolis is an “inhospitable location,” the National Conference of African American Librarians said Jan.  6. The Indianapolis Public Library Board decided

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Global shares ease after Fed officials dent optimism – Reuters

Global shares ease after Fed officials dent optimism  Reuters Asian stock markets mixed ahead of US inflation update  The Associated Press Stocks end up mixed on Wall Street after early gains fade  KTBS Indian Morning Briefing: Asian Markets Mixed as Investors Weigh Fed’s Next Move  Morningstar Global stock markets mixed ahead of US inflation update  The Associated Press – en