"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
"If they impose another Cold War on us, we have a much better chance of winning it than last time."
Head of Russia’s Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
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Large parts of the capital Libreville
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