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16 AFRICA Thursday, April 19 2018 | NEW ERA Zimbabwe sacks thousands of striking nurses Harare Zimbabwe has - Nampa/AFP NEW ERA PUBLICATION CORPORATION PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UINT TENDER INVITATION TENDER NUMBER: SC/RP/NEPC-01/2018 TITTLE Provision of Company Secretary Services DESCRIPTION TENDER DOCUMENT Or ENQUIRIES Families of Jammeh victims in Gambia demand ‘truth’ - Nampa/AFP DELIVERY ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION OF TENDER CLOSING DATE AND TIME a) The Bid Submission form Zambian ruling party wants byelections suspended - Nampa/ANA

Thursday, April 19 2018 | NEW ERA WORLD 17 Seoul to seek deal on formally ending war with N. Korea Seoul South Korea is seeking to open discussions about formally declaring an end to the war with the nuclear-armed North at a rare inter-Korean summit next of replacing the armistice regime on the Korean peninsula with a the presidential Blue House told “But this is not something we discussions with relevant parties The comments came after uS President Donald Trump said that the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong un and the South’s President Moon Jae-in could, with his “blessing”, discuss a peace ended in an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving the two Demilitarised Zone between But while the uS-led united Nations command, China and North Korea are signatories to the decades-old armistice, South Both Pyongyang and Seoul claim sovereignty over the whole Korean peninsula, but a treaty could imply mutual recognition The North would be likely to demand the withdrawal of uS troops, while the South’s national security adviser Chung eui- Pyongyang give up its nuclear appointed uS counterpart John Bolton, the two had discussed ways to “establish an ultimate peace regime”, but only if the North “makes the correct decision”, he Pyongyang has in the past demanded a peace treaty with the uS, describing them as the two The two Koreas could first reach an agreement which would be followed by a meeting between Kim and Trump and a trilateral summit to seal the deal, he But four-party talks could also be needed, he added, in a reference sure if we will use the expression banning hostile activities between The two Koreas will hold what will be their third summit since Friday, with a subsequent meeting planned between Kim and Trump sitting uS president had met the - Nampa/AFP Barbara Bush cast herself as an enthralled spectator of her husband’s rise to the presidency, Bush, who died Tuesday at the age of 92, was decidedly unfashionable, her signature large But she honed that staid image reveled in it again when their son emerged as the matriarch of a “She’s an enforcer,” granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager But even as the united States grew increasingly polarized, Barbara Bush commanded affection the longest of any uS presidential couple, was one of the great love heart surgery in 2009, her husband in poignant comments that highlighted their dedication to one another, he choked back tears telling reporters “it was just a reunion of two people who love “She’s in command -- she’s in control of our whole family,” a sharp tongue and a steely side “Barbara barbs” was one thrown when Bush described her husband’s 1984 rival for the vice presidency, Bush graciously apologized later, polishing her credentials as husband though his two terms as a uS congressman, to his posts as ambassador to China and head of Reagan’s vice president and then But after serving her role as wife and mother to two presidents, third, son Jeb Bush, running for “There are other people out Barbara Pierce was born on June York suburb, one of four children in a privileged family whose lineage included uS president Franklin She idolized her father, president of the McCall’s publishing company, but admitted in her memoirs she was never close to her society mother who died in an prospective bride when Barbara attended exclusive east Coast They married three years later in 1945, while he was on leave from kissed,” she was often quoted as Bush attended Smith College, but left after only a year and happily wrapped herself in her vehemently defended the decision throughout her public life, she once admitted that at a rare low point in the 1970s, she had second “Suddenly, women’s lib had made me feel that my life had been generally describes a life of smooth sailing for the blue-blooded couple despite multiple moves beginning in 1948, when they headed west to make their fortune in the oil The darkest hour came in 1953, when Bush’s infant daughter died of leukemia after seven harrowing months which were said to have caused her hair to turn white in her Their public life began when uS House of Representatives in ambassador when he lost his seat Barbara contentedly entertained dignitaries and did charitable work -- always for non-controversial causes -- but said she was happiest in 1974 when her husband was chief, and the transition to that his wife, who was used to sharing every aspect of her husband’s role, Barbara Bush contrasted sharply with that of her chilly fashion-plate predecessor, Nancy Reagan, and career woman Clinton thanked Bush for the “many kindnesses” shown to her “Thinking about Barbara Bush’s legacy of service to our country and the extraordinary family she Bush attributed her phenomenal popularity to having kept in her large,” she said in 1990, adding Bush hinted at a pro-choice stand while her husband sided with abortion foes, and she once let it slip that semi-automatic weapons should be outlawed while She appeared to blossom in her return to private life, enjoying her brood of grandchildren and her summers at their vacation home For the past 25 years she was deeply involved in her charitable Barbara Bush Foundation for Family literacy, which raised millions to support literacy

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