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WHO Reverses Appointment of Robert Mugabe as ‘Ambassador’ After Outcry


By -- NBC —— Bio and Archives--October 22, 2017

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LONDON — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday reversed its controversial appointment of Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” following outrage from donors and human rights groups.

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who made the appointment Wednesday, said in a statement that he had listened to those expressing concerns.—More…



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