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NAPTIP Moves to Rescue 20,000 Nigerian Girls Trafficked to Mali

“The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it is making efforts to rescue about 20,000…

Widow rituals

Traditions and traditional rituals are an important part of who we are. But in some instances, traditions can be unhealthy,…

South Sudan: accountability needed

A survey conducted by the South Sudan Law Society revealed that a vast majority of South Sudanese want perpetrators of…

Ethiopians discuss human rights abuses

Five hundred Ethiopians gathered in Nairobi (Kenya) to discuss human rights abuses in their country. http://allafrica.com/stories/201606040184.html You may also be…

South Sudan: Prosecute criminals, punish crime

This article makes a very important point: those who comitted crimes, atrocities and human rights abuses in South Sudan must…

Bad leaders, big problems

In this interesting article Muthoni Wanyeki (http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/OpEd/comment/South-Sudan-Burundi-conflicts-need-change-in-strategy/-/434750/3173642/-/gwr397z/-/index.html) argues that bad political behavior should be tackled forcefully, because otherwise it may…

Uganda: opposition leader still detained at home

A month after the elections in which President Museveni won 65 per cent of the vote and the Forum of…

APP: Call for Papers

The editorial board of African Politics and Policy decided to launch a call for papers. Papers up to 3000 words…

South Sudan: Machar appointed

Riek Machar, former vice president and the leader of the rebels, has been re-appointed by President Kiir. The appointent is…

Uganda: time to go to the polls

Political instability in Africa can be triggered by a variety of factors. One of such factors is represented, sadly, by…

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