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Opposition supporters clash with security forces in Togo

“Opposition supporters on Saturday clashed with security forces in Togo’s capital, Lome, and teargas was fired in the north, after…

Buhari Speaks On Cross River Violence

“President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over reports of violence in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross…

Congo-Kinshasa: Staying the Course At the Crossroads of Ebola and Conflict

“Responders to the current Ebola epidemic in North Kivu are dealing with an unprecedented scenario. This is the first time…

THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, 26 November 2018,-/African Media…

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN A ‘MARK OF SHAME’ ON OUR SOCIETIES, SAYS UN CHIEF ON WORLD DAY

Violence against women and girls is not only a fundamental human rights issue but also a “moral affront” against them…

JOINT UN STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNDP, UNICEF, UN Women and UNFPA, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor…

Haute couture, party time and traffic jams in Kinshasa

“The DRC’s capital is a bustling metropolis, with some of the best dressed people one can encounter anywhere. Word has…

Former opposition MP claims violence was organized by the opposition

“EX-MDC MP Gabriel Chaibva returned Tuesday to haunt his erstwhile colleagues through sensational claims they armed some party youths to…

Nigerian Soldiers Killed Dozens of Shiites in Four Days

“The bloody violence that erupted after Nigerian soldiers opened gunfire on Shiite protesters on the outskirts of Abuja Monday afternoon…

Fear of fresh ethnic violence as Angola expels Congolese

“The continued mass expulsion of Congolese migrants from Angola could trigger a renewal of inter-ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic…

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