Cyclone Idai: emergency getting ‘bigger by the hour’, warns UN food agency

20 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 71 Views
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The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said on Tuesday, warning that the emergency “is getting bigger by the hour”.

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Algeria's protesters tell army to stay out of politics

20 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 42 Views
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A new group of Algerian political leaders, opposition figures and activists are calling on Algeria’s powerful generals to stay out of politics.

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Family of victim of alleged police brutality hopes for convictions following new medical expertise

19 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 41 Views
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Two and a half years after young black French man - Adama Traoré - died of asphyxiation in police custody, new medical expertise sheds light on the circumstances of his death. The family hopes it will lead to the conviction of three police officers, but lawyers defending the gendarmes denounce the methodology used.

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Alibaba Trains 30 Rwandan Netpreneurs

19 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 40 Views
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Thirty Rwandan entrepreneurs flew to Hangzhou in China to orient themselves with how global giant Alibaba runs its operations successfully in the complex digital sector.

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UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts

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The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to latest news reports.

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Service and Sacrifice: Guinean peacekeepers make their mark in Mali

15 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 6 Views
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As the sun rises over Mali’s vast desert, a group of 20 peacekeepers prepare their equipment and line up to receive instructions before heading out for their first patrol of the day on one of the most dangerous roads in the region.

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Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns

13 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 41 Views
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There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday.

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DR Congo: ‘New waves of violence’ likely, UN warns, unless State acts to prevent intercommunal reprisals

13 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 28 Views
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"New waves of violence” could erupt "at any time" in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN rights office warned on Tuesday, unless the Government acts to ease “tensions and resentment” between the two communities involved.

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The inauguration ceremony of the president of the Methodist University of Cote D’Ivoire Student Association (MUCI-SA)

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The ceremony was held on Friday, the 1st of March 2019 from 10 am to 12pm at Cocody in the presence of Mr. Beugré Mambé, the governor of the autonomous district of Abidjan, Mr. Sea Honoré the deputy governor of the autonomous district of Abidjan,

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‘A new chapter’ dawns for democracy in Guinea-Bissau

11 March 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 21 Views
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The UN’s Deputy Special Representative in the West African state of Guinea-Bissau, has congratulated politicians, voters and officials across the country for the peaceful conduct of Sunday’s national assembly elections.

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