Migration surge leaves children stranded, begging on Djibouti’s streets

17 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 72 Views
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Begging, scrubbing cars or selling themselves on the street for sex are a way of life for many children in Djibouti, according to a survey released by the International Organization Migration (IOM) on Tuesday.

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UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor

17 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 45 Views
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The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, moral leader, who showed the way in helping refugees and migrants to integrate”.

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Kenya attack: Who are the Nairobi victims?

17 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 93 Views
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At least 21 people are known to have died when Islamist al-Shabab militants stormed a luxury hotel compound in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

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More urgency needed to help increasing numbers ‘locked out’, before 2030, says UN’s Bachelet

16 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 45 Views
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Many countries are failing to protect and promote the interests of all their people – despite pledging to do so in 2016 – the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday.

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Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms

15 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 48 Views
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With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of expression and opinion, and the right to peaceful assembly and association.

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UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor

15 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 43 Views
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The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, moral leader, who showed the way in helping refugees and migrants to integrate”.

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CHANGE IN THE OLD SOUTH: GWINNETT COUNTY GETS FIRST BLACK WOMAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIR

15 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 73 Views
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The South will rise again—but this time in a definite shade of blue rather than Confederate grey. At least that is the goal of newly-elected Democrats in Georgia. The midterm election was an exclamation point, underscoring a process of change that has been quietly underway for some time. Nationally, eyes are on Georgia, particularly Gwinnett County and the first black woman to chair the county’s Democratic party.

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LINDA ABAKUS-MALLAN: DEAR WOULD-BE MUMPRENEURS, BE READY TO PUT IN THE WORK

14 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 57 Views
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Linda Abakus-Mallan is a graduate of Pharmacy. She obtained her B. Pharm degree at the University of Jos, Plateau, Nigeria.

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5 AFRICAN WOMEN WHO SHOULD HAVE BEEN ON THE 2018 FORBES POWER WOMEN LIST

14 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 88 Views
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Every year, Forbes publishes its list titled: ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’. The women on this list are some of the most intelligent, resilient and influential leaders of today. Making their mark in the world in all fields including politics, business, philanthropy, media, technology, and finance.

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BUSINESS EXPERT ON WHY AGILE LEADERSHIP IS CRUCIAL TO ASCEND THE CAREER LADDER

14 January 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 100 Views
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Eric Wynstin Walton is an expert on agile leadership. As CEO of LEAD360, his organization helps black leaders succeed in complex corporate environments where high-level leadership acumen is a must.

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