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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Condemnation As Sudan Bombs South Kordofan Civilians

Nuba Mountains, May 29, 2016 (Radio Dabanga/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Sudanese Air Force has continued its air raids on civilian targets in South Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains. This week, a school was hit, and a teacher injured. The Sudan Troika has called for an end to the violence. On Saturday, a Sudanese [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Renews Sanctions against South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2290 (2016)

Headline: Security Council Renews Sanctions against South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2290 (2016) ‘Disappointed’ Permanent Representative Questions Text’s ‘Interference’, Motive Expressing its deep concern at the failure of South Sudan’s leaders to end hostilities and fully implement the agreement on resolving the conflict in that country, the Security Council today renewed until 31 May 2017 [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Forum in Ethiopia to discusses religion’s role in preventing violence

A meeting on the role of religious actors from Africa in preventing incitement to violence which could lead to atrocity crimes is to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9-11 May 2016. Religious actors representing different faiths from a broad range of countries participate in the meeting, including Burundi, the Central African Republic, Chad, [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Africa

Barbarians in town

LET me begin with some words of appreciation for my readers. You are all wonderful, many of you read and find time to either write or talk back. Your contributions have made this column one of immense impact. For me many of the reac­tions are very inspiring, especially in our kind of environment, where it [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Africa, North America

US: US supports UN Security Council resolution on Western Sahara

New York, US (PANA) – The United States has thrown its weight behind UN Security Council‘s adoption of the resolution on Friday renewing the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara, MINURSO, for another year. In a statement delivered by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, the US noted that MINURSO [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Africa, North America

How Clinton and Obama tried to run the world — while trying to manage each other

ALTER EGOS: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama , and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power By Mark Landler Random House . 406 pp. $28 There is something about the relationship between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama that fascinates Washington journalists — and then stymies them. In 2009, we learned that NBC’s Chuck Todd was writing a book about Obama and Clinton, a “nuanced analytical [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

When Stakeholders Converged to Strengthen Migration Management

Apr 24, 2016 (This Day/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Recently, the Nigeria Immigration Service held its 2016 Comptroller General Annual Conference and Stakeholders Interactive Forum in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Yemi Akinsuyi writes on the event which delved into the management of migration in Nigeria. The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, saddled with the responsibility of the management of [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

Central Africa Republic: UN condemns killing of Moroccan peacekeeper

New York, US (PANA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of a Moroccan peacekeeper from the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on Monday in the town of Rafai in Mbomou prefecture. In a statement attributable to his spokesman, the Secretary-General said the incident occurred when a [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Press Statement on attack against United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic

NEW YORK, United States of America — The members of the Security Council condemned the killing of a peacekeeper from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on 17 April 2016 in the town of Rafai in Mbomou prefecture. The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

The Chibok Girls Must Be Found aEUR” and Freed [Blog]

Apr 13, 2016 (International Crisis Group/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Muhammadu Buhari spoke out clearly when he took over Nigeria’s presidential seat from Goodluck Jonathan in May last year: “We cannot claim to have defeated Boko Haram without rescuing the Chibok girls and all other innocent persons held hostage by insurgents”. At that time, one year had [...]

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