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  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Africa

AU Proposes East Africa Peacekeepers for Burundi

Dec 19, 2015 (Deutsche Welle/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The AU is planning to send peacekeepers to Burundi to ‘protect civilians.’ International pressure has so far failed to quell violence in the country which has claimed at least 400 lives since April. The African Union‘s (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) has proposed sending peacekeepers to [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

IDPs in Nigeria and a Call for Urgent Intervention [opinion]

Dec 28, 2015 (Premium Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — There is an urgent need to break protocols in recognising and caring for victims of deadly attacks in Northern Nigeria. These bureaucratic hindrances are irrelevant for a compassionate government. All barricades against displaced persons must be lifted; government and its agencies should scout for [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

Crisis in Burundi – From Non-Interference to Non-Indifference, Invoking the Responsibility to Protect [analysis]

Dec 16, 2015 (Daily Maverick/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Indifference and inertia among African states may mean that the United Nations could be called in to prevent atrocities, and a return to mass-scale violence in Burundi. By FRANK CHARNAS. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a proposed international legal norm that removes sovereignty [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Africa

NHRC Decries Neglect of 4,000 IDPs in Taraba

Jan 18, 2016 (Premium Times/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has decried the neglect of no fewer than 4,723 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at various locations in Taraba. A statement issued by the commission’s Deputy Director, Protection and Investigations, Lambert Oparah, on Sunday in Abuja said [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2016
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Africa

International Politics; New International Politics Study Findings Reported from Orange Free State University (A concern for humanity? Anglo-American press coverage of Bosnia and Rwanda, 1992-1995)

2016 JAN 14 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Politics & Government Week — Research findings on International Politics are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting from Bloemfontein, South Africa, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, “This article provides findings from a detailed analysis concerning Anglo-American newspaper coverage of [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Africa

Symposium On Human Rights Day 10th December 2015, Organized By Gamcotrap and Funded By Awdf, At Kanifing Hall On Jimpex Road [press release]

Dec 15, 2015 (The Point/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — GAMCOTRAP supported by African Women’s Development Fund -AWDF joined the world in celebrating Human Rights Day which also marks the end of 16 Days of Activism.The celebration took the form of a symposium which provided panelists human rights activists the opportunity to reflect on [...]

  • Jun 30 / 2016
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Africa

“Women Should Know That They Are Never Alone”

Dec 14, 2015 (The Daily Vox/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Philani Sangweni (23) decided he wanted to make a difference in his community and work to end gender violence, so he joined Brothers for Life. I grew up in an environment where violence and drug use was prevalent. I used to see people [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Africa, Asia-Pacific

Evans in South African honour

Australia’s role in spearheading the international campaign for a free and democratic South Africa will today be recognised with the induction of former Labor foreign minister Gareth Evans into an exclusive order by President Jacob Zuma. Professor Evans, the foreign minister between 1988 and 1996, was a driving force in rallying the countries of the [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Africa

Mushohwe Graduates With PHD

Dec 07, 2015 (The Herald/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — INFORMATION, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Christopher Mushohwe and his Tourism and Hospitality counterpart Walter Mzembi graduated with PhDs from the Aldersgate University College at a ceremony held at the University of South Africa main campus here on Saturday. Harare Provincial Affairs Minister Miriam [...]

  • Jan 27 / 2016
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Is the world dumping democracy?

Home Search Alerts Newsletters News Pages Companies/Markets Display Options + Related Dow Jones Intelligent Indexing™ Listen to Article | Translate Article | Share   LOR Is the world dumping democracy? 694 words 1 May 2015 The Star THESTR E1 10 English © 2015 Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd   Well-meaning intervention is showing signs of giving [...]

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