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Somalia Given Greenlight to Respond in Border Case Against Kenya

0 Visits: 496 | Tuesday February 13, 2018 - 09:28:15
HAGUE — The International Court of Justice has allowed Somalia to file a response to a case in which it has sued Kenya over a maritime border.

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Tanzania Withdraws from UN Refugee Programme

0 Visits: 404 | Sunday February 11, 2018 - 12:01:11
DAR ES SALAAM — Tanzanian President John Magufuli has announced his country will pull out of the UN's "comprehensive refugee response framework", which provides lasting solutions for refugees, including integration into host communities.

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South Sudan: Warring Parties Break Promises on Child Soldiers

0 Visits: 348 | Wednesday February 07, 2018 - 20:16:50
NAIROBI – South Sudanese armed forces and armed opposition groups continue to recruit child soldiers and force them into the conflict, despite numerous commitments to stop, Human Rights Watch said today.

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UN: One Million Displaced in Ethiopia Ethnic Fighting

0 Visits: 462 | Tuesday February 06, 2018 - 08:19:14
ADDIS ABABA — Clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups have forced around one million people to leave their homes, according to a UN report seen by AFP.

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African Migrants Injured in Italian Drive-by Shootings: Police

0 Visits: 381 | Saturday February 03, 2018 - 21:30:50
ROME (Reuters) - An Italian man opened fire on African migrants in the central city of Macerata on Saturday, injuring six people in the racially motivated attack before he was captured, police said.

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Kenyan Government Ignores Court Order over Broadcasting Ban

0 Visits: 412 | Saturday February 03, 2018 - 10:02:13
NEW YORK — The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on the Kenyan government to obey a court order suspending a broadcasting ban on four privately owned television stations.

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Kenya Police Arrest Opposition Member Present at Odinga's 'Swearing in'

0 Visits: 296 | Friday February 02, 2018 - 11:07:30
NAIROBI A Kenyan lawyer present at the symbolic "swearing in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga was arrested on Friday, the opposition coalition said.

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Kenya Gov't Turns off TV Stations Airing Opposition Event

0 Visits: 308 | Tuesday January 30, 2018 - 21:34:08
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's press is reporting that the government has switched off three TV stations after they aired live broadcasts of an event where the opposition is trying to "swear in" its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president Tuesday.

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Kenyan Opposition Leader 'Sworn in' as Event Called Treason

0 Visits: 308 | Tuesday January 30, 2018 - 21:23:00
NAIROBI, Kenya — In a ceremony that Kenya's government warned would be treason, opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday was sworn in as "the people's president" during a mock inauguration protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term after months of deadly election turmoil.

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African Heads of State Endorse New Measurement of Progress on Neglected Tropical Diseases Reaffirming Commitment to Health Equity

0 Visits: 321 | Monday January 29, 2018 - 08:26:45
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Today, at the 30th African Union Heads of State Summit, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) added neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) to its annual scorecard on disease progress.

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