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Women Fight For A Voice And Space In Civil Society

Women Fight For A Voice And Space In Civil Society

The space for civil society organizations is shrinking around the world, with particular impacts on women activists and human rights defenders who face additional barriers due to their gender or sexual orientation. Civil society organizations (CSOs) and activists from around the world convened in Fiji over the last week to tackle some of the world’s […]

Nana Akufo Addo Makes Firm Statement On African Autonomy From European Aid

Nana Akufo Addo Makes Firm Statement On African Autonomy From European Aid

Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo’s quest to see Africa move beyond aid was once again on full display, after his latest speech in the presence of French president Macron sent a strong message to the western world. French President Emmanuel Macron visited Ghana as part of his first African tour. Macron’s advisers say he hopes to modernize […]

Last Aid Agency Evacuates Town Due To Attack In C.A.R

Last Aid Agency Evacuates Town Due To Attack In C.A.R

Four patients have died and thousands are stranded without health care in an embattled Central African Republic town, after an attack forced the last charity working there to pull out. The medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has evacuated its staff and suspended its programmes after its base in Bangassou was violently robbed on Monday […]

Rising To the Challenges In The Humanitarian Sector

Rising To the Challenges In The Humanitarian Sector

What is the future of humanitarian action? We live in times of unprecedented humanitarian need. Globally, aid agencies estimate that 100 million people worldwide need some form of humanitarian help, at a cost of USD 22 billion. If you are anything like us, you are probably sick and tired of humanitarian pieces that begin with […]

UN Sounds Alarm On Humanitarian Crisis In Kasai,Congo

UN Sounds Alarm On Humanitarian Crisis In Kasai,Congo

An official from the United Nations’ World Food Program has issued a warning about the situation in the southwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where conflict has left 3.2 million people severely hungry. In the past year, about 1.4 million residents of Congo’s Kasai region have been displaced by violence that has killed more […]

Families Of Soldiers Killed Deserve Quick, Accurate Investigation

Families Of Soldiers Killed Deserve Quick, Accurate Investigation

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff says the families of the four U.S. soldiers killed in Niger deserve a quick and accurate investigation. Marine General Joseph Dunford spoke to reporters Monday as the Trump administration strives to clear up the still murky details of just what happened on during the October 3rd […]

Tens of Thousands March To Protest Mogadishu Bombing

Tens of Thousands March To Protest Mogadishu Bombing

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mogadishu and other major Somali cities on Wednesday, condemning those behind the massive explosion that killed nearly 300 people and wounded more than 400 others. The Mogadishu protest came in response to a call from the city’s mayor for a massive rally to pray for […]

The Unlawful Military Detention And Torture In Rwanda

The  Unlawful Military Detention And Torture In Rwanda

 Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric shocks, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 91-page report, “‘We Will Force You to Confess’: Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda,” documents unlawful detention in military camps and widespread and systematic torture by the […]

When Anti-Terrorism Laws Are Used To Sacrifice Free Speech

When Anti-Terrorism Laws Are Used To Sacrifice Free Speech

Anti-terrorism laws are sometimes used to muzzle the media. Journalists Denis Nkwebo in Cameroon and Mohanad El Sangary in Egypt detail the challenges they and their colleagues face in trying to navigate deliberately opaque laws and not land in prison. Anti-terrorism laws were enacted in 2013 in Egypt and in 2014 in Cameroon. And one […]

Buhari Calls For Peace, Global Support Against Terrorism

Buhari Calls For Peace, Global Support Against Terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people. Buhari, who delivered Nigeria’s National Statement, lauded the international community’s support against Boko Haram and for providing support to address the huge humanitarian challenges in […]

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