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3 Ways to Handle Conflict Like a Christian Should

3 Ways to Handle Conflict Like a Christian Should

Getting angry and lashing out in an argument is something we’ve all likely done before. It happens so fast sometimes that we find ourselves defending our point of view with words of anger and contention before we even have time to consider if those words are honoring to God or if they will be edifying […]

Liberia: Foreign Minister Wants Unmil Presence

Liberia: Foreign Minister Wants Unmil Presence

Foreign Minister Marjon V. Kamara has suggested that some form of United Nations Mission in Liberia’s (UNMIL) presence remains in the country until after the 2017 presidential and legislative elections. Ambassador Kamara told a US Foreign Relations Senate Committee delegation visiting the country that Liberians have been a little bit paranoia about UNMIL drawdown, and […]

Sudan: Security Forces Sexually Abuse Female Rights Defenders – HRW

Sudan: Security Forces Sexually Abuse Female Rights Defenders – HRW

Human Rights Watch has released a report describing how Sudanese security forces have subjected female activists, human rights defenders and journalists to sexual abuse, intimidation, and other forms of ill-treatment.  The rights group says it does not believe any security officer has ever been held to account for these actions. In a new report entitled […]

Egypt Abstains From Voting On UN Resolution Against Sex Crimes By Peacekeepers

Egypt Abstains From Voting On UN Resolution Against Sex Crimes By Peacekeepers

Egypt was the only country to abstain from voting on Friday on a measure aimed at preventing and combating “sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers.” During the vote on UN Resolution 2272 on Friday, the remaining 14 Security Council members voted in favour. The resolution endorses UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s decision “to repatriate a […]

Mozambique: Success Story Under Threat

Mozambique: Success Story Under Threat

Since mid-2015, over 3 000 refugees from Mozambique have fled to neighbouring Malawi and are being housed in camps set up by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees. The World Food Programme and Médecins sans Frontières are also now assisting with the influx of people who say they are fleeing reprisals from government soldiers […]

Photographer tracks down women he met in war zones ten years on to find out if they survived.

Photographer tracks down women he met in war zones ten years on to find out if they survived.

  A moving portrait exhibit by an award-winning war photographer lays bare the cruel reality of conflict for women across the world. Nick Danziger’s striking images capture the heartache and helplessness of rape victims, widows, refugees and prisoners, all female and all living during war. He captured his initial shots in 2001 as part of […]

Conflict Grows Out of Inequality and Exclusion

Conflict Grows Out of Inequality and Exclusion

For a while Africans enthusiasm with the good economic performance of the continent has had a contagious lazy effect in many minds. It was as if the road to a new continental status was a given, even though we were all too busy approving many frameworks and strategies, centered on the need for real structural […]

Rwanda’s Foreign Minister Calls for “Maturity” Over Burundi Crisis

Rwanda’s Foreign Minister Calls for “Maturity” Over Burundi Crisis

Rwanda’s foreign affairs minister Louise Mushikiwabo has once again denounced accusations that her government recruited and trained Burundian refugees to fight and oust Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza. While responding to reporters Tuesday, after briefing senators on the state of Rwanda’s foreign affairs policy, Ms Mushikiwabo said that there was “need for maturity” while handling the […]

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