DR Congo military launches offensive against Rwandan rebel group

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Sylvain Muyali

Shots from heavy weapons and machine guns were heard early Tuesday morning in the villages of Ruvuye and Mulindi, overlooking the town of Lemera, Uvira in the Democratic Republic of Congo province of South Kivu.

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Plan International and the Keeping Children Safe Coalition: Say Yes to keeping children safe

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Alpha Jallow

Following an independent assessment by the Keeping Children Safe Coalition, the child rights organisation Plan International has become the first in the sector to be awarded Level One certification in keeping children safe.

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President Kiir vows to make illiteracy history in South Sudan

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Peter Louis

Approximately 400,000 children, whose schooling has been interrupted by the conflict in South Sudan, will have the chance to return to their studies over the next 12 months.

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Wally Swist

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Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Efforts to Consolidate Peace in War torn Africa

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

“In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams” – African Proverb. Read more »

Court adjourns journalist’s assault case against senior police officer in Uganda

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Robert Ssewankambo

The court at Buganda Road in the Ugandan capital of Kampala has adjourned a case in which Journalist Andrew Lwanga was allegedly assaulted by Joram Mwesige a former Division Police Commander.

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Poetry

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Michael Kwaku Kesse Somuah

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Fiction

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Echezonachukwu Nduka

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Investigation ordered into violations against Journalists in Uganda

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Robert Ssewankambo

The Ugandan Minister of Internal Affairs, Gen. Aronda Nyakairima has ordered an investigation into cases of violations of media freedom and journalists’ rights, the report to be released to the public in order to end impunity.

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Hard Truth with Anant Mishra: Understanding the need to reform the United Nations Security Council

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

“We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative of all 193 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena” – Anna Lindh (former Foreign Minister of Sweden and former Chairman at the Council of the European Union).

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