‘Things Will Be Bad In Kenya If Votes Are Stolen,” Raila Tells Uhuru

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Joe Khamisi

Are foreigners being registered to vote in this year’s elections in Kenya contrary to the Constitution?

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Hunger: How You Can Help


Cynthia M. Lardner

Hunger is a globally endemic problem impacting global stability and impeding peace. As President Barack Obama stated, “Hunger, disease and poverty can lead to global instability and leave a vacuum for extremism to fill. So instead of just managing poverty, we must offer nations and people a pathway out of poverty. And as President I’ve made development a pillar of our foreign policy, alongside diplomacy and defense.”

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No let-up on illegal African migration to Europe

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Joe Khamisi

“Just like a Slavery Boat” was one of the headlines the New York Times recently chose to describe the dehumanizing conditions in decrepit wooden boats African migrants use to escape misery, authoritarian regimes, ethnic massacres and poverty, to seek a better life in Europe.

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Nigerian army faces new dangers in Boko Haram campaign

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Ulf Laessing

Nigeria’s military has liberated large swathes of land from Boko Haram but a ride with an army convoy, all guns firing for fear of ambush, shows how far the northeast is from normality after a brutal Islamist insurgency that has displaced millions.

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Children of War: The Most Endangered Species


Zeeshan A. Shah

No social problem is as universal as the oppression of a childMaria Montessori.

Nations are at war as we succumb to casualties around the world. Children living in conflict zones today are being marginalized as countries seek solutions to a problem larger than life itself. The safety and security of children worldwide seems to be at stake, as there are more weapons of war being generated than food and shelter for the oppressed segments of society.

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