peace

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2013
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By Gregory Mann and Bruce Whitehouse Recent and still unconfirmed reports of the killings of top leaders of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb underscore tangible advances made by French and African forces in rolling back the violent jihadist onslaught that began in Mali over a year ago. Yet the hardest...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 17th, 2013
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By Nick Street Senior Writer, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California On a brilliantly sunny Monday morning at the start of the rainy season, a couple of dozen young men gathered for a game of soccer in Jos, capital of the state that encompasses the temperate volcanic...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2012
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To preserve Southern Africa’s relative peace in the face of rising challenges and threats, Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states must collectively reinforce its peace and security architecture. Implementing Peace and Security Architecture (II): Southern Africa, the latest Intern...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 8th, 2012
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Dear Compatriots: 1. A week ago, I had cause to address Nigerians on the security challenges we are facing in parts of the country, which necessitated the declaration of a state of emergency in 15 Local Government Areas in four states of the Federation. That course of action attracted widespread supp...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 15th, 2011
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Prime Minister Essam Sharaf said Egypt’s peace deal with Israeli was not sacred and was always open to discussion or change if that would benefit the region or enhance peace, speaking in an interview with a Turkish television channel. “The Camp David agreement is not a sacred thing and is...
By benim
In Mozambique
May 11th, 2011
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Maputo – A US Peace Corps volunteer was raped at knife-point in central Mozambique, police said on Wednesday, as the US Congress prepared to open hearings into the safety of the agency’s volunteers worldwide. The 30-year-old woman was attacked while walking with a Mozambican friend shortl...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 30th, 2011
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MOGADISHU – Several members of the transitional government of Somalia have Friday called for the people of Gaka’o town of Mudug region to stop violence and work the peace of the town which is under the control of both Galmudug state and the semi-autonomous region of Puntland More people were killed i...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 31st, 2010
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UN chief Ban Ki-moon has warned supporters of Ivory Coast incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo not to attack his rival Alassane Ouattara’s HQ. An attack – threatened for Saturday – could spark civil war, he said. Mr Ouattara, internationally recognised as winner of the presidential po...
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Nov 17th, 2010
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Neighbouring Dominican Republic confirms first case of cholera Naked and destitute, she lies curled on one side, arms pulled protectively to her chest. But despite appearing the manifestation of human misery, no-one stops to even give her a second glance on the devastated streets of the Haitian capit...
By benim
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Nov 15th, 2010
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Protesters in Haiti who blamed United Nations peacekeepers for the epidemic of cholera there rioted in two cities on Monday, hurling rocks and setting fire to a police station, police and eyewitnesses said. In the country’s second city of Cap-Haitien on the north coast, the demonstrators torche...