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US Republican Carson Cancels Africa Trip, Citing Security Concerns

Reuters December 17, 2015 WASHINGTON—Republican U.S. presidential candidate Ben Carson canceled a trip planned for later this month to Africa that would have taken him to Nigeria, Kenya and Zambia due to what his campaign on Thursday called significant security concerns. Campaign spokesman Doug Watts confirmed that the trip, scheduled for after the Christmas holiday […]readmore

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Kony, The Invisible Guerrila Soldier

Joseph Kony, one of the world’s most wanted men, is hidden in one of the most inaccessible and dangerous regions of the planet, among thousands of kilometers of dense forests and a hard geography that encompasses at least five Central African countries, several of them with their own internal conflict and a long line of […]readmore

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Amid Escalating Violence, UN Officials Urge Immediate Halt To Attacks

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay have voiced deep concern about the escalation of violence and its impact on civilians in Sudan’s Darfur region, and urged an immediate halt to hostilities. Since late February, fighting between rebel groups and local militia in South Darfur has left thousands of people […]readmore

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UN Wants to Prevent Genocide in Central African Republic

Sectarian fighting began after a coup that brought to power the first Muslim president. The chief investigator for the United Nations for the Central African Republic said it hopes to prevent genocide in that country. Bernard Acho Muna added that the international community should not wait until genocide is committed but to ensure that those […]readmore