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    • 'Every Year, I Give Birth': Why War is Driving a Contraception Crisis in Sudan

      'Every Year, I Give Birth': Why War is Driving a Contraception Crisis in Sudan

      Under a huge baobab tree in Sudan’s Nuba mountains, I met Sebila, a 27-year-old mother of three. In March last year, her village had been attacked by Sudanese ground troops and bombed by government war planes. The assault forced Sebila and many oth…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

      Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

      Expand French soldiers from Operation Barkhane stand outside their armored personnel carrier during a sandstorm in Inat, Mali, May 26, 2016. © 2016 Reuters…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • 15 Years Behind Bars in Eritrea

      15 Years Behind Bars in Eritrea

      This week marks 15 years since Eritrea’s opposition politicians and independent journalists saw freedom. In September 2001, Eritrean security forces arrested 11 government officials, 10 journalists, and numerous other dissidents, all of whom had on…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Kenya Is Abandoning Somali Refugees

      Kenya Is Abandoning Somali Refugees

      After 25 years of vicious conflict that has cost countless lives and displaced millions of people, peace has finally broken out in south-central Somalia — at least that's what Kenya says. And the UN refugee agency, the United Nations High Commissio…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Provide Genuine Refuge to World’s Displaced

      Provide Genuine Refuge to World’s Displaced

      Expand Asylum seekers behind a metal fence in the ‘Hangar 1’ detention center, in Röszke, Hungary. September 9, 2015. © 2015 Zalmaï for Human Rights Watc…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Q&A: The Case of Hissène Habré before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal
       On May 30, 2016, judges at the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system will deliver their verdict in the trial of former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré. Habré faces charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • At Ex-Dictator’s Trial, Women Reveal Dark Secrets

      At Ex-Dictator’s Trial, Women Reveal Dark Secrets

      Expand Khadidja Hassan Zidane testifies during the trial of the former dictator of Chad Hissène Habré in Senegal on October 19 and 20, 2015. She and other women described their e…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Senegal: Dictator on Trial

      Senegal: Dictator on Trial

      (Dakar, September 4, 2015) – The trial of the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré on charges of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and torture will begin in earnest on September 7, 2015. July 23, 2015Video…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Senegal: Trial of Chad Ex-Dictator Begins

      Senegal: Trial of Chad Ex-Dictator Begins

      (Dakar, July 17, 2015) – The trial of Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré is a victory for the victims of his government. The trial began in Senegal on July 20, 2015, almost 25 years after he was overthrown.  …
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
    • Peter Bouckaert
      Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch’s Emergencies Director and an expert in humanitarian crises, is responsible for coordinating the organization’s response to major wars and other human rights crises. A Belgian-born Stanford Law School graduate…
      - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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    • 'Never Trump' say 63% of women in new national poll – live
      Democratic primary takes place today in Washington DCGuns, terror, and LGBT rights: Orlando raises stakes for next presidentTrump bans Washington Post from officially covering his campaign 1.12am BSTMSNBC’s Steve Kornacki has the results of past De…
      - 14 Jun 16, 8:12pm -
    • Give parents lessons on raising children, says public health expert
      Prof John Ashton says children are being neglected by schools and bad parents and government must step in to combat anxiety, anorexia and obesityThe government should give parents lessons on how to raise their children, according to Britain’s leadi…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Brazil's giant dams risk destroying heart of the Amazon, says Greenpeace
      Construction of 40 dams in the Tapajós river basin would severely affect indigenous people and is not justifiable economically, says new reportConstruction of 40 major dams in the Brazilian Amazon would destroy the heart of the world’s largest rai…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Growing numbers of children have type 2 diabetes, figures show
      Number of youngsters with condition normally associated with older people will keep rising without bold action, says LGAMore than 500 children and young people in the UK have type 2 diabetes, despite it usually occurring in people aged 40 or over.The…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • 350,000 renters put at risk of eviction, according to report
      A survey by Shelter finds 148,000 renting households were in danger of losing their home during the past yearMore than 148,000 renting households – equivalent to 350,000 people – were put at risk of losing their home in the 12 months to April, ac…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Pledge to extend free nursery-age childcare in jeopardy, say MPs
      Committee says childminders could decide not to offer additional hours owing to concerns they would be left out of pocketDavid Cameron’s promise of 30 hours of free childcare a week for nursery-age children is in jeopardy because too few early-year…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Most boys think online pornography is realistic, finds study
      Research reveals 94% of children have viewed online pornography by age 14 and many see images by accident in pop-up adsThe majority of boys who view online pornography believe it provides a realistic depiction of sex, according to the most extensive…
      - 14 Jun 16, 7:01pm -
    • Sir Clement Freud accused of abusing two girls between the late 1940s and 70s
      Sylvia Woosley says MP molested her over several years, while anonymous second woman says he abused her as a child and raped her when she was 18Clement Freud, the broadcaster, writer and politician who was knighted in 1987, is to be accused in a tele…
      - 14 Jun 16, 6:59pm -
    • Indiana man headed to LA pride with weapons in car charged with felonies
      James Wesley Howell, who was arrested with weapons and explosive materials in car he drove from Indiana, told police he was headed to gay pride event in LAAn Indiana man has been charged with felony weapons violations after California authorities say…
      - 14 Jun 16, 6:04pm -
    • Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova had no ‘valid excuse’ for failing test
      • Murray maintains hardline stance after Sharapova appeals against ban• ‘It’s your responsibilty to know what you’re taking is legal,’ says MurrayAndy Murray maintained his hardline stance on Maria Sharapova’s conviction for taking a ba…
      - 14 Jun 16, 5:47pm -

    Think Africa Press

    • Tune Me What: Second Season Sunset Show

      Tune Me What: Second Season Sunset Show

      Author(s): Brett Lock and Leon Lazarus Deck: A second season comes to a close. We can hardly believe that we have two seasons of Tune Me What? under our belt. As we’ve said before, we embarked on this journey with the intention of sharing the So…
      - 13 Oct 14, 11:16am -
    • Burundian Civil Society Fights Back But Will it be Enough?

      Burundian Civil Society Fights Back But Will it be Enough?

      The relative peace Burundi has enjoyed since the end of civil war may be under threat. Following the ceasefire that ended 12 years of brutal conflict in 2005, the country has experienced a degree of stability. But as the 2015 elections approach, many…
      - 3 Oct 14, 7:51am -
    • Tune Me What: Caravan of Sound

      Tune Me What: Caravan of Sound

      Author(s): Brett Lock and Leon Lazarus Deck: Shifty Records' founder Lloyd Ross drops in to tell all. There was an urban legend going around in the South African musical fraternity that Lloyd Ross, the founder of Shifty records, had managed to fun…
      - 1 Oct 14, 7:19am -
    • "I'm Missing My Place in the World": An Interview with Aziza Brahim

      "I'm Missing My Place in the World": An Interview with Aziza Brahim

      Political unrest in the Sahara is usually associated with Mali, a country still in the grip of conflict where, for a time, Islamist rebels banned music in the towns they captured. Ngoni master Bassekou Kouyate, last year’s Sahara Soul concert headl…
      - 30 Sep 14, 6:56am -
    • Tune Me What: The Songs that Helped Bring Down Apartheid

      Tune Me What: The Songs that Helped Bring Down Apartheid

      Author(s): Brett Lock and Leon Lazarus Deck: South Africa's brutal apartheid regime knew how to deal with dissent, but not so much with ridicule and disrespect. In 1989, the future in South Africa seemed bleak and hopeless. The government had decl…
      - 22 Sep 14, 8:23am -
    • Tune Me What: Thundering Towards Thirty

      Tune Me What: Thundering Towards Thirty

      Author(s): Brett Lock and Leon Lazarus Deck: The iconic Shifty Records returns with a bang. An iconic record company is out of hibernation to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Under normal circumstances, it would seem odd that a long moribund label…
      - 9 Sep 14, 7:02am -
    • Freetown: Life in the Time of Ebola

      Freetown: Life in the Time of Ebola

      Freetown, Sierra Leone:It's midnight and I am driving around the East End of Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, with a young taxi driver known as Human Right. For the past year, I have regularly been accompanying Human Right on journeys picking up…
      - 9 Sep 14, 5:28am -
    • It's Not Too Late For Lesotho to Get Back on Track

      It's Not Too Late For Lesotho to Get Back on Track

      During the early hours of 30 August, soldiers in Lesotho surrounded the country’s police headquarters and Prime Minister’s residence, cutting power in the capital Maseru and shutting down radio stations for several hours.Prime Minister Thomas Tha…
      - 8 Sep 14, 7:09am -
    • Who Are You Calling Corrupt? Good Governance Begins at Home

      Who Are You Calling Corrupt? Good Governance Begins at Home

      In July, I wrote about some research that Health Poverty Action published in collaboration with 12 other UK and African NGOs. This research compared Africa’s annual financial losses to the rest of the world, in comparison with aid and other resourc…
      - 2 Sep 14, 10:50am -
    • Miners Shot Down: Blood on Whose Hands?

      Miners Shot Down: Blood on Whose Hands?

      “Repeatedly shot as they tried to surrender,” says Greg Marinovich. “Not just once. Coming up − two, three times with their hands in the air − shot repeatedly.”Marinovich is a photojournalist who closely covered the so-called Marikana mas…
      - 2 Sep 14, 8:36am -

    State.gov: Africa

    • Africa: Equatorial Guinea National Day
      Press StatementMichael R. PompeoSecretary of StateWashington, DCOctober 12, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea on the 50th ann…
      - 3 days ago, 12 Oct 18, 8:01am -
    • Africa: Uganda National Day
      Press StatementMichael R. PompeoSecretary of StateWashington, DCOctober 9, 2018 On behalf of the United States, I wish to congratulate the people of Uganda on the 56th anniversary of your independence. Uganda has long been an impo…
      - 7 days ago, 9 Oct 18, 7:34am -
    • Africa: Kingdom of Lesotho National Day
      Press StatementMichael R. PompeoSecretary of StateWashington, DCOctober 4, 2018 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, it is my honor to send best wishes to the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho on your Indepe…
      - 11 days ago, 4 Oct 18, 11:14am -
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