Raped, injected with poison, entire family murdered: One woman’s story in CAR

Rape in Car

IRIN Philip Kleinfeld Bangui, March 23rd, 2017 The first time the Séléka rebels captured Danielle* she was visiting the shallow grave where her husband, father, and brothers were all buried. Danielle had witnessed the rebels kill the men outside her home just a few hours earlier. When she returned to show her mother More...

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Yahya Jammeh, presidente del Gambia
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Namibia, government issues 95,000 euro permit to hunt and kill a rhino

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Sex with minors, abortion, paedophilia impeach the Queen of Katwe blockbuster Disney

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Has Algeria taken an anti-IS vaccine?

Special for IRIN Jenny Gustafsson Alger, 28 September 2016 As so-called Islamic State recruits members from across the world, one Muslim country has set itself apart. Despite its More...

Bambini mostrano disegni di armi
By maxalb On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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Centrafrica, scuole occupate da gruppi armati: l’anno scolastico non comincia

Africa ExPress Bangui, 29 settembre 2016 L’UNICEF  denuncia che migliaia di bambini e giovani non hanno potuto cominciare l’anno scolastico nella Repubblica Centrafricana (CAR), More...

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By maxalb On Saturday, September 17th, 2016
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Russia blocks UN report on Darfur gold trade

Special for Radio Dabanga New York, 5th April 2016 A UN Security Council (UNSC) panel report that links Sudanese militia leader Musa Hilal to vast gold sales in Darfur, has been put More...

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By maxalb On Friday, August 12th, 2016
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AU Launches a Continental Passport while Brexit Closes Doors

Tonderayi Mukeredzi Addis Abeba, 11th August 2016 The image of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chadian President Idriss Déby proudly holding the first two copies of the newly More...

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By maxalb On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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“There is no more Peace Agreement to Implement in Juba”

Africa ExPress Special Correspondent Saba Makeda Juba, 5th August 2016 On 8th July 2016, for the second time in less than three years, the compound occupied by First Vice President More...