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Behind A Political Façade, Egyptian Military Turns Against The People

04/04/2014

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Ministry of Defense Clashes, Photo by Jonathan Rashad

Michael Ransom, Senior Correspondent Last Modified: 21:35 p.m. DST, 04 April 2014 CAIRO – In Egypt’s chaotic political climate, the most basic freedoms are granted one moment and abolished the next, not unlike the seasonal implementation and suspension of the nation’s Constitution. The same Society of Muslim Brotherhood members that were freely elected into public […]

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Cannibalism, Child Mutilations in Central African Republic

31/03/2014

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Central African Child Peers through Wall, Photo by Pierre Holtz

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:49 a.m. DST, 31 March 2014 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa — Violence among Christian and Muslim militias in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains alarmingly high. Despite intervention efforts, death and displacement continue. In this troubled environment, there have been reports of cannibalism as well as revenge-killings targeting […]

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Ebola Outbreak Threatens Rural Guinean Communities

28/03/2014

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Ebola Outbreak, Uganda, Photo by Claude Mahoudeau MSF

Michael Ransom, Senior Correspondent Last Modified: 01:28 a.m. DST, 28 March 2014 WEST AFRICA – While the animals that play host to the Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) rarely show warning signs of contamination, the same cannot be said for the humans infected with the virus. In three West African countries, the outbreak continues to manifest […]

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Mauritius & The Case of the Stolen Island

06/03/2014

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Mauritius Island, Photo by Samovar Group

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 18:40 p.m. DST, 6 March 2014 PORT LOUIS, Mauritius – If someone asked you to point out Mauritius on a map, would you be able to? Most would likely say they had no idea where the tiny island is located. Beyond that, most people also wouldn’t know that Mauritius […]

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Libya Declares Gaddafi Rapes as War Crimes, Paving Way for Victim Compensation

25/02/2014

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Muammar Gaddafi, Photo Courtesy of Adam Bearne

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 00:02 a.m. DST, 25 February 2014 When discussing tools of warfare, one tends to think of guns, tanks, espionage and bombs. Unfortunately though, the damaging and lasting elements of war go far beyond this list and are seldom given the attention they deserve. For instance, rape has been utilized […]

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