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Life-Changing Water Found Below Kenya’s Surface



Drilling For Water, Photo by Beyond Water

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified:12:28 p.m. DST, 23 September 2013 KENYA, Africa – The Lake Turkana region of Kenya is known for the skeleton found in the region that dates back to 1.5 million years ago, making it one of the suspected origin locations for humans. Over the eons of cradling human civilizations, the […]

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Action Needed on Iranian Hostage Situation



First Image of Massacre of Iranian dissidents in Camp ashraf by Iraqi force, Photo via Freedom Messenger

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 14:41 p.m. DST, 16 September 2013 CAMP ASHRAF, Iran – On 1 September 2013, Iraqi soldiers led by a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard entered Camp Ashraf in Iraq and proceeded to kill 52 members and take 7 hostage of the Iranian dissident movement, the People’s Mujahedeen of […]

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Central African Republic’s Tragic Conditions



Rebel in northern Central African Republic 02, Photo by Hdptcar

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 21:41 p.m. DST, 12 September 2013 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa – A few United Nations agencies have released new reports that disclose the dire statistics of the current status of the Central African Republic (CAR). Although a peace agreement was reached in January between the national government and the […]

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Kenya Reneges on Promise to Election Violence Victims



Kenya Post Election Violence, Mourning the Dead, Photo by Martin Ndugu

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 00:31 a.m. DST, 10 September 2013 KENYA, Africa – At the close of 2007, Kenya held Presidential elections between Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga that resulted in months of atrocious violence and mass chaos. The eruption of killings resulted from the ethnic cleavages between the two candidates, as Kibaki […]

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United Nations Accused of Cholera Outbreak Coverup



Cholera Beds, Photo by Teseum

Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 23:41 p.m. EDT, 4 March 2013 On March 1, 2013, Aljazeera reported that the United Nations (UN) was accused of covering up the 2008 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe. The UN dispute tribunal in Nairobi, Kenya, found that the UN did not inform the Robert Mugabe government of the potential […]

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