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Redeeming the Promise of the Past for Justice in the Present

Redeeming the Promise of the Past for Justice in the Present

As Democratic presidential candidates ponder the practicality of paying reparations for slavery, a new book adds a refreshing, powerful, and...
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Uganda: Police Man Apologizes for Telling Lies in MP Zaake Case

By UrnA police constable Richard Olony has apologised to court for telling lies in the trial of Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake. Mr Zaake is...
‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference

In a ground-breaking collaboration, the Governments of Norway, Iraq, Somalia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) together with UN agencies and the International Committee of...
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Kenya: High Court Declines to Decriminalise Anti-Gay Sex Law

By Sam KiplagatThe High Court on Friday declined to decriminalise...
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Nigeria: LUTH Resident Doctors, Management Disagree On Strike

By Ayodamola OwoseyeThe management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the hospital's Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) have expressed opposing views on...
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock Remarks at the conference Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Humanitarian Crises - World

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock Remarks at the conference...

Every time I go to the scene of humanitarian crises, I meet and hear about women and girls, and sometimes men and boys, who...
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Africa: A New ‘Climate Strike’ – Opting for No Children As Climate Fears Grow

By Sonia ElksLondon — German schoolteacher Verena Brunschweiger decided shortly...
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South Africa: Over 500 Sign Petition for Alleged Child Killer’s Release On Bail

By Tammy PetersenOver 500 people have signed a petition for the Eerste River hairdresser, accused of murdering 22-month-old Orderick Lucas, to be granted bail. The...
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Ghana: CCT Consult Appeals to Chiefs to Release Land for Railway Construction

PThe Ghanaian project broker and consultant to China Railway Number 5 Engineering Group Company Limited (CR5 aka Wuju), CCT Consult, has pledged its commitment...
Xenophobe Trading Cards - Progressive.org

Xenophobe Trading Cards – Progressive.org

Even though President Trump’s battle against Congressional oversight is front and center, the administration is...
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Swaziland: Total of 430 Rape Cases Reported in Swaziland Over Seven Months After New...

There were 430 cases of rape reported in Swaziland / eSwatini over seven months, new figures reveal. They were among 2,900 cases brought under the...
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South Africa: Public Protector Arees to Minister Gordhan’s Request for an Extension of Deadline...

document The Public Protector has acceded to a request by the Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr. Pravin Gordhan, dated Monday, 22 April 2019, for an...
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Zimbabwe: Africa Day – ‘Home Is Best’ Only for a Few

opinion ONE of the best known idioms around the world is:...
Acting together to end sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises [EN/AR] - World

Acting together to end sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises [EN/AR] – World

Oslo, Norway One in three women experience sexual or gender-based violence in her lifetime. Men and boys are affected too. The risk is greatly exacerbated...
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Sudan: Daglo Announces Increase of Teachers’ Salaries and Offers Them Incentive of Three-Month Salary

Khartoum — Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, has extended an incentive of three months for teachers...
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Nigeria: Where Does the Weight Gain Arise From in Pregnancy?

By Eziaha Bolaji-OlojoFirst, the 'two red lines' announcing conception. Then the unwanted feelings of nausea and morning sickness in a good number of pregnant...
Overcoming a History of Bias in a Budding Industry

Overcoming a History of Bias in a Budding Industry

Born and bred in a farming family, Clarenda Anderson has farming in her blood. Given the economic challenges facing so...
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South Africa: New Life for Khayelitsha Crèche That Was Nearly Closed Down

By Mary-Anne GontsanaRainbow Educare is now officially registered In 2016, Beauty Mehlomakhulu's crèche, in a small shack in Khayelitsha, was on the verge of being...
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Liberia: The Struggle for Land Security in Liberia Is Just Beginning

By Alfred BrownellAny views expressed in this opinion piece are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. This year's Goldman Environmental Prize...
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South Africa: ‘Never Give Up’ Says First Black African Woman to Scale Everest

By Gopal SharmaKathmandu — The first black African woman to conquer Mount Everest urged fellow Africans to "never give up" on their dreams on...
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South Africa: Phillip Dexter Sends Lawyer’s Letter to Helen Zille Over ‘Callous, Cruel Personal...

By Jenna EtheridgePolitician Phillip Dexter has issued a lawyer's letter to former Western Cape premier Helen Zille over what he calls a "callous and...
Modi’s Win Bodes Ill for India, and the World

Modi’s Win Bodes Ill for India, and the World

The world’s largest secular democracy has just moved further away from its foundational ideals—exemplifying a...
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Tanzania: Hope At Last for Tanzania Rights, Governance Commission

By Khalifa SaidDar es Salaam — After almost two years without a chairperson and commissioners, the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG)...
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Uganda: We Have Other Priorities, Government Tells Striking Teachers

By Patience AhimbisibweKampala — The hopes of striking teachers to...

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