Building Resilience Far from Home: Communal Democracy Practices amongst Urban Congolese Refugees in Uganda

Under a midday blazing sun in Kampala, we are driving hesitantly over the newly paved roads of Nsambya and Katwe suburb. A pedestrian signals us…

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Nauru Government Condemns Mentally Traumatized Individuals to Life-long Anguish by Rene Wadlow

    The Government of Nauru, the small Pacific island State, has expelled the medical and psychological personnel of the international non-governmental organization Médecins Sans…

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Rights group documents fresh South Sudan ‘war crimes’

A rights group on Wednesday accused the government of South Sudan and its allied militias of carrying out “war crimes” of “staggering brutality” during an…

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Why Congo’s decision to open national parks to drilling isn’t really about oil BY PATRICK EDMOND & KRISTOF TITECA

Sources: African arguments     Last month, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) triggered international outrage when it confirmed that it was considering opening…

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A Record 207 Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year. More than 200 environmental activists were killed in 2017, according to the latest report from global rights watchdog Global Witness. By Lorraine Chow

More than 200 environmental activists were killed in 2017, according to the latest report from global rights watchdog Global Witness. The troubling report revealed that…

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