Central African Republic: Continuing Collapse – Local Peace Building Needed By Renee Waldow

The continuing violence, refugee flows, internally displaced persons and the lack of government services is a good reminder of the difficulties of creating a functioning…

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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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VICTORY FOR VIRUNGA? BRITISH OIL COMPANY AGREES TO END ITS OPERATIONS IN AFRICA’S OLDEST NATIONAL PARK

British oil company SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed to end its controversial operations in Africa’s oldest national park. Oil drilling was resolutely opposed by…

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