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Canvas Cities: Does The World Need ...

Canvas Cities: Does The World Need a New Model For Refugee Camps?

By Ryan Lenora Brown: The Christian Science Monitor JUBA — SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS Camps are turning into permanent enclaves, with schools, courts, and cinemas. Everyone wants displaced people to go home; making long-term plans for housing and governance implies they never will. To find the movie... FULL STORY »

Gold for Ethiopia as Kenyans win si...

Gold for Ethiopia as Kenyans win silver in Chicago

CHICAGO – Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba beat Kenyan Brigid Kosgei to win the women’s Chicago Marathon on Sunday. In the men’s race, Galen Rupp became the first American in 15 years to win, beating Kenya’s pair of Abel Kirui and Bernard Kipyego, who came in second and third... FULL STORY »

FREDERICK MUTEBI: The region’s poli...

FREDERICK MUTEBI: The region’s political turmoil is a part of the Africa ri...

KAMPALA – Recently a friend from a neighbouring country, with whom I have been discussing public affairs in the region for some years, got in touch. He had heard about the brawls in the chamber of parliament in Uganda, as the two sides in the debate on whether to lift the age limit from the... FULL STORY »

DR. JOHN KUEK: Humanitarian Crisis ...

DR. JOHN KUEK: Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan:A surprise move by the Tr...

SANDIEGO – A sanction against the three current South Sudanese government officials, including the Deputy Chief of Defense, Malek Ruben, the Information Minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, and the former Chief of General Staff, Paul Malong Awan, was announced by the US Department of State and... FULL STORY »

Amnesty exposes UK’s illicit US$46m South Sudan arms deal brokered under government’...

Research released by Amnesty International today reveals how a shell company in the heart of London’s West End acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South... FULL STORY »

ICRC President Peter Maurer: Humanitarian situation is rapidly deteriorating in South Suda...

Speech by ICRC President Peter Maurer, High-Level Humanitarian Event on South Sudan, United Nations General Assembly, 72nd session. NEW YORK – The humanitarian situation in South... FULL STORY »

Raila Odinga, an opposition leader rejects poll results showing presidential lead

NAIROBI  – Kenya’s president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as... FULL STORY »

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynasties

By AFP: Country on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a knife-edge contest between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga... FULL STORY »

Nhial Bol Aken: There is a reason why i quit journalism for polit...

Nhial: Let me be clear again Fellow citizens, friends and relatives have been repeatedly questioning me about why I left journalism and also why I joined IO and later on resigned from it. Honestly I... FULL STORY »

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