Ugandan Women Empowered with Boxing
Kampala’s Katanga slum is home to 20,000 urban poor, who live in crowded conditions and where women are often victims of crime
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 06:02
Angola's President Joao Lourenco, left, speaks to Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, July 26, 2018. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
This week Russia’s reengagement with Africa will be showcased when President Vladimir Putin hosts dozens of African national leaders in Sochi for the first major gathering of African leaders in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 05:46
Rescued migrants are seated next to a coast guard boat in the city of Khoms, around 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Tripoli, Libya, Oct. 1, 2019.
Spokesman Ayoub Gassim says the migrants were returned to shore and would be taken to a detention center in the capital, Tripoli
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:47
A Sudanese resident of the Kalma camp for displaced people near Niyala, the provincial capital of South Darfur state, displays his scars, Oct. 9, 2019.
For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan's ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court can bring peace to the restive Darfur region
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:47
FILE - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sits with ex-vice president and former rebel leader Riek Machar before their meeting in Juba, South Sudan, Sept. 11, 2019.
Riek Machar returned to the country Saturday to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war
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Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:35
Sudan - South Sudan map
South Sudan-sponsored peace talks between the Sudan government and armed rebel groups get under way in Juba with both sides agreeing on an agenda
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 17:51
Amir Abdelghani, 59, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the conspiracy headed by the Egyptian cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman to target the United Nations, FBI offices and other New York City landmarks. (Source -
Amir Abdelghani was one of 10 people implicated in conspiracy to target UN building and other landmarks
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 13:03