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Global Refugee Awareness - Straight Talk Africa
In this episode of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali, explores the significance of World Refuge Day that is on June 20th. His guests are: Eskinder Negash, President and CEO, U.S. Committee on Refugees and Immigrants (USRI) and Edafe Okporo , Executive Director of RDJ Refugee Shelter. World Refuge Day was established by the United Nations and it honors the strength and courage of refugees and encourages public awareness of people who have fled their home lands due to conflict or natural disaster. Both Eskinder and Edafe are refuges and share their stories on this show.
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