Friday 23rd June, 2017

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South Sudan Famine Eases, but Millions Still Food-insecure

Famine has eased in the Leer and Mayendit counties of South Sudan's Unity state, but Oxfam America warns that 45,000 people in the two counties and parts of former Jonglei state are still facing famin ...

In Uganda, UN chief meets with South Sudanese refugees, urges world to show solidarity

22 June 2017 -- With Uganda hosting more than one million South Sudanese refugees "as sisters and brothers and sharing with them their land and everything they have," United Nations Secretary-General ...

Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees unconstitutional

Accra - Ghana's Supreme Court has declared "unconstitutional" the decision by former President John Mahama to allow two former Guantanamo Bay detainees entry into the West African country.The court ...

S Sudan to lift ban on foreign journalists: media official

Juba - South Sudan's media authority will lift a ban on around 20 foreign journalists who had been refused access to the country, a top media official said on Thursday.Earlier this month the governm ...

7 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital

Mogadishu - At least seven people are dead and a dozen wounded after a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia's capital, police and an ambulance service said on Thursday.The bomber wa ...

EU pledges $95m euros to Uganda for S Sudan refugees

Arua - The EU pledged $95m to Uganda on Thursday, ahead of a summit to raise twenty times that amount to help it deal with nearly one million refugees from South Sudan.Uganda is facing the world's f ...

Morocco protest leader beaten during arrest: NGOs

Tunis - The leader of a protest movement in northern Morocco was "severely" beaten and verbally abused by police during his arrest, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said on Thursday.Nass ...

People With Disabilities at Risk in Central African Republic

BANGUI - Simplice Lenguy told his wife to leave him behind as people fled when fighting broke out in Central African Republic's capital.'I said, 'Take the children. You go to the camp. I am handica ...

3 dead in suicide blast at police station in Somalia capital

Mogadishu - At least three people are dead and several others wounded after a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia's capital, police said on Thursday.The bomber was trying to drive ...

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In Uganda, UN chief meets with South Sudanese refugees, urges world to show solidarity

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Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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