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Central African Republic: New President Works to ‘Calm Down’ Nation

Central African Republic: New President Works to ‘Calm Down’ Nation

The new interim president of the Central African Republic tells VOA the most important thing to do to bring peace to her country is to “calm people down.” In the first interview since her election Monday, Catherine Samba-Panza tells VOA’s French to Africa that she thinks having a woman leader

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Peacekeeping 20 Years After Rwanda

Peacekeeping 20 Years After Rwanda

On Jan. 11, 1994, Romeo Dallaire, force commander of the United Nations Mission in Rwanda, sent a fax to U.N. Headquarters in New York, telling officials there a source close to the government had confided to him that Tutsis were being forced to register themselves in Kigali. “He suspects it

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30 Al Shabaab Fighters Killed

30 Al Shabaab Fighters Killed

An air strike by Kenya Defence Force jets yesterday killed thirty Al Shabaab fighters in Garbarahey area in Gedo, Somalia. KDF operations information officer Colonel Cyrus Oguna said those killed include senior leaders of the terror group. He said KDF soldiers encountered the al Shabaab fighters in a fight that

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Central African Republic: More Peacekeepers May Be Needed, Says U.S. Official

Central African Republic: More Peacekeepers May Be Needed, Says U.S. Official

Amid fears that the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) could descend into a genocide, a senior member of the Obama administration’s foreign policy team says the time may come when the African-led peacekeeping mission has to be expanded to include more troops from outside the continent. In a

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CCM Ethics Body Accuses Raza of ‘Unethical’ Conduct

CCM Ethics Body Accuses Raza of ‘Unethical’ Conduct

VOCAL politician and prominent businessman in Zanzibar, Mr Mohammed Raza, risks being expelled from Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), should he fail to prove that he has not violated party ethics. A visibly exhausted Raza said at a press conference held at Grand Palace Hotel that he had been summoned and

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