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UN AND AFRICA: Rwanda genocide remembered 20 years on

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• This year marks 20 years since Hutu extremists in Rwanda slaughtered approximately 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus within a period of 100 days. The 1994 Rwanda genocide, which is remembered on 7…

10 Apr 2014 / Listen /

UN AND AFRICA: UN mission in Sierra Leone ends

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• The United Nations mission in Sierra Leone completed its work on 31 March. The UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office…

3 Apr 2014 / Listen /

UN AND AFRICA: "Unprecedented" death sentences for 528 Egyptians

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• The sentencing in Egypt of 528 people to death after a mass two-day trial has been described as…

27 Mar 2014 / Listen /

UN AND AFRICA: Rural women farmers in Uganda need more access to land and inputs

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• Rural women farmers in Uganda produce the bulk of the country's food yet they still don't have access…

20 Mar 2014 / Listen /
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