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Aid Groups Suspend Work in Ethiopia After 2 Killed

Humanitarian aid efforts by the United Nations and other groups have been suspended in Ethiopia’s Gambella regional state after the deaths of two aid workers there, a local U.N. official said Friday.

Steven Were Omamo, …

Aid Groups Suspend Work in Ethiopia After 2 Killed

Humanitarian aid efforts by the United Nations and other groups have been suspended in Ethiopia’s Gambella regional state after the deaths of two aid workers there, a local U.N. official said Friday.

Steven Were Omamo, …

Pope Presses Need for Dignity of Work for Madagascar’s Poor

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR – Pope Francis is pressing for the poor to have the dignity of work with a visit Sunday to a hilltop rock quarry in Madagascar where hundreds of people toil rather than scavenge …

As Sudan Rebuilds Government, Flood Victims Rebuild Towns

KHARTOUM � As Sudan awaits formation of a new government following a landmark political deal, hundreds of thousands of houses across the country remain under water.

The rainy season, which causes the Nile to flood …

South Africans and Others Take Stock Amid Violence

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa has begun assessing the toll of the week’s anti-immigrant violence, which, according to authorities, has claimed 10 lives, injured scores more, incited fear, hobbled business activity, and strained relations with other …

South Africans and Others Take Stock Amid Violence

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa has begun assessing the toll of the week’s anti-immigrant violence, which, according to authorities, has claimed 10 lives, injured scores more, incited fear, hobbled business activity, and strained relations with other …

Charity Helps Fight Child-Trafficking in Malawi, as Country Grapples to End Vice

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Malawi is struggling to end child trafficking, despite existing legislation intended to stop the problem. The Trafficking in Persons Act, which was enacted four years ago, also mandated the creation of a …

Tech Tools Can Lead Fight Against Modern Slavery, Says UN Expert

LONDON – From tracing ill-gotten gains back to their source to spotting illegal factories, technology will be key in beating slavery as a fragmenting workplace leaves many more at risk, the United Nations leading expert …