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THREE ZAMBIAN POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF COUNTERFEIT CURRENCY

LUSAKA, Three police officers in Zambia have been arrested for being in possession of counterfeit local currency banknotes with a face value of 2.4 million Kwacha (about 250 US dollars).

The suspects are Chief Inspector …

In Kenya, Struggling Potato Growers Ink a New Deal

KIPIPIRI, KENYA �Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom.

“This …

In Kenya, Struggling Potato Growers Ink a New Deal

KIPIPIRI, KENYA �Sitting on a rickety bench at his home in Kipipiri, in central Kenya, Samuel Macharia pulls a piece of paper from his pocket and proudly points to the signature at the bottom.

“This …

UN announces special probe into attacks on peacekeepers in eastern DR Congo

The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 ‘blue helmets’ were killed and dozens wounded in the deadliest …

UN announces special probe into attacks on peacekeepers in eastern DR Congo

The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 15 ‘blue helmets’ were killed and dozens wounded in the deadliest …

Ethiopia: Government Pledges to Release ‘Political Prisoners’

In response to the announcement by the government of Ethiopia that it will release all political prisoners and close the notorious Central Crime Investigation Center, also known as Maikelawi, Freedom House issued the following statement:…

Ethiopia: Government Pledges to Release ‘Political Prisoners’

In response to the announcement by the government of Ethiopia that it will release all political prisoners and close the notorious Central Crime Investigation Center, also known as Maikelawi, Freedom House issued the following statement:…

COALITION OF ORGANIZATIONS ADOPTS 2017 GENEVA DECLARATION “MOBILITY AND HUMAN SOLIDARITY, A CHALLENGE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR EUROPE AND THE MENA REGION”

A declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region” has been adopted today on the occasion of the 2017 International Migrants Day.

Eleven co-signatories representing international …

COALITION OF ORGANIZATIONS ADOPTS 2017 GENEVA DECLARATION “MOBILITY AND HUMAN SOLIDARITY, A CHALLENGE AND AN OPPORTUNITY FOR EUROPE AND THE MENA REGION”

A declaration entitled “Mobility and human solidarity, a challenge and an opportunity for Europe and the MENA region” has been adopted today on the occasion of the 2017 International Migrants Day.

Eleven co-signatories representing international …