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Briefing: The new Jihadist strategy in the Sahel

Briefing: The new Jihadist strategy in the Sahel

February 4, 2016 0

NAIROBI 04 February 2016 (IRIN) - Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups of alleged

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Is education Boko Haram’s biggest victim?

Is education Boko Haram’s biggest victim?

December 7, 2015 0

KADUNA/DAKAR 07 December 2015 (IRIN) - The mass abduction of schoolgirls, the displacement of millions, and the relentless suicide attacks have received most of the Boko Haram headlines, but the exodus of teachers

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Burkina Faso: ‘There must be justice’

Burkina Faso: ‘There must be justice’

October 16, 2015 0

DAKAR/OUAGADOUGOU 16 October 2015 (IRIN) - Fourteen civilians were killed and hundreds of others injured during post-coup violence in Burkina Faso in September. Will the security forces believed to be responsible be held

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The rocky road to democracy in Burkina Faso

The rocky road to democracy in Burkina Faso

September 22, 2015 0

DAKAR/OUAGADOUGOU 22 September 2015 (IRIN) - Negotiations are under way to return Burkina Faso to civilian rule following last week's coup, but a proposed amnesty for the coup plotters would leave many people

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Vote limbo for Central African refugees

Vote limbo for Central African refugees

September 14, 2015 0

BERTOUA/DAKAR 14 September 2015 (IRIN) - Nearly 200,000 refugees who fled the Central African Republic are still waiting to see if they will be able to cast their ballots in next month's presidential

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Millions going hungry because of Boko Haram

Millions going hungry because of Boko Haram

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 11, 2015 0

ABUJA/DAKAR 11 September 2015 (IRIN) - Ongoing attacks by Boko Haram have left millions of people in Western and Central Africa without enough food to eat. >

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Ebola: Where are we now?

Ebola: Where are we now?

August 27, 2015 0

DAKAR 27 August 2015 (IRIN) - The Ebola outbreak appears to be winding down, but it isn't over yet.

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Post-Ebola Syndrome: It’s not over for Ebola survivors

Post-Ebola Syndrome: It’s not over for Ebola survivors

August 10, 2015 0

MONROVIA/DAKAR 10 August 2015 (IRIN) - Ebola survivors thought they won the battle against the deadly virus when they left the treatment centre, but thousands are still suffering from long-term health complications. >

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Post-Ebola Syndrome: It’s not over for Ebola survivors

Post-Ebola Syndrome: It’s not over for Ebola survivors

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2015 0

MONROVIA/DAKAR 10 August 2015 (IRIN) - Ebola survivors thought they won the battle against the deadly virus when they left the treatment centre, but thousands are still suffering from long-term health complications. >

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Ebola vaccine: reason to be hopeful?

Ebola vaccine: reason to be hopeful?

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 31, 2015 0

DAKAR 31 July 2015 (IRIN) - Researchers say an Ebola vaccine they were testing in Guinea is 100 percent effective. But will it be a game-changer? Experts weigh in

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