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Red Cross to Kenyatta: send troops to quell clan clashes

Red Cross to Kenyatta: send troops to quell clan clashes

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 1, 2014 0

NAIROBI 01 September 2014 (IRIN) - Frustrated by a resurgence of intercommunal conflict, Kenya's top humanitarian official has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to make good on a threat to deploy the army

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Egypt’s rural poor watching Sisi’s policies

Egypt’s rural poor watching Sisi’s policies

August 11, 2014 0

CAIRO 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Two months since Egypt elected a new President, the rural poor are still waiting to find out if grand plans will become reality >

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Briefing: Burkina Faso – heading for a showdown?

Briefing: Burkina Faso – heading for a showdown?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 11, 2014 0

OUAGADOUGOU 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Burkina Faso’s next elections are not due until November 2015, but political tensions have risen in the past year owing to suspicions that President Blaise Compaoré is

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Burkina Faso – heading for a showdown?

Burkina Faso – heading for a showdown?

August 11, 2014 0

OUAGADOUGOU 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Burkina Faso’s next elections are not due until November 2015, but political tensions have risen in the past year owing to suspicions that President Blaise Compaoré is

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HIV funding worries in Kenya

HIV funding worries in Kenya

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 30, 2014 0

KISUMU/NAIROBI 30 July 2014 (IRIN) - The US President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), the biggest funder of HIV programmes in Kenya, is set to significantly scale down its funding, a move

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Pledges and boycott in Mauritania polls

Pledges and boycott in Mauritania polls

June 12, 2014 0

NOUAKCHOTT 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will face four rival candidates in Mauritania’s 21 June elections, which are being boycotted by the main opposition coalition on grounds that

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Pledges and boycotts in Mauritania polls

Pledges and boycotts in Mauritania polls

June 12, 2014 0

NOUAKCHOTT 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will face four rival candidates in Mauritania’s 21 June elections, which are being boycotted by the main opposition coalition on grounds that

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Despite new era, anti-corruption agenda struggles in Yemen

Despite new era, anti-corruption agenda struggles in Yemen

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 29, 2014 0

SANA'A 29 April 2014 (IRIN) - The 2011 street revolts that drove Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh from office and spurred an internationally-monitored democratic political transition were considered a boon for anti-corruption activists,

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Analysis: Critical year ahead for Afghanistan

Analysis: Critical year ahead for Afghanistan

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 11, 2014 0

KABUL 11 March 2014 (IRIN) - In under four weeks’ time (5 April) Afghanistan’s 12 million voters will get the chance to elect one of 11 candidates to replace President Hamid Karzai, in

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Analysis: Reconciliation looks remote in Egypt

Analysis: Reconciliation looks remote in Egypt

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 5, 2014 0

CAIRO 05 March 2014 (IRIN) - The seven months since July’s overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in Egypt have been among the most violent and divisive in recent times, analysts say, as much

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