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Briefing: Inside Kenya’s troubled elections

Briefing: Inside Kenya’s troubled elections

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 17, 2017 0

More than a week after Kenya’s general elections, the opposition continues to dispute the results, but rather than calling for further protest action on the streets, it’s taking its challenge to the Supreme

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Mozambicans pay dearly for a president’s financial mistake

Mozambicans pay dearly for a president’s financial mistake

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 16, 2017 0

Diagnosed HIV-positive two years ago, Kayana Kandagona* suffers regular episodes of dizziness. However, this is not the cause of the 34-year-old’s anxiety as she waits for a routine appointment at a faith-based organisation’s

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Ethiopia extends emergency as old antagonisms fester

Ethiopia extends emergency as old antagonisms fester

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 3, 2017 0

The Ethiopian government has extended a nationwide state of emergency for four months, hailing it as successful in restoring stability after almost a year of popular protests and crackdowns that cost hundreds of

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Yemen’s silent disaster: A snapshot of life and death in rural Taiz

Yemen’s silent disaster: A snapshot of life and death in rural Taiz

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 1, 2017 0

In the middle of a vast expanse of grey scrubland a rapidly growing population of more than 120 families huddle under parched trees. Escaping the latest wave of conflict on Yemen’s Red Sea

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Cyclone Pam batters Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam batters Vanuatu

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 13, 2015 0

NAIROBI 13 March 2015 (IRIN) - As cyclone Pam, a category 5 storm, makes landfall today on the pacific island of Vanuatu, humanitarian workers there say the urban poor are especially at risk.

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Kenya’s waste management challenge

Kenya’s waste management challenge

March 13, 2013 0

NAIROBI 13 March 2013 (IRIN) - As the urban population in Nairobi and elsewhere in East Africa grows, so does the solid waste management burden - a situation worsened by poor funding for

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