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South Sudanese Celebrate Christmas in IDP Camps

December 26, 2013 1:43 pm0 comments
South Sudanese Celebrate Christmas in IDP Camps

Juba-The people of South Sudan have joined the rest of the world to celebrate Christmas Day after a week of violence. The clergy who presided over the mass from various Catholic parishes called for an end to ethnic killings which has wrecked the world’s youngest nation. In Unity state, Father Joseph Makuey said the Church was deeply concerned about the crisis that has hit South Sudan since 15 December. “The message that I would like to convey to the people of Unity state […] should continue pray for peace, truly this moment is a critical moment because we have lost many lives in South Sudan but I firmly believe through […]

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A Candle on Kilimanjaro: The Case for Keeping ‘Mwenge’- Tanzania’s Freedom Torch!

August 24, 2013 3:34 am0 comments
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As Tanzania is reviewing its constitution, citizens have been given opportunities to voice out opinions as their contribution to the new constitution. The first draft came out in early June and again there are more opportunities for the citizens to give opinions on the draft new constitutions. The constitutional review commissioners did a great job to critically summarize initial citizens’ opinions and came up with a draft that, by and large, represented the will of the nation.

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More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

July 31, 2013 10:55 pm0 comments
More Guns Will Never Solve the Mess in the D.R. Congo

Fighting between different armed groups and government forces has erupted once again in eastern DRC in these past few weeks. Keeping true to the nature of armed conflicts in the Great Lakes region, that conflict in the DRC has spilled to neighboring countries especially Uganda. Rwanda claims to have been shelled as well by FARDC in collaboration with FDRL, who stand accused of perpetrating the genocide and have set shop in DRC.

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