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As Libya talks resume in Geneva, UN negotiator seeks to overcome sticking points
Source: United Nations - Feb 19, 2020

Talks to end fighting in Libya have resumed in Geneva, where UN negotiator Ghassan Salamé said that ongoing clashes must end for there to be a chance for progress.  NEW YORK, USA, February 19, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Speaking to reporters at the UN headquarters in Geneva, Mr. Salamé, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya, said that the port of...

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South Sudan: Reform Abusive Security Agency
Source: Human Rights Watch - Feb 19, 2020

Restrict Powers, Free Detainees, Hold Violators to Account JUBA, South Sudan, February 19, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- South Sudan’s National Assembly should urgently enact reforms of the National Security Service (NSS) to end arbitrary detention and abuse of detainees, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should also ensure that the security...

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Guinea: Fear of Further Crackdown as Constitutional Poll Nears
Source: Human Rights Watch - Feb 19, 2020

Longstanding Impunity Fuels Abuses by Police, Gendarmes CONAKRY, Guinea, February 19, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Guinea’s government should respect freedom of assembly and ensure security force discipline in advance of the March 1, 2020 constitutional referendum, Human Rights Watch said today. The referendum on a new constitution could clear the way for...

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How minerals and metals companies can help achieve 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Feb 19, 2020

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 19, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Minerals and metals play a central role in the global economy and will continue to provide the raw material we need for industrial processes and daily use. Despite enormous efforts to decouple economies from resource use, the extraction of mineral resources has...

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Rwanda: Shocking death of gospel singer in custody must be effectively investigated
Source: Amnesty International - Feb 18, 2020

KIGALI, Rwanda, February 18, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Following the Rwanda National Police’s announcement that singer Kizito Mihigo, has been found dead in police custody, Amnesty International’s Director for East and Southern Africa Deprose Muchena said: “We are shocked and deeply saddened by the news of popular gospel singer Kizito...

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