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'Around 100 killed' in CAR's Bria despite truce deal

As many as 100 people may have been killed in a day of clashes between rival factions in the Central African Republic town of Bria, shortly after a truce deal was signed, the town’s mayor said. Bodies lay in the streets of Bria, around 580km northeast of the capital, Bangui,...

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The MasterCard Foundation nomme trois nouveaux membres à son Conseil d’administration
Source: The MasterCard Foundation - Jun 21, 2017

TORONTO, Canada, 21 juin 2017 ,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The MasterCard Foundation a annoncé aujourd’hui la nomination de trois nouveaux membres à son Conseil d’administration. Ces nominations incluent Zein Abdalla, ancien Président de PepsiCo, Inc. ; l’Honorable Baronesse Valerie Amos, Directrice de l’École des Études Orientales et Africaines de l’Université...

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The MasterCard Foundation Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors
Source: The MasterCard Foundation - Jun 21, 2017

TORONTO, Canada, 21 June 2017 ,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The MasterCard Foundation today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. They include Zein Abdalla, former President of PepsiCo, Inc.; Rt. Honorable Baroness Valerie Amos, Director of the School of Oriental and African Studies at the...

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The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees

At just 37 years of age, Joyce has seen it all. She’s stared into the abyss of human cruelty and lived to tell the story. In September 2016, soldiers stormed her home in Kajo Keji, South Sudan, which she shared with her husband and their children. They tied her husband’s...

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North Kivu: Civilians bear the brunt of fresh fighting

Goma, DRC – Ouimana Buiko Zawadi is desperate to get her story out. She sits with her four children and her brothers on the floor of a bare room in a camp for displaced people in Goma city – the capital of North Kivu province in eastern Democratic Republic of...

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'Dozens killed' in CAR's Bria despite ceasefire deal

Around 50 people have been killed in Bria, in the Central African Republic, when clashes broke out between rival armed factions despite the signing a day earlier of a truce deal, the mayor of the town has said. Bodies lay in the streets of Bria, around 580km northeast of the...

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UN accuses rivals in DR Congo of fuelling ethnic hatred

The UN human rights chief accused the government in the Democratic Republic of Congo of backing a new armed group behind “horrific attacks” in Kasai provinces which included the killing and mutilating hundreds of civilians. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday called for an independent, international probe into hundreds of recent...

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