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Amid growing crises, UN officials urge protection for war’s youngest victims

25 March 2015 – The international community must act “collectively and expeditiously” to thwart the growing number of children affected by armed conflicts, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today, as the Security Council met to discuss the myriad horrors …

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Yemen leader moved to 'secure location&…

NNA – Yemen’s leader was rushed to a “secure location” on Wednesday, a top aide said, as rebel forces bore down on his southern stronghold following clashes that sparked warnings of civil war.

The aide said President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi …

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CCIFSA Elective Conference – Chaos, ‘Bullying’ and ‘Political Agendas’ [analysis]

Allegations of corruption, political interference and a lack of transparency as well as death threats, walk-outs and boycotts formed the dramatic and sometimes chaotic backdrop to what should have been an historic consultative and elective conference for the newly-established Cultural …

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SKA African Partner Countries Meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio aomy.

The meeting was also an opportunity for South Africa’s Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor …

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Govt to Roll Out Massive TB Screening Campaign

Government is embarking on a three-year mass tuberculosis (TB) screening campaign that will help to reduce the number of new infections and related deaths.

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi kicked off the screening campaign in …

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