Africa: EU Toughens Stance On Migrant Returns

[IRIN] Oxford -More than 125,000 migrants and asylum-seekers have crossed the Mediterranean so far this year, all carrying the hope that they will be able to start new lives in Europe. Many more will have arrived by other means using forged documents or will have overstayed on their visas.

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Africa: Former U.S. Reps Ronald Dellums and J.C. Watts on Reauthorization of AGOA

[Leadership Africa USA] Washiington, DC -Former US Representatives Ronald Dellums (D-CA) and J.C. Watts (R-OK), Co-Chairs of the AGOA Action Committee, issued the following statement on the Reauthorization of the African Growth and Opportunity Act

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Congo-Kinshasa: Mother Justice – Waging a War On Rape

[Al Jazeera] In the conflict-ridden east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where dozens of armed groups vie for control of the impoverished nation’s mineral riches, one of the fiercest enemies of the warlords is not clad in military fatigues or clutching a Kalashnikov.

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Somalia: EU Heads of Mission Statement Following Attack On Amisom Base At Leego

[Dalsan Radio] EU Heads of Mission to Somalia offer their sympathy and deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of all those who have lost their lives in the attack on AMISOM’s base in Leego (Lower Shabelle region) by Al Shabaab militants.

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