Central African Republic: Year-Old Agreement Must Be Implemented for ‘Lasting Peace’ – Expert

[Africa Renewal] Following a visit to the Central African Republic, a UN independent expert said that everyone must take all measures necessary to effectively implement the peace agreement that was signed in Bangui a year ago.

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Ethiopia: Steady, Measured Reforms Would Help Country Reach Its Potential

[ISS] Since the early 1990s Ethiopia has experienced reduced state repression, a relatively stable political climate, and has made encouraging strides to improve the living standards of its people. Education, health, infrastructure and economic growth have all improved, especially in the past decade.

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Kenya: No Letup in Killings by Nairobi Police

[HRW] Nairobi -Since December 25, 2019, police in Kenyahave shot dead at least eight people in Nairobi’s Mathare, Kasarani, and Majengo settlements, Human Rights Watch said today. The police continue to kill crime suspects and protesters in cold blood despite persistent calls to end the killings and the use of excessive force.

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