Africa:ACP Council Takes Key Positions On Migration, Trade, ACP-EU Relations

[ACP Group] Brussels, 11 December 2017/ ACP: Decision-makers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States approved key policy and administrative actions for the organisation, while also taking a stand on major issues affecting ACP countries.

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Africa:Europe Can Learn From Africa About Protecting Children

[HRW] Fifteen-year-old “Sophie” was a student in the Central African Republic when the Seleka, the ar med group of mostly Muslim fighters that had ousted the previous government, threatened to kill the students and teachers at her school. The school shut down.

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Africa:What Trump’s Stance On Africa Means for Continental Security Efforts

[ISS] When Donald Trump was elected president of the United States (US) in January, many wondered what his administration’s policy towards Africa would be. Ten months later, it is clear that regarding security at least, a reduction of the US cost burden for United Nations (UN) peacekeeping, combined with increased direct US military engagement and a preference for bilateral support, are key pillars.

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Nigeria:When Women Rule – Nigerian Lawmaker Fears Violence Is Scaring Women Away From Politics

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -The first daughter of a pilot from Abia State in southeast Nigeria, Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje never faced disadvantages for being a woman until she entered politics 10 years ago.

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