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Congo war nears Uganda

Local and foreign-backed forces wage war over mineral riches Some residents of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo simply call it la guerre sans fin — the war without end. One morning in August, Abigael Bahati felt it in her skin as she searched for cassava leaves close to the …

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How President-elect Lula will remodel Brazil

Brasilia, Brazil | Xinhua | After winning the second round of voting on Sunday, President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of the Workers’ Party is expected to remodel the largest Latin American economy during the four-year presidential term starting from Jan. 1, 2023. Analysts believe that the victory of Lula, …

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Uganda’s young men are dying

YOUNG MEN DYING: The puzzle of why numbers decline when they turn 20 Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Uganda’s demographic projections are interesting; particularly on population distribution by gender between ages 15-24 years. Demographers The Independent has talked to say it is a well-known fact that women in Uganda …

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