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Libyan coastguard prevents NGO boat from rescuing migrants: AFP

ON BOARD THE AQUARIUS, Undefined | AFP | The Libyan coastguard on Sunday prevented a rescue ship belonging to two NGOs from approaching a boat in distress carrying migrants, an AFP photographer witnessed. The Aquarius, chartered by SOS-Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF), was informed by the Italian coastguard of …

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NGO tells government to up game on accountability

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC), a local non-governmental organization based in Kampala has urged government to further engage the public on vital information on matters of service delivery. While releasing results conducted under the project ‘Financing for development’ at Golf Course Hotel on April …

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UN concedes training ‘gaps’ after DR Congo deaths

United Nations, United States | AFP | The United Nations on Friday conceded that an attack that killed 15 peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo late last year exposed “gaps” in how UN troops are trained. The December 7 attack in the Beni territory of North Kivu province was …

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UN urges ‘return’ of 6 aid workers missing in South Sudan

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan called Tuesday for the “swift and safe” return of six aid workers who have disappeared in the northwest of the country. The co-ordinator, Alain Noudehou, said in a statement that one international and five national aid workers …

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Huge sums in mining revenue off the books in DR Congo

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP |  Some $750 million (644 million euros) in revenue from Democratic Republic of Congo’s mines between 2011 and 2014 “cannot be reliably tracked” in the records of the state-owned Gecamines, the Carter Center said Friday. The US foundation, in a report, suggested Gecamines used “its …

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Uganda Police raids Action Aid ahead of Age Limit debate

Uganda Police raids Action Aid ahead of Age Limit debate Kampala, Uganda | AFP |  Ugandan police have banned a protest set for Thursday when lawmakers debate plans to scrap a presidential age limit, seen as a bid to pave the way for Yoweri Museveni to seek a sixth term …

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Kenya Police, revenue authority raid offices of NGO AfriCOG

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Kenya Police and revenue authority KRA officers on Wednesday morning raided the headquarters of  the Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG), a day after the interior ministry’s NGO Board ordered the shut down of the NGO. KRA and Police officers argued for hours with lawyers …

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