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Swiss exhibit catalogues draw of war, desire for peace

Cologny, Switzerland | AFP |   Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” and a 4,500-year-old peace treaty — the world’s oldest — represent opposite poles in the eternal human struggle between the propulsion to war and the desire for peace. They are among 135 priceless manuscripts, books, documents and other items on display at …

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Ethiopia and Eritrea: Decades of discord, then detente

Paris, France | AFP |  Eritrea and Ethiopia ended decades of tensions in 2018 after a whirlwind peace process for which Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed received the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. Here is a recap of the tensions and reconciliation between the Horn of Africa neighbours. – Eritrea breaks …

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Bilateral agreement for disarming Turkana in offing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The governments of Kenya and Uganda are finally set to sign a bilateral agreement to compel Kenya to disarm Turkana pastoralists.   The pack is part of a United Nations’ supported Trans boundary initiative for promoting peace and socio-economic transformation of the Karamoja cluster which …

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Mufti Menk calls for peaceful living among muslims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Ismail Ibn Musa Menk, a leading global Islamic scholar and the Zimbabwe Mufti has asked Ugandan Muslims to embrace peace amongst each other. Menk, who led the Juma prayers the National Mosque at Old Kampala on Friday, said no single Muslim has a …

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