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Nobel laureates challenge world to end sexual violence

Oslo, Norway | AFP | Nobel peace laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege said Sunday they hoped their award would help them push the international community to act to end rape in conflict and deliver justice for victims. Yazidi activist Murad and Congolese doctor Mukwege will be jointly presented with …

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Burundi govt to miss last round of crisis dialogue

Arusha, Tanzania | AFP | Burundi’s government said on Wednesday it would miss a last round of crisis talks in Tanzania that aimed to set up elections for 2020. “Since October is a month of mourning in Burundi, the government has suggested that talks scheduled for October 24 be delayed,” …

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Kivu, Africa’s Great Lakes battleground

Goma, DR Congo | AFP |  The Democratic Republic of Congo’s region of Kivu, where 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner doctor Denis Mukwege is based, has been caught up in conflict and war for 24 years. The fighting inflicts on Kivu — which is divided into North and South provinces …

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