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Live event summary: Countering the Insurgency in Mozambique

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A panel discussion at defenceWeb’s Countering the Insurgency in Mozambique event today discussed the humanitarian crisis in Cabo Delgado. Zenaida Machado, senior researcher at Human...

ISS: Breaking Africa’s cycle of forced displacement

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Children make up 59% of Africa’s refugees and 50% of its internally displaced people. And while forced displacement continues to steal the childhoods of...

World neglects displaced as 30,000 a day forced to flee –...

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The number of people displaced within their own countries was the worst in a generation last year, but there is little sign...

South Sudan sexual violence ‘rampant,’ two-year-old raped

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Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan's civil war have become so widespread that a two-year-old...

Aid agencies anxious over peacekeepers’ possible exit

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Aid workers in volatile eastern Chad are anxiously watching discussions over the possible exit of UN peacekeepers, after the government has said...

Some 63 000 Somalis already uprooted by fighting this year

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An estimated 63 000 people have been displaced from their homes in Somalia in just the first few weeks of this year...

African arrivals in Yemen up 55 percent in 2009

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Yemen received 77 802 new arrivals from the Horn of Africa in 2009, a 55% increase...

Somalia fighting widens

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The United Nations refugee agency says the growing conflict in Somalia is having a devastating effect on the civilian population and is...

France urges UN action on Congo refugees

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France raised the alarm on a growing refugee crisis in the Congo Republic, urging the United Nations to study possible help to...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...