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News October 2016

Ebola. The World not ready to face another epidemics.

Research has made considerable progress but the world is not yet ready to face another epidemics, says World Health Organisation’s former director general, Peter Piot. Fourty years after the first ebola outbreak, occurred at Yambuku in the Eastern Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 250 researchers and health specialists assessed the situation during…

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South Africa: A future with many unknowns

Discontent with president Zuma is growing. In the last local election the ANC lost the main cities. Many think towards his replacement. The future leader could be his ex-wife: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The scandals that in recent years involved the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, have called into question his ability to govern. They have…

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Burundi. President defies the world.

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has defied internal and external pressure to hold talks with the opposition and end a one-year political crisis which started when he extended his term despite a constitutional two-term limit. Security forces have been able to subdue rebel groups, which fought security services in the capital few months ago albeit at…

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Nigeria. Boko Haram’s terrorist group in deep crisis.

The dreaded jihadist group Boko Haram (BH) has received serious blows over the last months. Its leader, Shekau, has been reportedly injured but the causes which allowed BH to terrorise four African countries still remain.  Over the last months, Boko Haram (the Western education is sinful) has suffered a number of serious setbacks and is…

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Advocacy

Feeding people during the Covid-19 emergency.

With the declaration of the health emergency in Ecuador, all activities and services taking care of poor people were suspended. The experience of Caritas’ dining…

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Baobab

The Herons and the Tortoise.

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful lake, near a big mountain. There lived many animals in the water and on the banks of the…

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Youth & Mission

Young People lead the protest against racism, discrimination and social…

More and more young people are joining protests around the world and are playing an increasingly important role to protest against racism, discrimination and social inequality. Is…

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