The U.S. isn’t the first country to suffer election-related violence. Activists are learning from other countries how to keep the peace.
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Civilian peacekeepers are trying to stop violence before it starts.
Finding common ground.
What the largest study of diversity attitudes found from a survey of 11,000 adults in England and Wales in 2020.
US President Donald Trump speaks at the 47th March For Life rally on the National Mall, January 24, 2019 in Washington, DC.
The Global Gag Rule transcends abortion and exacerbates weaknesses and vulnerabilities of the Kenyan health system.
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The shrinking of Lake Chad contributes to instability in the countries which sit around its expanse.
Some hard decisions need to be taken about the future of the South African National Defence Force.
Besides the misalignment of its resources, design, equipment and its additional roles, the military has also been hobbled by misappropriation of funds.
The country will take years to recover economically.
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Emergency relief measures were operational for six months and are due to end soon. But the impacts of COVID-19 will be felt long after.
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The link between foreign military training and local insurgencies has yet to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
Workey Tadele, a radio operator, at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam near Guba in Ethiopia in December 2019.
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America has historically been a strong Ethiopia ally, but this latest move to withhold foreign direct assistance has thrown its loyalty into question.
The country has one of the highest rates of rape in the world.
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Adolescents and young adults who reported having experienced sexual violence were more likely to have also had an unintended pregnancy.
Where children are concerned, all actions must be in their best interests.
Localising the child's right act across the country will guarantee the application of child right laws to all children.
A military drone replica is displayed in front of the White House during a protest against drone strikes on January 12, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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In spite of a massive military effort the war against al-Shabaab has been effectively stalemated since 2016.
The Democratic Alliance wants an end to race-based affirmative action policies.
Each black person and woman may be an individual but, because they are black and women, they face obstacles which whites and men don’t.
The settlement of Old Fadama has reinvented itself
In cross-sector collaboration, communities and citizens articulate their needs and then partner with governments and NGOs to address these self-identified problems.
Cash transfers allow refugees to buy goods from shops in the settlement.
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Unrestricted cash transfers bring huge benefits, but these may not be realised because they can also cause debts.
Julius Nyerere’s ideas and legacy remain objects of debate in contemporary politics, especially in an election year.
For all of the shortcomings of Nyerere’s regime, his ideas continue to inspire Tanzanians fighting for a more equal and democratic future, over 20 years after his death.
Lagos only gets about 10 percent of its electricity needs, leaving its 20 million inhabitants to their own devices.
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Nigeria's unreliable power supply comes with a triple challenge of social, economic and environmental costs.
Zimbabwean migrants illegally cross Into South Africa.
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The militarisation of borders and securitisation of migration have always failed to stop irregular migration.
Land reform strategies portray the land as uniform, static and independent from its social-environmental context.
South Africa's that current land reform strategies focus too narrowly on agricultural outcomes and transferred ownership - this undermines equitable and sustainable land reform.
EU and UK are major markets for South African exports, including vehicles.
An EU-UK trade deal will reinforce the certainty and continuity that South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Eswatini – plus Mozambique are seeking in their relationship with the UK.
Sudanese people carry their belongings through the flood waters.
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To prevent the humanitarian disasters that follow floods in Sudan, more attention needs to be paid to infrastructure planning.