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2012-04-12 14:27:21 Civilians and Aid Actors, Victims of Renewed Fighting in Kivu [MSF] Paris, April 12, 2012 - Armed conflicts are intensifying in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, along with large troop movements. Members of the civilian population are the first victims, but aid actors are also directly targeted. "The situation is not stabilizing in Kivu. It is deteriorating again, and has been deteriorating over the last several months", says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) program manager Dr. Marcela Allheimen.

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Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:49Pistorius Taken to Prison[SAPA]Pretoria -Oscar Pistorius looked like he was about to cry as he made his way down to the holding cells below the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, after being sentenced to five years behind bars.
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:48Deputy President Concludes Visit to Lesotho[]Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday concluded his SADC facilitation visit to Lesotho.
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:39Strengthening School Feeding in West Africa[WFP]In late September, the Ministers of Education in West and Central Africa held a side mini-summit on school feeding during the sixteenth session of the World Forum for Children and Nutrition in Johannesburg.
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:34SADC Mediator Arrives in Lesotho[CAJ News]Johannesburg -SOUTH Africa Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, is in Lesotho to help resolve the political problems in the country.
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:02President Bouteflika Gave Instructions to Attach Special Attention to Border Regions, Says Sellal[Algerie Presse Service]IN GUEZZAM (Tamanrasset)- Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said Monday in In Guezzam, Tamanrasset (1970-km south of Algiers), that President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika had given instructions to attach a special attention to the country's border regions.

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