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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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Monday, 04-21-14, 11:55No Justice for Protest Killings[HRW]Nairobi -Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government protests in September 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should release all remaining political detainees and investigate allegations of abuse and torture of detainees.
Monday, 04-21-14, 11:53France Provides U.S.$12 Million to Fight Ebola[Inquirer]The Government of France has reaffirmed its commitment to helping prevent the spread of the Ebola epidemic with the Government and people of Liberia.
Monday, 04-21-14, 11:48All Invited to Fight Vector-Borne Diseases[Cameroon Tribune]A ceremony to commemorate the World Health Day held on Thursday, April 17, in Yaounde.
Monday, 04-21-14, 11:48Administrative Buildings - Government Invests FCFA 1.385 Billion in North West[Cameroon Tribune]Boyo Senior Divisional Office and Bamenda II Council complex inaugurated on April 17.

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