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2012-03-16 09:47:40 ICC/ Lubanga - World Hails ICC Verdict On Child Soldiers [Hirondelle] Arusha - The United States and senior officials with European Union and United Nations have hailed the conviction of Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for enlisting and using child soldiers to fight in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2002 and 2003.

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Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:56Nutrition Advice Helps Farmer Win Battle Against Aids[WFP]Diagnosed as HIV positive in 2011, Sabelo became badly malnourished as he struggled to keep his farm going and feed his family. He seemed to be on a downward spiral. But a combination of antiretrovirals, food assistance and nutrition advice turned things around. Today, he grows enough vegetables to keep himself healthy and earn an income on the local market.
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:46Khumbo Sides With Lutepo Confessions, Tells JB "Come Home and Face the Law"[Malawi24]In what seems to be a mountain getting created out of a molehill, former Malawi Vice President Khumbo Kachali has told former President Joyce Banda to return home and face the law on Cashgate.
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:14Women Pay the Price for Slum Water 'Mafias'[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Nairobi/London -Rising before dawn, the women emerged from their ramshackle shacks and squelched through the mud to stand in line for water in Kibera, Nairobi's biggest slum.
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:12Two High Court Judges Swapped[Daily Observer]Two high court judges at The Gambia Judiciary have with immediate effect been redeployed to various courts in a bid to ensure the smooth and effective running of the courts, judicial sources confirmed to the Daily Observer.
Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:03Minister Says Biennial Youth Convergence Cautious of Ebola - Says Participants to Be Subjected to Screening[Daily Observer]The Youth and Sports minister, Alieu K. Jammeh has asserted that the Eleventh Edition of the 2014 biennial National Youth Conference and Festival (NAYCONF) is fully alerted with issues surrounding the pandemic of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), and declared that participants to this national convergence will be subjected to thorough screening by health officials.

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