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Leading the fight against female mutilation
2014-10-31, Canberra Times
EFUA DORKENOO 1949-2014 Efua Dorkenoo helped to lead a successful 30-year campaign against the tradition of genital cutting of girls and women, mainly in Africa and the...
US, UN condemn renewed violence in South Sudan
2014-10-30, The Associated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The United States and United Nations on Thursday condemned a recent outbreak of violence around an oil-rich town in South Sudan, as experts...
UN Launches Global Campaign to End Female Genital Mutilation
2014-10-30, Voa News
Lenny Ruvaga NAIROBI, KENYA— The U.N. secretary-general has launched a global media campaign aimed at putting an end to female genital mutilation. In 2012,...
UN chief seeks help against female genital mutilation
2014-10-30, The Siasat Daily
Nairobi, October 30: UN Secretary GeneralBan Ki-Moon called on the media Thursday to speak out and help put an end "within this generation" to Female Genital Mutilation...
 
All Africa: [Capital FM]Nairobi -Ethiopia has withdrawn from hosting next month's Cecafa SeniorChallenge Cup due to domestic and international engagements....
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The Telegraph India: Gerrard is upset London: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has criticised what he called Fifa’s political decision not to include former team-mate Luis Suarez on their shortlist for this year’s Ballon d’Or award as the world’s best...
noodls: (Source: UN - United Nations) Wrapping of Kenya visit, UN chief says technology can change future of Africa Secretary-General Visits Offices of Ushahidi, iHub in Nairobi. Mr. Ban addresses Ushahidi and iHub staff. Pictured on his left: Juliana Rotich,...
All Africa: [UNDP]New York/Nairobi -Social enterprise Sanergy has announced its plan to join the BusinessCall to Action (BCtA). Sanergy brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable solutions for tackling the sanitation issue in Africa. The company commits...
United Nations: Print31 October 2014 – Technology can help fuel Africa’s development, facilitate peace and secure the continent’s future, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, as he wrapped up his trip to Kenya with a visit to a technology hub in the country’s...
noodls: (Source: UN - United Nations) Latest StatementsNairobi, Kenya, 31 October 2014 - Secretary-General's remarks at i-Hub/Ushahidi I am very happy to visit this Ushahidi/i-Hub this morning. Today is my last day of my visit to Kenya. I wanted to...
All Africa: [Thomson ReutersFoundation]Nairobi -Trafficking of Kenyan children from impoverished villages to towns and cities for domestic labour, sex work and to beg is on the rise, experts said, with most victims being adolescent girls....
The Times of India: NAIROBI: The world's top female marathon runner, Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, has tested positive for the banned blood-boosting drug EPO during an out-of-competition doping control, Kenya's athletics governing body said on Friday. The revelation is likely to be met...
noodls: (Source: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme) 31 Oct 2014 New York/Nairobi -- Social enterprise Saner has announced its plan to join the BusinessCall to Action (BCtA). Saner brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable solutions for...
The Siasat Daily: New Delhi, October 31: Seven Indian sailors were released on Friday by Somali pirates after remaining in captivity for about four years and would come back to India over the weekend. "These seven Indians were in captivity for around four years and were...
Reuters: NAIROBI (Reuters) - Aid and some small harvests have helped stave off a feared famine in South Sudan, but any more fighting there could still leave millions facing severe hunger next year, a senior World Food Programme (WFP) official said on Friday. The United...