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As Kenyan troops retreat from Somali towns, fears of insecurity grow

Al Shabab launched its deadliest attack on Kenyan troops in Somalia earlier this month. Despite the retreat, Kenya is not planning to withdraw from the country. Kenya’s military forces withdrew from two towns in southern Somalia on…

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CSMonitor
Posted:
27 Jan 2016

Burundi

Burundi: Could the discovery of mass graves spur the world to intervene?

Investigating human rights abuses Ambassadors from the United Nations Security Council are in Burundi to seek a path out of a violent political crisis that has drawn warnings of possible genocide. By Julia Steers, Contibutor BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI — Yvette…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
24 Jan 2016

Burundi

In Burundi, uptick in ethnic rhetoric sparks anxiety over genocide warnings

Burundians have consistently pushed back against alarm bells that the violence over President Nkurunziza's third term could devolve into genocide. But an increase in messaging aimed at pitting Hutus and Tutsis indicates a worrisome shift. By Julia…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
13 Jan 2016

Kenya

Kenya: Amid fear and flight, a Muslim minority embraces self-sufficiency

A bus attack Monday by Al Shabab in northeast Kenya got rebuffed by passengers who bravely refused to divide into Muslims and Christians. Kenyan Somalis are forced to take civic responsibility for local education and schools. By…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
23 Dec 2015

Burundi

Burundi unrest deepens as rebel groups multiply and coup trial begins

The government has cracked down hard in the wake of violent opposition to the president's controversial third term. By Paula Rogo, Staff Writer Former security officials accused of organizing a May coup attempt in Burundi were charged Monday,…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
15 Dec 2015

Kenya

Water as currency? Why Nairobi introduced H2O ATMs

The Kenyan government has installed communal water dispensers to get clean and affordable water to people in poor areas of Nairobi city. These water vending machines, known locally as water ATMs, allow people to fill containers with…

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News and Press Release
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CSMonitor
Posted:
16 Jul 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Drip, drip, drip: Tanzania farmers learn to defeat drought

Drip irrigation systems, introduced to help with worsening drought, are restoring harvests, building resilience to erratic weather, and saving time. HAI, TANZANIA — Peter Chuwa has long flooded his paddy field using a canal that draws water…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CSMonitor
Posted:
27 Mar 2015

Uganda

What a town in Uganda teaches about ending aid dependency

In Iganga, Uganda, the community group Musana has changed its model from dependency on outsiders to local initiative. By Beth Alaimo, Global Envision MARCH 2, 2015 Iganga, a town conveniently located along the central highway from Kampala…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CSMonitor
Posted:
02 Mar 2015

South Sudan + 1 more

Warnings mount of East Africa famine – is anyone listening?

Millions in South Sudan and Somalia are at risk, according to sophisticated tracking models and data collected this year on crops, livestock, markets, and stockpiles. But early warning doesn't always mean action. NAIROBI, KENYA — Nearly seven…

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News and Press Release
Source:
CSMonitor
Posted:
25 Jul 2014

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