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Rwanda

Legal help for widows robbed in bereavement

The Rwandan bloodbath of 1994 created hundreds of thousands of widows - many of whom are now the breadwinners for their own and orphaned children. Traditional law denies these women the right to their late husbands' property, reports Gemini…

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News and Press Release
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Gemini
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Rwanda

Villagers flee as killings return to Rwanda

Government troops and their foes in the Hutu militia are blamed for large-scale civilian deaths in a new tragedy unfolding in Rwanda. A Gemini News Service correspondent meets refugees from the latest round of violence. By AMELIA FRENCH Kigali Rural people in…

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News and Press Release
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Gemini
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Angola

Beleaguered Savimbi faces life without Mubutu

The flight of President Mobutu is a serious blow to his ally in Angola, Jonas Savimbi, leader of the UNITA rebel movement. He still controls large swathes of the country, reports Gemini News Service, but the Luanda government appears…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gemini
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Cry of help from 'terror' mountains

As the United Nations considers imposing sanctions on Sudan over its alleged export of Islamic terror, Gemini News Service reports on an appeal from a minority group in the country who say they are being destroyed in a "holy…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Gemini
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Burundi

Old man's healing touch tries to avert bloodbath

Rising violence in Burundi has brought fears of a genocide to rival Rwanda's in 1994. Neighbouring Tanzania is worried that another refugee flood might suddenly pour over its border. Now, reports Gemini News Service, Tanzanian elder statesman Julius Nyerere has…

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Analysis
Source:
Gemini
Posted:
21 Mar 2011