Q&A on press freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa with Jennifer Dunham of Freedom House

Today’s date, May 3, has since 1993 been designated World Press Freedom Day by the United Nations General Assembly.  According to the UN, the theme for 2015 is “Let Journalism Thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age.” Last week, in a ceremony in New York jointly hosted by the …

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Africa News Headlines for 25 April 2015

Sex, Drugs, and Dead Soldiers: What U.S. Africa Command Doesn’t Want You To Know Source: MintPress News UN’s Kutesa holds talks with Uganda, Egypt and Somalia Source: New Vision Eritrea: Escape from modern-day Sparta Source: The Telegraph U.S. Embassy issues security alert for Gabon Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor Burundi president nominated for third term Source: KTVL/AP …

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Africa News Headlines for 8 April 2015

USNS Spearhead arrives in Gabon for Africa Partnership Station Source: United States Africa Command Africa to sponsor 10,000 diaspora scholars Source: The PIE News Medicinal use of dagga up for debate Source: Times Live Rwanda genocide remembered at UN Source: United Nations Radio Gabon to host 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Source: Deutsche Welle Blackberry …

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Africa News Headlines for 31 March 2015

Nigeria Election 2015 Results: Muhammadu Buhari Wins Against President Goodluck Jonathan Source: International Business Times Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan Concedes to Muhammadu Buhari Source: Africa in Transition Q&A: Monitoring violence during Nigeria’s elections Source: Sub-Saharan Monitor Will Buhari’s Win in Nigeria Stick? Source: Africa in Transition Smartphone sales on the rise in East Africa Source: …

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Gabonese Ambassador: Remarks for World Interfaith Harmony Week

The following remarks were delivered by His Excellency Michael Moussa-Adamo, ambassador of the Gabonese Republic to the United States, on February 19, 2015, at a luncheon in Washington, D.C., co-sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) and The Washington Times Foundation. The topic was “On Common Ground: Love of God and the Neighbor and Love …

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