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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2015 22:42)
President Obama (Please) Support African Civil Society in Visit to Sub-Saharan AfricaWilliam Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador
A plea to the President to affirm solidarity for African pro-democracy and human rights activists
Dear Mr. President:
Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 10:12)
West Africa`s Ebola Epidemic Becomes International Health CrisisSalem-News.com Staff
The declaration of an international emergency will have the effect of raising the level of vigilance on the virus.
West Africa's Ebola epidemic is an "extraordinary event" and now constitutes an international health risk, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 22:07)
West African Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Climbs over 900Salem-News.com Staff
WHO experts began a two-day crisis meeting in Geneva to discuss whether the epidemic constitutes a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern".
Health workers in West Africa appealed on Wednesday for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia declared a state of emergency.
Salem-News.com (Jun-23-2014 21:29)
Nigerian Bomb Blast at State College Kills 7Salem-News.com Staff
Amnesty International estimates that more than 1,500 people were killed in northeast Nigeria in the first three months of this year.
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An explosion tore through a state college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Monday, killing at least seven people, a security source said.
Salem-News.com (Jun-05-2014 11:20)
The Death of a Hero, Captain Mbaye DiagneJennifer Fierberg Salem-News.com
"A terrible loss" is an understatement for the people of Rwanda.
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Amadou Deme, Former Captain and Military Intelligence Officer of UNAMIR Force under Commander General Romeo Dallaire in Rwanda1994 before and during the genocide wrote a moving tribute to his friend and colleague, Captain Mbaye Diagne.
Salem-News.com (May-11-2014 23:22)
``The Dead Can Play a Powerful Political Role Only if the Living Allow Them to Speak``Jennifer Fierberg Salem-News.com
Dr. Alison Des Forges was the world's leading expert on the 1994 Rwanda genocide and its aftermath.
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Dr. Alison Des Forges, born in Schenectady, New York, in 1942, began studying Rwanda as a student and dedicated her life and work to understanding the country as well as exposing the serial abuses suffered by its people with the goal of helping to bring about change in the country. Tragically, she died in the crash of Flight 3407 from Newark to Buffalo on February 12, 2009 and the age of 66.
Salem-News.com (Apr-05-2014 17:37)
The Commemoration of 20th of the 1994 Genocide of Tutsi in RwandaSalem-News.com
I am proud to note that Rwanda as a nation and a people have shown positivity in how they rose after the 1994 fall. Thank you. God bless you all.
Fellow Rwandan and Friends of Rwanda,
Salem-News.com (Mar-26-2014 11:54)
Small Oil Companies Eye Huge Prize in GhanaJames Burgess for Salem-News.com
Bigger companies continue to make significant headway in with Ghana's oil, despite a few setbacks, including delays to the country's gas infrastructure, which means that associated gas is being lost to flaring or has to be re-injected into wells.
Since the first discovery of the massive Jubilee oilfield in Ghana by a start-up company, the West African playing field has begun to change, and so too have investor sentiments, disappointed most recently by the low fourth-quarter 2013 results of major integrated oil companies like Exxon, Shell, Chevron and BP.
Salem-News.com (Feb-24-2014 10:23)
Rwanda: President Kagame Imprisoning StudentsSubmitted by Jennifer Fierberg, MSW Salem-News.com
Open Letter addressed to President Paul Kagame demanding immediate release of Jean Baptiste Icyitonderwa and stop terrorist acts against leaders of Rwandan students.
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Jean Baptiste Icyitonderwa is one of the four who are still detained by the police and whose head has been seriously injured by the beating according to sources in Kigali.
Salem-News.com (Jan-13-2014 12:40)
Kigali Working Hard to Divide and Confuse the OppositionJennifer Fierberg, MSW Salem-News.com
“In a time of Universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act”-Orwell
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The murder of Patrick Karegyea of the Rwandan National Congress (RNC) has left the political opposition as well as Rwandans in the diaspora who support them raw yet determined.