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al Qaeda-linked man behind UN bombing

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A man with alleged links to al-Qaeda is suspected of being behind the bombing of the UN headquarters in Abuja. A secret Nigerian police statement said the man, Mamman Nur, belonged to Islamist group Boko Haram and had recently returned from Somalia. Video byVOXAFRICA

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Climate Change Impact: One voice from Africa at COP 17 Summit

Africa will speak with one strong voice at the United Nations Summit on Climate Change to kick-start in Durban, South Africa in November this year, the SADC Senior Programme Officer for Environment and Sustainable Development, Mr Alex Banda said.

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Overhauling migration governance to promote human rights and justice

The international legal regime governing migration or the movement of persons between and within states needs an overhaul in order to promote human rights and meaningful justice to forced migrants. This was the recurring theme at the 13th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM).

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What is Africa doing to remedy the drought disaster?

After the UN raised the alarm bells on the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, it didn’t take long for aid organizations to rush to the affected regions.

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Donor Countries Meet in Nairobi to Discuss Drought

Donor countries are meeting today in Nairobi in an effort to increase aid pledges to help millions of people facing starvation in the horn of Africa. The meeting is expected to address not only immediate aid, but long-term solutions for the crisis. Some of these solutions include assistance to livestock farmers, the introduction of more drought-resistant crops and measures to control food price instability.

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HORN OF AFRICA: Poor Attention to forecasts to blame for famine in Somalia

The world had an opportunity to save thousands of lives that are being lost in parts of Somalia due to the famine, if only the donor community had paid attention to the early warning systems that predicted it eight months ago.

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