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13.12.2018

No easy road out as South Sudan marks half a decade of war

A peace deal shakily holds but, after five years of conflict, 400,000 people are dead, 4.5 million are displaced and many still live in fear

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Online article
13.12.2018

No easy road out as South Sudan marks half a decade of war

A peace deal shakily holds but, after five years of conflict, 400,000 people are dead, 4.5 million are displaced and many still live in fear
Online article
16.11.2018

Eritrea-Ethiopia peace leads to a refugee surge

An influx of Eritreans is placing new strain on a country that already has almost four million refugees and displaced people to contend with
Online article
19.10.2018

Life at the bottom of the global league of internet access

In Somalia, to be caught with a smartphone in the wrong place can mean death

Multimedia

Enfant soldat
Video
26.2.2018

Soudan du Sud : Halte au recours aux enfants soldats

HRW dénonce le recours aux enfants soldats par l'armée ainsi que par les groupes rebelles au Soudan du Sud, et appelle à la cessation de cette pratique qui constitue une grave violation du droit international.
Web documentary
6.10.2017

The great land rush – Ethiopia: The billionaire's farm

Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land. Tom Burgis reports from Ethiopia, where a tycoon has planted a vast rice farm in soils tainted by years of conflict.
Video
28.8.2014

Kenya: A Lifetime of Waiting

Sarah was born and raised in Hagadera refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya. Now 21, she has become a wife and mother without ever setting foot outside the camp.

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Article
7.11.2018

Friedensprozesse : give peace a chance / Larissa Schober... [et al.]

Dem Frieden eine Chance geben – aber wie? Seit 2010 hat sich die Anzahl der Gewaltkonflikte verdreifacht. Heute prägen innerstaatliche Kriege das Gewaltgeschehen. Die Konfliktursachen liegen häufig in komplexen inneren Spaltungen, es müssen nicht ‚nur‘ die Interessen zweier Staaten ausgeglichen...
Article
2.10.2018

Verkehrswende jetzt! : wie sie global gerecht gelingen kann / Beate Schurath... [et al.]

Klimawandel, Dieselskandal und Automanager im Gefängnis: Das Auto, einst das Statussymbol der Deutschen schlechthin, ist in der Krise. Und das ist gut so. Denn dies erleichtert die dringend nötige Abkehr vom motorisierten Individualverkehr, ohne die eine nachhaltige Verkehrswende nicht möglich ist...
Article
12.9.2018

Is democracy in crisis? / Arthur Muliro... [et al.]

This journal issue has attempted to offer some insights into ideas around how individual thinkers are conceptualizing and responding to the challenges that democracy is facing around the world. Whilst there are no magic solutions that are offered, they do give us significant food for thought. If...

Politics and general pages

Political article
12.1.2018

Where misunderstandings abound

Development cooperation is expected to prevent migration and guard against terrorism. This is too short-sighted. An overdue clarification of the limits and possibilities of development cooperation.
Article as analysis
12.1.2017

How can development funds be used effectively?

Having committed to common goals through the 2030 Agenda, the world community met in Nairobi to discuss what form of development cooperation can effectively contribute to attaining the agreed goals.
Political article
20.12.2015

WTO Conference: Crumbs for the South

The WTO Ministerial Conference held in December 2015 in Nairobi has acknowledged the division among Members over the Doha Round as well as "new issues".

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