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Al Jazeera uncovers mass grave in Central African Republic

Al Jazeera's Nazanine MoshiriMembers of the Seleka rebel group who are now ruling the Central African Republic (CAR) massacred women and children, Al Jazeera has revealed.

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Job vacancies: African Press Organisation hiring Journalists

The African Press Organisation (APO) is hiring Journalists to work as consultants throughout Africa for a two month temporary assignment.

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Sister Angélique Namaika: Serving refugees is a call from God

Sister Angélique Namaika, the 2013 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award winner, has described her decision to serve the survivors of displacement and abuse by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), as a call from God, CISA reported.
 
The nun works in a remote north-east region of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Bronze statue of Nelson Mandela to be unveiled in December

South Africa will unveil a new nine-metre bronze statue of Nelson Mandela on 16th December 2013 - South Africa’s Day of Reconciliation.

The statue will be unveiled at the Union Buildings in Pretoria as part of the Union Buildings’ centenary and the countdown to the country’s 20 years of freedom celebrations.

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Voting to pull Kenya out of ICC was voting for impunity, says Archbishop Okoth

Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB), Justice and Peace commission has termed the recent motion passed by parliament seeking Kenya’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC) as voting for impunity.
 
Chairman of the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth said that voting to withdraw Kenya from the Rome statute would hinder the court’s ability to investigate crime in Kenya now and in the future.

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