Man Who Inspired the Film ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Charged with Terrorism

A Rwandan court is charging the man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” with terrorism, complicity in murder and forming an armed rebel group. Prosecutors accuse Paul Rusesabagina of orchestrating crimes against unarmed, innocent Rwandan civilians in 2018. Rusesabagina refused to plead to all 13 charges on Monday, including being linked to murders, claiming some of the charges are baseless. […]

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Malawi’s Liberalized Abortion Bill Sparks New Debate

Anti-abortion activists in Malawi are protesting plans by the National Assembly to debate a bill that would allow abortion in cases of rape and incest.  Malawi’s abortion rights activists argue the Termination of Pregnancy Bill would help prevent the 12,000 deaths annually from illegal, unsafe abortions. Abortion is currently illegal in Malawi and punishable by […]

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Rising Floodwaters Threaten Sudan’s Ancient Structures

Officials in Sudan warn that rising floodwaters could damage ancient structures including Sudan’s Royal City of Meroe if record-setting rains continue. Two weeks of heavy rain have caused record flooding of the Nile River, which has displaced tens of thousands of people and threatened archaeological sites. Floodwaters have already damaged the royal bathroom of the […]

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Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Shows COVID-19 Has Stalled 20 Years of Progress, Calls for Global Response to End the Pandemic

Report shows how economic damage has reinforced inequities and derailed achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals; spotlights countries innovating to meet challenges SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fourth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring new data showing how the ripple effects of COVID-19 have stopped 20 […]

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Le rapport annuel des gardiens de but de la Fondation Gates montre que COVID-19 a bloqué 20 ans de progrès et appelle à une réponse mondiale pour mettre fin à la pandémie

Le rapport montre comment les dommages économiques ont renforcé les inégalités et fait dérailler la réalisation des objectifs de développement durable des Nations unies ; il met en lumière les pays qui innovent pour relever les défis SEATTLE, le 15 septembre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — La Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates a lancé aujourd’hui son quatrième rapport […]

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