Author: Sarah Namondo

Why Is Angela Markel Awarded A UNHCR Refugee Award?

The refugee crisis continues to be a massive dilemma for all countries. For example, Germany deals with this issue in its particular manner. Here, political figures like the former German Chancellor Angela Merkel have chosen to invest time in the problem deserving recognition. To commemorate and set an example for

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M23 Rebels Continue Attacks On Congolese Civilans

Starting from mid-June 2022, the U.N. has reported 29 people killed in Goma in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) by the M23 rebel group. Since the Congo Crisis began, countless civilians have died unjustifiably, even after the Luanda Summit was held to bring peace.

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Significance Of Closing Dabaab And Kakuma Refugee Camp

In March 2021, the Kenyan government gave the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees(UNHCR) a 14-day ultimatum to develop a plan to shut down the Kakuma and Dadaab camps. The shocking announcement left all humanitarian organizations and refugees in contemplation of solutions. Unarguably, Kenya’s generosity to provide land and some

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Neighbors helping neighbors: Ukrainian Refugees in Poland

The Russian – Ukrainian war is causing global horror as many other countries are affected. Some of the effects have been increased fuel prices, home destruction, and education suspected among others. The human consequences, however, largely outweigh this list. For Ukrainians who have become refugees in Poland and several other

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Albania Refugee Protection Strategy: Worthy Example

Solidarity from the Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula, Albania has been spiced with a unique approach for refugees. From January to October, Albania, like other European countries, has experienced a massive influx of individuals, numbering at least 9,000, according to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The figures of refugees have

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Is the Prime Minister Increasing or Reducing Tensions in Sudan?

Sudan’s instability has expanded for ages and remains one of the unresolved conflict beds in Africa. For many Sudanese, seeking refuge in other countries has become the next best alternative, but for some who are still staying in Sudan, protesting seems to be another option. Recently, some protesters took to

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79 Year Old Chadian Tyrant Hissène Habré Dies

The death of Chad’s former dictator is leaving Chadians mixed feelings. The former president Hissène Habré ruled Chad with hard hands resulting in the death of tens of thousands of people. His eight-year leadership was marked with Chadians being brutally executed, tortured, and unjustifiably jailed. Given a life sentence from

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The ICC Opens Ali Kushayb’s Case For Past Atrocities In Darfur

Senior Janjaweed leader Ali Kushayb has been summoned by the International Criminal Court (ICC). Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda opened the hearing with presentations outlining the crimes against humanity allegedly ordered by Kushayb during the 2003-2004 crisis in Sudan. Speaking to the court, Bensouda said, “It is my great privilege to be

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Zambian Education Under Attack: Fear of COVID-19 Surging

For young Zambian pupils, hopes for resuming school were almost becoming a reality. This reality has been plaguing many other children all around the globe. The unpredictable and unavoidable consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to continue for an increasingly long time.  For some children who have not had access

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Freedom To Campaign As A Political Leader Should Be Free In Uganda

The upcoming Uganda elections seem to be stirring up common political outrage. Encaved in the heart of East Africa, Uganda has been ruled by President Kaguta Museveni since January 1986. It is public knowledge of how his terms of office and re-elections have been conducted. Having constitutional laws providing for

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Education Continues: Common Global Strategies

The emphasis on education cannot be undermined, especially in such a difficult time in world history as this. 2020 is recording the year with the highest number of children out of school, adding to the huge number of students who were unable to go to school. Initially, low-income people and

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Climate Change Worsens The Humanitarian Crisis

Evolving changes in the climate continue to affect lives, especially those in vulnerable regions like Africa. After decades of decline, the World Health Organization reported in 2018 that food insecurity is on the rise. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations confirmed this in 2019. Climate change’s direct

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From  Mentao To Goudoubo And To Dori: Malian Refugee Education Unrest

Burkina Faso has been home recently for many Malians fleeing conflicts. Counting nearly 20,000 refugees, many of whom have recently fled the camps  are “seeking safety in other parts of the country or even returning to their homeland,” UNHCR reports. Burkina Faso has equally been battling with managing a huge internal displacement of people

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