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Why racism is still prevalent in our society

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Despite what any politicians or spin-doctors might say, racism is still unfortunately alive and well all over the world.

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As Crisis Worsens in CAR & South Sudan, UN seeks $99 Million More for Refugees

According to UNHCR, “Today’s appeals reflect worsening situations in both South Sudan & CAR, with hundreds of thousands of people now affected.”

UN Works to Protect Great Apes, Habitat, amid Ongoing Instability in DR Congo

Dr. Jane Goodall: “The forests of DRC are of supreme importance in fight to slow down climate change & protect rich diversity of flora/fauna. Eastern DRC provides crucial habitat for chimpanzees & gorillas, both endangered.”

Uganda Fights Stigma & Poverty to Take on Breast Cancer

This is the world’s issue. 2 years ago, the UN began a global campaign against noncommunicable diseases — cancer, diabetes, heart & lung disease — noting they hit the poor especially hard.

Blog Report: TRACKING THE EBOLA OUTBREAK, By Ambassador Mo
Uganda is site of an Ebola haemorrhagic fever outbreak officially confirmed this weekend-20 cases, including 14 deaths have been reported since beginning of July. The UN & relevant organs in particular WHO (World Health Organization) are helping in response with Ugandan Government. Necessary supplies & logistics required for supportive management of patients are being mobilized. –More–
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Blog Report: “SUMMARY KILLINGS, RAPE, SEXUAL ABUSE & TORTURE” By Ambassador Mo
After around 4 months of fighting in the most recent cycle in the DRC presumably ignited by a military rebellion (M23) but also suspected of involving outside forces/neighboring countries, almost half a million persons have been displaced & both a human rights & humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding, with minimal political response. –MORE–
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Blog Report: CONGO: PROXY WARS & ATTACK HELICOPTERS? By Ambassador Mo
Rwanda & Uganda have been accused of supporting/instigating a renegade arm of Congo’s (DRC) military & former rebel group M23 in its rebellion that now threatens to overrun much of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The UN Peacekeeping force (MONUSCO) has stepped into the fight & employed helicopters to stem M23’s advance toward the largest city in area, GOMA. –More–
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Blog Report: WHY MEN LOSE IN WAR ON WOMEN, By Ambassador Mo
Men don’t win when women lose, but to the contrary. War on women is war against families, society well being, as well as individual girls/women. Results of impartial studies/analysis (many with UN sponsorship) are starting to flow in now in tides and the results are a wake-up call even with respect to the most innocuous stereotypes. –Read MORE–
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Blog Report: LORD’S RESISTANCE ARMY ATTACKS! By Ambassador Mo
UN Refugee Agency alerted to an increase in the number of attacks in recent weeks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in central Africa, leading to new displacements of thousands of people. “The security situation in south-eastern CAR remains extremely fragile,” according  UNHCR Spokesperson. –More–
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