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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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