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Rodrique Ngowi

Rodrique Ngowi

    Pakistani girl shot by Taliban honoured at Harvard
    Pakistani girl shot by Taliban honoured at Harvard
    A Pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban has been honoured as Harvard University's humanitarian of the year.
    Scientists find massive underground lake in Darfur
    Scientists find massive underground lake in Darfur
    Scientists have discovered the underground remnants of an ancient lake in Sudan's arid Darfur region, offering hope of tapping a precious resource...
    Somali warlords flee stronghold
    Somali warlords flee stronghold
    Three top members of a United States-backed alliance of warlords have fled their last remaining stronghold in southern Somalia, apparently to...
    Impoverished Eritreans suffer in Ethiopian stand-off
    Impoverished Eritreans suffer in Ethiopian stand-off
    Genet Kidane has been separated from her farm by a field of landmines since her nation's 1998-to-2000 war with Ethiopia. Efforts to remove mines...
    Drought threatens East Africa's wildlife
    Drought threatens East Africa's wildlife
    A searing drought has killed dozens of wild animals in Kenya and neighbouring Tanzania, and has partially disrupted the annual migration of...
    Rushed construction led to building collapse in Nairobi
    Rushed construction led to building collapse in Nairobi
    The Kenyan government said the owner and contractor of a building that collapsed, killing at least 14 people, were rushing construction workers to...
    'We saw the building sink slowly'
    'We saw the building sink slowly'
    A five-storey building collapsed in central Nairobi on Monday with more than 280 construction workers inside, killing at least 11 people and...
    People and wildlife jostle for land in East Africa
    People and wildlife jostle for land in East Africa
    Elephants, buffaloes and other wild animals drink water from one side of a swamp, while Maasai warriors watch hundreds of cattle graze on another...
    East African children survive on a meal a day
    East African children survive on a meal a day
    Women and children in arid north-eastern Kenya are begging along roadsides for water and food from motorists, the United Nations's World Food...
    Uganda's opposition leader in the dock
    Uganda's opposition leader in the dock
    Uganda's detained opposition leader was expected to appear before a military tribunal and a civilian court on Monday for the start of two trials on...
    US, Sudanese officials discuss peace efforts
    US, Sudanese officials discuss peace efforts
    A senior United States envoy and Sudan's vice-president discussed their efforts to bring peace to troubled Darfur on Friday.
    'I can't trust your government'
    'I can't trust your government'
    A shouting match on Thursday between a senior United States envoy and a Darfur government official illustrated the difficulties of peacemaking in...