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Radio Ndeke Luka Celebrates 15 Years of Service to Central Africans

27-03-2015

Radio Ndeke Luka Celebrates 15 Years of Service to Central Africans

Radio Ndeke Luka, the most popular radio station in the Central African Republic, celebrates its 15th anniversary this Friday, March 27, 2015. This radio station, created by Fondation Hirondelle (FH) and supported by the international community, has gained the trust of Central Africans over the years by sharing the realities of their lives and continuing to develop in a humanitarian, economic and security environment which has often been catastrophic. Fifteen years after it was launched, Radio Ndeke Luka is the only independent radio in the Central African Republic that broadcasts round the clock to the whole country.

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Hirondelle News Agency: Uganda/attacks - Ugandan international crimes prosecutor shot dead

01-04-2015 Hits:3 News Chantal Baranger - avatar Chantal Baranger

Hirondelle News Agency: Uganda/attacks - Ugandan international  crimes prosecutor shot dead

Arusha, March 31, 2015 (FH) - Joan Kagezi, the Ugandan prosecutor in charge of trying suspected terrorists who killed 76 people in Kampala in 2010, was shot dead on Monday night by armed men. According to a statement by Ugandan police chief Kale Kayihura, she was killed near her residence in the Kiwatule district as she was returning home with her children The attackers, on a red motorcycle, stopped near the place where she had parked her car to buy fruit and opened fire, hitting her in the neck and shoulder, according to the statement. Her three children were unhurt. Joan Kagezi headed...

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26-03-2015 Hits:20 News Luisa Sanchez - avatar Luisa Sanchez

A court in Chad on Wednesday sentenced seven former members of Hissène Habré’s security services to life in jail for murder and torture. Ex-president Habré is detained in Dakar, Senegal, where he is also awaiting trial.

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Judges propose Ntaganda trial opening in Congo

20-03-2015 Hits:28 News Luisa Sanchez - avatar Luisa Sanchez

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19-03-2015 Hits:33 News Luisa Sanchez - avatar Luisa Sanchez

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