Tag: Central African Republic

Cattle herders lead cows and bulls down an unpaved road in Southern Sudan's main city Juba on January 11, 2011. Juba is preparing to become a capital city. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Price of Child Brides Skyrockets to 300 Cows in South Sudan and Kenya

An extensive report published by Thomson Reuters Foundation on Wednesday finds that the price of a child bride in eastern Africa, particularly South Sudan and Kenya, has skyrocketed as families seek ways to avoid starvation and ensure their children have food and shelter.

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‘Troubling’ Claims Of Sex Abuse By French, UN Troops

New “extremely troubling” allegations have emerged of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers and French troops in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said. French authorities have been notified after a UN team received accounts that troops from the Sangaris