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My Maarifa PJ Kidoge, Congo: Every day must be a Human rights day…. Most people are fighting to save… Wait… News just got in that a man has died… he was a fisherman, and has been killed by a hippopotamus while fishing. May His soul rest in peace! This is not fiction in case you were wondering. It just happened […]

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By Maarifa PJ Kidoge, Congo: Burundi Crisis Calling! Burundians are one of the warmest and kindest people I have ever met. Whenever I go to Bujumbura, Burundi's capital city, every officer and person I meet welcomes me with a smile. While in the waiting rooms and lines, each person in my proximity greets with a smile. I am so used […]

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By Maarifa PJ Kidoge, Congo: As I write this, I have just come back from visiting my grandmother who until now I had only last seen 16 years ago. I also saw some of my close relatives who I also last saw sometime longer than that. I felt very numb after I left that village. The situation is worse than it […]

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By Maarifa PJ Kidoge, Congo: The story of Hope (Continued) Hope's mother, Jeanette, went back to Bandundu in order to continue her internship. After her transfer request was declined, she didn't have a choice but to go back with her daughters as they were still too young to leave behind. Besides, in Congo things such as baby sitting or any […]

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