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Ferdie Rous

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March 04, 2021
Leprosy is on the verge of extinction, but because of the pandemic sufferers of the disease face more discrimination than ever, says Ferdie Rous
March 03, 2021
Hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped from a state boarding school in the north west Nigeria state of Zamfara last week have been released, a local official announced.
March 01, 2021
State violence in Mynmar escalated when police opened fire on hundreds of protesters in the cities across the country,  killing 18, according to a UN report. It is the largest number of deaths in a single day since the coup began.
March 01, 2021
Ethiopian officials and forces allied to the federal government are committing acts of ethnic cleansing in the war-stricken northern region of Tigray, according to two reports.
February 24, 2021
A group of Christian educators have asked the UK’s education secretary to postpone the introduction of the Relationships and Sex Education programme, scheduled for summer this year.
February 24, 2021
Christian business owners in Pakistan face severe discrimination, according to an entrepeneur speaking at an event last week.
February 23, 2021
Argentinian Bishop Oscar Vicente Ojea spoke out against the “politicisation" of the Covid-19 vaccine after Argentina’s health minister resigned amid accusations that he gave vaccines out as political favours.
February 23, 2021
Cardinal Charles Bo calls for “fasting from anger" in his lenten appeal as protests against the military coup in Myanmar intensify.
February 22, 2021
British charity The Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) found that 30% of the poorest countries privately owed debts, not including bonds, are owned by firms based in the UK.
February 22, 2021
Myanmar's military rulers have threatened protesters with deadly force following calls for a general strike to oppose the coup instigated on 1st February.
February 22, 2021
Houthi rebels in Yemen have continued their advance on the government’s northern stronghold of Marib after the Biden administration cuts aid to Saudi-backed coalition.
February 12, 2021
In a statement released on Thursday, the South African Bishops conference praised president Cyril Ramaphosa’s clarification of his herd immunity policy on 1st February.