Having treated more than 50,000 rape victims at Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Dr. Denis Mukwege is known as “the man who mends women.”Panzi Foundation

Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Denis Mukwege Inspired by the Women He Treats

NNPA NEWSWIRE — The birth of the #MeToo movement and the awarding of the Nobel Prize to he and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad, who has detailed her life as an ISIS sex slave, illustrate that mentalities are slowly beginning to change and that there’s a gradual evolution in mindset, Dr. Mukwege said. […read more]


South Sudan Faces Possible Famine

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, is dangerously close to famine as a result of food insecurity, weak governance and armed conflict, according to Nancy Lindborg, assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Read More

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A Civil War Looming in South Sudan

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The escalating crisis in the South Sudan, a country only constituted in 2011, has brought with it growing concerns that a nation-state formed with such hope may now be on the verge of civil war.  The crisis involves Read More