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myPlan: Are certain apps feasible in the African context?
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Lifestyle myPlan: Are certain apps feasible in the African context?

myPlan, an app that provides a personalised safety plan, connecting women in abusive relationships to local helplines, shelters and counsellors without being “judged or stigmatised”, will be available in some African countries next year. Whether the app will address the issues on the ground or simply replicate a Western model will determine its success

Central African Republic: Will Africa act on threat of genocide?
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Politics and Society Central African Republic: Will Africa act on threat of genocide?

Is Africa and the world going to witness another genocide take place? The United Nations (U.N) humanitarian chief, Stephen O’Brien has said there are fears that the conflict in the Central African Republic (C.A.R) could soon deteriorate to a genocide. Fighting in the C.A.R. has gone on for four years between the government, rebels and militias. The fighting also involve Christian and Muslim militia groups.