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[The Star] THE High Court yesterday directed Deputy President William Ruto to file his response within 45 days on how he acquired the Weston Hotel...
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[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's armed forces killed 205 militants in North Sinai during the past three days and since deadly attacks on security...
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[The Conversation Africa] For the first time since South Africa held democratic elections 21 years ago leaders of the governing African National...
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[The Conversation Africa] One of the challenges facing African countries is that the global environment is rather unfriendly. This hampers their...
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[Al Jazeera] Word quickly spread across the sprawling Marikana mine and its adjoining shack lands that South African President Jacob Zuma was finally...
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[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWEANS might soon resort to cannibalism if the gripping hunger stalking the nation is not averted, former Finance Minister Tendai...
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[The Star] Through the tumult, through the tidal waves and shifting sands that define our current existence and geo-politics stands one Kenyan...
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[Al Jazeera] The Nigerian president has condemned a fresh wave of violence in the country's north, calling the attacks, blamed on Boko Haram, "...
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[Al Jazeera] Khartoum -Before coming to Sudan, 33-year-old Weldezghi Tesfamaryam had plans for his future back home in Eritrea. He wanted to get...
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[RFI] French President François Hollande has offered to host a summit of countries fighting Nigeria's Boko Haram armed Islamists on a visit to...
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[ISS] Recently, world football was given a massive shake-up as the FIFA scandal unfolded.
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[UN News] Cooperatives will play an "invaluable role" in the international community's roll-out of a sustainable development goals, said United...
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[RFI] A French soldier accused of sexually abusing two girls aged three and five in Burkina Faso has been charged with paedophilia and recording...
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TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give his government more powers following an...
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VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and world powers continued marathon talks on Saturday in an attempt to clinch an historic nuclear accord but remained divided...


We are pleased to announce that on July 4, 2015, our Founder and CEO
UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation Forest Whitaker led an

Forest Whitaker, Humanitarian, CEO and Founder of WPDI, Actor, gave a

On February 4, 2015, The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Health

The ultra-durable One World Futbol, a soccer ball that never needs a

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January 15, 2015  more than 600 civic, business and philanthropic

In the winter of 2012, WPDI provided our key partner in

  • The Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) extends to

Whitaker’s international influence is not limited to Hollywood. He’s

In South Sudan, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation

A speech about the conflict in South Sudan and how WPDI is helping to

Academy award winner Forest Whitaker visited Findley Elementary in Des

Forest Whitaker, an Oscar-winning actor, was at Des Moines' Findley

Forest Whitaker returns to inspire Des Moines students

People Magazine, “Forest Whitaker Uses His Start Power to Fight for

RTT News, “Forest Whitaker Honored for His Civil Rights Work in Uganda

United Nations Radio, “Forest Whitaker launches peace organization in

Zain Company, “Forest Whitaker visits Zain South Sudan offices to

“A Message from UNESCO’s Forest Whitaker on Peace in South Sudan”,

Ericsson website, “Peace Initiative launched in Mexico with Forest


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