Gretchen Wilson
Newcomers to the Hagadera refugee camp were directed to this area. There's little protection from the elements and temperatures regularly top 100 degrees.
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Passengers jam the banks of the river Nile near the Southern Sudan capital Juba last August, a reminder of the once-busy river traffic wrecked by years of war and neglect, a former transport lifeline for goods and passengers.
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Armed Somali students ride on a pickup truck on December 8, 2006, as they enter Banadir Stadium in Mogadishu where angry protestors called the recent UN resolution on Somalia a pretext to recolonize the country. Fierce fighting erupted between forces loyal to Somalia's weak Ethiopian-backed government and powerful Islamists in the south of Baidoa.
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South African grandmother Lampho, 62, holds one of her orphaned grandchildren at her home in Soweto. Her daughter died from AIDS four years ago, leaving her to care for her 14-week-old twin girls and 6-year-old son.
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Africa Union Chairperson Alpha Omar Konare, left, and U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan in Addis Ababa at the beginning of a special meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council dedicated to the Darfur crisis on Nov. 16, 2006.
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