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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Christian Doctor Who Heals Rape Victims
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Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Christian Doctor Who Heals Rape Victims

Image: Victor Boyko / Getty Images AChristian gynecologist who has dedicated his career to caring for victims of rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been awarded a 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Denis Mukwege, nicknamed “Dr. Miracle” for his specialized procedures, was a co-recipient for the annual honor alongside Nadia Murad, a Yazidi activist who survived rape and kidnapping by ISIS in Iraq. The Nobel committee said both winners modeled “efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.” Over the past 20 years, Mukwege has treated tens of thousands of women in Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, many of who had been gang raped by militants in the midst of the country’s conflict, left scarred and stigmatized. His faith influences his approach to caring for patients h...
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The Ghanaian’s government has on Friday disclosed that the Former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan, will receive a state burial on September 13. President Nana Akufo-Addo made the disclosure during a meeting with Annan’s family. Annan, a Ghanaian national and Nobel peace laureate, died on Saturday at the age of 80 after a short illness. Kofi Annan, born in Kumasi in present-day Ghana on 8 April 1938, was also awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 in a distinction shared with the United Nations itself. Annan started off at the UN system in 1962 as an administrative and budget officer with the World Health Organisation in Geneva, rising through the ranks to hold senior-level posts in areas such as budget and finance, and peacekeeping.1 He served as UN Secretary-General...

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