Weekly Newscast – March 27, 2015

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Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

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This week on War News Radio, a coalition led by Saudi Arabia started airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, a US announcement that it will join airstrikes against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Tikrit prompted over a third of Iraqi fighters to withdraw or refuse to cooperate in the battle, Boko Haram kidnapped 500 women and children from the Northern Nigerian town of Damasuk, and more.

This week, War News Radio is also presenting content from two of our partner radio stations, Yatsani FM in Loo-saka, Zambia and Mazabuka Community Radio in Mazabuka, Zambia. We bring to you content from reporter Maybin Katungulu on the Beating Famine Conference and reporter Lorraine Hamusonde on drought conditions in her district of Zambia.

Weekly Newscast – March 27, 2015

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