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Urban water woes

Urban water woes

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 2, 2013 0

NEW YORK 02 January 2013 (IRIN) - In Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare (population 3,000,000), a man relieves himself in the dirt next to his tin shack, holding his nose to ward off the stench

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Cholera in West Africa – lessons learned

Cholera in West Africa – lessons learned

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 31, 2012 0

DAKAR 31 December 2012 (IRIN) - The cholera epidemic that struck Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2012 is winding down. What to do now? Start preparing - for cholera

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AFRICA: Congo cancer conference urges action

AFRICA: Congo cancer conference urges action

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 24, 2012 0

DOLISIE 24 December 2012 (IRIN) - Over 150 experts from seven African countries - Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gabon, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Cameroon - are calling on

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Côte d’Ivoire’s cotton sector on the up

Côte d’Ivoire’s cotton sector on the up

December 24, 2012 0

ABIDJAN 24 December 2012 (IRIN) - Côte d’Ivoire's cotton industry is regaining momentum after being nearly decimated by a decade of political chaos and conflict. Farmers in the cotton-growing northern regions, which came

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COTE D’IVOIRE: Cotton sector on the up

COTE D’IVOIRE: Cotton sector on the up

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 24, 2012 0

ABIDJAN 24 December 2012 (IRIN) - Côte d’Ivoire's cotton industry is regaining momentum after being nearly decimated by a decade of political chaos and conflict.

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DJIBOUTI-ETHIOPIA: Irregular migration continues unabated

DJIBOUTI-ETHIOPIA: Irregular migration continues unabated

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 21, 2012 0

ADDIS ABABA-DJIBOUTI 21 December 2012 (IRIN) - More people from the Horn of Africa region, especially Ethiopia and Somalia, are crossing international borders as irregular migrants - lacking official documentation or approval -

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Analysis: Côte d’Ivoire needs top-down reconciliation

Analysis: Côte d’Ivoire needs top-down reconciliation

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 20, 2012 0

ABIDJAN 20 December 2012 (IRIN) - Responsibility for reconciling Côte d'Ivoire’s divided society after years of conflict, rebellion and instability rests largely with its leaders, but long-running political rivalries and mutual suspicion are

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AID POLICY: Communication technologies transform relief and development

AID POLICY: Communication technologies transform relief and development

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 18, 2012 0

NAIROBI 18 December 2012 (IRIN) - Since Africa's first mobile phone network went live in 1994, mobile phone penetration has shot up to 65 percent; access to the internet is also increasing rapidly.

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GUINEA: New cholera strain poses prevention challenges

GUINEA: New cholera strain poses prevention challenges

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 18, 2012 0

DAKAR 18 December 2012 (IRIN) - The cholera that struck more than 7,000 people in Guinea this year was caused by a new generation of cholera strains - atypical variants of vibrio cholerae

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MALAWI-ANGOLA: Food crises and response

MALAWI-ANGOLA: Food crises and response

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 17, 2012 0

JOHANNESBURG 17 December 2012 (IRIN) - Prolonged dry spells have driven almost four million people to food insecurity in Malawi and oil-rich Angola, in Southern Africa.

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