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SAHEL: Education in crisis

SAHEL: Education in crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 16, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU/ABIDJAN 16 August 2012 (IRIN) - In times of severe drought such as in the Sahel or East Africa, food funding often takes priority over other needs like education, yet children who miss

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GUINEA-BISSAU: Falling cashew exports raise hardship

GUINEA-BISSAU: Falling cashew exports raise hardship

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 15, 2012 0

BISSAU 15 August 2012 (IRIN) - Cashew nut farmers and traders in Guinea Bissau have been left holding tonnes of produce after India slashed imports, and the low prices being offered are increasing

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BURKINA FASO: Food for refugees will run out in September

BURKINA FASO: Food for refugees will run out in September

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 14, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 14 August 2012 (IRIN) - Agencies cannot cope with the scale of refugee needs in camps across Mali, as their funding shortfalls are too great: 36 percent at the World Food Programme

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HEALTH: Increasing obesity in sub-Saharan Africa threatens child survival

HEALTH: Increasing obesity in sub-Saharan Africa threatens child survival

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2012 0

LONDON 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - Making sure expectant mothers eat enough remains the main concern of health workers, especially in poorer rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa, but this concentration has masked the

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COTE D’IVOIRE: Gunfire and fear in Abidjan

COTE D’IVOIRE: Gunfire and fear in Abidjan

August 10, 2012 0

ABIDJAN 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - A recent wave of armed attacks in Côte d’Ivoire’s commercial capital, Abidjan, is lowering hopes of a steady return to security in a city that suffered some

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CHAD: Darfur’s forgotten refugees

CHAD: Darfur’s forgotten refugees

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2012 0

GOZ-BEIDA 10 August 2012 (IRIN) - Ten years after fleeing violence in the Sudanese region of Darfur, Abdulla Juma Abubakr has no intention of returning home. >

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Analysis: Chad IDPs face homecoming hurdles

Analysis: Chad IDPs face homecoming hurdles

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 9, 2012 0

GOZ-BEIDA/N’DJAMENA 09 August 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to find “durable solutions” for many of the tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) in eastern Chad by the end of 2012 are being

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COTE D’IVOIRE: Desperation after last IDP refuge razed

COTE D’IVOIRE: Desperation after last IDP refuge razed

August 9, 2012 0

DUEKOUE 09 August 2012 (IRIN) - On the morning of 20 July, after an attack that killed four people around Duékoué, a town in Côte d'Ivoire's turbulent west, a huge crowd surrounded the

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