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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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MALAWI-ANGOLA: Some facts on food crises and response

MALAWI-ANGOLA: Some facts on food crises and response

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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HEALTH: How we live and die

HEALTH: How we live and die

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 14, 2012 0

LONDON 14 December 2012 (IRIN) - We all know we are going to die, but how and when it happens depends largely on who we are and where we live.

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TOGO: Focus on hepatitis

TOGO: Focus on hepatitis

December 13, 2012 0

LOME 13 December 2012 (IRIN) - The spread of viral hepatitis in Togo, where there is little awareness of the disease and most people discover by chance that they are infected, is causing

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SENEGAL: Casamance peanut farmers threaten to block exports

SENEGAL: Casamance peanut farmers threaten to block exports

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 12, 2012 0

ZIGUINCHOR 12 December 2012 (IRIN) - Peanut farmers and peanut oil producers in Senegal’s southern province of Casamance have threatened to block exports of locally grown peanuts, saying there are insufficient nuts for

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GUINEA-BISSAU: HIV/AIDS fight hit by Global Fund cuts

GUINEA-BISSAU: HIV/AIDS fight hit by Global Fund cuts

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 12, 2012 0

DAKAR/BISSAU 12 December 2012 (IRIN) - One year after the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, reduced funding to the Guinea-Bissau government body in charge of coordinating HIV prevention and treatment

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Analysis: Premier’s ouster complicates Mali crisis

Analysis: Premier’s ouster complicates Mali crisis

December 12, 2012 0

BAMAKO 12 December 2012 (IRIN) - Mali’s coup-triggered political crisis that has seen half the country seized by Islamist militias deepened with the arrest and resignation this week of interim Prime Minister Cheick

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WEST AFRICA: Defining piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

WEST AFRICA: Defining piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 10, 2012 0

LONDON 10 December 2012 (IRIN) - In July last year President Boni Yayi of Benin sent a worried letter to the UN secretary-general. His country was being threatened by the activities of pirates,

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IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

IDPs: African IDP Convention comes into force

December 6, 2012 0

NAIROBI 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - The African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) 2009, also known as the Kampala Convention, came into force on 6 December;

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