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Islamists kill two Nigerian troop-members headed for Mali

Islamists kill two Nigerian troop-members headed for Mali

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 21, 2013 0

KANO 21 January 2013 (IRIN) - Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and five others seriously injured in a 19 January attack on a military detachment destined for deployment to Mali as part of

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Rehabilitation centre for Uganda’s LRA returnees to close

Rehabilitation centre for Uganda’s LRA returnees to close

January 18, 2013 0

GULU 18 January 2013 (IRIN) - One of the only two remaining reception centres in northern Uganda helping reintegrate former members of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is threatened with closure.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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