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In Africa, corruption dirties the water

In Africa, corruption dirties the water

March 14, 2013 0

NAIROBI 14 March 2013 (IRIN) - Collusion among government officials, unscrupulous water vendors and large farm owners results in diverted water supply lines, misappropriated funds, and failure to implement laws on protecting water

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In Africa, corruption dirties the water

In Africa, corruption dirties the water

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 14, 2013 0

NAIROBI 14 March 2013 (IRIN) - Collusion among government officials, unscrupulous water vendors and large farm owners results in diverted water supply lines, misappropriated funds, and failure to implement laws on protecting water

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Kenya’s waste management challenge

Kenya’s waste management challenge

March 13, 2013 0

NAIROBI 13 March 2013 (IRIN) - As the urban population in Nairobi and elsewhere in East Africa grows, so does the solid waste management burden - a situation worsened by poor funding for

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Has HIV funding revived lagging health systems?

Has HIV funding revived lagging health systems?

March 6, 2013 0

JOHANNESBURG 06 March 2013 (IRIN) - The HIV/AIDS epidemic arrived in sub-Saharan Africa after decades of neglect had left healthcare systems dangerously weak, barely able to cope with the onslaught of patients.

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Analysis: Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

Analysis: Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 5, 2013 0

DUBAI 05 March 2013 (IRIN) - The world’s driest region, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is getting drier at an alarming rate. >

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Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

March 5, 2013 0

DUBAI 05 March 2013 (IRIN) - The world’s driest region, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is getting drier at an alarming rate. >

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Getting food aid right

Getting food aid right

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 1, 2013 0

JOHANNESBURG 01 March 2013 (IRIN) - Despite early warning information about the Horn of Africa’s impending drought crisis in 2011, humanitarian responses were slow to mobilize, leading to tens of thousands of deaths

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Scant help for South Sudan’s disabled

Scant help for South Sudan’s disabled

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 18, 2013 0

JUBA 18 February 2013 (IRIN) - Tens of thousands of people disabled by shrapnel and landmines during South Sudan’s two-decade-long war with Sudan and thousands more disabled through disease and accidents are struggling

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Five food issues to watch out for

Five food issues to watch out for

February 15, 2013 0

JOHANNESBURG 15 February 2013 (IRIN) - Who or what do you blame when the price of maize seems to keep going through the roof? If you didn’t mention fuel subsidies, then you need

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SENEGAL: Habré investigations mark turning point for African justice

SENEGAL: Habré investigations mark turning point for African justice

February 9, 2013 0

DAKAR 09 February 2013 (IRIN) - The special court set up to try ex-Chadian President Hissène Habré officially opened its investigations on 8 February in Senegal, making it the first time a former

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