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KENYA: Government launches new guidelines to contain black fever

KENYA: Government launches new guidelines to contain black fever

September 27, 2012 0

NAIROBI 27 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Kenyan government has launched guidelines for the treatment and prevention of visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala azar or black fever, in a move government officials

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SOUTH SUDAN: Disarmament and rebellion in Jonglei

SOUTH SUDAN: Disarmament and rebellion in Jonglei

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 11, 2012 0

JUBA 11 September 2012 (IRIN) - A massive disarmament operation has netted thousands of weapons in South Sudan's Jonglei State, but security in what is one of the country's most marginalized states is

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GUINEA: The missing parliament

GUINEA: The missing parliament

September 7, 2012 0

CONAKRY 07 September 2012 (IRIN) - Guineans are hopeful that the 5 September resignation of the electoral commission president - one of the opposition’s principal demands - will break a political impasse and

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NEPAL: Bureaucracy holds up climate adaptation finance

NEPAL: Bureaucracy holds up climate adaptation finance

September 5, 2012 0

KATHMANDU 05 September 2012 (IRIN) - A tortuous planning process in Nepal is preventing climate adaptation funding - earmarked under the country’s National Adaptation Programme of Action (NAPA) - from reaching local communities,

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LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 3, 2012 0

BEIRUT 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - Progress in terms of providing more and better aid to the steady influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is being held back by government indecision stemming from

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INDONESIA: Mixed progress on reducing child malnutrition

INDONESIA: Mixed progress on reducing child malnutrition

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 30, 2012 0

JAKARTA 30 August 2012 (IRIN) - While Indonesia in relative terms is cutting the number of malnourished children under the age of five, wasting and stunting - especially in certain pockets of the

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BURKINA FASO: Gold rush hits education

BURKINA FASO: Gold rush hits education

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 30, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 30 August 2012 (IRIN) - A boom in Burkina Faso’s gold mining over the past three years has made the country one of Africa’s leading producers, but it is also luring children

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Analysis: Taming hate speech in Kenya

Analysis: Taming hate speech in Kenya

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

NAIROBI 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - So much for “never again”. Five years after 1,300 Kenyans were killed and more than half a million displaced in the wake of a presidential election, one

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Briefing: The mounting Syrian refugee crisis

Briefing: The mounting Syrian refugee crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 20, 2012 0

DUBAI 20 August 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year and a half after the start of the Syrian uprising, tens of thousands of people have fled the country. Until recently, most found shelter

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SOMALIA: Political transition could be deadly for journalists

SOMALIA: Political transition could be deadly for journalists

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

MOGADISHU 16 August 2012 (IRIN) - The recent murders of two Somali journalists have brought to 10 the number of media workers killed in the country since December 2011.

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