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Afghanistan redux, mind your language, and Angola’s First Family

Afghanistan redux, mind your language, and Angola’s First Family

August 25, 2017 0

President Joao Lourenco – can he escape “the family”? It’s no surprise, Angola’s next president is going to be Joao Lourenco . The big question is can the party loyalist and former general

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EXCLUSIVE: Largest ever stock of cholera vaccine headed for Yemen

EXCLUSIVE: Largest ever stock of cholera vaccine headed for Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 20, 2017 0

One million doses of an emergency oral cholera vaccine from a global stockpile have been approved for urgent use in Yemen, IRIN has learnt. It is the largest quantity ever deployed at once

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Magic and murder: albinism in Malawi

Magic and murder: albinism in Malawi

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 11, 2016 0

Mbango Chipungu has a good job and lives in an upmarket suburb of the Malawian capital, Lilongwe, but he can't remember the last time he went out at night.   Certainly not since

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Unwelcome side effects of mining in Mozambique

Unwelcome side effects of mining in Mozambique

April 11, 2013 0

TETE 11 April 2013 (IRIN) - It is 15.45 in the afternoon and two young women are already sitting outside the Night Clinic in Moatize, a small town in Mozambique's northern Tete Province,

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Resettlement conflicts follow Mozambique’s mining boom

Resettlement conflicts follow Mozambique’s mining boom

March 21, 2013 0

TETE 21 March 2013 (IRIN) - The coal boom in Mozambique’s northwestern Tete Province is pitting disgruntled locals against international mining conglomerates as communities living in the new mining areas are forced to

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Tackling poverty and disease with innovative health financing

Tackling poverty and disease with innovative health financing

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 19, 2013 0

MAPUTO 19 March 2013 (IRIN) - Mozambique has become the latest African country to implement a financial transaction tax (FTT) and airplane levy to fund health services in developing countries, part of the

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Mozambique’s first HIV vaccine trial heralds new era in local research

Mozambique’s first HIV vaccine trial heralds new era in local research

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 15, 2013 0

MAPUTO 15 March 2013 (IRIN) - Mozambique has completed its first HIV vaccine trial and is set to embark on a second, a demonstration of the country’s increased HIV research capacity.

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Malnutrition persists alongside Mozambique’s economic growth

Malnutrition persists alongside Mozambique’s economic growth

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 4, 2013 0

MAPUTO 04 March 2013 (IRIN) - Mozambique has seen economic growth between seven and eight percent during the last two decades, yet over half the population continues to live below the poverty line.

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MOZAMBIQUE: Corruption undermining health service

MOZAMBIQUE: Corruption undermining health service

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 28, 2012 0

MAPUTO 28 November 2012 (IRIN) - Eulalia Laichela caressed her six-year-old son, Leosio, who lay on the pavement, coughing from beneath a blanket.

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