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Africa’s all too preventable cholera crisis

Africa’s all too preventable cholera crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 1, 2018 0

Southern and East African countries are facing a severe cholera outbreak that is exposing the failure in public sanitation and the impact of government neglect. Last year, there were more than 109,442 cholera

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Burundi officials should be tried for “crimes against humanity”: UN commission

Burundi officials should be tried for “crimes against humanity”: UN commission

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 4, 2017 0

Burundians “at the highest level of the state” and in its security services should face trial at the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, a UN panel investigating more than two years

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Burundi’s peace talks going nowhere

Burundi’s peace talks going nowhere

May 24, 2016 0

The purpose of peace talks is to engage your opponent across the negotiating table. But the Burundi government sees things differently and by picking and choosing who it talks to, on Tuesday sank

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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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Melding science and tradition to tackle climate change

Melding science and tradition to tackle climate change

May 23, 2014 0

KISUMU 23 May 2014 (IRIN) - In the latest of several partnerships between tradition and modern science aimed at improving resilience to climate change, pastoralists and meteorologists in Tanzania are working together to

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Tanzania likely to fall short on its family planning targets

Tanzania likely to fall short on its family planning targets

November 19, 2013 0

DAR ES SALAAM 19 November 2013 (IRIN) - Tanzania will likely fall short of its 2015 reproductive health targets, which aim to reduce the estimated one million abortions, 2.9 million unintended births, 18,000

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Burundi’s land conundrum

Burundi’s land conundrum

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

BUJUMBURA 14 November 2013 (IRIN) - Burundi is preparing to receive thousands of its refugees from Uganda in a voluntary repatriation exercise. Their return will follow that of around 30,000 compatriots expelled by

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Analysis: The poisoned chalice of Tanzania’s land deals

Analysis: The poisoned chalice of Tanzania’s land deals

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 7, 2013 0

IRINGA 07 November 2013 (IRIN) - For more than a decade Tanzania has been wooing foreign investors to help modernize and reinvigorate its agricultural sector - which engages about 80 percent of the

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Backlash against Malawian migrants in Tanzania

Backlash against Malawian migrants in Tanzania

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

MZUZU 01 October 2013 (IRIN) - An official crackdown on undocumented migrants in Tanzania has sparked a wave of attacks against Malawians living there, causing many to flee for home. In recent weeks,

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TANZANIA: Burundians lose refugee status, may face deportation

TANZANIA: Burundians lose refugee status, may face deportation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 31, 2012 0

KASULU 31 August 2012 (IRIN) - After years of resisting voluntary repatriation efforts, tens of thousands of Burundians in Tanzania now face a deadline to leave by the end of 2012, following a

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