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United Nations

Africa needs resolute leadership

22/09/2008 ANA 0

New York, 19 September, 2008- &#8211 Resolute leadership is needed to transform existing commitments to meet African development needs into action, a senior United Nations official has stressed, days before a major United Nations General […]

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News

NIGERIA: Bloody week in the Niger Delta

20/09/2008 ANA 0

Port Harcourt, 19 September, 2008- &#8211 Even by the usual violent standards of Nigeria’s conflict-ridden, oil-rich southern Niger Delta region, it has been a bloody seven days, with dozens of civilian casualties and many more […]

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Ghana Needs a Citizens’ Army

20/09/2008 ANA 0

On September 17, 2008, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) reported the immediate Government prohibition of several former senior members of the Ghana Armed Forces and the Police Service from either entering or venturing near any […]

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Health

UGANDA: Government to subsidise malaria treatment

20/09/2008 ANA 0

Kampala, 19 September, 2008- &#8211 The Ugandan government is to subsidise the most effective form of malaria treatment sold in the private sector. Although such treatment, Artemisinin combination therapy (ACT), is available free in public […]

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AFRICA: Humanitarian Air

20/09/2008 ANA 0

Johannesburg, 19 September, 2008- &#8211 Often the forgotten heroes of humanitarian assistance, pilots play a critical role in making sure that aid gets to where it is needed most around the world – and sometimes […]

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SWAZILAND: Voters hoping to make a difference

20/09/2008 ANA 0

Mbabane, 19 September, 2008- &#8211 Swaziland’s humanitarian crises were uppermost in the minds of voters casting their ballots in the parliamentary election on 19 September. „I don’t care about politics, I care about feeding my […]

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Africa

ZIMBABWE: The morning after

20/09/2008 ANA 0

Bulawayo, 19 September, 2008- &#8211 Zimbabweans woke up to frustrating news on 19 September that the country’s main political parties – ZANU-PF and the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) – were deadlocked over the allocation […]

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