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Health

AFRICA: Deadliest disease goes untested

27/02/2009 ANA 0

Dakar, 27 February, 2009- – Pneumonia and other lung infections are the number-one killers of children worldwide – deadlier than AIDS, malaria and measles combined, but in developing countries lacking medical staff and laboratories the […]

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Africa

In Brief: Sudanese „Peace on the Rocks“?

24/02/2009 ANA 0

Nairobi, 23 February, 2009- – Two years before a referendum on self-determination is held in Southern Sudan, confidence in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) is falling, the Enough Project said in a report. The agreement, […]

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Africa

AFRICA: Climate change and conflicts

24/02/2009 ANA 0

Johannesburg, 23 February, 2009- – Karamoja, a semi-arid region in northeast Uganda, is in crisis: a potent mix of the impact of climate change – 14 droughts in 25 years – border conflicts, armed cattle-raids, […]

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Africa

MADAGASCAR: Deconstructing a crisis: Part One

17/02/2009 ANA 0

Johannesburg, 17 February, 2009- – The power tussle between Madagascar’s President Marc Ravalomanana and the charismatic Andry Rajoelina, former mayor of the capital, Antananarivo, has already claimed more than 100 lives since 26 January – […]

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