Humanitarian

West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant

West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant

August 1, 2013 at 07:45

Source – IRIN Some 1,700 people in West Africa have contracted cholera since mid-June, a significant decline compared to the same seven-week period in 2012 when 11,834 were affected. Overall, 50,439 […]

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AIDS-related deaths have fallen by nearly 40% since 2005 in Eastern and Southern Africa

AIDS-related deaths have fallen by nearly 40% since 2005 in Eastern and Southern Africa

July 30, 2013 at 14:00

A ten-fold increase in access to antiretroviral therapy has contributed to significant declines in AIDS-related mortality and an average increase in life expectancy across the region A new report by […]

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African Experts Join Forces with MSD to Battle Hepatitis

African Experts Join Forces with MSD to Battle Hepatitis

July 29, 2013 at 09:35

Conférence Internationale sur les Hépatites states: Hepatitis B and C remain under-diagnosed and under-reported in Africa From July 20 to 22, the Initiative Panafricaine de Lutte Contre les Hepatites (IPLH) […]

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African Experts Join Forces with MSD to Battle Hepatitis

African Experts Join Forces with MSD to Battle Hepatitis

July 23, 2013 at 15:34

Conférence Internationale sur les Hépatites states: Hepatitis B and C remain under-diagnosed and under-reported in Africa From July 20 to 22, the Initiative Panafricaine de Lutte Contre les Hepatites (IPLH) […]

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How Africa Can Transform Land Tenure, Revolutionize Agriculture, and End Poverty, A Ten Step Plan for Change

How Africa Can Transform Land Tenure, Revolutionize Agriculture, and End Poverty, A Ten Step Plan for Change

July 23, 2013 at 11:00

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly half of the world’s usable, uncultivated land but so far the continent has not been able to develop these unused tracts, estimated at more […]

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Canada Announces Support for Women in Middle East and North Africa

Canada Announces Support for Women in Middle East and North Africa

July 22, 2013 at 09:27

The Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today announced Canada’s contribution to two projects that will encourage the participation of women in the political process in […]

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Building the African green wall, piece by piece / Halting land degradation in Niger helps to tackle African desertification

Building the African green wall, piece by piece / Halting land degradation in Niger helps to tackle African desertification

July 22, 2013 at 07:04

When village people and local authorities in southern Niger won back over one hundred hectares of degraded land, they added one extra piece to a mosaic being laid across the […]

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Mandela Day: Zuma to hand over houses

Mandela Day: Zuma to hand over houses

July 15, 2013 at 12:29

South Africans from all walks of life are this week gearing up to celebrate International Mandela Day on which President Jacob Zuma will mark the day by handing over houses to the community […]

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International Year of Statistics press release for World Population Day

International Year of Statistics press release for World Population Day

July 12, 2013 at 09:30

International Year of Statistics PRAISES CONTRIBUTIONS OF STATISTICIANS TO enumerating WORLD population Statistics 2013 participants join celebration of World Population Day In recognition of World Population Day 2013, LISA (Virginia […]

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SAP Fosters New Hope for HIV/AIDS Orphans in Africa

SAP Fosters New Hope for HIV/AIDS Orphans in Africa

July 11, 2013 at 15:18

SAP Demonstrates Commitment to Improving People’s Lives By Donating Database Technology and Education-Related Resources to Non-Governmental Organization in Swaziland As part of its commitment to help the world run better […]

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