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At Least 74 Dead in Somali/Ethiopian Clash With Al-Shebab

At least 74 people were killed in fighting near Somalia's border with Ethiopia on Sunday, according to officials and witnesses. Somali and Ethiopian forces attacked the bases of Al-Shebab islamists near the south-western town of Ato. Local…

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News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
03 Jun 2014

United Republic of Tanzania

More Than 40 Feared Dead After Dar Floods

SOME 41 people are feared dead as a result of floods caused by downpour that hit Dar es Salaam for about three days over the weekend, according to Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Saidi Meck…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
17 Apr 2014

Somalia

Somalia - Federal Govt, Ethiopian Forces Liberate Strategic Town of Hudur

Hudur — Somali Government forces aided by battalions from the neighboring country of Ethiopia have liberated Bakool regional capital of Hudur from Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab fighters on Friday, Garowe Online reports. Before the allied…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
09 Mar 2014

Kenya

Kenya Fights Hidden Hunger Through Home Fortification

Nairobi — From the scribble on the walls to mothers clutching crying babies, the bustling ward at Mbagathi District Hospital is unmistakable as the children's unit. But amidst the activity is a quiet problem -- newborns…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
16 Sep 2013

Zambia

Activist Questions Sustainability of Zambia's HIV Funding Plan

By Jaclyn Schiff, 5 August 2013 Zambia's government says it has met the challenge raised in the 2001 Abuja Declaration for African countries to spend at least 15 percent of their annual budgets on health care. Officials…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
08 Aug 2013

Kenya

Women-Led Farm Initiative Aims For Peace, Prosperity

BY DAVID NJAGI, 28 FEBRUARY 2013 MOLO, Kenya — Fear of violence surrounding the upcoming general elections next week has raised anxiety among many Kenyans, but less so for Nyokabi Wamuyu. She is counting on a new…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
01 Mar 2013

Ethiopia

How Africa's First Commodity Exchange Revolutionized Ethiopia's Economy

Interview While government leaders, NGOs and corporations devise strategies to churn out more food for future generations, Eleni Gabre-Madhin is taking a different approach. Concerned by a 2002 famine in her home country of Ethiopia that followed…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
03 Dec 2012

Kenya

Vaccines, Vitamins and Vegetables - On Nutrition Fight Frontlines

By Lauren Everitt and Samantha Nkirote McKenzie, 15 October 2012 Nairobi — A colorful pamphlet flies through the clinic's open doorway and hits the rooster headed towards it head-on. The disgruntled bird stops mid cockle-doodle-doo and struts…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica, IDS
Posted:
18 Oct 2012

Uganda

Ebola Virus No Longer a Threat - Ministry

BY JOHN ODYEK Uganda's ministry of health has expressed confidence that the deadly ebola virus is no longer a threat saying 'the threat of any emerging outbreak of ebola is negligible'. "The country is currently in a post…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
18 Sep 2012

Zambia

State Evacuates Landmine Victims

GOVERNMENT has evacuated five landmine victims, including two elderly women and a pupil, from Chavuma District to Lusaka for specialist treatment at the cost of about K25 million. Community Development, Mother and Child Health Deputy Minister, Jean…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
AllAfrica
Posted:
13 Aug 2012

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