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Twenty-two die in Zimbabwe measles outbreak

Harare_(dpa) _ Twenty-two people, mainly children under five years, have died of measles in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, state media reported Tuesday. The Herald daily, which is close to President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party, said the 22 had…

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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Reform or bust: 2010 crucial for Kenya's future peace

Michael Logan, dpa Nairobi_(dpa) _ Almost two years have passed since Kenya erupted in an orgy of tribal violence sparked by disputed presidential elections, denting its reputation as one of Africa's most stable nations. Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan quickly brokered…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Somalia

Somali insurgents ban UN mine agency

Nairobi/Mogadishu_(dpa) _ Somali insurgent group al-Shabaab on Thursday said it was banning the United Nations Mine Action agency from operating in Somalia. Al-Shabaab, which is battling to topple the weak Western-backed government, said in a statement that Mine Action was paying…

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21 Mar 2011

Sudan + 1 more

Southern Sudan facing crisis as violence rises, says aid agency

Nairobi/Juba_(dpa) _ Southern Sudan has faced its most violent year since the end of a decades-long civil war with the north, thanks to an increase in tribal clashes, aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said Monday. Over 2,000 people have…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Somalia

Fourth Somali minister dies from suicide blast injuries

Nairobi_(dpa) _ Somalia's minister for Youth and Sports has died of injuries sustained in Thursday's suicide bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a government official said Sunday, raising the death toll to 24. A Somali government official, speaking on the condition…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenyan pastoralists struggle to adapt to worsening drought

Michael Logan, dpa Badana, Kenya_(dpa) _ You smell the carcasses before you see them, the hot equatorial breeze wafting the cloying stench of death across the arid Kenyan plain. Over a dozen corpses are embedded in the dry, dusty soil, jawbones…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

South Africa + 1 more

South Africa: Thousands displaced by anti-foreigner attacks in Western Cape

Johannesburg_(dpa) _ In scenes reminiscent of last year's deadly campaign of xenophobic violence, residents of a South African informal settlement this week attacked migrants living in their midst, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes. Around 3,000 mostly Zimbabwean…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Somalia

EU eyes Somalia army training mission by end of the year

Brussels_(dpa) _ The European Union hopes to launch a training mission aimed at helping Somalia's armed forces fight insurgents by the end of this year, the bloc's top diplomats said Tuesday. The Somali government has asked for international help to train…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai returns to Zimbabwe cabinet after three-week boycott

Harare_(dpa) _ Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his ministers returned to the coalition government's weekly cabinet meeting Wednesday after a three-week absence. The nine-month-old power-sharing government between the country's powerful president, Robert Mugabe, and Tsvangirai appeared in danger of collapsing…

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DPA
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21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan to begin closing Darfur camps in 2010

Nairobi (dpa) The Sudanese government plans to start closing down camps for the displaced population in the war-torn region of Darfur next year, a senior official said Wednesday. Some 20,000 housing units are being constructed to accommodate the homseless in…

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DPA
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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