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Ethiopia + 2 more

Africa drought 'worst in decades'

WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (OneWorld.net) Aid organizations are appealing for global help as millions of families face hunger, water shortages, disease, and death across the eastern part of Africa. What's the Story? A multi-year drought has destroyed harvests, driving up the price of…

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News and Press Release
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OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Soccer tourney brings health care too

By Jeffrey Allen, OneWorld US WASHINGTON, Sep 4 (OneWorld.net) - For many at last month's regional soccer tournament in Kenya's Dago village, the side event was a lifesaver; hundreds of local people received free medical checkups, eye and dental exams,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: No health services to talk of

The country's two largest referral hospitals in Harare are as good as closed. They are turning away patients because they have run out of drugs, equipment while health personnel, including some supporting staff, have reportedly just stopped going to work. For…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia

Ethiopia to admit higher numbers of hungry

Nicholas Benequista ADDIS ABABA, Aug 8 (OneWorld) - Ethiopian officials have said that the country will increase its appeal to the international community for a third time this year, criticizing donors for failing to commit resources to a hunger crisis…

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News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Pan-African mobilization to target Zimbabwe

Alison Raphael WASHINGTON, Jul 11 (OneWorld) - Marches, petitions, vigils, and press conferences across Africa are planned for Saturday at the launch of a Pan-African Campaign of Solidarity with Zimbabwe. Disappointed that their political leaders failed to step up to the plate…

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News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Darfur action urged after UN's strong words

Haider Rizvi UNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 (OneWorld) - Calls for tough international action in Darfur are growing as the United States prepares to leave the UN Security Council's rotating presidency at the end of this month. "Without a sustained escalation of U.S.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's 'New Era' hailed

Ida Wahlstrom WASHINGTON, Apr 11 (OneWorld) - African development experts here are cautiously optimistic that Zimbabwe's election process, while still disputed, will bring about historic change for the country's 12 million people. "Regardless (of what happens), we have a new era in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe faces hospital, school shut-downs

Ontibile Kababongwe HARARE, Mar 14 (OneWorld) - Members of once esteemed professions in Zimbabwe -- teachers, nurses, and doctors -- have gone on strike over the paltry purchasing power of their wages. They are earning between US$15 and US$25 per month…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya's crossroads: What you can do

By Ida Wahlstrom What's Happening As January comes to a close, over 800 Kenyans have been killed and at least 255,000 displaced by the violence that erupted after President Mwai Kibaki was declared the winner of allegedly faulty elections held in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: UN told to swiftly implement Darfur plan

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 (OneWorld) Groups involved in worldwide humanitarian efforts welcomed the UN Security Council decision this week to send a hybrid force to Darfur, but demanded it send its peacekeepers to the war-torn region immediately. "It remains to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
OWIF
Posted:
21 Mar 2011