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Mozambique + 1 more

Navy ship departs Mumbai with relief material for cyclone-hit Mozambique

V Narayan | TNN MUMBAI: Indian Navy ship INS Magar, an amphibious warfare vessel, on Thursday departed Mumbai for Port Beira in Mozambique with essential relief material for the cyclone ravaged areas. The Indian warship is carrying…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Times of India
Posted:
29 Mar 2019

Malawi

Poverty, Drought and Felled Trees Imperil Malawi Water Supply

By NORIMITSU ONISHI DZALANYAMA FOREST RESERVE, Malawi — Out of desperation, soldiers were dispatched to the national forest here last year to defend the capital, Lilongwe, less than 30 miles away. Their mission was not to save…

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News and Press Release
Source:
NY Times
Posted:
22 Aug 2016

South Sudan

Time to Get Serious With South Sudan

Since the founding of the nation of South Sudan five years ago, its citizens have gone from a brief moment of exhilaration and promise to the cruel reality of tribal violence, depredation and despair. Their leaders…

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News and Press Release
Source:
NY Times
Posted:
09 Aug 2016

Ethiopia + 1 more

Deadly Ethnic Strife Convulses Ethiopia-South Sudan Border

By JACEY FORTINAPRIL 25, 2016 GAMBELA, Ethiopia — After angry mobs began targeting his community, Simon Thion, 29, felt caught in the middle. Mr. Simon, an Ethiopian who is part of the Nuer ethnic group, went to a…

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News and Press Release
Source:
NY Times
Posted:
26 Apr 2016

United Republic of Tanzania

Floods render 600 homeless in Hanang

By Mariam Juma - Katesh Members of more than 50 households in Katesh have been adversely affected by the ongoing heavy downpours. The gushing waters have also submerged nearly 1000 acres of farms, destroying…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
27 Feb 2016

Uganda

Mwinyi leads Uganda elections observer team

By Staff Writer Retired Head of State in the second phase government, Ally Hassan Mwinyi is expected to lead a team of election observers to be deployed by the East African Community to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
06 Feb 2016

United Republic of Tanzania

‘Stone-age’ Hadza face critical food shortage

By Arusha Times Correspondent The hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe living on the shores of the remote and semi-arid Lake Eyasi are facing critical food shortage once again. Those living at Dumanga village, Eshkesh ward in Mbulu district, Manyara region…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
06 Feb 2016

United Republic of Tanzania

Polio vaccination on children to continue

By Arusha Times Correspondent Vaccination of children against polio would continue although the last case of the crippling disease was reported in the country nearly 20 years ago, a senior official of the ministry of Health and…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
16 Jan 2016

South Africa

Drought Deepens South Africa’s Malaise

By NORIMITSU ONISHIDEC SETLAGOLE, South Africa — Under a midmorning sun that augured punishing heat later in the day, a handful of cows stood still inside a small pen, their ribs protruding. Too weak to reach the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
NY Times
Posted:
28 Dec 2015

United Republic of Tanzania

Kilimanjaro steps up measures against cholera

By Arusha Times Correspondent Kilimanjaro region has stepped up several measures to contain cholera, a water-borne communicable disease which has lately wreaked havoc in various regions, killing at least 100. The regional commissioner Amos Makala has ordered local…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Arusha Times
Posted:
19 Nov 2015

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