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Nearly 2 Million Cyclone Survivors in Mozambique at Risk of Severe Food Shortages

GENEVA – The World Food Program warns 1.9 million Mozambicans battered by two devastating cyclones earlier this year are at risk of severe food shortages without urgent international assistance. Hundreds of people were killed, tens of thousands made ho…

Nearly 2 Million Cyclone Survivors in Mozambique at Risk of Severe Food Shortages

Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

Human Rights

South Africa: Ruling party ANC voices “full confidence” in president implicated in election donation scandal

CAPE TOWN, The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Saturday voiced full confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa who is implicated in an election donation scandal.Ramaphosa has the ANC’s full confidence in his ability to champion efforts of buildi…

South Africa: Release of state-owned land to be prioritised – deputy president

South Africa: Corruption inquiry adjourns after former president Zuma’s lawyers say questioning unfair

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Switzerland Says It Is Mediating Talks as Cameroon’s Separatist Crisis Deepens

YAOUNDE – Switzerland has officially said it is helping the government of Cameroon negotiate with rebels to end the separatist crisis that has killed more than 2,000 people in Cameroon. The Swiss ambassador to Cameroon, Pietro Lazzeri, spoke in Yaounde…

Sudanese Opposition Seeks Postponement in Deal with Military

Somalia’s displacement camp ‘gatekeepers’ – ‘parasites’ or aid partners?

Medical/Health Care

Doctors: Detainee Allegedly Tortured in Sudan Dies

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security agents in a central town has died in custody, a doctors committee linked to the country’s protest movement said Sunday.The man died on Saturday in the town of Dilling in the sta…

Progress Toward Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Receding

Progress Toward Ending HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Receding

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South Africa Mourns ‘White Zulu’ Johnny Clegg

JOHANNESBURG – South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg, one of the loudest voices in pop during the anti-apartheid movement, is being widely mourned in the country following his death earlier this week. The so-called White Zulu — so named for h…

In BBC interview, Tanzanian foreign minister says journalist Azory Gwanda is dead

Tiny fish are a big deal in Africa’s lakes and rivers


About 10,000 Au Pairs to Get Paid in Class-Action Settlement

DENVER � About 10,000 live-in child care workers from around the world will share in a class-action settlement in a case that challenged whether they should be treated as employees entitled to minimum wage or members of the family learning about the Un…

Africa Launches Free Trade Pact

Massive Displacement in Eastern DR Congo Poses Health Hazard

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