Haiti

By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 28th, 2014
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by Cheta Nwanze Did you know that many countries in Africa pay a colonial tax to France up until this day? We are talking a minimum of 50 years since “independence” all round. But let’s be fair, the French have form in this kind of thing, so let’s go a little further back in time […]...
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Jul 5th, 2012
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Deepa Panchang “Where you stand,” goes an old Haitian proverb, “depends on where you sit.” This article, the second in a series, will examine aid workers’ stereotypes and prejudices about residents of displacement camps in post-earthquake Haiti, stemming from acute disconnect between NGOs and the peo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 29th, 2012
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Beverly Bell INTRODUCTION Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin Ame...
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Jun 29th, 2012
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The military, money and the meaning of an occupation Nia Imara For the past several months, paramilitary groups consisting of former military men, former death squad members, and new recruits have been planting themselves throughout Haiti. They are armed, they have new uniforms, and they are loudly d...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 18th, 2012
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Since the time when the Africans, forced against their will to live in Saint Domingue (Haiti), revolted to end slavery (1791-1804) without the endorsement of abolitionists, these latter, and the allies of those who lost that battle, organised so that the emancipation of humanity would happen accordin...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 7th, 2012
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Dakar – The United Nations Children’s Fund on Tuesday appealed to western African governments to prevent a new cholera outbreak, after the disease claimed nearly 3 000 lives there last year. Unicef’s regional bureau said that “at least 105 248 cases of cholera were registered ...
By benim
In Central Africa
Dec 7th, 2011
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Members of Toronto’s 10,000-strong Congolese joined others in cities around the world Tuesday in protesting to support opposition parties in the Democratic Republic of Congo and to demonstrate opposition to partial results in a Nov. 28 election that showed a lead for President Joseph Kabila. Some 250...
By benim
In Central Africa
Sep 7th, 2011
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Geneva – The Red Cross on Wednesday warned that without a response the number of people in Chad infected with cholera could double to 25 000 people from the 12 713 cases recorded so far this year. “The risk of a wider and more serious outbreak is very real,” the International Federa...
By benim
In Burundi
Aug 22nd, 2011
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Bujumbura – A cholera outbreak has killed at least seven people in western Burundi, where it has infected more than 400 people in the past three weeks, the health ministry said on Monday. Authorities are treating as an epidemic the outbreak affecting an area stretching from Cibitoke, about 45km...
By benim
In Central Africa
Jul 14th, 2011
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A United Nations report says cholera has killed 192 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since March. Wednesday’s report also showed more than 3,000 cases of cholera in Congo during the same period. The U.N. says the outbreak began in the northeast city of Kisangania and spread to Equateu...