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By IAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2014
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NAIROBI, 25 August 2014 (IRIN)* – The government of South Sudan signed an Action Plan with the UN in 2012 to end the use of child soldiers but there is evidence the ongoing conflict is eroding any gains achieved. **Photo: Hannah McNeish/IRIN Education or arms? “The current conflict is threatening to ...
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Aug 26th, 2014
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Human Wrongs Watch By Mike Pflanz*, (UNICEF) – As a food crisis threatens millions in conflict-stricken South Sudan, families are eating whatever they can to survive. Without more urgent international help, many will likely die of starvation.* KIECH KUON, South Sudan, 25 August 2014 – In the field ne...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 14th, 2013
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ICC saves lives Belayneh Abate African Dictators are chronic public health disasters. They are not just mass murderers but also the reason why starvation, malaria, tuberculosis, flea and lice borne diseases such as typhus still kill the African people. In this 21st century, Africans were not supposed...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2013
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At an international hunger summit in London next month, experts will seek to tackle the long-term impact of childhood malnutrition and its consequences for struggling nations People queue at an emergency feeding tent during Ethiopia’s famine in 2003 By Roger Thurow In the first-year classroom o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 30th, 2013
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By: Emmanuel Sarpong Owusu-Ansah & Joseph Atindana It is an indisputable fact that the future of every nation or society rests on the shoulders of its youth, particularly children. This underscores the absolute need for every society to devote a considerable amount of its energy and resources tow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma Almost half the world’s population – an estimated three billion people – live in areas where malaria is transmitted. Endemic to 107 countries in the tropics and subtropics, it is responsible for around one million deaths globally every year, with sub-Saharan Africa the hardes...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2013
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In a hard-hitting speech, Ireland’s president calls for international framework to regulate land acquisitions in developing countries by Mark Tran Ireland’s president has called for a strong regulatory framework to cover land deals, the transfer of water and speculation on food commodities to address...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 7th, 2013
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As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) enter their last 1000 days, UNICEF but called on the Government of Ethiopia, its people and development partners to accelerate results for children, particularly for the most marginalized and vulnerable. “Ethiopia should be proud of its progress so far. It h...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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By Bolus, Mercy Adede Ideally, providing equality of opportunity is not an option but a legal requirement for every country that have a long -term vision. A country’s future economic backbone relies on education of its youths and young people. This is because education provides children with opportun...
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Photo: Kristy Siegfried/IRIN Children in pastoral regions often seasonally migrate with their families (file photo) ADDIS ABABA,  (IRIN) – Thousands of children in the pastoral regions of Ethiopia are dropping out of school despite government and donor efforts to bring schools closer to them. R...