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  1. SENEGAL: Small-Scale Irrigation: Key to Rural Development

    Tuesday, April 13, 2010

    Over the past four years, the Local Small-scale Irritation Project has spent more than $10.5 million U.S. dollars supporting rural communities in Senegal.

  2. HEALTH-KENYA: PMTCT Projects at Stake

    Thursday, April 01, 2010

    Pregnant mothers who are HIV-positive could soon find it challenging to access life-saving HIV drugs because Kenya was denied 270 million dollars in funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

  3. HAITI: Artists Join UN to Rebuild Cultural Life

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010

    As international donors prepare to meet at the United Nations headquarters in New York to discuss ways to rebuild Haiti, after the devastating Jan. 12 earthquake, the country’s artistic community has been mobilising to make culture a key aspect of reconstruction.

  4. MIDEAST: Israel Hovers Between War and Peace

    Tuesday, March 23, 2010

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s current visit to Washington is not just about trying to smooth over the crisis which has rocked U.S.-Israeli relations over the past fortnight.

  5. MIDEAST: EU Boosts Israel Ties, Ignores Illegal Settlements

    Monday, March 22, 2010

    Diplomats representing the European Union (EU) have drawn up a new plan for strengthening their relations with Israel despite the expansion of illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.

  6. ECONOMY: Greek Crisis Impacts the Balkans

    Saturday, March 20, 2010

    Serious concerns are being raised about the impact of the ongoing recession in Greece on the political and economic situation in the neighbouring Balkans.

  7. WEST AFRICA: Stopping the Polio Virus

    Thursday, March 18, 2010

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners hope to eliminate the circulation of the polio virus in West Africa as soon as June by launching the first round of national synchronised immunisation days against the debilitating disease.

  8. ENVIRONMENT-UGANDA: Landslides and floods - Experts Warn Worst is Yet to Come

    Tuesday, March 09, 2010

    Fourteen-year-old Isaac Wadyegere of Bundesi village in Bududa district woke up to a rainy and chilly Monday morning and went to school as usual. But Mar. 1 was not a usual day in Bududa district in eastern Uganda. When he heard the sound of rocks and soil tumbling down Mountain Elgon on a path to destroy part of his school, Wadyegere, along with other pupils, fled home.

  9. HEALTH-SOUTH AFRICA: More Funds Needed for HIV Prevention and Treatment

    Monday, March 08, 2010

    Decreasing or levelling HIV funding will destabilise developing countries’ health systems, a group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) warned. They demand that governments worldwide own up to their promise of achieving universal access to HIV treatment.

  10. DR-CONGO: EU Urged to Ban 'Conflict Minerals'

    Thursday, March 04, 2010

    After the United States senate’s move to stem the flow of money from mineral mines fuelling the brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the watchdog group Global Witness (GW) is calling on Europe to follow suit.

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