Search IRIN archives

Search report results returned 2454 report(s)
   
Data pager
First Page Previous Page
Next Page Last Page
Page size:
PageSizeComboBox
select
 2454 items in 246 pages
AFRICA: Bullish about the agricultural future
23 July 2010 (IRIN ), Suddenly, after 20 years of relative neglect, African agriculture is a hot topic, with a substantial growth in production and a new interest among major donors in funding the sector. That is the message emerging from a series of seminars now taking place in London looking at the constraints and opportunities facing Africa’s farmers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89933/AFRICA-Bullish-about-the-agricultural-future
ANGOLA: Cabindan separatists in exile deny end to conflict
22 July 2010 (IRIN ), Offers of peace by senior officials of the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC), which seemingly ended a long-standing separatist conflict in northern Angola, were made without the knowledge or consent of its president, Henrique N'Zita Tiago, and exiled leaders in France describe the olive branch as a "coup d'état".
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89930/ANGOLA-Cabindan-separatists-in-exile-deny-end-to-conflict
RIGHTS: Child witchcraft allegations on the rise
16 July 2010 (IRIN ), Accusations of child witchcraft are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa - spurred on by urbanization, poverty, conflict and fragmenting communities, creating a “multi-crisis” for already vulnerable children - says the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89858/RIGHTS-Child-witchcraft-allegations-on-the-rise
HEALTH: Most paediatric fevers not caused by malaria
6 July 2010 (IRIN ), More than half the paediatric fevers treated in public health clinics in Africa are caused by diseases other than malaria, according to a study by Oxford University and other research groups, whose authors caution against the "continued indiscriminate use of anti-malarials for all fevers across Africa."
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89756/HEALTH-Most-paediatric-fevers-not-caused-by-malaria
SOUTHERN AFRICA: AIDS activists take funding fight to the pitch
5 July 2010 (IRIN ), Janet "China" Mpalume led Zimbabwe's ARV Swallows to a decisive victory in the Halftime Football Tournament in Johannesburg on 2 July 2010. She wasn't playing for the FIFA World Cup, but for something potentially far more important.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89730/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-AIDS-activists-take-funding-fight-to-the-pitch
In Brief: Fish nets join mosquito nets against malaria
2 July 2010 (IRIN ), New drugs to fight malaria may well lie at the bottom of the ocean, according to researchers studying over 2,500 samples from marine organisms collected at depths of over 900 metres. They have already found 300 that contain substances that can kill the parasite.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89701/In-Brief-Fish-nets-join-mosquito-nets-against-malaria
HEALTH: Diabetes cases to double by 2030
28 June 2010 (IRIN ), Without a major breakthrough in preventing and treating diabetes, the number of cases in sub-Saharan Africa is projected to double, reaching 24 million by 2030, according to the Brussels-based International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89660/HEALTH-Diabetes-cases-to-double-by-2030
SOUTHERN AFRICA: Measles back with a vengeance
28 June 2010 (IRIN ), "Out of sight, out of mind" explains why Southern Africa has been grappling with one of the biggest outbreaks of measles, a highly contagious viral disease, since 2009.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89659/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-Measles-back-with-a-vengeance
FOOD: Africa not spending enough
21 June 2010 (IRIN ), "Africa is now facing the same type of long-term food deficit problem that India faced in the early 1960s", says a paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), a US-based think-tank.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89566/FOOD-Africa-not-spending-enough
AFRICA: Go-ahead for IDP convention
11 June 2010 (IRIN ), African Union members have adopted plans to implement the Kampala convention on the protection of internally displaced people, including increasing their contributions to refugee and IDP funding and accelerating the convention’s ratification, signature and domestication, the AU said.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89445/AFRICA-Go-ahead-for-IDP-convention

Advanced search or alternatively, search PlusNews using Google:
Loading