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MOZAMBIQUE: Urban poor ignored
7 September 2010 (IRIN ), Carlos Matos, who has worked as a policeman in the Mozambican capital, Maputo, for the past 12 years, has to borrow a few dollars each month to supplement his US$52 wage.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90417/MOZAMBIQUE-Urban-poor-ignored
MOZAMBIQUE: Price increases 'irreversible'
2 September 2010 (IRIN ), A volley of price increases in basic commodities and services has sparked two days of rioting and looting in the Mozambican capital, Maputo, but the government is refusing to rescind them.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90375/MOZAMBIQUE-Price-increases-irreversible
SOUTHERN AFRICA: More sterilizations of HIV-positive women uncovered
30 August 2010 (IRIN ), Veronica* did not realize she had been sterilized while giving birth to her daughter until four years later when, after failing to conceive, she and her boyfriend consulted a doctor.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90337/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-More-sterilizations-of-HIV-positive-women-uncovered
MOZAMBIQUE: Rat catchers try to end arson
24 August 2010 (IRIN ), Albinio Matias, a Mozambican farmer, lost his daughter, Cassula, and his home to wildfires, which also damaged his crops for four consecutive years. Raising large domesticated rats could have saved him a great deal of pain.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90278/MOZAMBIQUE-Rat-catchers-try-to-end-arson
SOUTHERN AFRICA: No single formula for HIV risk
16 August 2010 (IRIN ), In southern Africa, prevention campaigns highlighting the HIV risks of having more than one partner at the same time have largely targeted heterosexuals and ignored the fact that men who have sex with men also have multiple partners.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90186/SOUTHERN-AFRICA-No-single-formula-for-HIV-risk
MOZAMBIQUE: Algae survival soup
13 August 2010 (IRIN ), Pointing to his tiny plot along the Zambezi River in central Mozambique, Tome Lande explains how the maize plants at the top of the sloping riverbank withered away during the drought, and those at the bottom washed away during the floods. His entire crop is gone, and he now collects washed up algae to fill his stomach.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90165/MOZAMBIQUE-Algae-survival-soup
HEALTH: It's how you spend the money that saves lives
28 July 2010 (IRIN ), Members of the African Union (AU) reaffirmed at the end of their meeting on 27 July in Kampala, Uganda, that they would strive to spend 15 percent of their national budgets on health, but at the end of the day it is about how "effectively and efficiently" you spend the money, not about how much.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/90000/HEALTH-It-s-how-you-spend-the-money-that-saves-lives
FOOD: Political will can solve malnutrition
26 July 2010 (IRIN ), "Children don't vote," said Dr Robert Mwadime, of Uganda Action for Nutrition, at a session on the subject before the three-day African Union (AU) meeting opened in Kampala, Uganda. This means that political leaders in Africa often pay scant attention to the millions of children who die every year of malnutrition-related causes. Most of the audience nodded in agreement; many clapped.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/89970/FOOD-Political-will-can-solve-malnutrition
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

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