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SOMALIA: Peace process on course, says Kenyan ambassador
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), The peace process under way in Kenya is on course and will move into its final phase soon, according to the Kenyan ambassador to Somalia.
ETHIOPIA: 10,000 flee yet more fighting in the west
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), Ten thousand people have fled ethnic fighting in western Ethiopia that has claimed more than 250 lives, according to government officials. Clashes had erupted at a gold mine, in which 196 people were killed in a single day; the killings being one of the worst instances of ethnic violence seen in Ethiopia in recent years, the government said on Wednesday.
ETHIOPIA: Interview with British International Development Secretary Hilary Benn
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), Britain has not yet met its commitment to spending 0.7 percent of GDP on foreign aid. But despite this, says the UK’s International Development Secretary Hilary Benn, Africa’s future development is one of the British government's key priorities. Here, during an interview with IRIN, he states that UK aid levels are rising, noting that economic growth within African countries is fundamental to promoting long-term development.
NIGERIA: Amnesty condemns use of death penalty on women
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), The international human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the use of the death penalty on women in Nigeria, saying it discriminates against them in certain cases such as abortion and sexual behaviour.
SUDAN: UN report predicts record harvest
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), A record bumper harvest of food and cereals with a large surplus is expected in Sudan in 2004 by virtue of improved security and favourable weather conditions, but up to 3.6 million people in war-affected regions will still need food aid, a joint UN assessment report has projected.
ZAMBIA: Rise in poverty reduction spending, but workers protest wage freeze
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), Spending by the Zambian government on poverty reduction programmes has increased by almost US $22 million this year - an amout described as "modest" by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), given the scale of the country's problems.
UGANDA: Lawyers and civil rights groups welcome court ruling on journalists
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), Lawyers and civil rights activists have welcomed the declaration by the Supreme Court that section 50 of the penal code prohibiting "the publication of false news" is a constraint on freedom of expression, which is enshrined in the constitution and should therefore be struck out.
ANGOLA: UNITA accuses govt of 'deliberately' delaying election date
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), Angola's main opposition party, UNITA, has launched another salvo against the government, accusing the authorities of dragging their feet over announcing a date for the country's first post-war general elections.
SUDAN: UN envoy in Khartoum to discuss humanitarian access
12 February 2004 (IRIN ), UN Special Envoy Tom Eric Vraalsen was on Thursday scheduled to arrive in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, to follow up on the promise made earlier this week by the authorities to grant humanitarian access to millions of war-affected civilians in the western part of the country.
BURUNDI: Focus on availability of ARVs
12 February 2004 (IRIN ),

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