Chris Simpson

Freelance journalist based in Dakar, and regular IRIN contributor
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    Where diamonds damage diet

    16 December 2009
    While she was helping to run a vaccination campaign in July, health worker and midwife Victorine Yangakola became aware of a serious nutritional crisis in...
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    Highways and healthcare

    6 October 2009
    Father Michel Ange Ningando was born and raised in Kabo; he left the town to pursue his studies but returned two years ago to head...
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    Trapped by the events of 6 June

    26 August 2009
    As head of the village, Omar Fotor feels responsible for more than 40 families now sheltering in an improvised camp inside Birao, in the far...