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  1. AFRICA: Congo cancer conference urges action
  2. Human waste woes in Kenya's slums


AFRICA: Congo cancer conference urges action
DOLISIE، 24/12/2012 (IRIN) - Over 150 experts from seven African countries - Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Gabon, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Cameroon - are calling on African governments to implement national plans to combat cancer. full report
Human waste woes in Kenya's slums
NAIROBI/KISUMU، 27/12/2012 (IRIN) - The odour of human waste is unbearable at the pit latrine behind Nancy Anyango’s house in Manyatta, a sprawling slum in the western Kenya city of Kisumu. Nearby, a heap of rotting garbage lies between long rows of shacks. From a distance, one can hear the flies buzzing. full report