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April 2003

April 2003

10 Articles
  • Editorial

    Africanews staff
  • Horn of Africa

    Media woes in a region beset by conflict

    A report by the International Media Support (IMS), a Danish based organisation that supports the media in war torn countries, highlights the plight of journalists working in the war ravaged Horn of Africa
    Zachary Ochieng
  • Kenya

    Freedom at last

    It was joy and jubilation as 28 death row inmates walked out of prison as free men after spending more than a decade waiting to be hanged, thanks to a presidential clemency. But they are now confronted by the challenge of rebuilding their lives.
    Zachary Ochieng
  • Ghana

    When silence is golden

    The Ghanaian government has been accused of being silent on the war in Iraq. There is considerable concern in Ghana regarding this.
    Sam Sarpong
  • Zimbabwe

    A new class of land grabbers

    A new breed of land grabbers has emerged in Zimbabwe taking land from both white commercial farmers and black peasants as the country's controversial land redistribution programme continues.
    Rodrick Mukumbira
  • Malawi

    Military losing war on HIV/AIDS

    A recent report by the joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) paints a gloomy picture on the future strength of the military as the HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to decimate its population.
    Charles Banda
  • Mozambique

    New dam project stirs controversy

    A government decision to build a new dam on the Zambezi River has invited the wrath of environmentalists and scientists who fear that the project may increase the incidence of flooding, leading to destruction of property and loss of lives.
    Fred Katerere
  • Kenya

    Young people propose a national vision

    Spurred by an attempt to chart out a course for themselves and to present their aspirations for the country, a group of 42 young people last year developed a proposal for a national vision under the auspices of the Institute of Economic Affairs, a civic forum that seeks to promote pluralism of ideas through research, open, active and informed debate on public policy issues.
    Zachary Ochieng
  • Clippings

  • War and Peace

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