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12 Articles

    Africanews staff
  • South Africa

    Controversy reigns high at the World Summit

    The recently concluded World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) was dogged by controversy as some of the resolutions passed are not tenable especially for developing countries.
    Francis Rangoajane
  • Kenya

    Water and adequate sanitation remain elusive dreams

    Provision of safe drinking water and adequate sanitation may remain a pipe dream to developing countries, Kenya included. Reports coinciding with the just ended Earth Summit reveal.
    Zachary Ochieng
  • Kenya

    Irony of Kenya's water crisis

    Poor planning, mismanagement and lack of technical skills have led to perennial water shortages in a country otherwise endowed with enough water resources.
    Eric Maino
  • Swaziland

    Scarcity in the midst of plenty

    Despite the presence of abundant rivers and streams, Swaziland is perennially on the brink of drought and starvation owing to poor land and water management policies.
    James Hall
  • Ghana

    Government in deep waters over water privatization

    In a remote and poor town in northern Ghana where water is a rare commodity, participants at a workshop strongly opposed government's policy on water privatization.
    Santuah Niagia
  • Malawi

    Food crisis to worsen

    International food security experts have warned that Malawi's food shortages could worsen as it is likely that the winter harvest will fall short of expectations. Consequently, the government has allowed the distribution of genetically modified food.
    Charles Banda
  • Kenya

    Teachers in endless wrangles with government

    A row - which is simmering between the government and the teaching fraternity - could throw learning activities into disarray if urgent measures are not taken to arrest the situation.
    Zachary Ochieng
  • Zimbabwe

    Peace in the home remains evasive

    While there is growing awareness in gender- based violence in Africa, women in Zimbabwe continue bearing the enormous burden of domestic violence, as measures to combat it remain inadequate and ineffective.
    Rodrick Mukumbira
  • War and Peace

  • Action and contacts

    Dear Friends,
    We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the first ever, African Youth Parliament in March 2003 (AYP2003). This will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from the 19th to the 29th of March 2003. The African Youth Parliament (AYP) is a growing network of young African peace builders, activists and leaders.
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