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- WFP: WFP Angola Country Brief, August 2019. 18 Sep 2019
- Govt. Angola: Lunda Norte: Voluntary repatriation of refugees ends. 12 Sep 2019
- Govt. Angola: Over 200,000 children benefit from polio vaccine. 13 Jul 2019
- Govt. Angola: DRC refugees' situation worrying - Official. 5 Sep 2019
- Govt. Angola: Angola assumes responsibility on stay of DRC refugees. 31 Aug 2019
15 November 2010, Joe DeCapua
The World Health Organization is conducting a mass immunization program in three Central African countries, after hundreds of polio cases were reported.
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DAR ES SALAAM, 19 November (IRIN) - The Republic of Congo (ROC) was recently suspended from the worldwide initiative to control the sale of rough diamonds, known as the Kimberly Process. Diamonds are widely seen as having fuelled conflicts in the central Africa region.
NAIROBI, 25 July (IRIN) - After a one-month postponement due to a series of political elections, the Republic of Congo (ROC) launched on Thursday this year's nationwide campaign to vaccinate 682,640 children aged five years and under against polio, with assurances of access to all districts of the troubled Pool region, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
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INTRO: SOUTH AFRICAN AUTHORITIES ARE EXPRESSING DEEP CONCERN
ABOUT THE DETERIORATING SITUATION IN CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE AS WELL AS
THE APPARENT INVOLVEMENT OF ANGOLAN TROOPS. V-O-A SOUTHERN
AFRICA CORRESPONDENT ALEX BELIDA REPORTS FROM JOHANNESBURG.
TEXT: FOREIGN AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN PETER SWANEPOEL SAYS
THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOVERNMENT IS SERIOUSLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE