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30 Jul 2005 description

Kuito, 07/30 - Seventeen people died of tuberculosis during the first quarter of this year at the "Sanatorio" Hospital of Angola's central Bie province, the director general of the hospital, said today.

30 Jul 2005 description

Luanda, 07/31 - Angola's National Food Committee (Codex Angola) and its Moroccan counterpart have signed a bilateral coopration agreement based on exchange of experiences in control of the quality and food security.

Speaking today to Angop, Codex-Angola chairman, Gomes Cardoso, said that the partnership was signed on 9 July, during the 28th session of the International Food Code, held from 4-9 July, in Rome (Italy).

29 Jul 2005 description

As of 28 July, the Ministry of Health has reported a total of 368 cases and 323 deaths from Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola. 157 cases were laboratory confirmed.

The team is currently following-up 45 contacts in the municipality of Songo, Uige Province. The team continues to receive and investigate alerts to potential cases. Clinical specimens from alerts are shipped to the Special Pathogens Program, Public Health Agency of Canada, for testing.

29 Jul 2005 description

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28 Jul 2005 description

Luanda, 07/28 - Angolan deputy minister of Health, José Van-D=FAnem, reconfirmed Wednesday in Luanda, the control of the haemorrhagic fever caused by the Marburg virus, that killed more than 350 people in northern Uíje province.

Speaking during the "manh=E3 informativa" radio programme, the Government official spoke of the need for more physicians and health infrastructures in Uíje province.

José Van-D=FAnem praised the effort made by the teams involved in the fight against the Marburg virus, including the National Commission of Fight Against Disasters and Emergencies, …

28 Jul 2005 description

Cabinda, 07/28 - At least thirty families, who have sought refuge in neighbouring Congo Brazzaville, due to the climate of instability, are due to be repatriated next Saturday, from Cabinda northern border with Congo's Kouilou, Massabi region, ANGOP has learnt today from source with the Social Welfare ministry (Minars).

28 Jul 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:

Update of Seasonal Outlooks at Four-Months Lead:

November 2005 - January 2006 Forecast: Southern Africa;

There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over northern Mozambique. There is a slight tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall over northwestern Angola.

27 Jul 2005 description

Andulo, 07/27 Two hundred and ten former UNITA soldiers settled in Andulo district, 130 kilometres to the north of Kuito city, central Bié province, have received agriculture kits for the increase of the activity in the region.

27 Jul 2005 description

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27 Jul 2005 description

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26 Jul 2005 description

LUSAKA, Zambia, July 26 (UNHCR) - The Zambian government and UNHCR are expanding an initiative that has boosted crop production and improved health and education facilities for tens of thousands of people in Zambia's refugee-hosting areas.

The Zambia Initiative Development Programme, which started in the country's Western province in 2002, is now being extended to North-Western province.

The UN refugee agency is supporting the government-led initiative, an integrated rural development programme that relies on the participation of both the refugee community and their …

25 Jul 2005 description
report EastAfrican

By WAIRAGALA WAKABI

THE EASTAFRICAN , July 25 2005 - The disarmament and demobilisation of combatants in the area around eastern Congo, involving mainly Ugandan and Rwandan soldiers, has been identified by regional foreign ministers and security experts as an initial action that could help minimise conflicts in the region.

The African Union is expected to embark on a disarmament, demobilisation and resettlement (DDR) programme that, together with a joint initiative including 11 countries in the region, is being seen as a catalyst to ending the violence in the Great Lakes Region.

22 Jul 2005 description

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21 Jul 2005 description

Namibe, July 21 - The seminar on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, that opened Monday in Namibe province (southwest Angola), ended on Wednesday with the adoption of recommendations aiming at sensitising the Government and the civil society for the implementation of methods to control the pandemic.

20 Jul 2005 description

Kuito, 07/20 - The population of Cassumbi commune, in the municipality of Andulo (central Bie Province), has a new medical centre that has the capacity to attend about 50 patients per day, which has recently been offered by the non governmental organisation, Care International.

20 Jul 2005 description

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 20 (UNHCR) - Every morning, Eder Katinda and Miriam Kwete, two refugee students in Johannesburg, brace themselves for something bad to happen at their secondary schools. If they're not being bullied or sworn at by their classmates and peers, then they can expect an unkind remark or sarcastic retort from some of their teachers.