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31 Dec 2010 description

Key Highlights

X Outbreak of Yellow Fever (YF) confirmed in Uganda

X Suspected outbreak of Plague reported in Tanzania

03 Dec 2010 description
report PlusNews

ACCRA/NAIROBI, 3 December 2010 (PLUSNEWS) - Some 80 health professionals and telecom operators are meeting in the Ghanaian capital Accra to explore ways to use mobile phones for better healthcare delivery.

"What we are trying to do here is to find out what mobile technology applications will help us fix some of Africa's health problems," said Fiemu Nwariaku, professor of surgery in Ghana and a moderator at the 2-3 December Mobile Health Africa Summit. The efforts are aimed particularly at improving healthcare for underserved populations.

16 Jun 2010 description

Province de l'Equateur

- Le District du Sud-Ubangi reste toujours en proie à des violentes disputes intercommunautaires à cause des différends sur les moyens de subsistance. La semaine passée, une dispute sur l'exploitation des espaces cultivables dans la collectivité de Bowase, Territoire de Gemena, entre des communautés appartenant aux localités de Boyele et Bogilima a tourné à la violence ayant conduit à la fuite des populations en brousse et aux incendies des maisons.

07 May 2010 description

LA COMMISSION EUROPÉENNE,

Vu le traité sur le fonctionnement de l'Union européenne,

Vu l'accord de partenariat ACP-CE signé à Cotonou le 23 juin 2000 et notamment son article 72,

Vu le règlement (CE) n° 617/2007 du Conseil du 14 mai 2007 relatif à la mise en oeuvre du 10e Fonds Européen de Développement dans le cadre de l'accord de partenariat ACP-UE1 et notamment son article 5, paragraphe 4, et son article 8 considérant ce qui suit:

(1) La région de Dongo, qui se trouve dans la Province de l'Equateur en République démocratique du Congo, ci-après "la …

15 Sep 2008 description

Press release No.: IFAD/42/08

IFAD's Executive Board concludes meeting in Rome

Rome, 15 September 2008 - IFAD's Executive Board approved more than US$177.41 million in loans and US$60.235 million in grants for twelve programmes and projects that will improve the lives of the rural poor in developing countries.

The 94th session of the Board, which met in Rome from 10-11 September, approved an additional US$5.01 million in grants to support agricultural research and development activities.

Western and Central Africa: US$28.39 million in loans and US$9.07 million in …

11 Dec 2007 description

NYAKABANDA, Uganda, December 11 (UNHCR) - Grandmother Laurencia Nyirabanzi has been a tower of strength to her family since they fled to Uganda after her three sons were killed just across the border in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by fighters loyal to a renegade military commander.

She, her three widowed daughters-in-law and her eight grandchildren are all victims of the latest outbreak of conflict in DRC's volatile North Kivu province, which pits government troops against forces loyal to renegade commander, General Laurent Nkunda.

The waves of fighting have …

29 Jun 2005 description
report IRIN

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations]

KINSHASA, 29 June (IRIN) - President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo told diplomats on Tuesday that he had ordered his army to begin disarming, immediately, thousands of foreign rebels in the east of his country.

"All armed foreign groups operating in DRC, particularly in the east should be disarmed immediately," he told the ambassadors in Kinshasa, the nation's capital, at a meeting to evaluate the performance of his two-year transitional government.

The secretary-general of …

12 Jun 2002 description
report GOAL

The revelation that the United Nations is investigating the massacre of at least 2,400 people in the north eastern Congo by rebels backed by Uganda has prompted GOAL to call once again on the Irish Government to cease all aid to the Ugandan Government forthwith.

21 Dec 2000 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN
Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

21 Dec 2000 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

18 Feb 2000 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau de Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires - IRIN Pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tél: +254 2 622147
Fax: + 254 2 622129
E-mail: irin@ocha.unon.org

18 Feb 2000 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

22 Sep 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network
for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

10 Sep 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

08 Sep 1999 description
report IRIN

UNITED NATIONS
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Integrated Regional Information Network for Central and Eastern Africa
Tel: +254 2 622147
Fax: +254 2 622129

23 Aug 1999 description
report IRIN

NATIONS UNIES
Bureau pour la Coordination des Affaires Humanitaires / IRIN
pour l'Afrique Centrale et de l'Est
Tél: +254 2 622 147
Télécopie: +254 2 622 129