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17 Sep 2009 description

Washington D.C., US (PANA) - In a decade-long initiative to protect millions of families from malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, a U.S.

12 Oct 2004 description

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Women from seven countries in the Eastern Africa and the Great Lake region have resolved to create a women's network as their instrument for conflict resolution.

Meantime, women from the Great Lakes region, who recently met in Kigali, want more representation on peace processes in the region, according to a press release from the office of the special representative of the UN Secretary General for the Great Lakes region obtained Tuesday by PANA.

The women, drawn from Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Rwanda -- seven of the 11 core …

16 Sep 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - A team of medical workers were on Tuesday battling to contain an outbreak of cholera in Zambia's remote northern district of Kaputa where two persons have already died from the water-borne disease.

01 Sep 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The UN World Food Programme, in conjunction with the UN UNICEF, Monday extended its school feeding programme to 20 more schools in the Eastern and Southern provinces of Zambia.

22 Aug 2003 description

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) - Though food security conditions in many parts of Southern Africa marginally improved in the past year, analysts express pessimism about long-term regional food security, judging from two consecutive droughts in the region.

04 Jun 2003 description

Beira, Mozambique (PANA) - The Algerian government has donated 12,000 tonnes of rice in support of the victims of drought in the central provinces of Mozambique and three other African states.

30 Apr 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The Zambian government, in conjunction with the local office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC), Tuesday repatriated home, the first group of Rwandan refugees who had fled the 1994 genocide in their country, officials said in Lusaka.

26 Mar 2003 description

Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Participants attending a two-day food security conference here on Wednesday identified poor agricultural policies, poverty and adverse weather conditions prevailing in the South African region as major factors contributing to persistent food insecurity in the region.

19 Mar 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia and Malawi have called for a speedy release of money from the HIV/AIDS Global Fund, warning that further delay could have negative effects on Africa's fight against the deadly disease.

12 Mar 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees will on Thursday and Friday meet here with Angolan and Zambian government officials to discuss the repatriation of some 450,000 Angolan refugees scattered across Southern Africa.

05 Mar 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Heavy rains accompanying cyclone 'Japhet' blanketed southern Zambia Wednesday although the storm did not cause as much damage as in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

28 Jan 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Two UN special envoys Tuesday began field visits to farming communities on the outskirts of Lusaka and an orphanage that looks after children who lost parents to HIV/AIDS.

22 Jan 2003 description

Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director James Morris has arrived in Johannesburg on a seven-day mission to Southern Africa, a region hosting more than 15 million people affected by severe food shortages.

07 Jan 2003 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - A meeting involving Zambian and Rwandan government officials as well as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is scheduled in Kigali next week to discuss the repatriation of more than 5,000 Rwandan refugees living in Zambia.

27 Dec 2002 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The World Food Programme has refuted claims by the Zambian government that the UN agency recently supplied it with imported relief maize infected with a strange pest.

02 Dec 2002 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - The IMF plans to write off 152 million US dollars in Zambia's debt to Fund next year, within the framework of the debt relief initiative for highly indebted poor countries (HIPC), resident representative Mark Ellyne hinted Monday.

25 Nov 2002 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa Monday appealed to COMESA (the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) to influence cooperating partners to first procure food from within the COMESA region before turning to developed countries.

12 Nov 2002 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Zambia, one of the Southern African countries in the grip of severe food shortage, should make an informed decision on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), a representative of the European Union said here Tuesday.

04 Oct 2002 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Two Zambian juveniles in the famine stricken southern province reportedly killed and ate a dog while their mother was away looking for food.

04 Oct 2002 description

Lusaka, Zambia (PANA) - Cases of pellagra are surfacing among malnourished people in Zambia as a result of severe famine, nutrition experts in the country said Friday.