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Rwanda

Rwandan Orphans Hope Homecoming Will Be Sweet

Ed O'Loughlin, Special to The Christian Science Monitor GOMA, ZAIRE -- John Bosco Gashumba climbed down from the twin-engine United Nations cargo plane, its hold crammed with ragged Rwandan children,...

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DR Congo

UN steps up relief efforts

DATE=3/25/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-211986 TITLE=U-N/ZAIRE AID (L ONLY) BYLINE=DOUGLAS ROBERTS DATELINE=GENEVA CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: THE UNITED NATIONS IS STEPPING-UP EFFORTS TO...

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Kenya

Providing beans to 16,000 families in Kenya

Kenya is facing mass hunger due to a severe drought in the country's northern and eastern regions. Some 2.5 million people are affected, and the drought is worsening. Church World Service has...

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Rwanda

UNHCR to hand over activities to UNDP in Rwanda

UNDP FLASH! UNDP and UNHCR have signed a Memorandum of Understanding calling for a progressive hand-over of activities in Rwanda from UNHCR to UNDP. It is part of a broader agreement being finalized...

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DPRK

Providing rice and seeds to DPRK

Church World Service is providing emergency assistance to help alleviate the extreme food shortage in North Korea, where millions are on the edge of starvation. As the March 19 Chicago Tribune...

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DR Congo

Zaire Prime Minister Resigns in Face of War

5:20 PM EST KINSHASA, Zaire (Reuter) - Zaire's embattled Prime Minister Kengo wa Dondo, a victim of the rebellion in the east and political infighting in the capital, resigned Monday, a spokesman...

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Albania

Italy Flies Aid to Tirana

TIRANA (Reuter) - Italy flew emergency aid in to Albania Monday and flew out its prime minister, Bashkim Fino, for talks in Rome on how Europe can help pull his country out of chaos. A Italian air...

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DR Congo

Groups Decry Mass Killings In Zaire

Milan, Italy (March 10) - A Milan, Italy based Non- Governmental Organization, Peace Link for Africa, working in peace and human rights issues has added its voice to accusation of mass killings made...

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DR Congo

Mercenary Chief Detained In Zaire

KAMPALA, Uganda (PANA) - Zaire's embattled government has reportedly arrested the head of an 800-strong force of mercenaries as he attempted to flee the country following the March 15 capture of...

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Albania

US to give $1 million to ICRC for Albania

*97032403.WWE (Funds for the immediate needs of the most vulnerable) (320) Washington -- The United States will contribute $1 million to the International Committee of the Red Cross to assist in...

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Albania

Albania: President Says Disarmament Will Take time

Paris, 24 March 1997 (RFE/RL) - Albanian President Sali Berisha says order is slowly being restored to his country but cautioned that recovery of looted weapons will take time. Berisha told the...

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DR Congo

Zaire: A Tall Order For Churches

Kinshasa - As Zairean rebels advance across the country in their bid to end the rule of President Mobutu Sese Seko, churches in the country are poised to play a major role in ensuring the restoration...

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Angola

UN concerned over Angolan coalition delays

*97032402.AAF (Security Council urges UNITA to comply) (600) By Suzanne M. Granfar USIA Special Correspondent UNITED NATIONS -- As Secretary-General Kofi Annan prepared to visit Angola, the Security...

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DR Congo

Refugees Flee As Rebels Advance

Kisangani(March 10) - Zairean rebels last week continued their relentless advance in eastern Zaire, closing in on the strategic town of Kisangani where government troops have based their operations...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 134 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network for the Great Lakes Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org - Joint UN/OAU Special...

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Iraq

13,000 tons of rice from Thailand due

DATE=3/24/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-211923 TITLE=IRAQ / FOOD ( L-ONLY ) BYLINE=LAURIE KASSMAN DATELINE=CAIRO CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: IRAQ IS WAITING FOR THE ARRIVAL THIS WEEK OF...

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Tonga

Cyclone damage in Tonga estimated at more than $14-million

Tonga's National Disaster Committee says Cyclone Hina caused more than 14 million dollars damage. Hina hit the country last week -- causing damage to buildings, crops and infrastructure. Preliminary...

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Albania

Unrest in Albania Echoes Across The South Balkans

Laura Kay Rozen, Special to The Christian Science Monitor PRISTINA, YUGOSLAVIA -- The conflict in Albania is just a couple hours' drive from the 2 million Albanians here in Serb-held Kosovo. It...

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