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DR Congo

Zaire Watch News Briefs 11 Apr 1997

The ADFL has warned foreigners to leave Kinshasa, most likely hoping to avoid any confrontation with Western military evacuation forces posted in nearby Brazzaville. The ADFL has given President...

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DR Congo

WFP Emergency Report No. 15 of 1997: Great Lakes

(extract) Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme This report includes: A) Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan B) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania C) Uganda D) Sudan. From P...

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Uganda

WFP Emergency Report No. 15 of 1997: Uganda

(extract) Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme This report includes: A) Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan B) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania C) Uganda D) Sudan. From P...

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DPRK

World Mobilizes Help for North Korean Hunger

Cameron W. Barr, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor TOKYO -- This was the week the world got serious about the possibility of a North Korean famine. An unusual degree of openness from...

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Rwanda

Wiping away the tears

Esther Mujawayo and her three children are survivors of the Rwandan genocide. Esther is also a widow, and a co-founder of AVEGA, a support group for widows of the genocide. She spoke to Katrina...

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Burundi

Burundi bombings

DATE=4/11/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-212749 TITLE=BURUNDI BOMBINGS (L) BYLINE=JEROME KASSEMBE DATELINE=BUJUMBURA CONTENT= NOT VOICED: /// ACTUALITIES AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THE BUBBLE /// ...

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DR Congo

Zaire Spotlight on Mobutu Talks Next Week?

LUBUMBASHI, Zaire (Reuter) - Rebels are ratcheting up the pressure on Zaire's ailing and embattled president, Mobutu Sese Seko, as calls for the veteran strongman to quit proliferate. With many of...

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Iraq

UN chief expects Iraq oil-food deal to be renewed

GENEVA, April 11 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Friday he expected the Security Council to renew the ''oil-for-food'' deal with Iraq which expires in June. Annan said he...

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DR Congo

Asylum for Mobutu in South Africa?

DATE=4/11/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-212752 TITLE=SAF/ZAIRE/TALKS (S ONLY) BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA DATELINE=JOHANNESBURG CONTENT= INTRO: SOUTH AFRICAN AUTHORITIES ARE DOWNPLAYING SUGGESTIONS...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 148 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 IRIN Emergency Update...

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DPRK

No large scale food aid while North Korea builds military

(6:49pm AEST) The United States has indicated it is unlikely to supply large-scale food aid to North Korea until it begins dismantling its military machine threatening the South. In a blunt warning...

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DPRK

Washington Urges Caution in Helping N.Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (Reuter) - Top U.S. defense officials on Friday cautioned against rushing to help North Korea, saying the nation was on a war footing despite its appeals for food to avert famine...

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DR Congo

Zaire rebel forces give ultimatum

(3:56am AEST) The leader of rebel forces in Zaire has given President Mobutu Sese Seko three days to resign and leave the country's capital, Kinshasa. Africa correspondent, Ben wilson, reports from...

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DR Congo

Humanitarian Aid in Central Africa

NGOs included in this guide: Adventist Development & Relief Agency African Medical & Research Foundation Africare American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee American Red Cross American Refugee...

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DR Congo

Statement on Zaire 10 Apr 1997

There is a need for democratic change in Zaire, how this is achieved is primarily a matter for the Zairean people. We look to President Mobutu to take decisions in line with the wishes of his...

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Rwanda

Reception Preparedness

(Excerpt from:) Weekly News Anticipating the possible UN airlift of an estimated 100,000 Rwandan refugees from Zaire, the International Federation and the Rwandan Red Cross (RRC) are preparing a...

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Azerbaijan

Piping up: Red Cross project

(Excerpt from:) Weekly News The International Federation, the Red Crescent of Azerbaijan and local Azeri authorities have embarked on a large-scale project to improve water and sanitation facilities...

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