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Africa 2004

Bush signs Sudan sanctions bill  BBC News December 24, 2004 (You will leave this site.)   Darfur Our stories on Darfur since the beginning of the year.

DR Congo conflict 'kills 1,000 a day'  Mark Doyle BBC December 9, 2004 (You will leave this site.)  DR Congo's Wild East  Mark Doyle BBC November 20, 2004 (You will leave this site.)

Displaced children mill about in the Nera camp, Darfur Sudan

Photo: Jahi Chikwediu/Washington Post

Displaced children mill about in the Nera camp. The violence in Darfur has driven families away from their farmlands and children away from their schools.

Southern Africa: Cycle of Poverty Leads to Recurring Crises IRIN December 2, 2004

For a Small Girl in Darfur, A Year of Fear and Flight Emily Wax Washington Post November 26, 2004 (You will leave this site and be required to register [once] with the Post.) Darfur Our stories on Darfur since the beginning of the year.

Malawi Faces 'Price Famine'  IRIN November 19, 2004

Ivory Coast's 'Young Patriots' Are Challenging the Old Colonial Order  Craig Timberg Washington Post, November 19, 2004. (You will leave this site and be required to register [once] with the Post.)

Sudanese Rape Victims Find Justice Blind To Plight  Emily Wax  Washington Post November 8, 2004 (You will leave this site and be required to register [once] with the Post.)  Sudanese Troops Attack and Destroy Camp in Darfur Emily Wax Washington Post November 4, 2004 (You will leave this site and be required to register [once] with the Post.)  Darfur Our stories on Darfur since the beginning of the year.

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Photo: BBC

Rape survivors are often ostracized by their communities.

Men Fighting In the DR Congo Have Raped 40,000 Women, Amnesty International Says BBC News October 20, 2004 (You will leave this site.) See also  Violence Against Women: A Special Report Lane Vanderslice November 6, 2004

Sudan To Check Every New African Union Soldier for AIDS  Sudan Tribune October 27, 2004 (You will leave this site.)

 

Photo: AP/Karel Prinslew

Wangari Maathai Just Planted This Tree

A Green Peace Prize  David B. Sandalow  Washington Post, October 6, 2004  (You will leave this site and be required to register [once] with the Post.) Kenya's Green Militant Wins Nobel Peace Prize  Emily Wax  Washington Post, October 6, 2004 

Desert Locust Update: Swarms Cross Atlantic to Cape Verde Islands FAO Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS)  October 11, 2004

The IMF and the World Bank in Africa: A Disastrous Record  Demba Moussa Dembele September 23, 2004

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project: Bribery on a Massive Scale   Fiona Darroch September 8, 2004

AIDS Threatens Poor Farmers In Mozambique  UN Food and Agriculture Organization  August 26, 2004

FAO/G. Bizzarri

Photo: FAO

Rameca Mungwe shows her daughter Veronica how to select the best maize seeds.

Africa Faces New Polio Threat  BBC News August 26, 2002

Kenya Drought Threatens Two Million with Hunger BBC  August 10, 2004 (You will leave this site.)

Letter from Northern Uganda: Helping War Victims Produce and Sell Food Steve Archambault   July 25, 2004

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