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E.Africa experts hope better water data will promote sharing

by Maina Waruru   NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A row broke out among small farmers in central Kenya’s upper Tana water catchment area around four years ago, with accusations and counter-accusations flying, tempers rising and fighting not far off. Water experts say better management is needed and hope such disputes will dwindle once an … Continue reading

Millions of girls in Africa to gain access to family planning – UNFPA

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Eight African countries will get support to improve access to reproductive health education and services for millions of adolescent girls, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Friday.   Over the next three years, the agency will work with the governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, … Continue reading

Two years on, South Sudan still faces major challenges

NAIROBI, 9 July 2013 (IRIN) – South Sudan marks two years of independence today, but the millions who continue to face displacement, hunger, disease and extreme poverty will be hard pressed to find any reason to celebrate. Aid agencies say they require US$485 million from June until the end of 2013 to help some three … Continue reading