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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

Food insecurity threatens 1.2 million in Uganda’s northeast

KAMPALA, 10 July 2013 (IRIN) – A deteriorating food security situation in Uganda’s northeastern region of Karamoja could affect an estimated 1.2 million people, according to reports from the government and aid agencies. A June 2013 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis, carried out by food security partners and led by the Ministry of … Continue reading

No consensus on implementation of cessation clause for Rwandan refugees

KAMPALA/JOHANNESBURG, 12 July 2013 (IRIN) – The future of tens of thousands of Rwandan refugees living in Africa remains uncertain nearly two weeks after the 30 June deadline recommended by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) for the discontinuation of their refugee status. UNHCR has recommended countries invoke the “ceased circumstances” clause for Rwandans who fled … Continue reading