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12 die in Christmas night floods in Rwanda

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Rwanda
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EastAf
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By JOHNSON KANAMUGIRE At least 12 people have died and others displaced following a downpour on Christmas night in Rwanda, the government has confirmed. Olivier Kayumba, the Permanent Secretary in...

Refugees, host community fight in Uganda

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Uganda
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EastAf
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In Summary Clashes between South Sudan refugees and the host community leaves one person dead. Fighting erupted in Nyumanzi refugee settlement after a mysterious death of a national the night before,...

26 killed as landslides hit northwestern Burundi

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Burundi
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EastAf
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By MOSES HAVYARIMANA At least 26 people have been confirmed dead and seven others injured in a landslide in Burundi’s Cibitoke province, northwest of the country. “There was a landslide on December...

Death toll in Kenya landslides rises to 52

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Kenya
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EastAf
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In Summary Governor John Lonyangapuo says 22,000 homesteads and between 80,000-120,000 people have been displaced or affected by the landslides. By OSCAR KAIKAI The death toll from West Pokot...

Uganda back to basics in malnutrition war

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Uganda
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EastAf
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In Summary The country is involving three ministries to implement strategies geared at improving food and nutrition among the population. The strategy is in line with the World Health Organization...

SADC members face food shortage

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Zimbabwe
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EastAf
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In Summary Some 2.5 million Zimbabweans are facing starvation, and five million, a third of the population, are in dire need of food aid. A report of food and nutrition in Southern Africa, which was...

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