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Africa
SEED DISASTER LOOMS FOR SMALL FARMERS IN AFRICA
Civil society organisations from the SADC region, and around the world have condemned the SADC draft Protocol for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (Plant Breeders’ Rights) as spelling disaster for small farmers and food security in the region.  (Full Story)
GREAT SUCCESS FOR FIRST NATIONS IN KENYA. AFRICAN UNION COMES OUT IN SUPPORT OF OGIEK LAND RIGHTS
The Ogiek, the meanwhile world-famous honey-hunters of the Mau forest in Kenya, booked another success in their struggle for survival and the rights to their forest homeland. (Full Story)
African Children Still Paralyzed After Vaccines, Government Says “All in Their Head”
By Christina England

It has now been officially confirmed that in December 2012, 38 children were hospitalized after receiving the meningitis vaccine, MenAfriVac, during a vaccination campaign arranged by the Chadian government. (Full Story)

Black Gold in the Congo: Threat to Stability or Development Opportunity?
Kinshasa/Nairobi/Brussels -Renewed oil interest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) could nurture communal resentments, exacerbate deep-rooted conflict dynamics and weaken national cohesion. (Full Story)

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