A family looks for fruit as hunger grows to emergency levels in some areas, in Goromonzi district, Zimbabwe, Dec. 5, 2019. (Columbus Mavhunga/VOA)
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Economic collapse and recurring droughts in the country — once the breadbasket of southern Africa — have left 5.5 million people without enough to eat
Columbus Mavhunga
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 17:46
Eritrean refugees sew cloth during a training in Hitsats refugee camp during the visit of the Crown Prince of Norway, Haakon…
Ethiopia was praised for giving 700,000 registered refugees and asylum-seekers the right to live outside camps, but implementation of a Refugee Proclamation conferring such things as the right to work and open bank accounts has lagged
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:34
FILE - An armed member of the South Sudanese security forces is seen at the Unity oil fields in South Sudan, Jan. 21, 2019.
Government launches a special tribunal to try operatives accused of human rights abuses in an attempt to end impunity in the country
Dimo Silva Aurelio
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:21
FILE - A general view of Lamu's resort town (June 19, 2019) where life has changed little over the centuries.
Kenya's oldest continually inhabited town is Lamu, one of the first Swahili settlements in East Africa
Ruud Elmendorp
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:12
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 30, 2018 file photo, a healthcare worker from the World Health Organization prepares vaccines to…
There are similar stockpiles for vaccines against yellow fever, meningitis and cholera
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:58
FILE - A child receives a measles vaccine in Nangungue, eastern Cameroon, April 12, 2013.
The most recent outbreak has infected more than 3,000 people, especially children
Moki Edwin Kindzeka
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:26
Government officials participate in the anti-corruption walk in Kampala, Uganda, Dec. 4, 2019. (Halima Athumani/VOA News)
Inspector general says Museveni is sincere in rooting out corrupt top officials hiding behind him
Halima Athumani
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 02:14