UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (Nairobi)

Updates on conflicts and news from throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Website: http://www.irinnews.org/


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November 20

  • Guinea: Bringing Ebola Tests Up to Speed

    Ebola in West Africa is believed to have erupted almost a year ago in southern Guinea, but was confirmed by the French Pasteur Institute only in March 2014, by which time it had... Read more »



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August 19

  • Africa: A Tribute to Two Ebola Heroes

    Today is World Humanitarian Day when the UN sets out to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. This year the UN and aid agencies are highlighting... Read more »



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July 18

  • Liberia: Tackling Liberia's High Rape Rate

    Rates of sexual violence in post-war Liberia are still "extremely high" according to a recently published report by UK-based think tank the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). Read more »



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January 29

  • Liberia: Counterfeit Drug War in Liberia

    Liberia's Ministry of Health is launching a major crackdown on counterfeit drug sellers throughout the country, but Liberians say they have no choice but to buy such drugs, given... Read more »



November 28, 2013

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Refugees Return From Liberia

    As peace takes hold in parts of Côte d'Ivoire, more Ivoirians are returning home from eastern Liberia, where they have been living since the post-election violence broke out... Read more »



October 11, 2013



August 19, 2013

  • Liberia: Moving Forward in Liberia

    Liberia is getting back to its feet after a protracted civil war that killed over 200,000 people, displaced over a million, and largely destroyed the country's infrastructure and... Read more »



July 10, 2013

  • Liberia: Fight Against Fistula Intensifies

    The fight against fistula is gaining ground in Liberia, where doctors and nurses at 48 health clinics have been trained to treat the condition. Thanks to the UN population Fund... Read more »



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June 25, 2013

  • Liberia: Ivoirian Refugees Put Down Roots

    Though Côte d'Ivoire has officially been at peace for over two years, many of the nearly 60,000 refugees who remain in Liberia are settling in for the long haul, citing... Read more »

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