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Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Madagascar receives emergency food aid
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Njeri Kabeberi has been appointed as Greenpeace Africa executive director...

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Over 300,000 Somali children under five are acutely malnourished, with more than 50,000 children who are severely malnourished...

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Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
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23 Sep 2016

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23 Sep 2016

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22 Sep 2016

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20 Sep 2016

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16 Sep 2016

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14 Sep 2016

Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service
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Japan helps fight hunger and boost nutrition in Africa
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World Food Programme welcomes support from Japan to provide vital food aid and nutrition assistance in Africa...

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