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Archive for March, 2010

GAO: The Askias’ City under-sieged by food Insecurity

Monday, March 29th, 2010 Posted in English, Food and Security, Mali | No Comments »

Gao, the Askias’ City, is once again facing a determined, and colossal enemy, Mother Nature. Empirically the city was led from the 16th century and beyond, by the Askias, a Tamachehk’s name for emperors who have conquered not only the ...

TRACKING DOWN FOOD INSECURITY EVIDENCE IN NORTHERN MALI

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Food and Security, Mali | No Comments »

   

Worlds Longest Toilet Queue: Liberians Call Their Leaders for Action

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 Posted in English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By Sitali Muyatwa Approximately 2000 people have taken part in the Worlds Longest Toilet Queue in Monrovia. But this number is only half the number of children who die every day due to sanitation and water related diseases globally. People in ...

Analysing our Performance – The Ghana Monitoring Review

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in English, Ghana | No Comments »

By Justin Morgan, Country Director Oxfam Ghana The Ghana programme met in Accra today (10th March 2010) to review the performance of its work since April 2009.  The review, as part of the normal 6 monthly review cycle helped the team ...

Stopping needless deaths in Liberia

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 Posted in English, Liberia, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By Muyatwa Sitali, Advocacy and Communication Manager WASH Consortium / Oxfam GB Liberia Sitali is working on the Queue in Liberia - an amazing five day attempt in different slums across the country. Read on to find out why the issue of sanitation ...

Nairobi Media Summit – Fine Tuning Common Strategy

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, English | No Comments »

Charles Bambara's Blog on Media Officers' workshop: final day The media meeting in Nairobi gathering a dozen of media officers across the continent has ended at Oxfam GB guesthouse.  Rendez-vous to Dakar for the next meeting Some actions have been agreed: A follow ...