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World’s largest preserve forming in Africa

Five nations in Africa have come together to create the world’s largest conservation area for wildlife.

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Victoria Falls in Zambezi will be inside the conservation area. (Wikipedia Commons)



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World’s largest preserve forming in Africa

Story contains video Source: Discovery News, Sun April 08, 2012
Five nations in Africa have come together to create the world’s largest conservation area for wildlife.

Sub-Saharan Africa leads drop in new HIV infections

Source: AFP, Fri September 17, 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa, the region worst affected by AIDS, is leading a decline in new HIV infections, UNAIDS said Friday, with new infections in the area declining by over a quarter in the last decade.

China pledges $10bn Africa loans

Source: BBC News, Sun November 08, 2009
China has pledged to give Africa $10bn (£6bn) in concessional loans over the next three years, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said at a summit in Egypt.

‘Not On Our Watch’ Donates Cash For Programs Supporting Zimbabwean Refugee Children

Source: Ecorazzi, Thu June 04, 2009
Not On Our Watch, the international advocacy and aid organization founded by actors George Clooney, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, producer Jerry Weintraub and human rights lawyer David Pressman, has awarded the U.S. Fund for UNICEF a grant of $438,000 to assist at-risk Zimbabwean refugee children living on the South Africa-Zimbabwe border.

Zimbabwe cholera ‘past its peak’

Source: BBC, Tue March 24, 2009
The cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe appears to have passed its peak, says the World Health Organization (WHO).

Secretary Rice Honors International Women of Courage

Source: America.gov, Sat March 15, 2008
Washington, D.C., USA - In the first ceremony of its kind at the U.S. Department of State, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice March 7 paid tribute to 10 women from around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership. The honorees represented Afghanistan, Argentina, Indonesia, Iraq, Latvia, Maldives, Saudi Arabia and Zimbabwe.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Zimbabwe: Economic Empowerment Projects Promote Women’s Rights

Source: All Africa, Tue June 27, 2006
Harare, Zimbabwe - Rural economic empowerment projects for women have a far-reaching impact in the promotion of women's rights and in shaping the destiny of their lives, Canadian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Ms Roxanne Dube said last Thursday

HIV incidence has declined in Zimbabwe - UN report

Source: UN News Centre, Wed December 07, 2005
Harare, Zimbabwe - Although the incidence of HIV in Zimbabwe is still among the highest in the world, the percentage of adults living with the virus has declined and the number of new infections has decreased over the past five years, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said today.

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