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KENYA / ELECTION RECOVERY

Grace Githinji is rebuilding her life, growing spinach, cabbages and corn on a small farm, after her house was burnt down in the violence following Kenya’s disputed election in 2007. A new government report released today says the post-election violence, along with the global financial crisis and high energy costs, pushed economic growth in Kenya [...]

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SUDAN / CENSUS

Sudan’s Central Bureau of Statistics releases the census results marking a milestone in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement signed between the North and the South in 2005. However, the southern partners to the 2005 peace deal have dismissed the results on the grounds that the figures for the south of do not meet the expected one [...]

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HAITI / WATER

More than 2,000 people in one small village near Leogane Haiti now have access to drinking water after a local NGO tapped 17 streams and piped the water to public faucets in eleven communities in the surrounding area. MINUSTAH

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WHO / CHILD DEATH RATE

The World Health Organization says the death rate of children under five has dropped by 27 percent globally since 1990. This is the WHO’s first progress report on Millennium Development Goal #4, which calls for a reduction in child mortality. FILE

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