Tuesday, November 11, 2008

VOA Africa News Summary

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Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa.

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Congolese government soldiers pass displaced people as they return from the front in Kibati, just north of Goma in eastern Congo, 11 Nov 2008 UN Accuses DRC Army of Looting Spree
Spokesman for says looting is centered around Kanyabayonga area, about 175 kilometers north of Goma, capital of North Kivu province

[insert caption here] WFP Cuts Food Rations to Zimbabwe for Lack of Cash
WFP says its money crunch is coming at a time when the number of people requiring food aid is on the rise

The Kibati IDP camp, with Nyragongo volcano in the background, 10 Nov 2008 Renewed Congo Fighting Highlights Flaws in Peace Accord  Audio Clip Available
After two years of relative calm, the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo appears once again on the brink of war

President Robert Mugabe (file photo) Washington, London Voice Regret Over SADC Position on Zimbabwe Power- Sharing  Audio Clip Available
The United States government and Britain are expressing their displeasure of the decision of leaders in the Southern African region, urging Zimbabwe's opposing parties to form a unity government despite various disputes.

The African Commission On Human Rights Probes Nigeria
Panel investigates  extra-judicial killings and excessive use of force

Miriam Makeba performing in Castelvolturno, Italy, 09 Nov 2008 Miriam Makeba Remembered  Audio Clip Available
An artistic career that was deeply affected by political circumstance

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