VOA News: Africa Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:35:01 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Sub-Saharan Africa Econ Growth Forecast Drops To 1.3% Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:35:01 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:35:01 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:35:01 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa45.cfm?rss=africa Economists are continuing to lower expectations for growth in Africa "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa45.cfm?RSS=Africa" UNICEF: Nearly Nine Million Children Dying from Preventable Causes Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:47:09 +0200 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:47:09 -0400 Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:47:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa46.cfm?rss=africa UN Children's Fund report finds a few simple, cost-effective interventions could save lives of many children currently dying from malnutrition related illnesses "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-11-voa46.cfm?RSS=Africa" Mozambique Opposition to Present Alleged Evidence Of Vote Rigging Thu, 12 Nov 2009 01:28:02 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 01:28:02 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 01:28:02 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-12-voa2.cfm?rss=africa Renamo will try to refute the National Elections Commission (CNE), which declared President Armando Guebuza winner of the election. "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-12-voa2.cfm?RSS=Africa" American Volunteers Recall Gratifying Service at Ugandan Care Facility Thu, 12 Nov 2009 08:26:49 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 08:26:49 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 08:26:49 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-12-voa4.cfm?rss=africa 2007 African experience inspires Maryland couple to urge other Americans to share their skills with appreciative patrons "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-12-voa4.cfm?RSS=Africa" First Recorded Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Cape Verde Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:54:39 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:54:39 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 13:54:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa14.cfm?rss=africa Red Cross officials say an outbreak of dengue fever in Cape Verde is the worst ever in West Africa "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa14.cfm?RSS=Africa" Broad Agricultural Strategies Aimed at World Hunger Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:31:28 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:31:28 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:31:28 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-12-voa19.cfm?rss=africa International Food Policy Research Institute publishes new book on proven methods of food production "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-12-voa19.cfm?RSS=Africa" Mozambican Opposition Rejects Election Results, Calls for New Vote Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:26:00 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:26:00 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 11:26:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa24.cfm?rss=africa Secretary-general of Renamo Party announces rejection of election results saying there had been widespread fraud "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-12-voa24.cfm?RSS=Africa" Zimbabwe Prime Minister Tsvangirai Urges Political Tolerance, Nonviolence Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:45:43 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:45:43 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:45:43 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-12-voa28.cfm?rss=africa Speaking at the funeral of an MDC House member, Mr. Tsvangirai urged his fellow Zimbabweans to take a cue from his relationship with President Robert Mugabe in their unity government "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-12-voa28.cfm?RSS=Africa" Lawyers in Zimbabwe Weapons-Terror Case Ask Judge to Recuse Himself Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:54:31 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:54:31 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 17:54:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/zimbabwe/2009-11-12-voa29.cfm?rss=africa Lead defense lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa said her team learned only yesterday that Judge Bhunu ruled in 2006 on a bail application by star prosecution witness Peter Michael Hitschmann "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/Zimbabwe/2009-11-12-voa29.cfm?RSS=Africa" Right Group Wants Apology before Role for Chiefs in New Constitution Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:55:24 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:55:24 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 19:55:24 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-12-voa39.cfm?rss=africa The Civil Rights Congress demanded the traditional rulers apologize for the role their ancestors played in the slave trade before being considered for possible roles in a new constitution. "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-12-voa39.cfm?RSS=Africa"