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  • Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda
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    Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda

    Witnesses testified about treatment for hydrocephalus. Benjamin Warf spoke about his new surgical procedure that reduced the number of hydrocephalus-related deaths in Ugandan children.…

    2,467 views
  • Somalia Outlook Panel 2
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    Somalia Outlook, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the refugee situation, and the impact of…

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  • Somalia Outlook Panel 1
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    Somalia Outlook, Panel 1

    Current and former State Department officials testified about relations with Somalia and various security threats in the region. Among the topics they addressed were piracy, terrorism, the…

    2,176 views
  • War Crimes in Africa
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    War Crimes in Africa

    Ambassador Prosper and representatives of international human rights organizations talked about war crimes in Africa.

    88 views
  • US Policy Toward Sudan
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    U.S. Policy Toward Sudan

    The two subcommittees met jointly to hear testimony about the crisis in Sudan and what the U.S. might do about it. Witnesses said that genocide, slavery and religious persecution are still…

    199 views
  • USAfrica Trade
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    U.S.-Africa Trade

    Subcommittee members head testimony from government and other trade experts on U.S.-Africa trade relations. Mr. Lang said African growth has fallen dramatically over the last few years…

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  • Situation in Rwanda
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    Situation in Rwanda

    Mr. Atwood testified concerning the situation in Rwanda and the president’s efforts to encourage the international community to assist in the region. More than a million people are fleeing their…

    103 views
  • African Conflict Resolution
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    African Conflict Resolution

    Mr. Moose testified about violence in central Africa and efforts to encourage conflict resolution in the region.

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  • Conflict Resolution in Africa
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    Conflict Resolution in Africa

    The committee heard testimony about civil war and political conflict in Angola, Zaire, Mozambique, and Somalia.

    244 views
  • Conflict in Somalia
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    Conflict in Somalia

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the situation in Somalia, where civil war and drought have combined to create widespread famine, with approximately 2,000 children dying every day.…

    718 views
  • Drought in Southern Africa
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    Drought in Southern Africa

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the extent of a severe drought in several countries in southern Africa which has been continuing for twenty months. Witnesses testified on relief programs for the…

    112 views
  • US Policy and South Africa
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    U.S. Policy and South Africa

    The committee met to discuss the termination of economic sanctions against South Africa. President Bush announced several weeks ago that the United States would lift economic sanctions due to the…

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  • Civil War and Famine in Ethiopia
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    Civil War and Famine in Ethiopia

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the continuing political upheavals in Ethiopia, and the U.S. policy towards the civil strife and famine in the war-torn country. Witnesses testified on the recently completed…

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  • Famine and Civil War in the Horn of Africa
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    Famine and Civil War in the Horn of Africa

    The House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa and the House Select committee on Hunger held a joint committee hearing on the continuing famine and violence occurring in the horn of Africa. The continuing…

    345 views
  • Current Situation in Liberia
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    Current Situation in Liberia

    The committtee met to discuss the current political unrest and to consider U.S. policy towards Liberia. Members focused on the goal of creating a new policy that seeks to support the…

    537 views
  • Ethiopian Famine
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    Ethiopian Famine

    The subcommittees heard testimony on recent developments in Ethiopia pertaining to diplomatic relations, foreign economic assistance, and foreign food and nutrition assistance.

    177 views
  • Media Restrictions in South Africa
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    Media Restrictions in South Africa

    The subcommittee held a hearing on media restrictions placed on the South African press. Witnesses discussed the ramifications of this censorship on journalists' ability to report fully and…

    207 views
  • South African Apartheid and Sanctions
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    South African Apartheid and Sanctions

    The Subcommittee on Africa and the Subcommittee on International and Economic Policy and Trade, in a joint meeting, heard testimony on the president’s report on progress toward ending…

    458 views
  • Ethiopia Update
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    Ethiopia Update

    The witnesses talked about the current state of Ethiopia, especially in the area of human rights. Due to technical difficulties, the last hour of the program is omitted.

    609 views