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How is the struggle for water, such as in Ethiopia and Kenya, shaping conflicts in this century?

Posted by African Press International on May 24, 2008

To the Editor
African Press International:

Hi, my name is Brian Mahoney and I’m writing on behalf of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit news organization thatpromotes in-depth coverage of under-reported international issues. We enjoy your site and have noticed your reports on water scarcity in Africa.

We were wondering if you could post the following information on one of your blogs about a contest we are holding regarding this topic.

We are sponsoring the Pulitzer Center Global Issues/Citizen Voicescontest, an online writing website.The contest is calling for independent voices to answer questions based on our international reporting. Our latest contest has a question that might interest you and your readership. The question is:

The deadline to enter is May 30. To enter, visitors can just click on a question above and submit an essay to Helium. Essays will be judged byother Helium users and staff here at the Pulitzer Center.
We really appreciate the work you do and your efforts to promote sustainable development. Please let your visitors and any other individuals know about this opportunity to get their thoughts heard on this pressing question by posting a short blurb on your blog. Thanks so much for passing this on and please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.
We would also appreciate if you added us to your links section, if possible.

Thanks so much-


Brian Mahoney
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Ste. 615
Washington, DC 20036
African Press International – api

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