New Plan On to Make Farming of Coffee Profitable Again

[Nation] A coffee farmers union has come up with a four-year strategy that it hopes will get the ailing sub-sector out of bed. It comprises value chain monitoring, marketing, succession through youth training and research.

[Nation] A coffee farmers union has come up with a four-year strategy that it hopes will get the ailing sub-sector out of bed. It comprises value chain monitoring, marketing, succession through youth training and research.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. & UK Major Recipients of Looted Funds – U.S. Expert Matthew Page

[Vanguard] Mr Mathew Page, former United States intelligence community’s top expert on Nigeria has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom are the biggest recipients of funds looted from Nigeria. The driver and some of his loot.

[Vanguard] Mr Mathew Page, former United States intelligence community's top expert on Nigeria has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom are the biggest recipients of funds looted from Nigeria. The driver and some of his loot.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

As Africa’s Need for Food Grows, Mali’s Rice Turnaround Shows a Way Forward

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abidjan -“Africa has the resources, skills, and human and land capacity to move from importer to exporter by eating food made in Africa”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abidjan -"Africa has the resources, skills, and human and land capacity to move from importer to exporter by eating food made in Africa"

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Connecting Africa Through Art

[Ethiopian Herald] “At the beginning there is culture. In the middle there is culture at there is culture”. This is one of the famous saying of Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who served Senegal as the first president.

[Ethiopian Herald] "At the beginning there is culture. In the middle there is culture at there is culture". This is one of the famous saying of Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who served Senegal as the first president.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

UK Provides Urgent Aid to Victims of Escalating Conflict in the DR Congo

[PR Newswire] London -The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

[PR Newswire] London -The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

President Kenyatta, Odinga Call for Peace On Election Day

[Capital FM] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga made calls Friday for election peace, while making veiled digs at each other on a day when the country celebrates its independence heroes.

[Capital FM] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga made calls Friday for election peace, while making veiled digs at each other on a day when the country celebrates its independence heroes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Namibia Deploys Troops to Lesotho

[Lesotho Times] THE government of Namibia has approved the deployment of 250 soldiers to Lesotho as part of a 1 200-strong Southern African Development Community (SADC) standby force scheduled to be in the country by 1 November 2017.

[Lesotho Times] THE government of Namibia has approved the deployment of 250 soldiers to Lesotho as part of a 1 200-strong Southern African Development Community (SADC) standby force scheduled to be in the country by 1 November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Oil Spills Lead to Increased Newborn Mortality in the Niger Delta

[Deutsche Welle] Researchers from the University of Sankt Gallen have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child’s mother lives close to an oil spill before conception.

[Deutsche Welle] Researchers from the University of Sankt Gallen have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child's mother lives close to an oil spill before conception.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria