Alten Energías Renovables Wins, in Namibia, One of the Biggest Solar PV Plant in Sub-Saharan Africa

[PR Newswire] Madrid and Windhoek, Namibia -The new plant is being developed by Nampower, the country’s state-owned electricity company, which also holds a stake, and will be one of the biggest in Sub-Saharan Africa with capacity of 45.5 MWp (37 MWac)

[PR Newswire] Madrid and Windhoek, Namibia -The new plant is being developed by Nampower, the country's state-owned electricity company, which also holds a stake, and will be one of the biggest in Sub-Saharan Africa with capacity of 45.5 MWp (37 MWac)

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Phalombe Agriculture Office Receives Motorbikes for Extension Services

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on Friday donated six motorbikes to the Phalombe District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) to improve dissemination of Climate Smart Agriculture messa…

[Malawi News Agency] Phalombe -The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on Friday donated six motorbikes to the Phalombe District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) to improve dissemination of Climate Smart Agriculture messages among farmers in the district.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Cosafa Review CAF Deal

[The Herald] THREE of the most influential Southern African football leaders, including SAFA boss Danny Jordaan, flew into Harare yesterday to join COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa for today’s high-powered meeting with the Comesa Competitions Commission investigating the controversial $1 billion rights which CAF entered with French media company Lagardère Sports two years ago.

[The Herald] THREE of the most influential Southern African football leaders, including SAFA boss Danny Jordaan, flew into Harare yesterday to join COSAFA president Philip Chiyangwa for today's high-powered meeting with the Comesa Competitions Commission investigating the controversial $1 billion rights which CAF entered with French media company Lagardère Sports two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EU Support for WFP Adds Freedom of Choice to Refugees’ Food Assistance in Djibouti

[WFP] Funding from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has been instrumental in enabling WFP to provide an innovative package of cash assistance alongside food rations to refugees and asylum seekers from Somalia, Ethiopia, Erit…

[WFP] Funding from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has been instrumental in enabling WFP to provide an innovative package of cash assistance alongside food rations to refugees and asylum seekers from Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Yemen who live in the Ali-Addeh, Hol-Hol and Obock camps. Given the arid conditions and lack of sustainable livelihood options, WFP food assistance remains the only viable source of support for refugees in the camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Experts Canvas Stiffer Penalties for Violence Against Women

[Guardian] Abuja -In the face of increasing wave of sexual assaults and violence against women, government has been tasked on tougher legal punishment for offenders, to serve as deterrent.

[Guardian] Abuja -In the face of increasing wave of sexual assaults and violence against women, government has been tasked on tougher legal punishment for offenders, to serve as deterrent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Omaheke Crop Farmers Day in Otjombinÿe a Success

[New Era] Erindirombaka -The third Omaheke Crop Farmers Day held here in Otjombinÿe constituency under the theme: A climate-smart nation for the eradication of hunger and development of agribusiness, was a success.

[New Era] Erindirombaka -The third Omaheke Crop Farmers Day held here in Otjombinÿe constituency under the theme: A climate-smart nation for the eradication of hunger and development of agribusiness, was a success.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Japan Contributes U.S.$6 Million to Assist Local Communities and Malian Refugees in Southern-Eastern Mauritania

[WFP] The three agencies work in collaboration with the Government of Mauritania to strengthen security nationwide and protect Malian refugees and support vulnerable local communities in the country’s semi-arid south-eastern Hodh ech Chargui region, wh…

[WFP] The three agencies work in collaboration with the Government of Mauritania to strengthen security nationwide and protect Malian refugees and support vulnerable local communities in the country's semi-arid south-eastern Hodh ech Chargui region, where the harsh climate and instability have undermined livelihoods, increased displacements and deepened food insecurity.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Oxfam’s Twisted View On Poverty, Inequality in Nigeria

[Guardian] The latest report by Oxfam International which claims that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end poverty is warped and misplaced. The analysis is fundamentally flawed as it is inciting. The report lef…

[Guardian] The latest report by Oxfam International which claims that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end poverty is warped and misplaced. The analysis is fundamentally flawed as it is inciting. The report left the key issues that are responsible for mass poverty in Nigeria and strayed off course, even from the cardinal objective of Oxfam, which is "to end the injustices that cause poverty." What has Oxfam done to address the injustices that plague Nigeria? Dwelling on pover

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Internet Leaves Swahili Internet Users Behind

[Nation] The question of the language of the web has been on the international agenda for a while. The internet, having been designed by English-speaking American scientists, is naturally English-centric and tends to crowd out other languages.

[Nation] The question of the language of the web has been on the international agenda for a while. The internet, having been designed by English-speaking American scientists, is naturally English-centric and tends to crowd out other languages.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya