Govt Seeks Long-Term Solutions to Recurrent Drought

[Shabelle] The Somali government has kicked off a Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent famine as a result of drought.

[Shabelle] The Somali government has kicked off a Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent famine as a result of drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

IGAD Embarks On Skills Development for Policymakers

[Shabelle] The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will facilitate skills acquisition among policymakers in the Somali government as the rebuilding of the strife-torn Horn of African nation gathers steam, officials said on Monday.

[Shabelle] The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will facilitate skills acquisition among policymakers in the Somali government as the rebuilding of the strife-torn Horn of African nation gathers steam, officials said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somali Army Chief Meets Military Commanders in Bariire

[Shabelle] The Commander-in-Chief of Somalia’s armed forces Mohamed Ahmed Jimale “Irfid” met with military commanders in Bariire, a town that was recaptured by the troops last August.

[Shabelle] The Commander-in-Chief of Somalia's armed forces Mohamed Ahmed Jimale "Irfid" met with military commanders in Bariire, a town that was recaptured by the troops last August.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Angelina Jolie Reportedly Offered to Lure Kony

[Nation] As the hunt for the Lord’s Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony continues, it turns out that a celebrated American actress offered to lure and capture the seemingly elusive insurgent.

[Nation] As the hunt for the Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony continues, it turns out that a celebrated American actress offered to lure and capture the seemingly elusive insurgent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzania Envoy Says Malawians Need Awareness On Opportunities

[Nyasa Times] Tanzanian High Commissioner to Malawi Benedict Mashiba has said Malawians need to be aware of the opportunities that are there between Malawi and Tanzania for their full exploitation.

[Nyasa Times] Tanzanian High Commissioner to Malawi Benedict Mashiba has said Malawians need to be aware of the opportunities that are there between Malawi and Tanzania for their full exploitation.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

University of Livingstonia Commends Government for Students’ Loan Scheme

[Nyasa Times] The University of Livingstonia (Unilia) has commended government for extending its Students Loan Scheme to private institutions of higher learning including Unilia.

[Nyasa Times] The University of Livingstonia (Unilia) has commended government for extending its Students Loan Scheme to private institutions of higher learning including Unilia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Taps Slow Down to Trickle As Water Rationing Starts in Cape Town

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has rolled out Phase One of its Critical Water Shortages Disaster Plan and pre-selected suburbs can expect dry taps during peak hours.

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has rolled out Phase One of its Critical Water Shortages Disaster Plan and pre-selected suburbs can expect dry taps during peak hours.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Angolan Diplomat Congratulates Armed Forces for 26th Anniversary

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Augusto da Silva Cunha “Gugu”, congratulated on Monday the Angola?s Armed Forces (FAA) for its 26th anniversary, being marked on October 9.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Augusto da Silva Cunha "Gugu", congratulated on Monday the Angola?s Armed Forces (FAA) for its 26th anniversary, being marked on October 9.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

INEC Quietly Launches Online News Site

[Guardian] The Prof. Mahmud Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made history recently when it quietly launched its online newspaper, INECNEWS.Com. The innovation is the first of its kind among public institutions in Nigeria, alt…

[Guardian] The Prof. Mahmud Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made history recently when it quietly launched its online newspaper, INECNEWS.Com. The innovation is the first of its kind among public institutions in Nigeria, although interactive websites and hard copies of occasional newsletters are a common feature among government agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria