World Must ‘Act Fast,’ Scale Up Life-Saving Assistance – UN

[UN News] As a severe drought deepens in Somalia, the risk of famine is looming in the long-troubled country, with about half the population in need of some form of assistance, according to an assessment by United Nations agencies and humanitarian part…

[UN News] As a severe drought deepens in Somalia, the risk of famine is looming in the long-troubled country, with about half the population in need of some form of assistance, according to an assessment by United Nations agencies and humanitarian partners.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Khama in Berlin for Tourism Meet

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama been seen off to Germany by Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi at the Sir Srertse Khama International Airport on March 6. President Khama will give a key…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama been seen off to Germany by Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi at the Sir Srertse Khama International Airport on March 6. President Khama will give a keynote address at the International Tourism Exhibition (ITB) in Berlin. Botswana has partnered with ITB Berlin to boost the country's international awareness as a tourism destination of choice. He is expected back home on Thursday, March 9.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

World Bank Pumps U.S.$16M Into Healthcare Support

[Observer] The World Bank Group recently approved a US$16 million grant from the Global Financing Facility (GFF) to improve the quality of primary and secondary healthcare services, with focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent he…

[Observer] The World Bank Group recently approved a US$16 million grant from the Global Financing Facility (GFF) to improve the quality of primary and secondary healthcare services, with focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Our Celebrated Ebola Nurse Stigmatized to Death – Whither Bernice Dahn and Liberia’s Healthcare System?

[Observer] How many Editorials has not this newspaper, the Daily Observer, written urging, pleading with, and begging the Liberian government to take seriously its post-Ebola medical challenge?

[Observer] How many Editorials has not this newspaper, the Daily Observer, written urging, pleading with, and begging the Liberian government to take seriously its post-Ebola medical challenge?

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ethiopian Airlines to Re-Route Flights to Nigeria

[Addis Fortune] Ahead of plans by the Nigerian government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by March 8, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to route flights through Kaduna airport with daily flights with its Dream Liner during …

[Addis Fortune] Ahead of plans by the Nigerian government to close the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by March 8, 2017, Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to route flights through Kaduna airport with daily flights with its Dream Liner during the six-week closure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EALA Must Now Move Away From Empty Talk to Action

[Citizen] The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) sits in Rwanda this week for its second meeting this year. The meeting started yesterday in Kigali and comes barely a month after the one held in Kampala, Uganda.

[Citizen] The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) sits in Rwanda this week for its second meeting this year. The meeting started yesterday in Kigali and comes barely a month after the one held in Kampala, Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Burundi Members Snub EALA As Kagame Plays Down Feud

[Citizen] Kigali -President Paul Kagame of Rwanda steered clear of discussing sour relations with neighbouring Burundi yesterday in his address to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) even as five lawmakers from Burundi’s ruling party boycotted…

[Citizen] Kigali -President Paul Kagame of Rwanda steered clear of discussing sour relations with neighbouring Burundi yesterday in his address to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) even as five lawmakers from Burundi's ruling party boycotted the opening ceremony of the Kigali sitting.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania