Citizen Support Portal Launched in Rodrigues

[Government of Mauritius] The Rodrigues Citizen Support Portal, a modern and practical online platform with a view to providing a better service to address complaints and queries of Rodriguan citizens, was launched by the Minister Mentor, Minister of D…

[Government of Mauritius] The Rodrigues Citizen Support Portal, a modern and practical online platform with a view to providing a better service to address complaints and queries of Rodriguan citizens, was launched by the Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence and Minister of Rodrigues, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, on 13 October 2017 at the Anse Aux Anglais Youth Centre in Rodrigues.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Helping Eradicate Poverty Through Civic Education in Nairobi’s Slums

[RFI] The theme for this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is peaceful and inclusive societies. The commemorative event, which takes place on Tuesday, traces its roots back 30 years when more than 100,000 people gathered in Paris …

[RFI] The theme for this year's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is peaceful and inclusive societies. The commemorative event, which takes place on Tuesday, traces its roots back 30 years when more than 100,000 people gathered in Paris to honour the victims of extreme poverty. Some 800 million people around the world still live in extreme poverty, according to figures from the UN.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

By-Elections Fever Grips the Public

[Nyasa Times] Anticipation is running high in Dedza’s Mayani North ward where the Malawi Electoral Commission is scheduled to conduct by-elections on Tuesday, 17 October, 2017.

[Nyasa Times] Anticipation is running high in Dedza's Mayani North ward where the Malawi Electoral Commission is scheduled to conduct by-elections on Tuesday, 17 October, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Malawi Ranks 90th On Global Hunger Index

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The latest Global Hunger Index, published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has ranked Malawi at position 90 measuring the country’s hunger situation in the most critical category.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The latest Global Hunger Index, published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has ranked Malawi at position 90 measuring the country's hunger situation in the most critical category.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Under-Fed People Reduced By Half

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has managed to reduce by over a half the number of people under-fed, thus meeting the first goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has managed to reduce by over a half the number of people under-fed, thus meeting the first goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Diplomats in Efforts to Unlock Political Impasse

[East African] The standoff pitting Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga over the repeat presidential election has rekindled the role of the international community, which has in the past brokered political deals in s…

[East African] The standoff pitting Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga over the repeat presidential election has rekindled the role of the international community, which has in the past brokered political deals in similar circumstances.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Soccer – Football Federation to Announce Measures to Stop Championship Dropouts

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Football Federation (FAF) is due to adopt measures to prevent clubs from quitting the national first division football championship.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Football Federation (FAF) is due to adopt measures to prevent clubs from quitting the national first division football championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Horizon to Issue Commercial Paper

[East African] Horizon Group, a government enterprise, has been granted regulatory approval by the Rwanda Capital Markets Authority to issue the first ever commercial paper on Rwanda’s bourse.

[East African] Horizon Group, a government enterprise, has been granted regulatory approval by the Rwanda Capital Markets Authority to issue the first ever commercial paper on Rwanda's bourse.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

As Drought Makes Harvests Uncertain, Farmers Mull a Seed Change

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Matungulu -Using imported seed, “you are not sure if you will harvest enough to offset the costs” – so local seed is gaining ground, farmers say

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Matungulu -Using imported seed, "you are not sure if you will harvest enough to offset the costs" - so local seed is gaining ground, farmers say

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Road Fund Ends Rehabilitation of Five Sections

[ANGOP] Luanda -Five road sections were rehabilitated by the Road Fund in the provinces of Bengo, Benguela, Cuanza Sul, Huambo and Uige, reads a note released last Friday, in Luanda, by this institution linked to the Ministry of Construction and Public…

[ANGOP] Luanda -Five road sections were rehabilitated by the Road Fund in the provinces of Bengo, Benguela, Cuanza Sul, Huambo and Uige, reads a note released last Friday, in Luanda, by this institution linked to the Ministry of Construction and Public Works.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola