Defilement Cases On The Rise

[CSJNews] Rising cases of defilement in the African nation of Malawi begs the question the effectiveness of projects being implemented to address the problem.

[CSJNews] Rising cases of defilement in the African nation of Malawi begs the question the effectiveness of projects being implemented to address the problem.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kenya’s Opposition to Sign, Unveil Coalition Agreement

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance leaders will Wednesday morning sign a power-sharing agreement that will see them forge a common front ahead of the August General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance leaders will Wednesday morning sign a power-sharing agreement that will see them forge a common front ahead of the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Boosts Aid for Ethiopia, Somalia to Head Off Famine

[VOA] U.N. aid agencies are appealing to international donors to provide money to scale up lifesaving operations in drought-stricken Ethiopia and Somalia, where millions of hungry people are at risk of death and illness.

[VOA] U.N. aid agencies are appealing to international donors to provide money to scale up lifesaving operations in drought-stricken Ethiopia and Somalia, where millions of hungry people are at risk of death and illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

EU and Unesco strengthen capacities of media professionals

[UNESCO] On February 22nd, the European Union and UNESCO held a ceremony at the Gambia National Commission for UNESCO to deliver media equipment to beneficiary newspapers, the Gambia Press Union, and the University of the Gambia in the framework of an ongoing initiative implemented by UNESCO to reinforce the capacities of Gambian media professionals.  This project is part of a wider Governance Programme of 10 million euro (approximately equivalent to 500 million dalasi) financed by the European Union in the co

[UNESCO] On February 22nd, the European Union and UNESCO held a ceremony at the Gambia National Commission for UNESCO to deliver media equipment to beneficiary newspapers, the Gambia Press Union, and the University of the Gambia in the framework of an ongoing initiative implemented by UNESCO to reinforce the capacities of Gambian media professionals.  This project is part of a wider Governance Programme of 10 million euro (approximately equivalent to 500 million dalasi) financed by the European Union in the co

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Do SA, Nigeria Have Fewer Cardiologists for Their Populations Than Senegal?

[Africa Check] Senegal has a better cardiologists-to-population ratio than countries like South Africa and Nigeria, a prominent Senegalese heart specialist said. We looked closely at the numbers.

[Africa Check] Senegal has a better cardiologists-to-population ratio than countries like South Africa and Nigeria, a prominent Senegalese heart specialist said. We looked closely at the numbers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Divisions Rock Political Parties As Polls Impend

[CAJ News] Bulawayo -ZIMBABWE’S political landscape is chaotic ahead of polls next year amid the ruling and opposition parties torn by factionalism. Opposition leader, Joice Mujuru, disclosed she had snubbed fellow ex-combatants hopeful of a coalition …

[CAJ News] Bulawayo -ZIMBABWE'S political landscape is chaotic ahead of polls next year amid the ruling and opposition parties torn by factionalism. Opposition leader, Joice Mujuru, disclosed she had snubbed fellow ex-combatants hopeful of a coalition with her party, dismissing them as agents of the ruling Zanu (PF) to further destabilize the crisis-torn opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Is There 1 Police Officer Serving Every 390 Kenyans, As Kenyatta Said?

[Africa Check] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta claimed that 1 police officer serves every 390 of his citizens, while the UN recommends 1 for every 450. We took on the case of checking whether this is correct.

[Africa Check] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta claimed that 1 police officer serves every 390 of his citizens, while the UN recommends 1 for every 450. We took on the case of checking whether this is correct.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mogadishu Mayor Visits Blast Victims in Hospital

[Shabelle] The mayor of Mogadishu Yusuf Hussein Jimale has paid a courtesy visit to Medina hospital in the capital, where patients injured Sunday market bombing are currently being treated.

[Shabelle] The mayor of Mogadishu Yusuf Hussein Jimale has paid a courtesy visit to Medina hospital in the capital, where patients injured Sunday market bombing are currently being treated.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia