‘Restoring Hope,’ UN Agriculture Agency Helps Ex-Fighters Start Anew

[UN News] Over 1,000 ex-fighters in the conflict-riddled Central African Republic (CAR) have traded their weapons for farming equipment, as part of a United Nations initiative, according to the UN agriculture agency.

[UN News] Over 1,000 ex-fighters in the conflict-riddled Central African Republic (CAR) have traded their weapons for farming equipment, as part of a United Nations initiative, according to the UN agriculture agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Kenya Property Owners Snub Solar Water Systems Order

[East African] The deadline for property owners and developers to install solar heating systems has passed, with the low levels of compliance attributed to a failure to enforce the requirement amid legal challenges.

[East African] The deadline for property owners and developers to install solar heating systems has passed, with the low levels of compliance attributed to a failure to enforce the requirement amid legal challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Somalia Signs Jeddah Amendment On Illicit Maritime Activity

[Shabelle] Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden that has been a key factor in repressing piracy an…

[Shabelle] Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct - the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden that has been a key factor in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships operating in that region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘OPEC Exemption Can Be Maximised With Low Production Cost’

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that Nigeria could make the most of her exemption from oil production cap agreed by member countries of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)…

[This Day] Abuja -The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that Nigeria could make the most of her exemption from oil production cap agreed by member countries of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries, by working hard to reduce the cost of producing a barrel of oil from her fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Forces Carry Out a Security Operation in Afgoye

[Shabelle] Somali government forces have launched a security operation in Afgoye, about 30Km northwest of Mogadishu after a renowned elder was injured in the town by gunmen.

[Shabelle] Somali government forces have launched a security operation in Afgoye, about 30Km northwest of Mogadishu after a renowned elder was injured in the town by gunmen.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The Main Streets in Mogadishu Remain Closed for the Second Day

[Shabelle] The main streets in Mogadishu remained closed for the second consecutive day as the top leaders of the Federal government, regional states, and international community are holding a crucial conference in the capital.

[Shabelle] The main streets in Mogadishu remained closed for the second consecutive day as the top leaders of the Federal government, regional states, and international community are holding a crucial conference in the capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia