Drought Pushes 1 in 3 Somalis to a Hunger Knife-Edge

[IPS] Rome -Another famine in former European colonies in Africa and another time in its Eastern region, with Ethiopia and Somalia among the major victims of drought and made-made climate disasters mainly caused by US and European multinational business.

[IPS] Rome -Another famine in former European colonies in Africa and another time in its Eastern region, with Ethiopia and Somalia among the major victims of drought and made-made climate disasters mainly caused by US and European multinational business.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Government to Build Two Schools for Children With Special Needs

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -This was revealed by minister for education science, technology and vocational training Professor Joyce Ndalichako, when she was responding to a question in a Parliament on Friday morning.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -This was revealed by minister for education science, technology and vocational training Professor Joyce Ndalichako, when she was responding to a question in a Parliament on Friday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Directs Education Department in Kilimanjaro to Send Teachers to Changuruwe Primary School

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Deputy Minister of state in President’s office (Regional Administration and Local Government) Mr Suleiman Jafo has directed regional education department to send teachers to Changuruwe primary school.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Deputy Minister of state in President's office (Regional Administration and Local Government) Mr Suleiman Jafo has directed regional education department to send teachers to Changuruwe primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Soundtrack of Pains and Joys of Growing Up

[Citizen] It is 1:13am, everyone is sleeping and I am reading a dense draft report of a Task Force my ministry had launched a few weeks earlier to examine the environmental degradation of the Great Ruaha River ecological system.

[Citizen] It is 1:13am, everyone is sleeping and I am reading a dense draft report of a Task Force my ministry had launched a few weeks earlier to examine the environmental degradation of the Great Ruaha River ecological system.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Twist On South Sudan EALA Representatives’ Election

[Citizen] Arusha -The saga over South Sudan nominees to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) took a new twist on Thursday after a government it was decided that fresh elections should be held to elect the country’s representatives.

[Citizen] Arusha -The saga over South Sudan nominees to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) took a new twist on Thursday after a government it was decided that fresh elections should be held to elect the country's representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Beautiful Congolese World of Rumba Music

[Citizen] When you look at Congolese music the question that comes into mind is whether it ever reached its full potential and whether it is a reflection of what Congo as a country has become.

[Citizen] When you look at Congolese music the question that comes into mind is whether it ever reached its full potential and whether it is a reflection of what Congo as a country has become.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

What Will Decide the Election? a Dose of Faith, Tribe and Hard Cash

[The Conversation Africa] After accepting his nomination as the presidential candidate of the main opposition coalition recently, Raila Odinga likened himself to Joshua, the biblical figure who led the Jews to the Promised Land.

[The Conversation Africa] After accepting his nomination as the presidential candidate of the main opposition coalition recently, Raila Odinga likened himself to Joshua, the biblical figure who led the Jews to the Promised Land.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parents, Principals Will No Longer Decide Whether Pupils Access Condoms

[Bhekisisa] School governing bodies and parents will no longer be able to prevent pupils from getting condoms at schools, according to a new basic education department policy released on Wednesday.

[Bhekisisa] School governing bodies and parents will no longer be able to prevent pupils from getting condoms at schools, according to a new basic education department policy released on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Celebrates Day of African Child

[Monitor] Kampala -As Uganda joins the rest of Africa to commemorate the day of African child today, the police have urged parents to work hard and meet their children’s needs.

[Monitor] Kampala -As Uganda joins the rest of Africa to commemorate the day of African child today, the police have urged parents to work hard and meet their children's needs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda