Govt Gears Up to Access U.S.$500 Million Green Climate Fund

[Leadership] The Department of Climate Change (DCC), Federal Ministry of Environment, and the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) convened a two-day conference educating stakeholders on government’s intended areas of funding via the Green Clim…

[Leadership] The Department of Climate Change (DCC), Federal Ministry of Environment, and the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) convened a two-day conference educating stakeholders on government's intended areas of funding via the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Upsurge in Attacks Threaten to Suppress Vote

[HRW] This week, seven legislators from northeastern Kenya warned that residents would acquire arms to defend themselves if the government fails to contain ongoing suspected Al-Shabab attacks. “The government must protect people in the region or they s…

[HRW] This week, seven legislators from northeastern Kenya warned that residents would acquire arms to defend themselves if the government fails to contain ongoing suspected Al-Shabab attacks. "The government must protect people in the region or they should allow us to protect ourselves," said Garissa county Women Representative, Shukran Gure.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sort Out Road and Booking Problems of New Railway System

[Nation] It is a good thing that Kenyans in their thousands have lined up to take advantage of the train ride between Nairobi and Mombasa offered by the newly completed standard gauge railway.

[Nation] It is a good thing that Kenyans in their thousands have lined up to take advantage of the train ride between Nairobi and Mombasa offered by the newly completed standard gauge railway.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banks, Businesses, and Organisations Donate Millions Towards #knysnafire

[News24Wire] Private institutions have heeded the call by the Western Cape government for humanitarian donations towards the relief efforts for victims of the devastating fires that continue to ravage the Southern Cape.

[News24Wire] Private institutions have heeded the call by the Western Cape government for humanitarian donations towards the relief efforts for victims of the devastating fires that continue to ravage the Southern Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fires Reach Eastern Cape’s Woodridge College

[News24Wire] Fires raging across the Southern Cape have reportedly reached some of the buildings at Woodridge College outside of Port Elizabeth, the school said in a Facebook post.

[News24Wire] Fires raging across the Southern Cape have reportedly reached some of the buildings at Woodridge College outside of Port Elizabeth, the school said in a Facebook post.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

10 Perish, Dozens Injured in Horror Crash

[Nyasa Times] About 10 passengers are feared dead and dozen others severely injured after the bus they were traveling in an road accident at Manjawira along the M1 Road in Ntcheu.

[Nyasa Times] About 10 passengers are feared dead and dozen others severely injured after the bus they were traveling in an road accident at Manjawira along the M1 Road in Ntcheu.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

They Want to Use Igbo to Cause Crisis in Nigeria, Fani-Kayode Warns

[Vanguard] The former minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the Arewa Youths and Arewa Consultative Forum want to use the Igbo to cause crisis in Nigeria.

[Vanguard] The former minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the Arewa Youths and Arewa Consultative Forum want to use the Igbo to cause crisis in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fake News Attempts to Derail Humanitarian Need to Knysna

[SAPS] Various fake news reports are being spread on social media and are posing a huge threat on efforts to relieve and successfully counter the situation caused by the devastating fires in Knysna.

[SAPS] Various fake news reports are being spread on social media and are posing a huge threat on efforts to relieve and successfully counter the situation caused by the devastating fires in Knysna.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa