Climate Change, Not Poaching, the Bigger Threat to Hawksbill Turtles in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Poaching is no longer the main threat to hawksbill turtles in Seychelles but rather the effects of climate change, a local conservationist said now that the nesting season has ended.

[Seychelles News Agency] Poaching is no longer the main threat to hawksbill turtles in Seychelles but rather the effects of climate change, a local conservationist said now that the nesting season has ended.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Ethiopia’s Unique Take – an Approach to Disaster Risk Management

[Ethiopian Herald] Drought induced food shortage has been a major challenge for Ethiopia over the last fifty years. The 1973, 1984 and cyclic droughts of recent times have all been caused by El-Nino and also have affected millions of people. But, the w…

[Ethiopian Herald] Drought induced food shortage has been a major challenge for Ethiopia over the last fifty years. The 1973, 1984 and cyclic droughts of recent times have all been caused by El-Nino and also have affected millions of people. But, the ways and means used to handle the recurrent droughts varied through the last three decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Promote Minor Sports

[Nation] For a long time, many have called for the recognition and support of smaller sports if Kenya is to make a bigger impact in the international sporting arena.

[Nation] For a long time, many have called for the recognition and support of smaller sports if Kenya is to make a bigger impact in the international sporting arena.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Church Not Only Demolition in Sudan Capital – Commissioner

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Commissioner of Jebel Awliya locality has denied that the demolition of the church building in south-east Khartoum earlier this month is part of a discrimination campaign against Christians.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Commissioner of Jebel Awliya locality has denied that the demolition of the church building in south-east Khartoum earlier this month is part of a discrimination campaign against Christians.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

How Weak Internal Capacity Is Blunting UN’s Housing Agency

[Nation] When I joined the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (or UN-Habitat, which was then called the UN Centre for Human Settlements) in 1994, the organisation was considered one of the UN’s Cinderella agencies, one with little clout, but wh…

[Nation] When I joined the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (or UN-Habitat, which was then called the UN Centre for Human Settlements) in 1994, the organisation was considered one of the UN's Cinderella agencies, one with little clout, but which had the potential to play an important role in international development.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sudan Files Capital Charges Against Dr Mudawi, Idris

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday, the State Security Prosecution in Khartoum filed criminal charges against two human rights defenders detained since December last year. Some of the charges are punishable by death.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Thursday, the State Security Prosecution in Khartoum filed criminal charges against two human rights defenders detained since December last year. Some of the charges are punishable by death.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan