Chikwawa Local Leaders, Business Community Blamed for Girl School Dropout

[Nyasa Times] Various people plying different businesses around Kakoma in the area of Chief Chapananga in Chikwawa have been blamed for impregnating teenage girls consequently forcing most of them to drop out of school.

[Nyasa Times] Various people plying different businesses around Kakoma in the area of Chief Chapananga in Chikwawa have been blamed for impregnating teenage girls consequently forcing most of them to drop out of school.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam – Crystallizing Unity

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, the 6th year anniversary of the commencement of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) is being celebrated at the construction site. Who could have imagined what shape GERD would take in six years time when the late Prime M…

[Ethiopian Herald] Today, the 6th year anniversary of the commencement of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) is being celebrated at the construction site. Who could have imagined what shape GERD would take in six years time when the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi laid the surprising cornerstone? Today, the six year old Dam graces and fills Ethiopians with hope and triumph. Ethiopians from all walks of life, the Diaspora as well as friends of Ethiopia came forward with all they have to contribute for the Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Open Borders in Horn of Africa, Humanitarian Agencies Say

[Nation] Regional development bloc, IGAD and humanitarian agencies are asking countries in the Horn of Africa to open up borders and share data on the number of people in need of food.

[Nation] Regional development bloc, IGAD and humanitarian agencies are asking countries in the Horn of Africa to open up borders and share data on the number of people in need of food.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

N310 Million Was Never Stolen From Me – Senate President

[Vanguard] SENATE President Bukola Saraki Sunday denied that the sum of N310million allegedly stolen from a Bureau de Change operator in November 2015, by suspected operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and some army personnel was found …

[Vanguard] SENATE President Bukola Saraki Sunday denied that the sum of N310million allegedly stolen from a Bureau de Change operator in November 2015, by suspected operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and some army personnel was found in his house.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former U.S. President George W. Bush Visits Botswana

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Former United States of America President, Mr George W Bush and his wife, Ms Laura Bush will visit Botswana and Namibia from tomorrow to Thursday.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Former United States of America President, Mr George W Bush and his wife, Ms Laura Bush will visit Botswana and Namibia from tomorrow to Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Self-Regulation of Media ‘Is Not Working’ – ANC

[News24Wire] Parliament must hold an inquiry into the media because self-regulation is not working, ANC chief whip in the National Assembly Jackson Mthembu said in Johannesburg on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Parliament must hold an inquiry into the media because self-regulation is not working, ANC chief whip in the National Assembly Jackson Mthembu said in Johannesburg on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

White Rhinos Flown to Botswana to Help Save Species

[Deutsche Welle] Twelve of a group of 100 white rhinos have left South Africa on a plane to Botswana to protect them from poachers. A spokesman for the Rhinos Without Borders group said the animals coped well with their 15-hour trip.

[Deutsche Welle] Twelve of a group of 100 white rhinos have left South Africa on a plane to Botswana to protect them from poachers. A spokesman for the Rhinos Without Borders group said the animals coped well with their 15-hour trip.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Cooperation On the Nile – Cornerstone of Win-Win Approach

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is constructing one of the biggest dams in the world over the Nile, a major north-flowing river. The Nile’s drainage basin, which is 6,853 km long, covers eleven countries in north-eastern Africa. Egypt, which is highly depe…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is constructing one of the biggest dams in the world over the Nile, a major north-flowing river. The Nile's drainage basin, which is 6,853 km long, covers eleven countries in north-eastern Africa. Egypt, which is highly dependent on the Nile waters has been repeatedly opposing the project arguing the dam would result in reduction of water and negatively affect its irrigation schemes. There are ongoing dialogues among riparian countries to come up with an accord on the fair exploitation of the Nile

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Teachers, Parents Condemn Condom Distribution Plan for Schools

[Times of Zambia] THE Basic Education Teachers of Zambia (BETUZ) and some concerned parents have roundly condemned the planned distribution of condoms in secondary schools.

[Times of Zambia] THE Basic Education Teachers of Zambia (BETUZ) and some concerned parents have roundly condemned the planned distribution of condoms in secondary schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia