Weathering the Uncertainties of Climate Change in the Gambia

[UNEP] When Bundauda Samasa was a boy, everyone knew to the day when the rains would start and stop sprinkling the fields in The Gambia’s Upper River Region, and what harvest of groundnuts, vegetables, rice and pulses to expect.

[UNEP] When Bundauda Samasa was a boy, everyone knew to the day when the rains would start and stop sprinkling the fields in The Gambia's Upper River Region, and what harvest of groundnuts, vegetables, rice and pulses to expect.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Buhai Cashes in On Calm Conditions to Lead SA Women’s Open

[Sascoc] South Africa’s Ashleigh Buhai reeled in three birdies on the back nine of Westlake Golf Club to race into the first round lead of the R2-million Investec South African Women’s Open on Thursday.

[Sascoc] South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai reeled in three birdies on the back nine of Westlake Golf Club to race into the first round lead of the R2-million Investec South African Women's Open on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Dad Jobodwana Celebrates With Victory Over World Champ

[Sascoc] The target of beating a world champion done and dusted, Commonwealth Games-bound Anaso Jobodwana has set himself the challenge of becoming only the sixth South African sprinter to dip under 10 seconds in the 100 metre sprint.

[Sascoc] The target of beating a world champion done and dusted, Commonwealth Games-bound Anaso Jobodwana has set himself the challenge of becoming only the sixth South African sprinter to dip under 10 seconds in the 100 metre sprint.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sobrero Takes Fourth Stage At Tour of Good Hope

[Sascoc] After a near perfect lead-out, Matteo Sobrero timed his sprint to perfection to win the fourth stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl in the Cape Winelands on Thursday.

[Sascoc] After a near perfect lead-out, Matteo Sobrero timed his sprint to perfection to win the fourth stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl in the Cape Winelands on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Equatorial Guinea Releases From Prison Journalist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé

[PR Newswire] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed news that Equatoguinean cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé is free from prison after serving more than five months in a Malabo jail on false charges of money laundering and counterfeiting.

[PR Newswire] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed news that Equatoguinean cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé is free from prison after serving more than five months in a Malabo jail on false charges of money laundering and counterfeiting.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

IFC Helps Boost Agribusiness in Nigeria

[PR Newswire] Abuja, Nigeria -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Government of Nigeria to implement a $2 million initiative targeting regulatory and institutional reforms that will strengthen Nigeria’s ag…

[PR Newswire] Abuja, Nigeria -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Government of Nigeria to implement a $2 million initiative targeting regulatory and institutional reforms that will strengthen Nigeria's agribusiness sector, creating jobs and economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Minister Aims to ‘Squeeze the Space for Criminals to Zero’

[News24Wire] Newly-appointed Minister of Police Bheki Cele gave marching orders to police officers during a rousing speech at a welcome parade held by national police commissioner Khehla Sitole in Pretoria.

[News24Wire] Newly-appointed Minister of Police Bheki Cele gave marching orders to police officers during a rousing speech at a welcome parade held by national police commissioner Khehla Sitole in Pretoria.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IFC and Partners Ring the Bell for Gender Inclusion and Women Empowerment in Egypt

[PR Newswire] Cairo -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Egyptian Exchange, UN Women, Global Compact Network in Egypt, the National Council for Women, and the Egyptian Institute of Directors, is hosting a conference to raise awaren…

[PR Newswire] Cairo -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, together with the Egyptian Exchange, UN Women, Global Compact Network in Egypt, the National Council for Women, and the Egyptian Institute of Directors, is hosting a conference to raise awareness on the importance of advancing gender equality and increasing women's participation in the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt