Drought-Hit Kenyans Find Gold in Tea Trees – But for How Long?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Laikipia -At Sweet Waters, a village in central Kenya, Veronicah Nyambura stands under the hot sun between two fields. One is full of lush plants – but the other has crops so wilted that their leaves have curled up.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Laikipia -At Sweet Waters, a village in central Kenya, Veronicah Nyambura stands under the hot sun between two fields. One is full of lush plants - but the other has crops so wilted that their leaves have curled up.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Succour to Disabled People

[This Day] Physically challenged citizens were lavished with love and gifts on Valentine’s Day by the Kpakpando Foundation run by  who covered the event.

[This Day] Physically challenged citizens were lavished with love and gifts on Valentine's Day by the Kpakpando Foundation run by  who covered the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boxer Indongo Eyes World Title

[Namibian] Julius Indongo will have another chance to challenge for a world title if he beats Regis Prograis of the United States in Deadwood, South Dakota on Friday night.

[Namibian] Julius Indongo will have another chance to challenge for a world title if he beats Regis Prograis of the United States in Deadwood, South Dakota on Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Moving South Africa Forward – The Ramaphosa Way

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Another beautiful morning in Cape Town when at 5am, President Cyril Ramaphosa embarked on his 6km “people’s” walk from Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha to Rocklands, Mitchells Plain, on the Cape Flats. Doing his bit to promote a healt…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Another beautiful morning in Cape Town when at 5am, President Cyril Ramaphosa embarked on his 6km "people's" walk from Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha to Rocklands, Mitchells Plain, on the Cape Flats. Doing his bit to promote a healthy lifestyle but also using the opportunity to address community concerns. Today, Ramaphosa was confronted with questions about school safety, crime, drugs and unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DPR – Supply of Fuel to Plateau Now Relatively Steady

[This Day] Jos -The Operations Manager of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Jos field office, Mr. Jeremiah Mashat has disclosed that for the fuel scarcity in Plateau State to be finally solved, marketers in the state must desist from hoarding…

[This Day] Jos -The Operations Manager of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Jos field office, Mr. Jeremiah Mashat has disclosed that for the fuel scarcity in Plateau State to be finally solved, marketers in the state must desist from hoarding the product.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nexim Bank Earmarks N12 Billion to Revive Businesses in Northeast

[This Day] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has set aside N12 billion to resuscitate moribund industries in the Northeast so as to revive age-long trade between the sub-region and Central and East African countries.

[This Day] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has set aside N12 billion to resuscitate moribund industries in the Northeast so as to revive age-long trade between the sub-region and Central and East African countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zambia Taps Climate Fund to Battle Worsening Drought

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lilongwe -Zambian farmers facing more extreme weather are set to get better early warning and weather information to help them cope, as part of a new grant from the Green Climate Fund.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Lilongwe -Zambian farmers facing more extreme weather are set to get better early warning and weather information to help them cope, as part of a new grant from the Green Climate Fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Somba-Banda Eyes Super League Presidency

[Nyasa Times] Super League of Malawi (Sulom) president Innocent Bottoman says he will not seek re-election when the association goes to polls February 2019 and elight league governing body’s treasurer-general Tiya Somba-Banda has expressed interest to …

[Nyasa Times] Super League of Malawi (Sulom) president Innocent Bottoman says he will not seek re-election when the association goes to polls February 2019 and elight league governing body's treasurer-general Tiya Somba-Banda has expressed interest to contest for the hot seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Sewage Floods Zambezi School

[Namibian] Sewage flooded Ngweze Primary School at Katima Mulilo yesterday, with authorities even contemplating sending pupils home for health reasons.

[Namibian] Sewage flooded Ngweze Primary School at Katima Mulilo yesterday, with authorities even contemplating sending pupils home for health reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia