EAC Women Stand Together for Peace Process

[Iwacu] Women from the EAC met on 24 February and established the East African women solidarity movement for peace and security in the region. They have the main objective of fostering the African women solidarity and pleading for Burundi.

[Iwacu] Women from the EAC met on 24 February and established the East African women solidarity movement for peace and security in the region. They have the main objective of fostering the African women solidarity and pleading for Burundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

FAO Is Helping Build Resilience to Climate Change for Farmers

[Iwacu] The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has started distributing agricultural inputs to 31,000 households of farmers threatened by climate change. The inputs include bean and vegetable seeds, chemical fertilizers, sweet potato cuttings and,…

[Iwacu] The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has started distributing agricultural inputs to 31,000 households of farmers threatened by climate change. The inputs include bean and vegetable seeds, chemical fertilizers, sweet potato cuttings and, in some cases, hoes for the 2017 second growing season.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Pierre Nkurunziza 4th Term Would Intensify Violence in Burundi, UNSG Worries

[Iwacu] UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, presented a report on 23 February to the UNSC. He expressed his concern about the willingness of Burundian President to run for a 4th term that would risk intensifying violence in Burundi and undermining …

[Iwacu] UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, presented a report on 23 February to the UNSC. He expressed his concern about the willingness of Burundian President to run for a 4th term that would risk intensifying violence in Burundi and undermining collective efforts towards a lasting solution.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

A Senior Puntland Official Injured in Galkayo Town

[Shabelle] Reports reaching us from Galkayo, in central Somalia indicate that unknown gunman has shot and wounded a top Puntland official in the northern site of the city on Monday evening.

[Shabelle] Reports reaching us from Galkayo, in central Somalia indicate that unknown gunman has shot and wounded a top Puntland official in the northern site of the city on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fewer International Aid Workers in Sudan – OCHA

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -This year has witnessed another decrease in the number of aid workers of international organisations in Darfur; in South and West Darfur in particular.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -This year has witnessed another decrease in the number of aid workers of international organisations in Darfur; in South and West Darfur in particular.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

30k+south Sudanese Refugees Reach Sudan in First Two Months of 2017

[Radio Dabanga] Juba / Khartoum -Half of the expected number of refugees from South Sudan for 2017 have already arrived in the first two months of the year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported. More than 31,000 South Sudanese have fled the country b…

[Radio Dabanga] Juba / Khartoum -Half of the expected number of refugees from South Sudan for 2017 have already arrived in the first two months of the year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) reported. More than 31,000 South Sudanese have fled the country because of starvation and unrest.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

NDLEA Arrests Police Inspector, 10 Others With Drugs

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State yesterday said it confiscated 1083.62 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa worth N6.5 million from a police inspector and 10 other suspects.

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State yesterday said it confiscated 1083.62 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa worth N6.5 million from a police inspector and 10 other suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Protest Stands Against the Circles Accusing Sudan of Terrorism

[SNA] Khartoum -A group of political forces and former armed movements have called for lifting the name of the Sudan from the list of the countries accused of sponsoring terrorism.

[SNA] Khartoum -A group of political forces and former armed movements have called for lifting the name of the Sudan from the list of the countries accused of sponsoring terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan