Eastern Africa Standby Force Concludes Drills in Sudan

[Focac] Gebeit, Sudan -The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) on Sunday concluded field training exercise, dubbed “Mashariki Salaam II,” in Gebeit military base in eastern Sudan.

[Focac] Gebeit, Sudan -The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) on Sunday concluded field training exercise, dubbed "Mashariki Salaam II," in Gebeit military base in eastern Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UNAIDS Official Calls for Innovative Ways to Tackle HIV in Ghana

[Focac] Accra -Ghana recorded an 18 percent rise in new HIV infections in 2016, despite making significant progress in eliminating the AIDS epidemic, a senior UNAIDS official said on Friday, as Ghana observed the 2017 World AIDS Day.

[Focac] Accra -Ghana recorded an 18 percent rise in new HIV infections in 2016, despite making significant progress in eliminating the AIDS epidemic, a senior UNAIDS official said on Friday, as Ghana observed the 2017 World AIDS Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Tribute to Muhumuza, Defender of PWDs Rights

[Monitor] Kampala -The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa and the disability movement in Uganda are mourning the passing of Boaz Muhumuza, an immensely deep-hearted individual whose warmth for humanity overshadowed his apparent visual impairment.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa and the disability movement in Uganda are mourning the passing of Boaz Muhumuza, an immensely deep-hearted individual whose warmth for humanity overshadowed his apparent visual impairment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Conservancies Get Bumper Devil’s Claw Harvest

[Namibia Economist] Devil’s Claw, the unobtrusive bush found widely in the Kalahari Sandveld of Namibia’s eastern regions, is coming into its own right as a significant cash income for the local communities who harvest the tubers for export. Good rains…

[Namibia Economist] Devil's Claw, the unobtrusive bush found widely in the Kalahari Sandveld of Namibia's eastern regions, is coming into its own right as a significant cash income for the local communities who harvest the tubers for export. Good rains earlier in the year and rising prices for this natural product, together have given the industry a considerable boost.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Terror Attack Alert – Govt Assures of Adequate Security Measures in FCT

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has assured of adequate security measures to thwart any possible terror attack in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and elsewhere around the country, saying there is no cause for alarm despite the latest travel advis…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has assured of adequate security measures to thwart any possible terror attack in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and elsewhere around the country, saying there is no cause for alarm despite the latest travel advisories by some Western countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Airline to Provide Visas to Dubai-Bound Passengers

[This Day] Nigeria’s rising carrier, Medview Airline, which would debut its Lagos-Dubai route on Thursday has promised to assist passengers travelling to that destination with visa.

[This Day] Nigeria's rising carrier, Medview Airline, which would debut its Lagos-Dubai route on Thursday has promised to assist passengers travelling to that destination with visa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria