Will the ‘Long Rains’ Save Somalia?

[Al Jazeera] The main rainy season in Somalia was deficient in 2016. Then the important short rains of October to November 2016 failed, causing crop failures and severe food shortages.

[Al Jazeera] The main rainy season in Somalia was deficient in 2016. Then the important short rains of October to November 2016 failed, causing crop failures and severe food shortages.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nation’s Battle With Coastal Erosion

[Deutsche Welle] Togo is seeking outside assistance to stop it losing territory to the sea. Houses and roads are disappearing. Physical defenses can help, but they, too, are open to attack from the elements.

[Deutsche Welle] Togo is seeking outside assistance to stop it losing territory to the sea. Houses and roads are disappearing. Physical defenses can help, but they, too, are open to attack from the elements.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Former Eskom Chief’s ‘Golden Handshake’ Must be Probed – Opposition Party

[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must investigate reports that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s received a R30m golden handshake from the power utility, the DA said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must investigate reports that former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's received a R30m golden handshake from the power utility, the DA said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya’s Innovation Hub iHub Moving to New Building

[Innovation in Africa] Kenya’s iHub is probably Africa’s best-known incubator hub but in recent times the shine has come off the chrome. A recent buy-out by an impact investor and a recasting of how it does what it does in a new building opens a new ch…

[Innovation in Africa] Kenya's iHub is probably Africa's best-known incubator hub but in recent times the shine has come off the chrome. A recent buy-out by an impact investor and a recasting of how it does what it does in a new building opens a new chapter. Russell Southwood spoke to iHub's Chair Kamal Bhattacharya and its new Director of Sales and Development Njoki Gichinga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Highlanders Edge FC Platinum

[The Herald] A perfect 37th Independence celebration is on the cards for most football lovers after traditional heavyweights Highlanders and Dynamos booked their places in tomorrow’s final.

[The Herald] A perfect 37th Independence celebration is on the cards for most football lovers after traditional heavyweights Highlanders and Dynamos booked their places in tomorrow's final.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Saving Youths From the Problematic JAMB

[Vanguard] NEVER in the history of the country has a major examination body set a date for national examinations and have been incapable of even producing the examination questions, not to talk of the examinations holding.

[Vanguard] NEVER in the history of the country has a major examination body set a date for national examinations and have been incapable of even producing the examination questions, not to talk of the examinations holding.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria