Technique Developed in Kenya Offers a Refined Way to Map Tree Cover

[The Conversation Africa] Scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, recently pioneered a new approach which uses satellite images and maps to show patterns linked to land use and cover change on a yearly basis. Though the technique…

[The Conversation Africa] Scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, recently pioneered a new approach which uses satellite images and maps to show patterns linked to land use and cover change on a yearly basis. Though the technique was developed in Kenya, it can be used regionally and potentially across the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Low Funding Hampers Protection of Burundi Refugees

[East African] Lack of funding has hampered reception of refugees and the quality of protection offered by host countries, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.

[East African] Lack of funding has hampered reception of refugees and the quality of protection offered by host countries, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Muhitira Finishes 4th at De Paris Race

[New Times] Rwanda’s Felicien Muhitira missed out a podium finish by just three seconds after finishing 4th in this year’s 39th edition of the 20 Kilomètres de Paris (Paris 20 km) that took place in the French capital, Paris on Sunday.

[New Times] Rwanda's Felicien Muhitira missed out a podium finish by just three seconds after finishing 4th in this year's 39th edition of the 20 Kilomètres de Paris (Paris 20 km) that took place in the French capital, Paris on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Universities That Charge Above N2,000 for Post-UTME Must Refund Excess to Students – JAMB

[Premium Times] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Sunday, said it would partner with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct public examination through Computer Based Test, CBT, for Nigerians abroad.

[Premium Times] The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, on Sunday, said it would partner with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct public examination through Computer Based Test, CBT, for Nigerians abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NGO Wins Drone Pioneer Award in Germany

[Daily News] Arusha -A Tanzanian NGO – Elephant Survival Organisation (ESO) through its project Bathawk Recon (BHR) has scooped a prestigious Drone Pioneer Award in an exhibition in Berlin, Germany.

[Daily News] Arusha -A Tanzanian NGO - Elephant Survival Organisation (ESO) through its project Bathawk Recon (BHR) has scooped a prestigious Drone Pioneer Award in an exhibition in Berlin, Germany.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mapping Hepatitis in Kenya Shows Where Action Is Needed

[The Conversation Africa] A study of the different kinds of hepatitis in Kenya showed areas where the government can focus its efforts to prevent infections. One of the findings was a surprise – giving adults the Hepatitis vaccination has been ignored….

[The Conversation Africa] A study of the different kinds of hepatitis in Kenya showed areas where the government can focus its efforts to prevent infections. One of the findings was a surprise - giving adults the Hepatitis vaccination has been ignored. This is a waiting time bomb, and an area for action that could have been overlooked.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The 2017 Liberian Presidential Election, Who Will Win?

[Observer] The 2017 presidential and legislative elections are by all accounts one of the most crowded and anxiety-producing, and the most consequential in Liberia’s 170-year history.

[Observer] The 2017 presidential and legislative elections are by all accounts one of the most crowded and anxiety-producing, and the most consequential in Liberia's 170-year history.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia