USAID Response To The Ebola Outbreak

[State Department] The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed $8 million dollars to support the joint Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Response Plan to the…

[State Department] The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed $8 million dollars to support the joint Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Response Plan to the outbreak (currently budgeted at $56.7 million). In addition to this funding, USAID has provided personal protective equipment, laboratory supplies, the mobilization of two existing mobile labs, and a robust presence on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Somalia and the Gulf Crisis

[ICG] The quarrel between Gulf monarchies has spilled into Somalia, with the fragile state now caught between the rival interests of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The competition has already aggravated intra-Somali disputes. All sides should take…

[ICG] The quarrel between Gulf monarchies has spilled into Somalia, with the fragile state now caught between the rival interests of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The competition has already aggravated intra-Somali disputes. All sides should take a step back before these tensions mount further.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Elected Councillors, Vendors Meet

[Foroyaa] The Elected Councilors of Latrikuda Sabiji and Faji Kunda Wards, Saturday May 2nd, organized a joint meeting with Vendors, at the Latrikunda Sabiji Market. The meeting aims to discuss issues critical to the development of the market, and key …

[Foroyaa] The Elected Councilors of Latrikuda Sabiji and Faji Kunda Wards, Saturday May 2nd, organized a joint meeting with Vendors, at the Latrikunda Sabiji Market. The meeting aims to discuss issues critical to the development of the market, and key among this, is the establishment of a committee for the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gina, Adama Off to France to Train

[Foroyaa] Star athletes Gina Bass and Adama Jammeh are scheduled to leave to Gambia’s shores this week for training camp in France, Foroyaa Sport understands.

[Foroyaa] Star athletes Gina Bass and Adama Jammeh are scheduled to leave to Gambia's shores this week for training camp in France, Foroyaa Sport understands.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Governor Puts Halt to Prepaid Water Meters

[Namibian] Zambezi regional governor Lawrence Sampofu has directed the Katima Mulilo Town Council to suspend the installation of pre-paid water meters until residents are on board.

[Namibian] Zambezi regional governor Lawrence Sampofu has directed the Katima Mulilo Town Council to suspend the installation of pre-paid water meters until residents are on board.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Protest an Admission of Imminent Poll Defeat

[The Herald] On April 23, 2018 MDC Alliance presidential candidate and MDC-T leader, Nelson Chamisa, claimed his party had unearthed Zanu-PF’s alleged election rigging machinery and was now confident of an outright victory in the upcoming elections. Ch…

[The Herald] On April 23, 2018 MDC Alliance presidential candidate and MDC-T leader, Nelson Chamisa, claimed his party had unearthed Zanu-PF's alleged election rigging machinery and was now confident of an outright victory in the upcoming elections. Chamisa told supporters at Ruwangwe Business Centre in Nyanga North that there would be no need for a re-run as he would score no less than 70 percent of the votes in the first round of the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe