Kenyans Turn to Wild Fruits and Insects as Drought Looms

[IPS] Nairobi -Too hungry to play, hundreds of starving children in Tiaty Constituency of Baringo County instead sit by the fire, watching the pot boil, in the hope that it is only a matter of minutes before their next meal.

[IPS] Nairobi -Too hungry to play, hundreds of starving children in Tiaty Constituency of Baringo County instead sit by the fire, watching the pot boil, in the hope that it is only a matter of minutes before their next meal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sokoto Govt, Oil Marketers Reach Deal On Fuel Supply

[Leadership] Sokoto State government and Independent Petroleum Marketers (IPMAN) have reached a deal that both parties said will ensure availability and affordability of petroleum products in all parts of the state.

[Leadership] Sokoto State government and Independent Petroleum Marketers (IPMAN) have reached a deal that both parties said will ensure availability and affordability of petroleum products in all parts of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Harrysong, Manager, Arrested

[Vanguard] It seems all are still not fine between both Harrysong and his former record label, Five Star Music, even after both parties had issued reports on what went down between them last weekend.

[Vanguard] It seems all are still not fine between both Harrysong and his former record label, Five Star Music, even after both parties had issued reports on what went down between them last weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Comedian, AY, Pens Emotional Birthday Message to Daughter

[Vanguard] Multi-talented comedian, actor and movie producer, Ayo Makun, better known as ‘AY’, has taken time out of his extremely busy schedule to create time for the celebration of his beautiful daughter, Michelle, who turned a year older, yesterday….

[Vanguard] Multi-talented comedian, actor and movie producer, Ayo Makun, better known as 'AY', has taken time out of his extremely busy schedule to create time for the celebration of his beautiful daughter, Michelle, who turned a year older, yesterday. The comic actor who was far away in a foreign country, had to dash back to Nigeria just to meet up with his daughter's birthday celebration. In his birthday message to Michelle, he confessed to have been too busy to spend time with his daughter, which is why he made su

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

5 Officials of UN, Boundary Commission Killed in Cameroon

[Vanguard] Five officials of the United Nations, the National Boundary Commission and Adamawa State Ministry of Land and Survey have been confirmed killed, while on a delineation mission to the border towns between Adamawa and the Republic of Cameroon.

[Vanguard] Five officials of the United Nations, the National Boundary Commission and Adamawa State Ministry of Land and Survey have been confirmed killed, while on a delineation mission to the border towns between Adamawa and the Republic of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ecstatic Hair Salon Owner Describes Prince Charles Visit

[New Zimbabwe] A ZIMBABWEAN hairdresser based in Leicester, UK, had a belated New Year’s present when, on a rather ordinary day, a smiling Prince Charles stepped inside his shop to tell him he was “doing a great job”.

[New Zimbabwe] A ZIMBABWEAN hairdresser based in Leicester, UK, had a belated New Year's present when, on a rather ordinary day, a smiling Prince Charles stepped inside his shop to tell him he was "doing a great job".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Morocco’s Burqa Ban Is More Than Just a Security Measure

[The Conversation Africa] Moroccan authorities have recently banned the manufacturing, marketing and sale of the burqa – an outer garment worn by some Muslim women to cover themselves in public. It completely conceals the face, with a mesh cloth shield…

[The Conversation Africa] Moroccan authorities have recently banned the manufacturing, marketing and sale of the burqa - an outer garment worn by some Muslim women to cover themselves in public. It completely conceals the face, with a mesh cloth shielding the eyes from view.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Albinos Call for End to Brutality

[Deutsche Welle] At least ten albinos are murdered in ritual killings every year in Zambia. Some believe albino body parts bring wealth or luck. Those born with the genetic condition are calling for an end to this madness.

[Deutsche Welle] At least ten albinos are murdered in ritual killings every year in Zambia. Some believe albino body parts bring wealth or luck. Those born with the genetic condition are calling for an end to this madness.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Uganda, Tanzania Leaders to Meet for EPA Talks

[East African] With the East African Community still deadlocked over the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the Ugandan president met with his Tanzanian counterpart in Addis and agreed to further talks over the deal later this month.

[East African] With the East African Community still deadlocked over the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the Ugandan president met with his Tanzanian counterpart in Addis and agreed to further talks over the deal later this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda