2012-03-15 10:25:13African Democracies 'Represent the Future,' Says U.S. Policymaker[allAfrica.com]
Washington, DC -
Promoting democracy in Africa has been a policy focus for successive U.S. administrations in the post-Cold War era. Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the American government has provided some form of backing for many of the two dozen presidential elections and several dozen national and local legislative polls that have been held across the continent.
Thursday, 03-26-15, 15:48Car Farmers Need Seeds Now or More Food Aid Later - UN[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Failure to provide farmers in conflict-hit Central African Republic with seeds to plant crops could worsen food shortages, displace more people and raise the cost of humanitarian aid, a U.N. official said on Wednesday.
Thursday, 03-26-15, 15:05Suspected Ebola Case in Clara Town[Inquirer] The Ministry of Health through the Deputy of the Incident Management System, Francis Ketter, has disclosed that so far there are two new suspected Ebola cases in Monrovia. Dr. Ketter disclosed that one suspect is a resident of the Clara Town Community while the other is an active contact who associated with the recent confirmed case in Caldwell.
Thursday, 03-26-15, 14:23Where Is Itai Dzamara?[Waza] Itai Dzamara, a Harare based activist, former journalist and noted government critic, has been missing since 9 March 2015. Waza blogger, Jera, explores the price of activism in Zimbabwe.