2012-03-10 10:27:21At Least 15 Million Face Sahel Food Shortages[UN News]
The United Nations food agency today called for $69.8 million in additional funding to prevent a full-blown food and nutrition crisis from unfolding in Africa's Sahel region.
Thursday, 05-21-15, 16:08President Macky Sall Is New ECOWAS Chairman[The Point] Senegalese President Macky Sall was on Tuesday elected as the new chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) at the end of the 47th ordinary summit of heads of state of the sub-regional bloc held in Accra, Ghana.
Thursday, 05-21-15, 15:54More for Gambian Women[Daily Observer] It is common to hear people talk about women empowerment and the liberation of women from poverty and domestic oppression and exploitation as pre-requisites for national development. Yet very few people walk the talk. But President Jammeh is one of the few who not only talk about women empowerment but marches words with action.
Thursday, 05-21-15, 15:28Zimbabwe Has Highest Condom Usage in the World[News24Wire] Zimbabwe has the highest condom usage in the world and this has contributed to a reduction in HIV infections, the state-run National Aids Council (NAC) has revealed.
Thursday, 05-21-15, 13:49Military Operation in Bouira - Army Recovers Large Quantity of Weapons[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -The People's National Army (ANP) recovered Wednesday in a large quantity of arms and ammunition including a RPG7-type rocket launchers and anti-tank rockets, part of the continuation of a joint operation by several detachments in this province, the Ministry of National Defence announced.