2012-06-22 21:53:19Bold Plans for Hard Problems in Second Term - Johnson Sirleaf[allAfrica.com]
Washington, DC -
In the early months of her second five-year term, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the post-conflict nation has made substantial progress but still faces multiple, inter-related challenges that need simultaneous attention. Education, health and agriculture will continue to account for major budgetary expenditures. At the same time, her administration has identified four areas for expanded, focused initiatives, aimed at making Liberia a middle-income country by 2030. They are infrastr
Wednesday, 05-22-13, 11:54EU to Fund Burundi - Rwanda Power Line[EA Business]Kampala -The European Union has agreed to give the East African Community €16 million Euros ($20 million) to build a power interconnector between Burundi and Rwanda.
Wednesday, 05-22-13, 11:40Shack Fire Consumes Lifetime Savings[New Era]Windhoek -A well-known Katutura taxi driver Rudolf Ujaha apparently lost his entire life savings of N$400 000 of hard earned cash yesterday after his two-bedroom corrugated iron backyard shack caught fire and burnt to ashes.
Wednesday, 05-22-13, 11:35Visually Impaired Send Out SOS[New Era]Rundu -The Centre for the Visually Impaired at Sauyemwa in Rundu are requesting the government for assistance in setting up proper accommodation facilities for members, as well as food and educational materials.
Wednesday, 05-22-13, 11:29Ansar Al-Din Spokesman Surrenders to Nation[Magharebia]Nouakchott -A spokesman for Malian Islamist group Ansar al-Din surrendered to Mauritanian forces on Saturday (May 18th), near the Mali border.
Wednesday, 05-22-13, 11:22Changing Environment in the Zambezi River Basin[SANF]Climate and human pressure on resources are significantly changing the environment in the Zambezi river basin, as illustrated in a new 2012 publication, the Zambezi River Basin Atlas of the Changing Environment.