2012-08-03 17:22:50Country to Receive Boost for Agricultural Productivity Program[IFAD]Rome, 3 August 2012 -The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a loan of US$33 million and a grant of $2 million to the Republic of Madagascar to finance the Vocational Training and Agricultural Productivity Improvement Programme (FORMAPROD). In addition, an €14.29 million loan will be extended for the same programme from the Spanish Food Security Co-financing Facility Trust Fund.
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.