2012-03-16 07:23:16'Green Plan' Fails to Confront Climate Change[IPS]
An unprecedented cold spell that struck Morocco in February and continues to linger well into March has raised serious questions about the country's national agricultural development programme, which will fail to achieve its desired results if climate change continues to be mismanaged.
Saturday, 11-28-15, 18:33Kaboré Fills Ouagadougou National Stadium for Last Campaign Rally[RFI] Some 35,000 people filled Ouagadougou's national stadium on Friday for an election campaign rally supporting Roch Marc Christian Kaboré in Burkina Faso's landmark election. Kaboré and his People's Movement for Progress (MPP) party have emerged as one of the frontrunners in the polls, which are first elections to be held since the ousting of former president Blaise Compaore.
Saturday, 11-28-15, 18:29Gunmen Attack UN Base in Northern Mali[Al Jazeera] Unidentified gunmen have attacked a base for UN peacekeepers in the northern Mali town of Kidal, a peacekeeper at the base said.