2012-03-29 15:14:51Hunger Affecting 10 Million as Dry Season Approaches[IRIN]
Hunger has come again to the Sahel. "Since yesterday I have only drunk water," said Houley Dia, 60, a widow who lives in Houdallah, a village of the Fula ethnic group in southern Mauritania on the border with Senegal. "I have lived through hard times before - no rain, animal diseases, locust swarms - but this year is worse than ever," she told IRIN.
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 8:46Dumpsite Still a Hazard for Othingo Villagers[New Era]Ongwediva -Othingo residents in Oshana Region who threatened to boycott future regional and local polls because of the purported failure of the Oshakati Town Council to relocate the dumpsite in their village have registered to vote.
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 8:41Mediation Efforts Continue in Lesotho[SAnews.gov.za]SADC Facilitator and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will later today return to Lesotho to carry out the regional body's mission of stabilising the political situation in the mountain kingdom.
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 8:31UN Mission Transfers Internally Displaced Persons to Protection Sites[UN News]The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has opened new sites for about 28,000 internally displaced persons adjacent to its bases in three state capitals to improve living conditions of civilians who have been uprooted by the recent conflict, a senior UN official said in Juba today.
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 8:18Staff Office Proposes Unification of Financial Training Institutions[ANGOP]Luanda -The Director of Staff Bureau of Civil Office of the President of Republic, Aldemiro Vaz da Conceição, Tuesday in Luanda proposed the unification of various training institutions linked to the financial sector in a financial academy.