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.
Sunday, 03-09-14, 8:43ICRC Staff Member Killed[AlertNet]Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Sunday, 03-09-14, 8:41Govt Accuses U.S of Double Stands On South Darfur Violence[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese foreign ministry accused the international community of adopting double standards on the recent violence in South Darfur, saying some western governments remained mum on rebel attacks and their continued efforts to hamper efforts to achieve peace.
Sunday, 03-09-14, 8:40Women Say 50-50 Gender Target Within Grasp[Malawi News Agency]Lilongwe -Malawian women say the long fought for 50-50 gender campaign is now within grasp arguing they only need support to attain it.
Sunday, 03-09-14, 8:39Rivals Disagree On Talks Guidelines[Sudan Tribune]South Sudanese rivals failed to reach consensus on the declaration of principle, which would be the basis of the ongoing negotiations, with the government delegation blaming its rebels and mediators over the deadlock.