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, 02-07-16, 17:30Besigye and Museveni Unite![East African] Uganda is about to hold its most unifying General Election since independence 53 years ago. It is indeed wonderful to be alive this second month of 2016!
Sunday, 02-07-16, 17:27What Happened in Addis Over International Criminal Court?[East African] A common position by African countries on mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court will not be reached until June when a committee tasked to engage the UN Security Council reports back.
Sunday, 02-07-16, 17:25French Role in Genocide Probed[RFI] A French general has testified for the first time in a probe into the role of French forces during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, according to reports from people close to the case.
Sunday, 02-07-16, 17:24Govt Facing Aid Freeze Over Zanzibar Stalemate[East African] Despite threats by the donor community to suspend aid, there are indications that the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) will proceed with the rerun of the presidential election next month.