2012-02-28 08:24:43UN Agency Funds Farming Improvement Projects[UN News]
A new initiative aimed at improving food security in Sudan will provide the country's smallholder farmers with improved seeds and soil to fight the threat of drought, the United Nations fund tasked with promoting rural development has announced.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 17:23Preventing Urban Epidemics Through Community Buy-In[allAfrica]Abuja -Okechukwu Ndaguba sits at a table in a noisy conference room at the Jades Hotel in Nigeria’s capital city, summoning strength for the last day of a planning session about a new health insurance scheme.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 16:41Thousands of Child Soldiers Recruited[Deutsche Welle]Thousands of children have been killed, raped and recruited as child soldiers in the Central African Republic, a new Save the Children report says. Armed groups use the children as porters, couriers and sexual slaves.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 16:38101 Ethiopian Medics Jet in to Fight Ebola[Concord]The African Union has aided Sierra Leone with 101 Ethiopian medical personnel in the fight against Ebola. The medical team comprises doctors, nurses, pharmacists, epidemiologists, public health officers, and information and communication specialists.