2012-02-14 15:31:15U.S. Gives Country Big Aid Package[State Department]
The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation has signed a five-year, $66.2 million aid agreement with Cape Verde to reform the West African nation's water, sanitation and land-management sectors and foster economic growth.
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:43President of the Republic Receives Basma Khalfaoui[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -President Béji Caïd Essebsi received, on Tuesday in the Carthage palace, widow of martyr Chokri Belaid, Basma Khalfaoui "given his commitment to endeavour to reveal the truth over the assassination of Belaid », a statement of the Presidency of the Republic reads.
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:42Ghana's Gold Diggers - Land and Rivers Laid to Waste[SciDev.Net] Large swathes of Ghana's gold belt have been laid to waste in the search for the precious metal by illegal small-scale miners. Cocoa plantations have been cut down and rivers polluted with heavy metals, including mercury, used to extract gold.
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 13:40Kenya Approves Limited GM Maize Release[SciDev.Net] Kenya says more tests and safeguards are needed before genetically modified (GM) maize seeds can be grown commercially in the country.