2012-06-29 13:52:26Why Live in a Landslide Zone?[RNW Africa]
The Gisu tribe, also known as the Bamasaaba, live in the landslide prone areas on the slopes of Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda. Even after the recent landslide on 25 June, they remain greatly attached to their ancestral land and its fertile soil and resist government efforts to relocate them to safer locations.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 13:54Enda - Launch of New BA Degree in Micro-Finance[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -A partnership agreement to launch, for the first time in Tunisia, a BA Degree in micro-finance was signed on Wednesday between Enda Inter-Arabe (a pioneering NGO specialised in micro-credit in Tunisia) and the High Institute of Technological Studies (ISET) in Bizerte.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 13:51Govt Wrong On Election Freedom[Swazi Media]Percy Simelane, the Swaziland Government's official spokesperson, misled people when he told media, 'Everyone is free to speak about the elections and [they can do it] anywhere.'
Thursday, 05-23-13, 13:45Assets Declaration Ignored[NEWS]The latest assets declaration report released by the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) on the verification of public officials' assets has exposed several officials who allegedly refused to allow their assets [already declared] to be verified by the LACC.
Thursday, 05-23-13, 13:44Growing Peas and Greens to Maximise Water Usage[IPS]Nairobi -Amid warnings that Kenya's agricultural water use is surpassing sustainable levels and adversely affecting food security, biodiversity researchers say that agrobiodiversity should be considered as a vital tool to combat this.