Day: August 9, 2021

Tanzania President Samia: We’re here to show that women can lead

When Samia Suluhu Hassan first became Tanzania's president some doubted her, she tells the BBC. Source link :...

Cameroonians Rally to Demand EU Stop Deforestation for Rubber

Monday, 9 August 2021, Yaoundé - More than 30 young Cameroonian activists crowded in front of the headquarters...

Zimbabwe: Zegu Students Threaten to Sue Institution Over Exams

ZIMBABWE Ezekiel Guti University (ZEGU) students have vowed to seek legal recourse against the institution over its poor...

Kenya: Male, Female Condoms Distributed in Kinyozi’s and Salons in Kisumu

Kisumu — A Kisumu Community Based Organization, Nelson Mandela TB/HIV information centre, situated in Nyalenda slums is responding...

Ethiopia: Turning Economic Pressures Into Opportunity Vital, Timely – Researcher

ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia has to take the economic pressures imposed on it as the inspiration to be food...

Ethiopia: Diaspora Collective Remittance Mobilization Technology in the Making

Recently Commercial Bank of Ethiopia launched a mobile app, entitled It Is My dam which aims to stream...

Kenya: How School Meals Fed a Future Olympian

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics coming to a close, we look at the story of Kenyan Olympic medalist...

Ghana: ‘Kintampo Indebted to You for Your Good Works’ – Chiefs to President Akufo-Addo

"We, the Chiefs and people of Kintampo, remain indebted to you for the good works that you have...

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Commissions Kintampo Court Complex – Feeder Roads Building in Prang

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Sunday, 8th August 2021, at the commencement of...

Tanzania: Why Gender Parity Matters

COGNISANT on the importance of gender equality and women empowerment in stimulating the socio-economic development of the country,...

Tanzania: NGO Throws Weight to Improve Services for HIV/Aids Patients

THE Kilimanjaro Women Information Exchange and Consultancy Organization (Kwieco) has embarked on a project aimed at improving services...

Tanzania: Meeting Highlights Factors Stimulating Spread of HIV

OUTDATED cultural practices and norms, stigmatisation and gender based violence have been cited as among the key reasons...

Uganda: Netball Clubs Start Preps for Fresh Start

Several netball clubs have started on-field preparations for what will be a fresh league season. In a club...

South Africa: Matriarchal Moment – Women Have Earned the Right to Be Idle, Unkempt and Mediocre

The message that I got as a young black girl in South Africa was that there was no...

Gambia: Dubawa Rounds Off Three-Nation West African Expansion in Gambia

From Sierra Leone through Liberia to The Gambia, Dubawa, West Africa's leading fact-checking initiative of the PTCIJ, trained...

Zambia’s 2021 elections: unfree, unfair, unpredictable

Zambia's 2021 elections: unfree, unfair, unpredictable | African Arguments By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing...

Sudan: Flood Season – Time When River Nile Crocodiles Parade Their Vicious Jaws

Khartoum — The Khartoum State's civil defense authority has cautioned the citizens not to go closer to the...

Ghana: ‘Let us Consolidate the Peace in Dagbon’ – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reinforced government's enduring commitment to cooperate will all...

Ghana: Tamale Interchange 80 Percent Complete – Tamale-Daboya Road to Be Completed in November 2023

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 7th August 2021, inspected ongoing work on...

Eritrea: Mai-Nefhi College of Science Graduates 205 Students

Asmara, 07 August 2021- In its 14th commencement the College of Science at the Mai-Nefhi Institute of Technology...

Côte d’Ivoire National Day

On behalf of the United States of America, I join the people of Côte d'Ivoire as they celebrate...

Eritrea: Halhale Agricultural Dairy Farm

The journey Eritrea traveled so far in the construction of strategic dams, in addition to introduction and expansion...

Eritrea: Transforming Communities Through Literacy

Editor's note: Several days ago, United Nations Africa Renewal magazine featured the following article, authored by Dr. Fikrejesus...

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Commissions Gh¢7.3 Million Savelugu Rice Factory – Technology Solution Centre

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday, 7th August 2021, commissioned the GH¢7.3 million...

Uganda: Let Us Focus On Nutrition Agriculture

Despite the relatively fertile soil and high food production potential in Uganda hunger and malnutrition are real problems...

Africa’s golden moments from Tokyo 2020

On Sunday, the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympics came to an end after 19 days of competition.Thirteen African nations...

Eritrea: Reviving Endangered Indigenous Tree Species

Keren, 06 August 2021 - Commendable effort aimed at reviving endangered indigenous tree species as well as prevention...

Time for Washington’s tough love

A month after a seeming breakthrough toward conflict de-escalation in the grinding war in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region...

Desperate for a Fresh Start: Ethiopia’s Displaced Yearn to Rebuild Their Lives – Ethiopia

East Harerge, Ethiopia – “We ran for our lives, carrying nothing and seeking safety,” says Nuria Yusuf, a...

Climate change in Sudan—If you can’t beat it, adapt to it

KHARTOUM, August 9, 2021— In the arid and semi-arid areas of the White Nile, Gezira, and Kassala states, and as...

Hundreds killed in health facility, school in Ethiopia’s Afar region – Devex

Hundreds killed in health facility, school in Ethiopia's Afar region Devex Source link : https://www.devex.com/news/hundreds-killed-in-health-facility-school-in-ethiopia-s-afar-region-100572 Author : Publish...

Ethiopian govt supporters protest against Tigray rebels

Thousands of pro-government supporters in Ethiopia gathered in the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday to denounce rebels in...

Sudan: Deadly Floods Across Sudan

Khartoum / River Nile State / North Kordofan / North Darfur — The volume of water the Blue...

Ethiopia: Sudan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Recalled to Khartoum

Khartoum — Sudan's Ambassador to Ethiopia, Jamal El Sheikh, has been summoned "to consult and identify options" after...

Severe floods strike Sudan – Bloomington Pantagraph

Severe floods strike Sudan Bloomington Pantagraph Source link : https://pantagraph.com/weather/severe-floods-strike-sudan/video_05cc14a0-2c90-52d6-8122-20bbb67c93f0.html Author : Publish date : 2021-08-09 07:00:00

Sudan: Humanitarian Snapshot – July 2021 (as of 8 August 2021) – Sudan

Since January 2021 conflict has displaced 225,685 people in various part of the country. Conflict has been reported...

Deadly Clashes Threaten South Sudan’s Shaky Peace Deal

NAIROBI, Kenya — A decade after South Sudan gained independence amid much hope and fanfare, the country’s path...

Covid-19: Uganda’s low inpatient numbers mask high community infection as desperate patients turn to herbs

Henry Wasswa, freelance journalistKampala, Ugandahenrywasswa{at}gmail.comUganda’s second wave seems to be passing after a frantic month. However, high hospital...

‘A great blow to Uganda’: surgeon John Baptist Mukasa dies of Covid | Global development

Kennedy Owuor first fell over in his hotel room in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, before headaches followed. He...

Cameroon Indigenous People Say Rebels Kill, Deprive Them of Education and Livelihood | Voice of America

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - In Cameroon, thousands of Pygmies, Mbororo and Kirdis, considered indigenous people, are protesting against the...