[IPS] Addis Ababa -Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of micro insurance is slowly gaining ground as a way of compensating farmers for lost crops and livestock due to climate change.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Washington -Cities could play a formal part in the global response to rising migration, top officials have suggested ahead of next year’s negotiations on two international pacts to tackle the issue.
[allAfrica] As Zimbabwe’s economy has gone from bad to worse in recent years, Robert Mugabe’s political and physical demise has been predicted many times but he has always confounded his many critics – so far at least. He has been seen as a revolutionary hero, fighting white minority rule for the freedom of his people, but some rank him among the continent’s worst.
[Nation] President Kenyatta has ordered the setting up of a national heroes’ council.
[News24Wire] African National Congress MP and presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has denied media reports linking her to Gupta-associated businesses.
[Nation] Four people died, 10 police officers were injured and seven others were arrested in demonstrations called by opposition Nasa between October 2 and October 16, police have said.
[Premium Times] Nigeria’s image received a boost on Thursday before the international community as former Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina formally received the 2017 World Food Prize (WFP) Laureate award in the U. S.
[allAfrica] President Jacob is living up to his title of Teflon president for his ability to survive no-confidence votes brought before Parliament by opposition parties.
[Nation] President Kenyatta on Friday led the nation in marking 53rd Mashujaa Day at Uhuru Park in the capital Nairobi.
[allAfrica] The pain and anger of more than a million people who tweeted #MeToo in the last week has crowded social media with personal stories of sexual harassment or assault. This virtual march of solidarity marks both the urgency of finding a shared voice and the hidden scale of assault that did not previously have a register