[Monitor] Kampala -A study conducted by Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE) has revealed that a total of Shs1 trillion which go to local governments is being held at the central government level.
[Nation] Coast region counties face tough times after basic services such as healthcare, education, water and sanitation were allocated meagre amounts in the next financial year.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Half a century ago farmers grew rice, sesame and pulses on the land around Myint Soe’s village in Myanmar. Now only paddy fields remain.
[Nairobi News] A Kenyan-born top Al-Shabaab commander who is believed to be responsible for conducting the El Adde attack is suspected to be among 40 militants of the terror group who were killed in an airstrike on Friday.
[UNEP] Many people think of insects as a nuisance. They don’t realize that without them we are doomed.
[Government of Mauritius] One of the aims of Government is to transform Mauritius into an organic island in the near future, through different projects implemented by the Ministry of Agro-Industry and Food Security, as well as other institutions. Citizens will thus be encouraged to cultivate, as far as possible and without the use of any chemical product, vegetables in their backyard for their own consumption.
[East African] Aida Nandutu is one of several women bent over doing laundry in the River Tsuume, which in October 2018 burst its banks, killing her brother alongside 53 other people.
[Premium Times] The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has officially suspended a strike it commenced three months ago.
[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri says he is ready to unveil the little-known version of him as an author at Victoria Gardens in Blantyre, Malawi on Tuesday on December 18.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bangkok -Poor diets are among the top causes of ill health globally, accounting for nearly one in five deaths, according to a study published on Thursday that called on governments and businesses to do more to improve eating habits.