[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.
[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has announced a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Barcelona -African countries must tackle climate change with a new economic model rooted in clean energy, forest protection and technology to support farmers – but they will need more investment and research to make that happen, leaders said on Thursday.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu -The convulsive rhythms of local “lakubukubu” music blast from the back of a pickup truck in the dusty town of Pajule, where two towering trees give welcome shade.
[AIM] Maputo -The United States administration made clear on Tuesday that it expects the South African authorities to extradite former Mozambican Finance Minister Manuel Chang so that he can stand trial in New York on charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering, wire fraud and securities fraud.
[Leadership] An ailing 82-year-old refusing to relinquish the presidency, resentment against a ruling civilian and military cabal, and an economy in crisis have sparked mass protests across Algeria in recent weeks.
[263Chat] South Africa’s Standard Bank Group (SBG) a parent to the local the Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe , targets at least 40 percent of women taking up executive positions by 2021 in a bid to attain gender equality a goal that goes arm in arm with the United Nations’ Women HeForShe brand.
[East African] We have the great annual religious festivals of Christmas, Eid, Easter and Diwali with more besides.
[VOA] The charity Doctors Without Borders has suspended its Ebola virus-fighting operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after attacks on two of its treatment centers this week, raising the risk that Ebola infections in the area will increase.
[35Nord] Cape Town, South Africa, 25 February 2019 – “Africa: The continent of the digital future for rail” is the theme of the first African Digital Rail Summit, organised in Cape Town, South Africa, from 25 to 27 February by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the International Union of Railways (IUC), based in Paris.