Africa:Specialty Training Institutes Can Help Youth Become the Future of Agriculture

[The Aspen Institute] When Judith graduated from university with a commerce degree, she expected to land a job in a bank or with one of the many financial institutions in Kenya. However, two years down the road, she was still looking for a job and living with her relatives in the city. A few months ago, she decided to try her hand at farming.

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Ethiopia:Lalibela Monolithic Churches’ Rehabilitation to Start Soon

[Ethiopian Herald] Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.

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Africa:Cholera Death Toll Escalates in East, Southern Africa

[CAJ News] An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe: Cabinet Reshuffle Bloodbath Looms

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s warning yesterday he will root out internal saboteurs plotting to incite an anti-government uprising brought even closer a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle which will inevitably be driven by the ruling Zanu PF factionalism and succession dynamics, as well as capacity, performance and delivery issues, informed insiders have said.

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