Somalia Gets $22m Loan to Avert Famine

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has approved a loan of $22 million to Somalia to prevent famine in the country. This is part of efforts of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in scaling up its activities in drought affected regions of Somalia and the loan complements others already provided by More...

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By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

EU Allots Another €29m to Tackle Drought in Kenya

Drought in Kenya By Dipo Olowookere In response to the ongoing drought which has hit several parts of Kenya for the last one-year, the European Union is providing an additional €23 million to contain the worst More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Number of Malnourished Children in Somalia Rose 40% in Feb

By Dipo Olowookere The number of severely malnourished children seeking urgent, life-saving treatment is on the rise at a nutritional centre in Somalia supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Germany, Egypt Hold Talks on Trade, Investment

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, German Chancellor, Ms Angela Merkel, held discussions with her Egyptian counterpart, Mr Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi bordering on ways to improve trade between the two countries. However, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Seven Weeks of Lent Highlights Water Crisis in Africa

LWI Haiti By Dipo Olowookere With an ecumenical prayer service on Ash Wednesday in St Mary’s (Sealite Mihret) cathedral of the Ethiopian Orthodox church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the Ecumenical Water Network (EWN) More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

50 Judges, Magistrates Begin Training in Cameroon

By Dipo Olowookere Cooperation activities between Italy and Cameroon to foster the Rule of Law and the respect of human rights are continuing thanks to the new high-level training courses promoted by the Scuola More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Halitron Raises List with $5m Revenue Target

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Halitron says it is in the final stages of a spin out and merger transaction that has been in the works for the past three months. Two of Halitron, Inc.s wholly-owned brands are in the process More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

UN Report Indicts Late Gaddafi’s Regime Trial

By Dipo Olowookere The trial in Libya of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and 36 other members of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s regime represented a major effort by the Libyan judiciary to hold people to account for crimes More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Severe Food Shortages Hit Africa’s Refugees Hard–UNHCR, WFP Warn

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, are very concerned that critical shortages in food assistance More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

19 Young ‘Namibian Ambassadors’ Return from Germany

By Dipo Olowookere The 19 exchange students, who have recently returned from their exchange programme, have expressed their enthusiastic about their stay in Germany. The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, More...

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