Humanitarian

Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZIMFUND) Launches Flagship Infrastructure Development Project

Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZIMFUND) Launches Flagship Infrastructure Development Project

April 18, 2013 at 02:17

ZimFund’s Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project (Phase One) will increase the reliability, quality and availability of water, restore wastewater treatment capacity and reduce the incidence of cholera and […]

Read more ›
Governments urged to support new Action Plan to save a million African child lives every year

Governments urged to support new Action Plan to save a million African child lives every year

April 15, 2013 at 09:17

•    New action plan to eliminate two of the main killer diseases of children in Africa – pneumonia and diarrhoea – launched by the World Health Organisation and UNICEF. •    UN states […]

Read more ›
ECOWAS, partners take bold step to eliminate malaria

ECOWAS, partners take bold step to eliminate malaria

April 15, 2013 at 08:33

ECOWAS and its partners have achieved another milestone in their stride towards the elimination of malaria in the region with the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a biolarvicides […]

Read more ›
Commissioner Lamamra meets Mr. Mark Simmonds, the UK Minister for Africa

Commissioner Lamamra meets Mr. Mark Simmonds, the UK Minister for Africa

April 11, 2013 at 10:26

Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, Commissioner for Peace and Security, met with Mr. Mark Simmonds, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for Africa. The two diplomats discussed, among other pertinent issues, […]

Read more ›
Labour Migration Database Set to Launch in Ghana

Labour Migration Database Set to Launch in Ghana

April 10, 2013 at 11:00

The Government of Ghana is set to launch a new labour market database as part of its new 2013-2016 Labour Department Strategic Plan. The database and plan were both facilitated […]

Read more ›
IOM Trains Djibouti Officials in Counter Trafficking

IOM Trains Djibouti Officials in Counter Trafficking

April 8, 2013 at 10:20

IOM and the Djiboutian Public Prosecutor in charge of trafficking issues this week trained a group of 75 officers from Djibouti’s national police, gendarmerie and coast guard in combating human […]

Read more ›
Canada responds to flooding in Namibia

Canada responds to flooding in Namibia

April 8, 2013 at 09:51

Immediate, life-saving assistance will reach approximately 11,000 people affected by flooding in the Caprivi region of Namibia because Canada is a caring neighbour, announced the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of […]

Read more ›
AllAfrica: Celebrating ‘We Are the World’ – Today

AllAfrica: Celebrating ‘We Are the World’ – Today

April 5, 2013 at 11:42

Twenty-eight years ago this month, dozens of popular musicians “checked their egos at the door” of a Los Angeles studio to record ‘We Are the World’ (WATW) – generating over […]

Read more ›
Chambas takes up official duties as UNAMID Chief and Joint Chief Mediator

Chambas takes up official duties as UNAMID Chief and Joint Chief Mediator

April 3, 2013 at 04:49

Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas arrived in Khartoum today to take up the position of Head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and Joint Chief Mediator. “I am […]

Read more ›
Will Somalia get enough rain this year?

Will Somalia get enough rain this year?

April 2, 2013 at 03:00

Parts of southern Somalia are yet to recover from the battering they took in 2010-2011, when severe drought followed excessive rain, and now the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS […]

Read more ›