Daily Archives: May 24, 2019

New Funding for European Union (EU) – International Organization for Migration (IOM) Joint Initiative in the Horn of Africa

The European Union (EU) has committed an additionalEUR18 million to its partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) known as theEU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa(EU-IOM Joint …

East African Countries Move to Ban Skin-Bleaching Products

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products.

The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to ban the manufacture and importation of soaps, …

Drought Leaves 2 Million Food Insecure in Angola

CUNENE PROVINCE, ANGOLA Southern Angola is facing the worst drought in decades, with at least 2.3 million people at high risk of suffering malnutrition because they couldn’t get enough food, the United Nations Children’s Fund …

UN Honors Peacekeeper Killed in DR Congo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. secretary-general Friday honored a Malawian peacekeeper who was killed saving the life of a fellow soldier during a firefight last year in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

“He saved his comrades …

UN Honors Peacekeeper Killed in DR Congo

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. secretary-general Friday honored a Malawian peacekeeper who was killed saving the life of a fellow soldier during a firefight last year in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

“He saved his comrades …

Botswana to implement controlled hunting of elephants after lifting ban

GABORONE, Botswana on Thursday officially announced the lifting of a ban on hunting of elephants and plans to implement controlled hunting.

Kitso Mokaila, the country’s minister of Environment, Natural resources Conservation and Tourism, told a …

Botswana to implement controlled hunting of elephants after lifting ban

GABORONE, Botswana on Thursday officially announced the lifting of a ban on hunting of elephants and plans to implement controlled hunting.

Kitso Mokaila, the country’s minister of Environment, Natural resources Conservation and Tourism, told a …

Drones Deliver Medical Supplies in Ghana

NEW TAFO AKIM, GHANA At New Tafo Hospital, health care workers watch the sky, listening for a distinct buzzing noise they have grown used to in the past month. In seconds, a small drone comes …