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Monthly Archives: June 2017

A Libyan ambush, Central Asia’s security wobbles and Mozambique’s loan scandal: The cheat sheet

A Libyan ambush, Central Asia’s security wobbles and Mozambique’s loan scandal: The cheat sheet

All eyes on Libya

It's been a rollercoaster few weeks for Libya. A spot of good news first: Libya is pumping oil at its highest rate in four years, an important boon for a country …

UN and Africa: Somalia refugees, Darfur camp fire and UNMISS peacekeepers

UN and Africa: Somalia refugees, Darfur camp fire and UNMISS peacekeepers

UNHCR Special Envoy urges more support for Somalia refugees

More international support is needed for Somalia so that scores of citizens who left the country decades ago can return home. That's the hope expressed by …

UNODC, Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network of Southern Africa meet to discuss national strategies

UNODC, Asset Recovery Inter-Agency Network of Southern Africa meet to discuss national strategies

Illicit trafficking is among the most challenging forms of crime in Southern Africa. As an integral part of organised crime networks, illicit trafficking facilitates the spread of contraband and it generates considerable profits for individuals …

In Kenya’s drylands, education is an insurance policy, but only for some

In Kenya’s drylands, education is an insurance policy, but only for some

Livestock is so central to the economy, food, and status of pastoralists in Kenya's northern drylands that formal education has traditionally taken second place to the role children play in tending to cows, goats, and …

Volcanic Rock Stoves Cook Food – and Protect Forests – in Uganda

Volcanic Rock Stoves Cook Food – and Protect Forests – in Uganda

KAMPALA � Cooks at a community kitchen in Kampala's Nakasero Hill business district are preparing a traditional breakfast of green bananas in offal sauce using a very untraditional means of cooking - volcanic rocks.

It's …

Kenya’s New HIV Treatment Offers Hope for Patients

Kenya’s New HIV Treatment Offers Hope for Patients

NAIROBI � Kenya is set to be the first African country to introduce better HIV treatment for people living with the disease that causes AIDS. In partnership with the Kenyan government, UNITAID and the World …

South Sudan Pulls Top Envoys From 7 Nations

South Sudan Pulls Top Envoys From 7 Nations

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN � South Sudan is recalling its top diplomats from seven countries, but says the recalls have nothing to do with the country's economic crisis.

The crisis, sparked by three and a half …

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Is No. 1 on Institutional Investor’s EMEA Research Team Ranking of the Region’s Best-Sell Side Analysts

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Is No. 1 on Institutional Investor’s EMEA Research Team Ranking of the Region’s Best-Sell Side Analysts

For a fifth consecutive year, Bank of America Merrill Lynch claims the top position on Institutional Investor’s EMEA Research Team Survey

NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bank of America Merrill Lynch once …

UGANDAN MAN SEEKS GOVT AID TO HELP FEED 13 WIVES, 176 CHILDREN

UGANDAN MAN SEEKS GOVT AID TO HELP FEED 13 WIVES, 176 CHILDREN

KAMPALA, A 65-year-old man, Mustafa Magambo Mutone, is seeking help from the Ugandan Government to support some of his 176 children.

I have tried to feed my 13 wives and over 170 children and it …

NINE KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT IN CENTRAL UGANDA

NINE KILLED IN ROAD ACCIDENT IN CENTRAL UGANDA

KAMPALA,Nine people were killed and 13 others critically injured in a Sunday road accident in the central Ugandan district of Mpigi.

Philip Mukasa, Katonga regional police spokesperson, told Xinhua that all six people traveling on …

Boot Camps, Internships Train ‘Climate Champions’ in Uganda

Boot Camps, Internships Train ‘Climate Champions’ in Uganda

MASAKA, UGANDA � When Josephine Kiiza first moved from Kampala to Masaka, in southern Uganda, to flee civil war raging in the 1980s, she had no money, land or food in her name.

"My in-laws …

BUSHFIRE PLUNGES AFRAM PLAINS INTO DARKNESS

BUSHFIRE PLUNGES AFRAM PLAINS INTO DARKNESS

DONKORKROM, The people of Kwahu Afram Plains North and South Districts had been plunged into darkness for the past four days as a result of a bushfire that affected the transmission cables of the Electricity …

Global Debut of Art of Conquest on HiGame gives international players first access to experience the game.

Global Debut of Art of Conquest on HiGame gives international players first access to experience the game.

BEIJING, June 24, 2017/PRNewswire/ — June 23rd, 2017, Lilith Games introduced Art of Conquest alongside Huawei HiGame in its global release. With this release, Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian players will be able to experience …