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The humanitarian response plan, launched by the Ethiopian government and humanitarian partners, aims to help 5.6 million people mainly in the southern and eastern parts of the country.
The humanitarian response plan, launched by the Ethiopian government and humanitarian partners, aims to help 5.6 million people mainly in the southern and eastern parts of the country.

Ethiopian government appeals for humanitarian aid

Wednesday 18 January 2017 12:17

On the heels of failed rains and a calamitous El Niño in Ethiopia, the country’s government has launched an appeal for $948 million to urgently address food and non-food needs.

Ethiopian government appeals for humanitarian aid

Wednesday 18 January 2017 12:17

On the heels of failed rains and a calamitous El Niño in Ethiopia, the country’s government has launched an appeal for $948 million to urgently address food and non-food needs.

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Typhoid outbreak claims life of 13-year-old girl in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 17 January 2017 20:11

The typhoid outbreak that broke out in Zimbabwe's capital late in 2016 has claimed the life of a 13 year-old girl in Harare's township of Mbare.

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Four Gambian ministers resign as neighbouring states prepare to step i

Tuesday 17 January 2017 15:57

Gambia's ministers of finance, foreign affairs, trade and the environment have resigned from President Yahya Jammeh's government.

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UN hopeful of peaceful inauguration in Gambia

Tuesday 17 January 2017 07:40

The office of the United Nations Secretary General has indicated it remains hopeful that the constitutional prescripts for the transfer of power will be upheld in Gambia this week.

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Kenya registers voters ahead of elections

Monday 16 January 2017 16:02

Kenya has started registering voters ahead of the country’s general elections due in August this year.

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Zim's Econet, ICT minister in war over high tariffs

Monday 16 January 2017 06:26

Zimbabwe’s biggest telecoms firm by subscriber numbers, Econet Wireless, has literally taken the war to the ICT minister as the data tariffs saga takes a nasty turn.

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Gambia's President-elect arrives in Senegal after talks fail

Sunday 15 January 2017 15:18

Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow has left the country for neighbouring Senegal.

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Peters to convene meeting on Lesotho/SA cross-border taxi dispute

Saturday 14 January 2017 17:56

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters will convene a meeting with a delegation from the Free State and other stakeholders to discuss the South Africa/Lesotho cross-border road transport impasse.

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Ivory Coast mutineers: Deal reached amid fears of renewed revolt

Saturday 14 January 2017 08:49

Disgruntled soldiers in Ivory Coast reached an agreement with the government late on Friday resolving a dispute over bonus payments.

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Kenyatta launches nationwide recruitment drive for his party

Friday 13 January 2017 21:34

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched a nationwide recruitment drive for his party ahead of the country's August general elections.

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