Monthly Archives: May 2019

From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in east Africa

Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services � such as schools, health centres, or even energy � connecting the region to the electricity grid

US Draws Eritrea Closer With Removal From Terror List

The United States has removed Eritrea from a list of countries uncooperative in the fight against terrorism, the latest in a series of diplomatic victories for the East African nation.The U.S. State Department first placed Eritrea on a list of

South Sudan Reacts Angrily to Renewed UNSC Sanctions

South Sudan's government is reacting angrily to the United Nations Security Council's move to renew sanctions on that country for another year, including an arms embargo. A South Sudan official warned continuing sanctions would weaken the government an...

South Sudan Reacts Angrily to Renewed UNSC Sanctions

South Sudan's government is reacting angrily to the United Nations Security Council's move to renew sanctions on that country for another year, including an arms embargo. A South Sudan official warned continuing sanctions would weaken the government an...

UN Habitat Assembly Ends With Calls for Innovations to Avoid Crisis

NAIROBI, KENYA Vamsi Gaddam tapped on a model solar-roofed house, an innovation he said would help deal with the global urban housing crisis."Here we have the first of its kind solar roof, wherein the solar components are infused

149 African Migrants Evacuated From Libya to Italy

The U.N. refugee agency says it has evacuated 149 refugees and asylum-seekers from the strife-torn Libyan capital of Tripoli and brought them to safety in Italy.UNHCR transported the evacuees to a site near Rome, it said Thursday. The evacuees �