In the summer breeding areas of the Horn of Africa, wetter than normal conditions continue to be expected in northeast Ethiopia (Afar region) during August and September that would allow one generation of Desert Locust breeding. This is likely to be followed by dry weather throughout the Horn of Africa from October onwards due to La Niña conditions. In southwest […]

IGAD and UNDP have agreed to collaborate closely over the coming years in promoting resilience and borderlands development in the Horn of Africa and to develop a Joint IGAD-UNDP Integrated Programme. The agreement was made at a joint workshop held in Nairobi, Kenya. Present at the workshop were over 65 participants, eight UNDP country offices from the Horn of Africa […]

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA – Gunmen abducted at least 60 people in northwestern Nigeria after riding motorbikes into five villages and firing sporadically into the air, a police official and several residents said Saturday. Nigeria is battling an increase in armed robberies and kidnappings for ransom, mainly in northwestern areas, where thinly stretched security forces often fail to stop the abductions. The […]

Accra, July 17, GNA – Captain of Accra Hearts of Oak Fatawu Mohammed finally laid his hands on the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League trophy after an 11-year wait. Accra, July 17, GNA – Captain of Accra Hearts of Oak Fatawu Mohammed finally laid his hands on the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League trophy after an 11-year wait. It was all joy […]

Agona-Wiamoase (Ash), July 17, GNA – Basic school authorities have been entreated to ensure that the COVID-19 safety protocols were adhered to the letter in their respective institutions. Professor (Mrs) Rita Akosua Dickson, Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), said the schools had no reason to lose their guard. According to the scientist, the new […]

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