news From All Africa
- Africa: Humanitarian Architects Work From the Ground Up
[SciDev.Net] In the age of skylines, steel and star architects, it is easy to forget that the basic role of architecture is to provide shelter. Housing, when stripped of its ability to represent and impress, remains a basic need. This is particularly important for communities who have lost their homes following disaster, or who live in precarious conditions at the margins of society.
- Ethiopia: Urban Farming in a Dynamic City
[Reporter] The practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around a town, or city – urban farming – is been practiced in Addis Ababa for quite some time now. Urban farming is considered to have a lot of advantages.
- Ethiopia: From the Drought to Foreign Relations, Dessalegn Speaks
[Reporter] On Thursday 26 November 2015, Hailemariam Dessalegn held his first exclusive interview with a private Ethiopian newspaper when he sat down with Asrat Seyoum and Zekarias Sintayehu of The Reporter.
- Africa: Breakthrough Brings Cost of HIV Treatment to Under $100 Per Patient Per Year
[UNDP] Geneva -Savings provide funds for an additional 250,000 people on HIV treatment
- Kenya: Chief Kariuki to Launch Crime-Fighting Mobile Phone App
[CIO] Chief Francis Kariuki, popularly known as the tweeting chief, will soon launch a crime-fighting mobile phone app.
- Malawi: Church Leaders Cautioned On Spiritual Healing As Malawi Pastor Charged for Raping 19-Yr-Old Girl During Deliverance
[Nyasa Times] Church leaders in Ntcheu district have been cautioned on spiritual healing, a trending phenomenon that is discouraging people from taking medical drugs.
- Africa: Leaders Talk Tough At Summit On Child Marriage
[Al Jazeera] At the first African Girls Summit on ending child marriage in Lusaka there’s plenty of debate and ideas swirling around the conference hall.
- South Africa: MTN Boss Nhleko Quits Anglo American
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -ANGLO American has announced the resignation of Phuthuma Nhleko from his role as a non-executive director of the board.
- Africa: Lake Chad Recedes to 'Catastrophic' Levels
[Deutsche Welle] Countries that share Lake Chad will be asking world leaders at the climate talks in Paris to help them transfer water from the Congo basin. The once rich lake has lost 90 percent of its water due to climate change.
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