africanewsEthiopia's Tedros Adhanom: 10 top facts about Africa's WHO ...africanewsThe African candidate is a former Ethiopian technocrat and diplomat who is aiming to be the first African to occupy the topmost position in global healthcare ...Ethiopia: Dr. Tedros - the Right Candidate for WHO - allAfrica.comAllAfrica.comall 7 news articles »
PBS NewsHourKenya races toward goal of electrifying every household | PBS ...PBS NewsHourKenya has made rapid gains in connecting households across the country to the electrical grid, as part of a goal to achieve universal access to power by 2020.and more »
AllAfrica.comKenya: Election Season Offers a Reminder That Kenya Remains Deeply SexistAllAfrica.comKenyan folk stories celebrate women as strong, fierce heroines of the distant past. Women in some communities in western and central Kenya are said to have enjoyed considerable power directly or indirectly as chiefs, queens, queen mothers and advisors.and more »
Aljazeera.comSouth Sudan: More than one million on brink of starvation - Al JazeeraAljazeera.comIt has been three months since famine, which has been caused by a long-standing conflict between the government and rebels groups, was declared in some ...and more »
ReliefWebKenya: A humanitarian emergency May 2017 - Responding to the needs of those affected by the ongoing emergency in ...ReliefWebMore than 2.6 million Kenyans are severely food insecure and this number is rapidly rising. Many pastoralist households are experiencing Crisis levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3). During the lean season (July to September) many families will ...
South Sudan president announces unilateral ceasefire, prisoner releaseReutersJUBA The president of war-ravaged South Sudan declared a unilateral ceasefire on Monday and promised to release political prisoners, but with no sign of a political deal with rebels it was not clear whether a truce would take hold. South Sudan has been ...and more »
Dallas NewsAfter 30 years, a Lost Boy from Sudan embraces his mother once moreDallas NewsWould he recognize her? Would she recognize him? What would he say to the woman who, three decades ago, thrust a few days' supply of ground peanut...and more »
BloombergU.S. Should Delay Sudan Sanctions Review, Rebel Leader SaysBloombergA rebel group that's waged a six-year war against Sudan's government will ask the U.S. to postpone a sanctions review on the African country beyond a July deadline as it accuses President Umar al-Bashir's forces of breaching a cease-fire and blocking ...and more »
Financial TimesRising food prices add to political pressures in KenyaFinancial Times“Those who have been caught napping are those who have been in government, many of whom now are in the opposition, who should've dealt with this problem 15, 20 years ago,” he told the FT in an interview, referring to Kenya's lack of crop irrigation ...
The GuardianIf Trump does nothing, 50% of South Sudan's population could soon be goneThe GuardianUganda and Ethiopia's contest for hegemony within the Horn of Africa, Uganda and Sudan's long-standing feud for influence in South Sudan, the demonstrated readiness of all four states to engage militarily across their borders, and the destabilizing ...Exclusive: Former Ugandan intellig