Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 08:04
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) says it urgently needs $32 million to meet the immediate needs of those affected by South Sudan’s recent crisis.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:22
The new thermal power plant (TPP) at Gardabani will become a part of the energy security system and energy independence of Georgia.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 10:10
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded more than $6 million for programs aimed at protecting and empowering women in areas affected by crisis, conflict and transition.
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 13:52
Our two countries share much in common. Both have vibrant civil societies, whose promotion of civic engagement is so key to advancing important reforms and making government accountable to its citizens.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 10:44
An NGO, the Police Reform Working Group - Kenya, has urged both the police force and the public to embrace the recently launched police vetting exercise in order to public confidence in the service.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:35
THE roads are thick with traffic and pavements throng with hawkers selling phonecards, sunglasses and leather sandals. At night, street corners are lit up with a red glow from grills cooking spicy meat. But the bustle of Kano, Nigeria’s second-biggest city and the commercial capital of the north, masks an uncomfortable reality: northern Nigeria is in steep decline.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:11
Sudan needs to give real power to all its ethnic groups to end regional rebellions that still plague it two years after South Sudan broke away, a new opposition movement says.
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 07:51
My sometimes traveling companion Armin Rosen (he went with me on reporting trips to Egypt and Tunisia during the Arab Spring) visited the world’s newest country—the Republic of South Sudan—when it declared independence after its long bloody struggle with the regime in Khartoum that costs the lives of more than two million people.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 07:56
Deep in the bowels of the giant Inga hydroelectric dam that straddles the mighty Congo river stands a fading map named "The motorways of electric power from Inga".
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 07:54
A mapping exercise to register businesses and infrastructure in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, aims to provide the government an opportunity to engage in urban planning, raise revenue to fund civic programmes and help settle land disputes, which are increasing as people return to their former homes after decades of conflict.