Daily Archives: August 18, 2016

IGAD Commemorates World Humanitarian Day

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) joins the world in celebrating the World Humanitarian Day under the theme “ONE Humanity” and calls for more protection and dignity for the people affected by humanitarian

UN and Africa: focus on Ethiopia farmers, access to food and child soldiers

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The El Niño weather phenomenon has forced families to be on the move from Haro Huba kabele in central Ethiopia. Photo: UNICEF/Mulugeta Ayene

Farmers need extra US$45 million to ward

Shark-on-shark attacks spark fears that massive predator is on…

A giant shark is being blamed for two attacks off the Westcountry coast while fishermen were reeling in other shark catches.

Pictures taken by the crew on the Atlantis, based in Newquay, show the gruesome …

Center of U.S. tornado activity shifting east and south, possibly driven by climate change

TornadoesCenter of U.S. tornado activity shifting east and south, possibly driven by climate change

Published 18 August 2016

Researchers have found that the center of tornado activity in the United States has shifted in

South Africa: What Is At Stake for New Councils in South Africa?

The 8% decline in the voters’ support for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party between 2011 and 2016 represents a fundamental shift in South African politics.

Much has been written on the implications for …