Tuesday, 01 September 2009

 

AGRA Provides More Money To Help Agricultural Sector PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 21:54 Agriculture

AGRA Provides More Money To Help Agricultural Sector

TAMALE, Ghana, Aug 20, (GNA) - The Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is providing a grant of 13 million dollars to the agricultural sector of Ghana. The amount is out of 400 million dollars set aside to improve agriculture in 13 African countries to make them self sufficient in food production.


 

Kenya: Tourism Campaign Set For Moscow PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 21:46 Tourism

Kenya: Tourism Campaign Set For Moscow

By Lucas Barasa

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 29 (Daily Nation) —Kenya has launched a tourism marketing campaign in Eastern Europe with the first stop being Moscow where $200,000 (Kshs 16 million) has been provided for the initial launch of the Russian tourism source market.


 

Kenya: Russian-Language Website For Tourism PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 21:45 Tourism

Kenya: Russian-Language Website For Tourism

By Lucas Barasa

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 29 (Daily Nation) — Kenya will launch a destination marketing website in the Russian language to reach potential tourists among the 140 million population Russians.


 

US: Clinton Pledges Military Aid to Somalia and Other African Countries PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 11:00 News

US: Clinton Pledges Military Aid to Somalia and Other African Countries

By Daniel Volman

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (IPS) - On Aug. 6, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Somali President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed in Kenya and pledged to provide more military aid and training to the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG).


 

Clinton Pledges Military Aid to Somalia and Other African Countries PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 10:58 Diplomacy

US: Clinton Pledges Military Aid to Somalia and Other African Countries

By Daniel Volman

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (IPS) - On Aug. 6, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Somali President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed in Kenya and pledged to provide more military aid and training to the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG).


 

Sexist Leaders Damage Women’s Rights Agenda PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 10:56 Women

Sexist Leaders Damage Women’s Rights Agenda

By Wliiam Gumede


SOUTH AFRICA, August 8 (Sowetan) - There is ‘a deep gulf between the call for women’s equality in South Africa’s model constitution and society’s predominantly archaic public attitudes towards women,’ William Gumede writes in Pambazuka News


 

SA Companies Shines On Forbes List PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 10:54 News

SA Companies Shines On Forbes List

By Sue Kamhunga


JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 6 (Business Day) - Seventeen South African companies, headed by Standard Bank, have been included in the annual world's top 2000 quoted companies compiled by US publisher Forbes.


 

Da, My Smozhem! Russia's Answer To Obama PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 10:52 Society

Da, My Smozhem! Russia's Answer To Obama

By Shaun Walker


MOSCOW, August 5, (The Independent) - That's 'yes, we can' in Russian – which could be the motto of the country's answer to Obama. He's standing for elected office, he brings a message of change, and he's black. This has been enough for Joaquim Crima, a watermelon salesman who lives in a small town in southern Russia, to be dubbed the "Volgograd Obama".


 

Analysis: Poverty, Graft Behind Nigeria Violence PDF Print Email
Tuesday, 01 September 2009 10:43 General news

Analysis: Poverty, Graft Behind Nigeria Violence

By Michelle Faul

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 28 (AP) – Islamist militant attacks that killed scores in Nigeria this week appear to be abating, but Nigeria's woes show no sign of going away — and in fact are growing deeper.


 

 

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