Daily Archives: November 19, 2019

Ethiopia’s Sidama Vote on Autonomy in Latest Test for Restive Regions

HAWASSA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s Sidama people vote on self-determination in a referendum Wednesday closely watched by other restive ethnic groups also seeking more autonomy since reforms by Prime Minister Abiy …

Ethiopia’s Sidama Vote on Autonomy in Latest Test for Restive Regions

HAWASSA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s Sidama people vote on self-determination in a referendum Wednesday closely watched by other restive ethnic groups also seeking more autonomy since reforms by Prime Minister Abiy …

Nigerian Authorities Launch Campaign Against Open Defecation

ABUJA – Baba Awolu reports for work at 5 a.m. each day at a local toilet and washroom facility he owns in the Jahi district of Abuja. The facility, known …

Ghana’s Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

ACCRA – Ghana is regarded as a West African hub of invention, with growing numbers of young people looking at local solutions to local problems. In December, Ghana is hosting …

Ghana’s Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

ACCRA – Ghana is regarded as a West African hub of invention, with growing numbers of young people looking at local solutions to local problems. In December, Ghana is hosting …

Sahel Crisis Escalates as World Looks Away

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Organization warns the humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region is growing, while the world pays scant attention to this unfolding tragedy.

Conflict and hunger …