NAIROBI - Kenya will launch its first localized weather modeling system early next year, providing key data on how climate change will impact crop production across the east African nation in the decades to come, the project’s founder said on Tuesday.
SHIJIAZHUANG-- A contingent of 240 Chinese peacekeepers left Zhangjiakou, a city in northern China's Hebei Province, for South Sudan Tuesday on a one-year mission.
ENTEBBE-- Population scientists in Africa are meeting here on Tuesday to discuss ways of harnessing the continent's population dynamics for sustainable development.
JOHANNESBURG-- The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises in parliament said they were worried about the financial impact the ongoing South African Airways (SAA) strike would have on the company.
ABUJA -- Nigerian troops in the northeast region of the country on Monday encountered an ambush by terror group Boko Haram but overcame the attack, the army said on Tuesday.
ADDIS ABABA -- A car accident in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state has killed 9 people, a local government official said on Tuesday.
ADDIS ABABA-- The Ethiopian government has arrested a U.S. national suspected of smuggling 5.2-kg of cocaine in transit from Sao Paulo, Brazil to India via Ethiopia.
MOGADISHU-Flooding in parts of Somalia has impacted more than 547,000 people, of whom 370,000 have been displaced from their homes, destroying livelihoods and infrastructure in the Horn of Africa nation, the UN said on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG - Striking unions threatened to shut down South Africa’s entire aviation industry on Sunday by extending industrial action beyond state-run South African Airways.