Daily Archives: March 22, 2015

Morocco says it experienced no acts of terrorism in 2014

African securityMorocco says it experienced no acts of terrorism in 2014

Published 22 March 2015

The Moroccan government says that although the Maghreb region as a whole, including Mali, experienced more than 280 terrorist operations in 2014, Morocco is

At Security Council, UN envoy says Yemen on &#39rapid downward spiral&#39 as tensions rise

22 March 2015 – Yemen stands on the brink of civil war amid deepening political tensions and an uptick in sectarian violence, United Nations Special Adviser Jamal Benomar warned today as he explained that only through dialogue could the country …

U.S. evacuates staff as Yemen on edge of ci…

NNA – The United States said it had evacuated all its staff from Yemen, whose embattled president has appealed for “urgent intervention” by the U.N. Security Council as attacks by Iran-backed rebels bring his country nearer to civil war.

“Due …

High-Tech to the Rescue of Southern Africa's Smallholder Farmers

Agriculture is the major employer and a backbone of the economies of Southern Africa.

However, the rural areas that support an agriculture-based livelihood system for the majority of the nearly 270 million people living in the region are typically fragile …

Zimbabwe to Buy Corn From Zambia

ZAMBIA plans to sell as much as a third of its record corn crop to regional countries including Zimbabwe as drought and floods in neighbouring nations decimate harvests of the grain used as a staple food.

The country will sell …