Daily Archives: January 24, 2019

Landmark 100,000 green affordable homes initiative for Kenya moves forward

President Kenyatta said the partnership with UNOPS paves the “way for adequate, decent, and affordable housing for Kenyans”. Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué de presse en français. Agreement signed between the government of Kenya, UNOPS and partners hopes to deliver at least 100,000 affordable, sustainable homes nationwide […]

Landmark 100,000 affordable homes initiative for Ghana moves forward

President hails agreement: “New dawn for Ghana and our citizens” Copenhagen, Denmark, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vous trouverez ci-joint le communiqué de presse en français. Agreement signed with the government of Ghana, UNOPS and its partners hopes to deliver at least 100,000 affordable homes nationwide. UNOPS and its partners aim to attract $436 […]

Netflix Criticized for Using South Sudan Flag

The very first image in Netflix’s new film Close is South Sudan’s flag billowing in the wind.Shot in Morocco, the opening scene introduces the main character, a professional bodyguard named Sam, played by actress Noomi Rapce, who accompanies two journa…

Mozambique – Tropical cyclone DESMOND update (GDACS, INAM, media)(ECHO Daily Flash of 24 January 2019)

After the passage of tropical cyclone DESMOND which caused flooding in central Mozambique, around 120 000 people are displaced across the Zambezia, Sofala, Manica and Tete Provinces. Evacuation centres have been opened in Beira City. The European Comm…

South Sudan Resumes Oil Production in Former Unity State

JUBA Oil is again being pumped from fields in South Sudan’s former Unity state, five years after production was halted because of fighting between government soldiers and rebels.Awow Daniel Chuang, director general of the Petroleum Authority, which is …

SOUTH AFRICA: ALL SYSTEM GO FOR FINAL VOTER REGISTRATION WEEKEND

PRETORIA, The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is ready to receive millions of South Africans who will at the weekend take to voting stations to register or confirm their details as the commission prepares for the national and provincial election…