Sahel Zone

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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 4 reports

10th French Soldier Killed in Mali in Clash With Jihadists

A French soldier has been killed and two others wounded in a clash with jihadist insurgents in northern Mali. Staff Sergeant Thomas Dupuy, 32, is the 10th French soldier to be killed since France sent troop to Mali in January 2013.Dupuy 's special forces ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Africa: WHO-Prequalified Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Will Now be Available to Countries

WHO-prequalified seasonal malaria chemoprevention will now be available to countriesOn 20 October 2014, the World Health Organization announced the prequalification of Guilin Pharmaceutical's co-blistered sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine + amodiaquine (SP+AQ) ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Nearly 25 Million Food Insecure in Sahel

[IRIN]Dakar -Food security and malnutrition rates across the Sahel are deteriorating, due in large part to ongoing conflict and instability in the Central African Republic , northern Mali, and northeast Nigeria, according to the UN Office for the Coordination ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethiopia's land

Fifteen years years ago the villages around Abrha Weatsbha in northern Ethiopia were on the point of being abandoned. The hillsides were barren, the communities, plagued by floods and droughts, needed constant food aid, and the soil was being washed ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

NORTH: FRENCH TROOPS CLASH WITH ARMED GROUP

A French soldier was killed and other two were injured in hours of violent fighting in the Tigharghar mountain area, in northern Mali. French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, specified that France’s special forces, deployed as part of the Barkhane ... [Published Misna - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Kirsi Henriksson appointed Deputy Head of the EU civilian crisis management miss

Press release241/2014Ministry for Foreign Affairs30.10.2014 10.12The European Union has appointed Kirsi Henriksson, M.A., to the position of Deputy Head of the European Union EUCAP Sahel Mali civilian crisis management mission starting from 1 November ... [Published Valtioneuvosto - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Group to address women entrepreneurs’ challenge

The Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), is set to hold its 13th annual conference aimed at examining the possibilities and opportunities in Nigeria while providing insights on the roles of citizens, particularly women, in achieving ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Mali: ECHO Factsheet Sahel: Food and Nutrition Crisis

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal Key messages The food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel continues. People are facing a triple crisis : ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Morocco launches new anti-terror strategy

Morocco on Saturday (October 25th) unveiled a new security mechanism to tackle emerging threats.The country already has a national anti-terror plan in place, but authorities said it was insufficient. The new "Hadar" plan will involve the army, the gendarmerie, ... [Published Magharebia - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Austria voices support to Tunisia (ambassador)

:31 Hits: 25TUNIS (TAP) - Ambassador of Austria to Tunisia Gerhard Weinberger congratulated Tunisia for starting a new process, voicing his country's support and will to develop to bilateral co-operation.During a meeting with Minister of National Defence ... [Published Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Morocco, Sahel security forces receive foreign training

Moroccan judicial police officers and their colleagues from Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad just wrapped up an intensive training programme led by gendarmes from Canada.The objective: to learn how to combat crime and at the same time protect ... [Published Magharebia - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

AFP - Burkina-politics-protest-factfile FACTS

Burkina-politics-protest-factfile FACTSContributed by NAMPA / AFP.Burkina Faso factfileOUAGADOUGOU, Oct 28, 2014 (AFP) - Key facts about Burkina Faso, where a mass rally contested a proposed constitutional change to allow President Blaise Compaore to ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 28 2014]

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"I would like to re-confirm the strong commitment of the European Union to fight the serious challenges that are having an increasingly negative impact on West Africa and its population.With today's inauguration of the joint Airport Interdiction Task Force, we have taken an important step in the right direction" she concluded
...AFP reporters on the ground found , "About 1,500 people managed to break through the security cordon and ransacked parliamentary offices, set fire to documents, stole computer equipment, and set fire to cars outside." State television has gone off the air as a result
...safety and efficacy of medicinal products, helping funders and international procurement agencies select from a range of quality-assured medicines. " (Last update: 7 August 2013)."
President François Hollande expressed his "profound respect for the sacrifice of this special forces officer"

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Gambia: 'Fight Against Organised Crime, Drug Tr... [Published AllAfrica.com - 47 mins ago]
Burkina Faso's "Black Spring" [Published Atlantic Monthly - 1 hour ago]
Africa: WHO-Prequalified Seasonal Malaria Chemo... [Published AllAfrica.com - 1 hour ago]
10th French Soldier Killed in Mali in Clash Wit... [Published AllAfrica.com - 2 hours ago]
Nearly 25 Million Food Insecure in Sahel [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze [Published Africa Review - 2 hours ago]
Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
NORTH: FRENCH TROOPS CLASH WITH ARMED GROUP [Published Misna - 3 hours ago]
Burkina Faso's poorest farmers outsmart climate... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - 4 hours ago]
FRANCE - MALI: 10th French soldier killed in Ma... [Published Radio France Internationale - 5 hours ago]
Kirsi Henriksson appointed Deputy Head of the E... [Published Valtioneuvosto - 6 hours ago]
Group to address women entrepreneurs’ challenge [Published The Nation Nigeria - 14 hours ago]
Penguins offer U.S. a lesson in addressing clim... [Published Los Angeles Times - 14 hours ago]
Nigeria’s poor ranking on Global Hunger Index [Published Daily Sun - 16 hours ago]
Mali: ECHO Factsheet Sahel: Food and Nutrition ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
French soldier killed in fierce clash in northe... [Published China.org.cn - 18 hours ago]
Morocco launches new anti-terror strategy [Published Magharebia - 19 hours ago]
French forces clash with Islamist militants in ... [Published China.org.cn - 19 hours ago]
Austria voices support to Tunisia (ambassador) [Published Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency - 20 hours ago]
French forces clash with insurgents in Mali [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 22 hours ago]
Russia ready to facilitate search for political... [Published Itar Tass - 22 hours ago]
Mali: Nearly 25 million need food aid in Sahel [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
World: Adapting Land Use Practices to Climate C... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Libya's Spillover Effects [Published Middle East Institute - Oct 28 2014]
Morocco, Sahel security forces receive foreign ... [Published Magharebia - Oct 28 2014]
EU and FAO step up action against desertificati... [Published Teatro Naturale International - Oct 28 2014]
In The Cradle Of The Arab Spring, New Vote Brin... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 28 2014]
AFP - Burkina-politics-protest-factfile FACTS [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 28 2014]
CHOLERA: RAINS INCREASE CASES, REFUGEES AT RISK [Published Misna - Oct 28 2014]
Global overpopulation would ‘withstand war, dis... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 28 2014]
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Mali: ECHO Factsheet Sahel: Food and Nutrition ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal Key messages The food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel continues. People are facing a triple crisis : ...
Mali: Nearly 25 million need food aid in Sahel [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Mali, Niger, Nigeria DAKAR, 29 October 2014 (IRIN) - Food security and malnutrition rates across the Sahel are deteriorating, due in large part to ongoing conflict and instability in the Central African Republic (CAR), northern Mali, ...
World: Adapting Land Use Practices to Climate C... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 29 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World GA/EF/3407 Sixty-ninth session,24th & 25th Meetings (AM & PM)GENERAL ASSEMBLYMEETINGS COVERAGE “While the world has sufficient capacity and resources to ensure adequate food and good nutrition for the global ...
Somalia: Leaders Commit Billions in Major New D... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 28 2014]
Source: African Development Bank, African Union, United Nations, World Bank, Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Islamic Development Bank, European UnionCountry: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan UN Secretary-General, ...
Ethiopia: Donors pledge $8 billion for Horn of ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 27 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, South Sudan 10/27/2014 - 07:45 GMT International donors pledged $8 billion in development aid Monday for projects across eight countries in the Horn of Africa, ...
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EUCAP Sahel Niger extended [Published European Council - Press - EN - Jul 21 2014]
New Head of Mission for EUCAP SAHEL Niger [Published European Council - Press - EN - May 05 2014]
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