Sahel Zone

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Name: Sahel Zone
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola: Senegal reports first case

–Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, has become the region's fifth country to confirm a case of Ebola after a student arrived from neighbouring Guinea carrying the disease.Health minister Awa Marie Coll Seck said on ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Urgent action needed to tackle Sahel's lack of rainfall: UN Aug 29, 2014

A dearth of rainfall in the Sahel could have "severe consequences" for food and agriculture across the region, a UN official said, urging urgent action to tackle droughts."The countries in the Sahel in general are suffering from a lack of rain this winter, ... [Published Alexanders Gas & Oil Connections - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Algeria, US talk security collaboration

Algerian Army Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaïd Salah met with US Africa Command (AFRICOM) head General David Rodriguez on Wednesday (August 27th) in Algiers to discuss Sahel security and military co-operation.The talks were aimed at "researching the optimal ... [Published Magharebia - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Predicting future food crises

With up to 80 per cent of Burkina Faso's gross domestic product (GDP) from agriculture and animal husbandry, reduced production can result in major economic disruptions. In this picture, small-scale farmers in the country's Bagre region participate in ... [Published ScienceNordic - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Anantara to celebrate South African Heritage month

Al Sahel villa exterior.Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa resort will mark South African Hertiage month throughout September to pay tribute to the country that inspired its concept.September 24 is National Braai day, which recognises the South ... [Published HotelierMiddleEast.com - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Sahel Zone, Yas Island, Boma
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The project Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographics Project is now in the pipeline.

Projects : Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographics Project | The World BankPROJECTSahel Women's Empowerment and Demographics Project How We Work ... [Published World Bank - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Mali: Security Council, in Presidential Statement, Recommits to Addressing Sahel‘s Complex Challenges while Commending Regional Initiatives

Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sudan SC/11535 Security Council 7249th Meeting (AM) The Security Council today, reiterating its concern about the alarming situation in the Sahel region, reaffirmed its continued ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Algerian Chief of Army Staff Meets Commander of AFRICOM

Algerian Deputy Minister for National Defense and Chief of Staff of People's National Army, Lieutenant-General Ahmed Gaid Salah, met here Wednesday, with the ... [Published MENAFN - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

UN Security Council highlights initiatives to combat terrorism in Sahel

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Wednesday expressed continued grave concern over terrorist groups operating in the Sahel region of Africa, highlighting various regional and international initiatives ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

UN asks Sahel countries to set up border patrols

The UN Security Council on Wednesday asked African countries of the troubled Sahel region to set up regional patrols to better protect their borders from organized crime and terror groups.In a unanimously adopted statement, the council expressed concern ... [Published News.net - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

World: EU donates € 11.5 million to UNICEF to treat malnourished children in the Sahel

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid department, UN Children's FundCountry: Burkina Faso, Gambia, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, World BRUSSELS/DAKAR, 27 August 2014 - The European Union has allocated € 11.5 million to UNICEF to treat over 1 million ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Four New Electric Trains of Sahel Metro Enter Into Operation

Sousse — Four new electric trains of the Sahel Metro entered into operation, Monday, at the Sousse/Bab Jedid Station, on the line between Sousse, Monastir and Mahdia, over a 72-km distance, on the 30th anniversary of the creation of this line.CEO of the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 27 2014]

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"CAF officially informed us that have chosen 20 September for the semi-final's first leg" Ahly said in a statement on its official website on Saturday morning
...the student from the Guinean capital Conakry had disappeared three weeks ago while under surveillance for having close contact with Ebola victims.  "The results of tests carried out by the Pasteur Institute in Dakar were positive (for Ebola)" the minister said...
"Most of the rural populations (in the region) are dependent on the rains" for food and work, she said, adding that it was "urgent to put inin place sustainable methods of production and consumption."
The talks were aimed at "researching the optimal approaches to co-ordinate efforts, especially regarding the exchange of intelligence and expertise in the fight against terrorism" , according to the Algerian defence ministry

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Guinean student is first case of Ebola confirme... [Published H5N1 - 19 hours ago]
Via Reuters: Guinean student is first case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal.Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, became the region's fifth country to confirm a case of Ebola on Friday after a student arrived from neighbouring ...
World: UN Secretary-General appoints new member... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: World (New York, 29 August 2014) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, today announced the appointment of six new members of the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response ...
Mali: Security Council, in Presidential Stateme... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sudan SC/11535 Security Council 7249th Meeting (AM) The Security Council today, reiterating its concern about the alarming situation in the Sahel region, reaffirmed its continued ...
Mali: Security Council reiterates concern over ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sudan The United Nations Security Council today reiterated its continued concern about the alarming situation in the Sahel region of Africa and reaffirmed its commitment to address ...
World: Summer of disasters leaves aid agencies dry [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: CaritasCountry: Central African Republic, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic, World By Jos de Voogd |27 August 2014 As the number of disasters all over the world rises, the lack of funds for humanitarian aid is exacerbating ...
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EUCAP Sahel Niger extended [Published European Council - Press - EN - Jul 21 2014]
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