Sahel Zone

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First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Refugees and patchy rains trigger new Sahel hunger crisis

_ About $100m (£60m) of funding is needed from international donors to pay for food-security programmes in the Sahel, the UN has warned, as more than 20 million people continue to face shortages.The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the UN's ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The rise of terrorism in Africa - who cares?

A sustained upsurge in the frequency of kidnappings, bombings, attacks, and arrests in Africa in the past several years has heightened concerns that terrorism is on the rise across Africa. Presently, dozens of sponsored international organizations are ... [Published News24.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Maghreb & Sahel Face Deadliest Period on the Security Front

Exploded car in BanghaziThe North Africa Journal - MEA-Risk released its latest assessment on the state of security and stability in the Maghreb and Sahel region. Findings from MEA-Risk's Critical Incidents Tracker shows that the region continues to face ... [Published The North Africa Journal - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The U.S. Should Cheer France's New Counterterroism Plan in Africa

France announced recently that it was launching a new military operation, dubbed Barkhane, intended to combat Islamic militants throughout the entire Sahel region from Mauritania to Chad. Barkhane succeeds Operation Serval, which France launched in January ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

It's Time for a Global Landscape Restoration Revolution

Editor's Note: This blog post was originally published at Devex .The solution to the very visible global problems of deforestation, desertification and food scarcity may be hiding in plain sight: the transformative ability to restore degraded land to ... [Published WRI - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sahel food shortage as studies show climate risk to crops

UN plea for food aid to the Sahel as scientific studies flag up climate change threat to food productionPastoralist and farming communities in the Sahel have been hit by recurrent droughts (Source: Flickr/SOS Sahel UK)By Megan DarbyThe United Nations ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

UN Says More Support Urgently Needed to Tackle Growing Food Insecurity in the Sahel (Page 1 of 2)

Rome - Funding gap of $100 million is hampering fight against hunger in the Sahel The United Nations today called on the international donor community to renew a commitment to fight hunger and food insecurity in the Sahel by protecting and strengthening ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nkana 4 Etpile Du Sahel 3

Nkana have revived their chances of going beyond the group stage of the CAF Confederations cup, after recording a 4-3 win against Etoile Du Sahel of Tunisia.Etoile opened the scoreline in the 4th minute through a YOUSSEF MOUIBHI penalty, but Nkana hitman ... [Published ZNBC - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Coco’s: Kitschy-Cute Summer Essentials

With Eid here and Sahel season kick-starting again, we’ve spent the majority of the past month stockpiling summery sartorial staples that we cant wait to get our hands on and wear as we wile August away by the beach. Our most recent find, Coco’s, nails ... [Published Palestine Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 3 reports

The Special Envoy for the Sahel concludes her official tour in Europe

/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sahel Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Se... ... [Published MENAFN - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 5 reports

*U.N. Urges Donors to Fight Hunger in Africa’s Sahel

United Nations, Ramadan 29, 1435, July 26, 2014, SPA -- Two U.N. agencies on Friday urged the international donor community to help the Sahel region fight hunger and food insecurity issues.Africa’s Sahel region has suffered terrorism, weak governance, ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

UN agencies urge greater support to fight mounting hunger crisis in Africa’s Sahel region

Two United Nations agencies today urged the international donor community to renew its commitment to fight hunger and food insecurity in the Sahel by strengthening the resilience of destitute families in the region. ... [Published UN News Centre - Top Stories - Jul 25 2014]

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...Mali's army lost some 50 soldiers battling Tuaregs for control of the key town of Kidal in May. An Algerian diplomat said "the armed movements now occupy nearly two-thirds of the country...and come to Algiers in a position of strength."
"UN agencies do not wait for famine anymore," David said. "They work together to reduce the chronic vulnerability and enhance the resilience of the Sahelian populations to reduce the possibilities of a famine to arrive."
...with which US president Barack Obama stated at the official commemoration of former president Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg last year that "we will never see the likes of Nelson Mandela again" is concerning
"I believe Africa is capable of revival", the Sovereign underlined, adding that "such an objective, however, will be attained only if Africa's sons and daughters rely on their own capabilities"

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