East Africa Environment International National Natural

Locusts in East Africa: UN calls for immediate aid.

United Nation (UN) Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called for international intervention/aid to “avert any threats to food security, livelihoods, malnutrition”. It requires 10 m U.S dollars. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are struggling with “unprecedented” and “devastating” swarms of the food-eating locusts, the FAO has said, fearing locust numbers could grow 500 times by […]

International Security

25 Soldiers,63 killed in Niger attack.

West Africa – Suspected Islamist militants have killed 25 soldiers,six others wounded in an attack on an army post in west Niger near its border with Mali on Thursday. It was not immediately revealed who was responsible for the attack on the post at Chinagodrar, about 130 miles (209 km) north of the capital Niamey, […]

Education International

American Tourist Killed by Wasps in Bwindi

By APN Reporter Kabale An American tourist aged 65 was on Thursday stung to death by wasps while tracking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National park. The deceased, Gloria Suemiller, a resident of Oklahoma City was stung to death by wasps at around 10:30AM while at Katonvi, Ruhija zone. The police spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly […]