Daily Archives: November 10, 2019

Cameroon set Feb 9, 2020 for legislative polls

YAOUNDE, Cameroon will hold its legislative and municipal elections on Feb 9, 2020, according to a presidential decree.

The last legislative polls was held in 2013 for five-year terms.

President Paul Biya who was re-elected in 2018 has twice postponed …

Uganda and DRC to Improve Infrastructure to Ease Business

ENTEBBE, UGANDA – Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo sign agreements to work on key road networks within 24 months, connecting the two countries to ease business. However, security concerns on the routes remain key for business.

Uganda and …

WFP: Hundreds of Thousands of Haitians on the Verge of Famine

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Food Program warns Haiti is approaching famine like conditions, with more than 1 in 3 people in the country of 11 million in need of urgent assistance.

A food assessment in October finds 1 million …

Mauritius elects incumbent premier for five-year term

Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth’s coalition on Friday won elections in Mauritius by a comfortable margin, reinforcing the legitimacy of a leader who took over from his father in 2017 without going through a vote.

Jugnauth’s centre-right Morisian Alliance won 38 …

Save Our Seas study finds that Seychelles’ St. Joseph is healthy place for blacktip reef sharks

The Seychelles’ remote St Joseph atoll is a vital habitat for newborns of the blacktip reef shark, a new study led by the Save Our Seas Foundation found.

The Foundation said that the study — ‘Same species, different prerequisites: Investigating …