Daily Archives: March 7, 2020

All-Female Ranger Unit Protecting Kenya’s Wildlife

KAJIADO, KENYA – Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is home to herds of elephants that have been the target of poachers trafficking in the illicit trade in ivory. Now a program that has brought women on board in the fight against …

Seychelles hands over presidency of the Indian Ocean Commission

Maintaining regional stability in Madagascar and Comoros was among the achievements made during the one-year presidency of Seychelles over the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC), Seychelles’ Vice President said.

Vice President Vincent Meriton, the outgoing IOC …

New hydrographic survey data on Seychelles’ ports give 50-year-old maps a modern makeover

Dredging work in Seychelles’ Port Victoria can now be planned using highly accurate information after an electronic hydrographic survey data was handed over to the Ministry for Ports and Marine on Friday.

New survey data taken around the islands of …

UN: Nearly 1 Million DRC Refugees in Urgent Need of Support

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency Friday launched an appeal for $621 million to assist nearly 1 million refugees who have fled violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo seeking safety in neighboring countries. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from …

UN: Nearly 1 Million DRC Refugees in Urgent Need of Support

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency Friday launched an appeal for $621 million to assist nearly 1 million refugees who have fled violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo seeking safety in neighboring countries. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from …