Tuesday, July 18, 2017

East Africa hit by drought

climate change news: "The long rains, one of two wet seasons that quench the thirst of the East African region, failed this year for the second time in a row. Lack of water, withering crops and starving cattle plunged Somalia, Ethiopia and parts of Kenya into a food crisis that the countries are not prepared for.

Humanitarian assistance has helped and will be needed well into 2018. But in war-affected Somalia and South Sudan famine has emerged; in Ethiopia aid money is running short after repeated droughts; and in Kenya the shortage of resources is giving rise to land conflicts."

Friday, July 7, 2017

You shall board public transport for free - Nana Addo assures senior citizens

YEN.COM.GH: "- Government has put out steps to reward all senior citizens in the country

- This will see such persons given free passes for public transportation

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Government says it stays committed to ensuring that all senior citizens in the country are made to live in the comfort they so deserve."