Caught, tagged and released: First mud crab study launched in Seychelles

The mud crab population in Seychelles is being assessed for the first time in a one-year study that kicked off in September, said a top official of the Seychelles Fishing…

Protection Implications of the Drought in the Horn of Africa region, September 2022

Background The Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia) is experiencing severe drought following four consecutive seasons with low rainfall. Figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) present a…

Impact of increasing fertilizer prices on maize production in Kenya, September 2022

Executive summary • Fertilizer supply shocks started in 2020 due to multiple factors including COVID-19 related supply chain disruptions, high input prices (e.g., natural gas), lower production in Europe, and…

Kenya: Acute Food Insecurity Situation July – September 2022 and Projection, October – December 2022

Persistent drought, coupled with high commodity prices, poor trade conditions and high inflation continue to impact food insecurity across the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL) counties According to the most…

Kenya’s President Ruto names new Cabinet

Kenya’s President William Ruto on Tuesday unveiled his new Cabinet two weeks after he was sworn in as Kenya’s fifth head of state. At a press conference, Dr. Ruto stated…

New IAEA Publication on Climate Change and Nuclear Power Highlights Potential in Africa

Government ministers and officials from several countries in Africa discussed the potential of nuclear power in supporting sustainable development and the transition to clean and reliable energy as the IAEA…

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE EXCELS AT 2022 NAIROBI INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has so far scooped 12 awards out of 16 categories, including emerging the Best Government Ministry Stand, it has competed for at the 2022 Nairobi…

Kenya counts the beans to help avert food waste in school meals

Every bean that ends up on Griffins Ochieng’s plate at Jaribu Primary School in northeastern Kenya can now be traced to a government warehouse where it was first stored. And…

Is there a path to peace in the Tigray conflict?

A month ago, there was hope for a peaceful resolution to Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict. A truce in place since March had allowed sorely needed aid to reach the region’s beleaguered…

So-Called Referenda during Armed Conflict in Ukraine ‘Illegal’, Not Expression of Popular Will, United Nations Political Affairs Chief Tells Security Council

Delegates Condemn ‘Sham’ Annexation Polls by Russian Federation in Occupied Ukraine Territories, Call for Resumption of Peace Talks The so-called “referenda” conducted by de facto authorities in the Donetsk, Luhansk,…