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PHILIPPINES: Preparing for the volcanoes

30/11/2010 ANA 0

With 23 active volcanoes across the Philippines, many communities in this archipelago nation are preparing for the next big eruption. „Areas where there are frequent explosions are naturally more prepared than others,“ Renato Solidum, director […]

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MIDDLE EAST: Focus on domestic workers’ rights

30/11/2010 ANA 0

The UN International Labour Organization (ILO) is encouraging the drafting of labour legislation to provide foreign domestic workers (FDWs) in the Middle East with legal protection. Arab trade unions agreed on a statement of principles, […]

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GERMANY

Die Würfel sind gefallen

29/11/2010 ANA 0

An diesem Montagabend erfuhren die 16 Teilnehmer der FIFA Frauen-Weltmeisterschaft 2011™, gegen wen sie in der Gruppenphase der im kommenden Sommer in Deutschland ausgetragenen Endrunde antreten werden. Mehr als 600 Gäste waren dabei, als im […]

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GHANA: ¢4billion Blown On Budget Workshop

29/11/2010 ANA 0

Even before the dust settles on the debate over the 2011 budget statement presented to Parliament by the Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Dr Kwabena Duffuor, over a week ago, issues have started emerging about […]

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CENTRAL AFRICA: New arms deal elicits optimism

29/11/2010 ANA 0

Officials and analysts expressed optimism that a convention signed in Brazzaville, the Congolese capital, on 19 November would succeed in stemming the flow of small arms in central Africa, as long as it is backed […]

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KENYA-UGANDA: Polio prevention efforts stepped up

29/11/2010 ANA 0

Polio prevention efforts have been increased in Uganda and neighbouring Kenyan districts after a case was confirmed in Bugiri District, in eastern Uganda. Uganda’s Ministry of Health and partners on 20 November launched a three-day, […]

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