KENYANS IN NEED OF HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE
There have been some negative occurrences and wailing over the sudden drought which has taken over most parts of Kenya, causing, an inter-communal and resource conflicts among the people. More than 200 families in the central Kenya, and 60 households in Tangulbei have suffered an immense level of drought and famine. Schools have been closed, no more equitable Facilities, children from displaced families have been forced to attend classes at distantly located schools that are about 20km away from displacement camps. This has really caused an abrupt congestion to the host schools that have taken over 350 affected children. Many pupils have dropped out of schools, as they help their parents in search of food, water and pasture to stay alive.
ETHIOPA DEVALUES ITS CURRENCY, RAISES INTEREST RATES.
In accordance to the report had on Ethiopia a year ago over the high level of investment returns leading to an abrupt inflationary pressure on the country’s currency value, the government has currently suggested a devaluation of their currency to raise the country’s competitiveness in the global arena.
However, following the Forex currency crisis, The Central Bank and The National Bank of Ethiopia has justified the move and devaluated the currency (birr) by 15pc and raised the interest rate by two percentage points to seven percent. This strategic factor has been seen as an effort to control the level of inflation, to also increase the export earnings and the economic value of the country in the global world exchange.
ILL-FATED BUILDING –COLLAPSED SEVEN DEAD
Over seven bodies have been discovered lifeless after the sudden rubble of a three-storey building collapsed in Kisii Nairaobi Kenya on Wednesday 7:30am. Dwellers of the premise have taken to their hills crying for help over the sudden turbulence.
However, families of the various diseased have currently been drowning in tears over the lost, calling on the government for restitution and indemnification. According to the rescue team over 22 people had been rescued from the collapse of the ill-fated building in Kisii, with more than ten people admitted in the hospitals with varied injuries sustained.
Over hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Barcelonia to protest against the Catalan governments’ decision to embark on the push for independence. Following the demonstration of the Anti-Independence Rally on Sunday a week after the independence referendum. More than one million civilians had taken part over the independence agitation, to stop the splitting of Catalonia from the rest of the country. Stating that such idea of independence would definitely be an obstacle to the uninterrupted unity and peace that has been in existence for the past 40 years ago in Spain since the death of Francisco Franco in 1975.
Tensions have erupted in Togo after protests against the 50 years ruling by the Gnassingbe family dynasty. Thousands of Togolese have marched through the streets of Togo over the political reform crisis, protesting against the government of president Faure Gnassingbe’, crying for the re-establishment and reinstatement of the constitution limiting terms. This is the time that a country which has been ruled by the oldest military tyrannical leaders decides to rise for its freedom. Togo is the only ECOWAS country never to have experienced any real democratic change.
The conference took place on the 19th – 23rd July 2017 at the University of Ghana, Legon. The initiative was created to expose and empower the young people on the life issues with the skills to effect change and development in their respective countries. Over two hundred young leaders across Africa were all brought together to engineer a solution for a sustainable world.
Prior to the meeting, there was a media preparation towards the conference which was led by Mr. Acheampong Tutu and Mr. Joseph Mensah. On the first day, the delegate arrived as early as mid-day which was followed by an orientation session led by Mr. Joseph Mensah at 7 pm.