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Archive for April, 2012

Yes Sanitation and Water for All !

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, English, Water and Sanitation | No Comments »

By  Muyatwa Sitali, Advocacy Coordinator Essential Services, West Africa As I write this blog, news coming from the second High Level Meeting on Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is that most African leaders are united in their resolve to deal ...

Act 4 Africa – A Song for the last Famine in Africa

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Posted in Agriculture, Campaigns, English, GROW Campaign, Land Grabbing, Let's tackle hunger, Livelihoods, Nigeria | No Comments »

Three of Nigeria's well known musicians--Lami Phillips, Sound Sultan and Africa’s finest 2Face have collaborated to put out  this single titled Act 4 Africa  to raise awareness on the importance of addressing Africa's food security crisis. The trio have pooled together ...

Food prices and food crisis

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Posted in Bloggers in West Africa, Campaigns, Countries, English, Food and Security, Mali | No Comments »

By Brenda Bepeh and Robertetta Rose Lafiabougou market in Bamako, capital city of Mali did not strike me like a market in West Africa where I come from, I am used to rowdy, noisy, crowded markets especially the ones you find ...

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_1304" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Jamillah Mwanjisi"][/caption] By Jamillah Mwanjisi- Campaign Manager Nigeria  This week has been exceptionally good for me. After being in Nigeria for over a year, I have finally got my 15-minute of fame by ‘hanging out’ with Naija celebs! ...

Understanding the Food Crisis in the Sahel region : A visit to Mali by Penny Lawrence

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Posted in English, Food and Security, Mali, Uncategorized, Videos | No Comments »

  Penny Lawrence, International Director at Oxfam GB, visited Mali to understand the food crisis in WAF, share learning from the Horn response and launch our appeal. In this video we meet some affected families, and look at some programme work ...