Thrilling Opening Day of Regional U20s
[Cosafa]Hosts Lesotho twice came from behind to force a 2-2 draw with Comoros, while Botswana defeated Swaziland 2-0 on a thrilling opening day of the 2013 COSAFA Youth Championships in Maseru on Tuesday.
Egypt Is Worst Arab State for Women, Comoros Best - Poll
[AlertNet]Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.
Small Is Beautiful - African Small Island Development States and Climate Change
[ECA]Of the world's fifty-two Small Island Developing States (SIDS), six are in Africa. They include; Cape Verde, Comoros, Guinea Bissau, Mauritius, SÃ£o TomÃ© and PrÃncipe and Seychelles. These countries range in size from the smallest, Seychelles, which is composed of 115 small islands representing the largest number among African SIDS, to the largest, Guinea Bissau, which comprises close to 80 islands. For most, these countries trigger vivid images of tourist heavens characterized by tranq