[CAF]Democratic Republic of Congo and West Bromwich midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu played party pooper at the weeked in an amazing 5-5 English Premier League draw with Manchester United. Mulumbu scored with nine minutes left and the Baggies equalised soon after at the Hawthorns to deprive Alex Ferguson of a victory in his final match as boss of the Red Devils.
[SciDev.Net]A team of international experts has drawn up the Soil Atlas of Africa - the first such book mapping this key natural resource - to help farmers, land managers and policymakers understand the diversity and importance of soil and the need to manage it through sustainable use.
[Council on Foreign Relations]Having cut short a trip to South Africa and annulled a planned state visit to Namibia, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria declared a "state of emergency" in three northeast states on May 14.
[IPS]Lilongwe -Lloyd Phiri, a fisherman from Senga Bay on Lake Malawi's shores in Malawi's central region, knows that the lake's water levels are dropping. He can see it in his catch, which has shrunk by more than 80 percent in recent years.