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AllAfrica.com
Lopes Pledges to Support Africa in Implementing Sustainable Development GoalsMonrovia — Economic Commission for Africa Executive Secretary, Mr. Carlos Lopes
Lopes Pledges to Support Africa in Implementing Sustainable Development Goals
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Monrovia — Economic Commission for Africa Executive Secretary, Mr. Carlos Lopes, last week met with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to discuss continental issues including industrialization, regional integration and sustainable development... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Know more about Public Protector nominees Kevin Malunga, Siraj DesaiWestern Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai, Law Professor Pierre De Vos, ANC Mem
Know more about Public Protector nominees Kevin Malunga, Siraj Desai
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
Western Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai, Law Professor Pierre De Vos, ANC Member of Parliament Loyiso Mpumlwana and Economic Freedom Fighters chairperson Dali Mpofu. Malunga was appointed Madonsela’s deputy in December 2012. According to... Read more
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Africa Should Embrace True Democracyuntil 2020 to hold their rallies. Speaking at State House after receiving the
Africa Should Embrace True Democracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
until 2020 to hold their rallies. Speaking at State House after receiving the official report of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) on the 2015 General Election, Dr Magufuli said he would not let politicians distract him from his endeavour... Read more
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Gambia Among Six Countries to Lead Fight Against Aflatoxinthe region to lead the fight against aflatoxin. She said the regional body's s
Gambia Among Six Countries to Lead Fight Against Aflatoxin
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the region to lead the fight against aflatoxin. She said the regional body's secretariat in consultation with the regional economic committees selected the country among the six to implement activities that would lead to the mitigation of the... Read more
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Home Affairs Extends Closing Date of Applications for Lesotho Special Permitsof Home Affairs held in Maseru on 01 June 2016 to assess progress on the implem
Home Affairs Extends Closing Date of Applications for Lesotho Special Permits
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of Home Affairs held in Maseru on 01 June 2016 to assess progress on the implementation of the LSP. The South African and Basotho delegations were led by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni and Home Affairs Principal Secretary... Read more
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Deadline for Lesotho Special Permit Applications Extendedwill continue engaging communities in Lesotho and in various parts of South Afr
Deadline for Lesotho Special Permit Applications Extended
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will continue engaging communities in Lesotho and in various parts of South Africa, with the aid of the Lesotho High Commission and Consulates in South Africa, to ensure as many Basotho as possible have necessary documents, including Lesotho... Read more
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Africa Championing a Low Carbon Development TrajectoryPretoria, South Africa - 24 June 2016/ECA - The Economic Commission for Africa
Africa Championing a Low Carbon Development Trajectory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Pretoria, South Africa - 24 June 2016/ECA - The Economic Commission for Africa is championing a new African order says UN Resident Coordinator (a.i.) in South Africa, Tobias Takavarasha. Speaking during the launch of the Economic Report on Africa... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Parties scrambling for space to hang up election postersDispatchLIVEposters. The DA has opted to use their ward councillor candidates as the faces
Parties scrambling for space to hang up election postersDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 hours ago
posters. The DA has opted to use their ward councillor candidates as the faces on their posters, while the ruling ANC and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) are using their leaders Jacob Zuma and Julius Malema respectively. The EFF’s posters are,... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Yamamoto: Terror on blacks - by blacksit was now in charge of cooperative bank accounts. Call it organized crime or f
Yamamoto: Terror on blacks - by blacks
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 hours ago
it was now in charge of cooperative bank accounts. Call it organized crime or fraud if you like. The second dot: While commissioning an incomplete airport road late last year, President Robert Mugabe, a frequent user of that road, suddenly made... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Longtime Legal Aid executive remains passionate about missionCity, lives in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife Harreen. He has received many a
Longtime Legal Aid executive remains passionate about mission
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 hours ago
City, lives in Palm Beach Gardens with his wife Harreen. He has received many accolades over the years. In 2011, the county commission proclaimed Nov. 1 “Robert A. Bertisch Day” for his many years of service with the Legal Aid Society and in 2010 he... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Big Shoes to Fill: Sharp focus on finding a new Public Protector highlights apathy in filling other postshas followed various appointments to key positions at the helm of the National
Big Shoes to Fill: Sharp focus on finding a new Public Protector highlights apathy in filling other posts
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 hours ago
has followed various appointments to key positions at the helm of the National Prosecuting Authority, Hawks, Electoral Commission of South Africa and elsewhere. However, Khoza on Tuesday said she has not been contacted or lobbied by anyone.... Read more
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U.S. Undermines Democracy and Stability in Fragile Postwar LiberiaUS Congress passed an Act to support the repatriation of freed people of color
U.S. Undermines Democracy and Stability in Fragile Postwar Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
US Congress passed an Act to support the repatriation of freed people of color to Africa, authorized US naval patrol of the African Coast to liberate slaves and also donated 100,000 dollars to the American Colonization Society (ACS) in order to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic and Social Council President Urges Closer Ties With UN Peacebuilding BodyCloser collaboration between the United Nations Economic and Social Council (EC
Economic and Social Council President Urges Closer Ties With UN Peacebuilding Body
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Closer collaboration between the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission is imperative in order to move forward on commitments in the sustainable development agenda and effectively address the specific... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tichaona Zindoga, The Herald Political Editor - 'Zim on cusp of highest diplomatic achievement'number 14, with the addendum “once avoided now a must see”. This is the brand t
Tichaona Zindoga, The Herald Political Editor - 'Zim on cusp of highest diplomatic achievement'
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number 14, with the addendum “once avoided now a must see”. This is the brand that is deploying me to compete, and Southern African Development Community (SADC) has endorsed my candidacy. Africa, which has tested my leadership through my... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Africa homeland security is a priority"TIME TO CREATE AN AFRICAN CYBER COMMISSION UNDER AFRICA HOMELAND SECURITY WATC
Africa homeland security is a priority
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
"TIME TO CREATE AN AFRICAN CYBER COMMISSION UNDER AFRICA HOMELAND SECURITY WATCH” By Syl Juxon Smith African leaders, stakeholders and its various working organisations must critically start seriously looking at the setting up of a CYBER COMMISSION... Read more
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AU Hails Positive Developments in Peace Agreement Implementation in MaliAddis Ababa — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamin
AU Hails Positive Developments in Peace Agreement Implementation in Mali
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Addis Ababa — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, hailed the recent positive developments in Mali, reaffirming AU's commitment, in close cooperation with Algeria, to assisting the Malian parties in their peace and... Read more
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Tanzanian Prime Minister to Attend SADC Double Troika SummitThe Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, will lead the Tanzanian delegation to t
Tanzanian Prime Minister to Attend SADC Double Troika Summit
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The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, will lead the Tanzanian delegation to the Extraordinary Summit of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika scheduled to start today in Gaborone, Botswana. According to a statement issued by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt Levels May Push Regional Economies Into Financial Distressfinancial distress in the wake of volatile local currencies and falling export
Debt Levels May Push Regional Economies Into Financial Distress
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financial distress in the wake of volatile local currencies and falling export earnings, economists have warned. The East African Community (EAC) partner states are borrowing heavily to finance infrastructure development but economists warn the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecowas and the Single Currency Illusionobjective behind the common currency is laudable, but it is unlikely to succeed
Ecowas and the Single Currency Illusion
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objective behind the common currency is laudable, but it is unlikely to succeed In another self-deceiving declaration, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) announced recently that notable progress has been made in its plan to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khama Hosts Kenyattaindependence when Kenya rendered support to the young nation in the early 1966.
Khama Hosts Kenyatta
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independence when Kenya rendered support to the young nation in the early 1966. "For us, the story of Botswana's socio-economic transformation would not be complete without specific mention of Kenya's contribution to our development efforts,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Election Violence - Should South Africa Be Worried?lists and positioning themselves for the municipal elections set for 3 August.
Election Violence - Should South Africa Be Worried?
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lists and positioning themselves for the municipal elections set for 3 August. At the same time, protests against the economic and political situation have continued across the country. The increase in protests - combined with a history of... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary ClintonHer Husband’s ‘Disastrous’ NAFTA Policy” As First Lady and again in 2003, Clin
Trump Campaign Details 49 Blistering Allegations about Hillary Clinton
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Her Husband’s ‘Disastrous’ NAFTA Policy” As First Lady and again in 2003, Clinton praised NAFTA in her book; however, the Economic Policy Institute blames NAFTA for a loss of 700,000 jobs as of 2010. 6. “Clinton Supported China’s Entrance Into... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Who will replace Dlamini-Zuma at the African Union?After four years at the helm of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlam
Who will replace Dlamini-Zuma at the African Union?
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
After four years at the helm of the African Union Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s time in Addis Ababa has come to an end. Dlamini-Zuma chose not to seek a second term, which means AU member states have to choose her replacement. According to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Buti Manamela - South African Institute of International Affairs Young Leaders ConferenceKeynote address by the Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Mr Buti Manamela, to
Deputy Minister Buti Manamela - South African Institute of International Affairs Young Leaders Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Keynote address by the Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Mr Buti Manamela, to the South African Institute of International Affairs Young Leaders Conference 2016, University of Witwatersrand, Gauteng Youth Programmes Manager at SAIIA - Ms Desiree... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Faith Muthambi - Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement Workshopand environment of community media. I am well aware of the importance of the c
Minister Faith Muthambi - Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement Workshop
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and environment of community media. I am well aware of the importance of the community broadcasting sector to South African life. My Ministry is also concerned about the governance of the sector and its funding. We want to see improvements... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financing Public Investments in Children in the Post-MDGs EraWhat is required now, more than ever before, is action. The financing architect
Financing Public Investments in Children in the Post-MDGs Era
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
What is required now, more than ever before, is action. The financing architectures of many African countries need overhauling. They need to engender equity, child rights, transparency and accountability. Unless that is don, the many regional and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Does Brexit Mean for East African Community?Britain's Thursday referendum vote to leave the European Union is a wake-up cal
What Does Brexit Mean for East African Community?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Britain's Thursday referendum vote to leave the European Union is a wake-up call to the East African Community (EAC) to make its integration agenda more people- centered. This is a general view shared by, among others, MP Dr James Ndahiro, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Poverty Amidst Plenty - How Africans Are Robbed of Benefits of Mineral Wealthnot benefited substantially from its mineral wealth. It is, therefore, essentia
Poverty Amidst Plenty - How Africans Are Robbed of Benefits of Mineral Wealth
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not benefited substantially from its mineral wealth. It is, therefore, essential for resource-rich nations to tailor their economic policies to effectively harness and utilise mineral revenues to improve the productivity of non-mineral sectors to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Towards a Transformed and More Resilient Agriculture Sector in Africasame time reversing the gains we have realised towards agricultural development
Towards a Transformed and More Resilient Agriculture Sector in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
same time reversing the gains we have realised towards agricultural development. A decade of CAADP Efforts to transform African agriculture saw the enactment of the Maputo Declaration on Agriculture and Food Security and the launch of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mr President Tread CarefullyIn the early years of political independence, African countries (with the sole
Mr President Tread Carefully
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In the early years of political independence, African countries (with the sole exception of Botswana) banned political pluralism by ushering in an era of one-party states. Given ethnic and religious differences, it was argued that competitive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan Youth in Uganda Pledge to Preserve CultureMoto Lounge in Ggaba, a Kampala suburb. There was a show of elegance, colour a
Rwandan Youth in Uganda Pledge to Preserve Culture
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Moto Lounge in Ggaba, a Kampala suburb. There was a show of elegance, colour and fun at the event graced by Rwanda's High Commissioner to Uganda, Frank Mugambage and Joan Bamurange Kakwenzire, the Senior Presidential Adviser to Uganda's President... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NFC and NFVF in a Filming AgreementThe Namibia Film Commission (NFC) and National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)
NFC and NFVF in a Filming Agreement
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The Namibia Film Commission (NFC) and National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) of South Africa signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 21 June during the Durban International Film Festival. The aim of the MOU is to create a framework for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malaria Drug Grabs Africa Awardceremony that marked the five-year milestone anniversary of the Innovation Priz
Malaria Drug Grabs Africa Award
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ceremony that marked the five-year milestone anniversary of the Innovation Prize for Africa the landmark programme of the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) innovative healthcare solutions took pole position this year, offering ground-breaking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Twenty Five More ExitsFollowing the very good example set by British voters last Thursday, of lightly
Twenty Five More Exits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Following the very good example set by British voters last Thursday, of lightly throwing away the economic boom baby with the fear of immigration bathwater, countries all over the world are frantically looking around to execute an exit, with or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'African Union Has Achieved Much More Than Changing ‎Name'United Nations and African Union peacekeepers (file photo). As the build-up fo
'African Union Has Achieved Much More Than Changing ‎Name'
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United Nations and African Union peacekeepers (file photo). As the build-up for the countdown of the 27th African Union Summit to be held in Kigali continues, it's quite important to look back to some of the organisation's commendable achievements... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tribunal wraps up AB InBev hearingsThe commission had proposed that outlet referred to “retail outlets and taverns
Tribunal wraps up AB InBev hearings
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
The commission had proposed that outlet referred to “retail outlets and taverns”. But Heineken suggested a definition that included off-trade outlets such as grocery stores and on-trade outlets such as taverns, hotels, restaurants and... Read more
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CNN
How Britons feel about Brexit1930s, as nationalist tendencies arise throughout Europe. Brexit makes me desp
How Britons feel about Brexit
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
1930s, as nationalist tendencies arise throughout Europe. Brexit makes me despair: lies and scaremongering combined with economic and political half-truths have led to this. Our economy and our position on the world stage are both now in tatters.... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Warning: Rating agencies aheadHowever, I have had the benefit of reading some world-renowned economists who a
Warning: Rating agencies ahead
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
However, I have had the benefit of reading some world-renowned economists who are critical of the economics that make rating agencies more powerful than governments. 95 percent of economics is common sense – made to look difficult, with the use of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Serap Says Freezing of Fayose's Account LawfulThe Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), an NGO, says the
Serap Says Freezing of Fayose's Account Lawful
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), an NGO, says the freezing of Gov. Ayodele Fayose's account by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is lawful under Section 308 of the 1999 constitution and international... Read more
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Quartz
Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouseattracting the attention of economists interested in Africa, and for good reaso
Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouse
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
attracting the attention of economists interested in Africa, and for good reason. Except for Rwanda, Ethiopia is the only African country whose economic growth has been consistently high for more than a decade without relying on a natural resource... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alleged Corruption - Why Fayose Should Not Enjoy Immunity - SerapSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has stated that "the f
Alleged Corruption - Why Fayose Should Not Enjoy Immunity - Serap
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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has stated that "the freezing of Governor Ayodele Fayose's account by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) is lawful under section 308 of the 1999 constitution and international... Read more
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examiner.com
Trump and Barbara Jordan truths shatter Hillary and Obama immigration mythswith Trump site the important work of Barbara Jordan, the first woman elected t
Trump and Barbara Jordan truths shatter Hillary and Obama immigration myths
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with Trump site the important work of Barbara Jordan, the first woman elected to Congress from Texas and the first Southern African-American ever elected to the House of Representatives. Jordan gained much recognition for giving a keynote address... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violenceconsciousness the ideas of a common cause, of a national destiny and a collecti
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violence
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
consciousness the ideas of a common cause, of a national destiny and a collective history”. The political developments in African societies in the post-independence era have proved to us that Fanon’s optimism about the use of violence may have... Read more
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BBC News
EU referendum: Europe's press gripped by Brexit dramasee the UK Brexit vote as a serious blow to European unity and a warning that E
EU referendum: Europe's press gripped by Brexit drama
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
see the UK Brexit vote as a serious blow to European unity and a warning that EU politicians must address widespread economic pain. There is a general view that Europe is struggling with a dramatic turning point in its history.'Everything... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Doubts Increase Over Falling Revenue, Region's Ability to Repay Rising DebtsEast African countries are faced with spiralling debt and narrowing funding opt
Doubts Increase Over Falling Revenue, Region's Ability to Repay Rising Debts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
East African countries are faced with spiralling debt and narrowing funding options due to limited domestic revenue sources and the unpredictability of key donors. Moreover, borrowing costs are likely to be higher than in recent years in the face of... Read more
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Variety
African Union Launches Commission to Boost the Continent’s IndustriesThe African Union announced the launch of a new agency this week dedicated to t
African Union Launches Commission to Boost the Continent’s Industries
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
The African Union announced the launch of a new agency this week dedicated to the rapid development and growth of film and TV industries across the continent. The establishment of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) was the product... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Min. Shoniyin Meets Uneca Boss LopesActing Foreign Minister B. Elias Shoniyin has thanked the Executive Secretary o
Min. Shoniyin Meets Uneca Boss Lopes
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Acting Foreign Minister B. Elias Shoniyin has thanked the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) for the supportive roles he continues to play on behalf of Liberia. According to a Foreign Ministry release,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eritrea's Foreign Minister Denies Rights Abuses, Blames Ethiopia for Clasheswar." Ethiopian authorities have blamed Eritrea for starting the fighting. Wh
Eritrea's Foreign Minister Denies Rights Abuses, Blames Ethiopia for Clashes
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war." Ethiopian authorities have blamed Eritrea for starting the fighting. While recognising that organisations like the African Union and United Nations stood as "witnesses and guarantors" to the conflict, Saleh criticised international... Read more
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New Kerala
Economic and Social Council President urges closer ties with UN peacebuilding body - newkerala.com #81556New York, June 25 : Closer collaboration between the United Nations Economic an
Economic and Social Council President urges closer ties with UN peacebuilding body - newkerala.com #81556
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
New York, June 25 : Closer collaboration between the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UN Peacebuilding Commission is imperative in order to move forward on commitments in the sustainable development agenda and effectively... Read more
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express
EU hands Tunisia £406million so country will support DEMOCRACY and the rule of LAWfor granting the Union’s macro-financial assistance should be that Tunisia resp
EU hands Tunisia £406million so country will support DEMOCRACY and the rule of LAW
express / Posted 4 days ago
for granting the Union’s macro-financial assistance should be that Tunisia respects effective democratic mechanisms The African country is being given a huge €500m fund as it is a partner country within the EU’s European Neighbourhood Policy... Read more
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