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Why Obiano Is So ConfidentProtection Agency (ANSIPPA) and the Anambra Small Business Agency (ASBA). With
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Protection Agency (ANSIPPA) and the Anambra Small Business Agency (ASBA). With the likes of former Vice President of the African Development Bank, Mr. Igwe Cyril Enweze and Mr. Joe Billy Ekwunife sitting on the board of ANSIPPA, the investment... Read more
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Industrialization Is Action Not WordsIt will be difficult for Africa to maintain its economic growth and create jobs
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It will be difficult for Africa to maintain its economic growth and create jobs without embarking on industrialization. This humble view comes from Antonio Pedro, Sub-Regional Director for Central Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. High... Read more
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Groundbreaking President Looks to Make History AgainNations General Assembly this week. She said she is confident the election will
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Nations General Assembly this week. She said she is confident the election will be free and credible. "Our elections commission have already established their credibility in three by-elections that have taken place, which the citizens... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Prime Minister Kvirikashvili�s UN Speechcitizens at the center of our strategy, we aim to strengthen further democratic
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citizens at the center of our strategy, we aim to strengthen further democratic institutions, ensure peace and accelerate economic growth. These are the essential multipliers for sustainable development, which connects us with the region and the... Read more
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Gulf News
Algeria yet to heal from Black Decade scarsable to coalesce and organise nationally.They enthralled the country with their
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able to coalesce and organise nationally.They enthralled the country with their religious discourse, as well as intertwined economic and social demands around the myth of an ‘Islamic’ state.The Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) contested and won... Read more
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Intergovernmental Meeting of Experts to Discuss Youth Employment in North Africastrategic orientations in North Africa. Recommendations presented at this meeti
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strategic orientations in North Africa. Recommendations presented at this meeting will be submitted to the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, a deliberative body of the ECA. The Expert Group Meeting... Read more
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ATA's 41st Annual World Tourism Conference Showcases African Tourismin Kigali, Rwanda from August 28-31, 2017. The conference, which was developed
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in Kigali, Rwanda from August 28-31, 2017. The conference, which was developed to promote tourism as an engine for economic growth across Africa, was attended by H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, who delivered the... Read more
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Stakeholders Discuss Model Law for Transboundary Infrastructure Development in AfricaThe proposed model law on transboundary infrastructure development in Africa wa
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The proposed model law on transboundary infrastructure development in Africa was under the spotlight in New York today with Economic Commission for Africa's Adeyinka Adeyemi saying the law will facilitate private sector investment and financing in... Read more
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Philly.com
The most sobering stats from the city's report on the state of women and girls in Philly | Perspectivethe formal presentation of “The State of Women and Girls in Philadelphia,” the
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the formal presentation of “The State of Women and Girls in Philadelphia,” the first report from the year-old Philadelphia Commission for Women. Philadelphia is the 32nd city to have a women’s commission. Executive director Jovida Hill says that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Full Text of President Adama Barrow's Address to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, America, 19 September 2017.job creation and youth irregular migration. My Government is committed to using
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job creation and youth irregular migration. My Government is committed to using such resources wisely for sustainable socio-economic development. We may be a small country but one with huge needs. As a matter of urgent priority, we have developed a... Read more
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Liberian War Victims Demand Justicewar, all of which failed despite the fact that the warlords and their patrons w
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war, all of which failed despite the fact that the warlords and their patrons were rewarded and appeased with political and economic powers. Still determined to find sustainable peace and stability, again in 2003, Liberians with the support of the... Read more
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Samwu to Participate in the National StrikeThe South African Municipal Workers' Union (SAMWU) as an affiliate of COSATU wi
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The South African Municipal Workers' Union (SAMWU) as an affiliate of COSATU will be heeding the call by the Trade Union Federation to participate in the upcoming national strike against state capture and corruption on the 27th September 2017. The... Read more
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WANEP, GPU Train Journalists On Transitional Justice ReportingThe West African Network for Peace Building (WANEP), in collaboration with the
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The West African Network for Peace Building (WANEP), in collaboration with the Gambia Press Union (GPU), on Monday September 18th opened a 10 -day training of trainers meeting for 40 journalists on transitional justice and conflict reporting. The... Read more
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President Geingob Speaks at the UN General Debatemissions, 26 are in Africa. Therefore, we recognize the institutional partnersh
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missions, 26 are in Africa. Therefore, we recognize the institutional partnership between the UN Security Council and the African Union in the maintenance of international peace and security. This not only enhances cooperation between the two... Read more
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NEPAD Unveils 5% Agenda at Africa investor CEO Summit at NASDAQThe New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) - the African Union’s econ
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The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) - the African Union’s economic development programme and Africa investor (Ai) an institutional investment platform for Africa’s leading pension and sovereign wealth funds, launched the NEPAD 5... Read more
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UN Offers Up New Strategy to Advance Peace, Stability in LibyaAgreement, Libya remains fraught with numerous challenges, including insecurity
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Agreement, Libya remains fraught with numerous challenges, including insecurity, frustration, political dysfunction and economic despair. "The Libyan people have suffered too much," stated the Secretary-General, voicing deep concern about the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Election Observers Are the Ones Who Countcould have been critical of the process, such as ambassadors based in Luanda, a
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could have been critical of the process, such as ambassadors based in Luanda, are reluctant to speak out to protect their economic interests. The EU sent only a small team of observers to Angola, and the African Union (AU) sent a short-term... Read more
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Lake Placid News
US calls for meeting on weapons proliferationby the EU, Iraq, the United States, the United Nations humanitarian office, and
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by the EU, Iraq, the United States, the United Nations humanitarian office, and Germany. Christos Stylianides, the EU commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, said in a statement that "the end of the Mosul military campaign has... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
US calls for meeting on weapons proliferationby the EU, Iraq, the United States, the United Nations humanitarian office, and
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by the EU, Iraq, the United States, the United Nations humanitarian office, and Germany. Christos Stylianides, the EU commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, said in a statement that "the end of the Mosul military campaign has... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US calls for meeting on weapons proliferationby the EU, Iraq, the United States, the United Nations humanitarian office, and
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by the EU, Iraq, the United States, the United Nations humanitarian office, and Germany. Christos Stylianides, the EU commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, said in a statement that "the end of the Mosul military campaign has... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhineaway." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distrib
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away." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distribution and implementing recommendations of a commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan. 4:10 p.m. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian people are... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhineaway." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distrib
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away." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distribution and implementing recommendations of a commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan. 4:10 p.m. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian people are... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhineaway." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distrib
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away." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distribution and implementing recommendations of a commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan. 4:10 p.m. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian people are... Read more
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Myanmar pledges long-term solutions in Rakhineaway." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distrib
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away." He said the government is committed to non-discrimination in aid distribution and implementing recommendations of a commission led by former U.N. chief Kofi Annan. 4:10 p.m. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian people are... Read more
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Boston Herald
Mayor Walsh announces plan to build Martin Luther King Jr. memorialannounced today. The memorial will be financed by software mogul and philanthr
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announced today. The memorial will be financed by software mogul and philanthropist Paul English, working with city Art Commission officials and a to-be-hired team that will oversee fundraising and artist selection. "Growing up in Boston, I was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Morocco Deplores Increased Violence in CarNew York — Morocco, which chairs the Central African Republic Configuration of
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New York — Morocco, which chairs the Central African Republic Configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission, deplored on Tuesday in New York the recent increase in violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), and called for reinforcing the... Read more
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Al Jazeera's Regional Office Showcases Ethio-Qatar Blossoming Ties - Directorthat Qatar considered Ethiopia among its strategic partners in Africa and desir
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that Qatar considered Ethiopia among its strategic partners in Africa and desirous to enhance the partnership in political, economic and social frontiers. The Director states that Al Jazeera selected Addis Ababa for its Regional Office taking in to... Read more
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Wrapping Up the Last Decade of Developmentinto the third millennium. The world has changed a lot since the end of the las
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into the third millennium. The world has changed a lot since the end of the last millennium with international politics and economics taking radical twists. Especially, the last quarter of a century or so has seen unprecedented rapid changes in... Read more
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African Union Ministers of Trade Meet to Come Up With a Common Position Prior to the 11th WTO Ministerial ConferenceThe African Union Commission in collaboration with the Government of South Afri
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The African Union Commission in collaboration with the Government of South Africa organized a Special Meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade, on 18 September 2017 in Addis Ababa. The main purpose of the Informal Meeting was to enable Africa to... Read more
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During Our Difficult Times, 'We Knew We Had Friends,' Says President Barrowwe knew we had friends, ones who came to our aid and who have since kept faith
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we knew we had friends, ones who came to our aid and who have since kept faith with us," the President said, thanking Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for their timely and firm intervention to bring peace to his... Read more
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Terror Laws Brand Journalists As Terroristsa region that has already suffered years of war. Cameroon shares a border with
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a region that has already suffered years of war. Cameroon shares a border with Chad, the Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic, among other countries. "With elections on the horizon, many in Cameroon rightfully fear a heightened and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Investors Help Ethiopia Expand Employment Opportunitiesis China-Africa Development Fund created out of FOCAC's resolutions. Experts a
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is China-Africa Development Fund created out of FOCAC's resolutions. Experts argue that FOCAC provides a platform for African countries to advance industrialization within their respective territories. "FOCAC presents partnership... Read more
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Swissinfo
What’s behind Switzerland’s vaccine shortage?struggling to keep up with an increasing global demand, due in part to large-sc
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struggling to keep up with an increasing global demand, due in part to large-scale vaccination programmes being deployed in African and Asian countries. Production is also becoming more centralised, with just a few large pharmaceutical companies –... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Assisting African Countries Make the Most of Their Commodities Is Eca's Key Priority Says KaringiAddis Ababa — Assisting African countries to make the most of their commodities
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Addis Ababa — Assisting African countries to make the most of their commodities, particularly in industrializing to promote growth, job creation and economic transformation is now a strategic priority of the Economic Commission for Africa says... Read more
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National Park Service Needs Help, Says ConservationistDirective. The US Park Police trains Park officials on awareness of suspicious
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Directive. The US Park Police trains Park officials on awareness of suspicious activities. In South Africa, The South African National Defence Force is involved in the protection of rhinos in Kruger National Park. You can understand that... Read more
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10th Session of the Committee On Regional Cooperation and Integration to Focus On Cfta Shared Gainswill review and discuss a number of crucial publications on various themes, inc
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will review and discuss a number of crucial publications on various themes, including policy options for boosting intra-African investment through regional harmonization of investment policies and treaties; how the promotion of Africa's... Read more
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Denosa Fully Supports Cosatu National Strike and Says 'Hands Off Nurses' Pension Money!'that even threaten to disrupt the functionality of the department. Part of the
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that even threaten to disrupt the functionality of the department. Part of the total shut down on 27 September is that a Commission of Inquiry on State Capture be established as a matter of urgency, so that the funds that get siphoned from public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Ratify SADC Treaty On Arms Tradeof the SADC Protocol on Arms Trade Treaty, Major General Annamarie Nainda said
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of the SADC Protocol on Arms Trade Treaty, Major General Annamarie Nainda said yesterday at the opening of the Southern African Regional Police Chief Council Organisation (SARPCCO)'s regional coordinating committee meeting on small arms and... Read more
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Black Press USA
Preview of CBC Week: Panel Discussions to WatchConvention Center in Washington D.C. The popular annual conference features po
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Convention Center in Washington D.C. The popular annual conference features policy discussions on all things impacting African Americans. This year’s ALC is likely to attract over 10,000 people. The theme is “And Still I Rise.” Reps. Robin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Owned Enterprises Shouldn't Be Used As Pawns in South African PoliticsState owned enterprises are vital to many economies, but are particularly vital
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State owned enterprises are vital to many economies, but are particularly vital to those seeking economic development. This is true in South Africa too. Which makes it odd that the South African government - and much of the policy debate - never... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[OPINION] SOEs shouldn’t be used as pawns in SA politicsas pawns in SA politics State-owned enterprises are vital to many economies, b
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as pawns in SA politics State-owned enterprises are vital to many economies, but are particularly vital to those seeking economic development. This is true in South Africa too. Which makes it odd that the South African government – and much of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sanlam Moves to Take Over Lion AssuranceSanlam has already written to the Lusaka-based Common Market for Eastern and So
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Sanlam has already written to the Lusaka-based Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Competition Commission seeking for approval to acquire LAC in Uganda. Sanlam, which entered the Ugandan insurance market through a 50.3%... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Country Needs More Than a Hybrid CourtKiir Mayardit and Riek Machar over the presidency, but the conflict has now tak
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Kiir Mayardit and Riek Machar over the presidency, but the conflict has now taken on a more ethnicised dimension. The African Union (AU) established a Commission of Inquiry in 2014 to investigate human rights violations but impunity in South... Read more
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Expert Group Meeting to Validate APRM Study On Major Bottlenecks Facing Africa Underway in KigaliKigali — (ECA) - An expert group meeting to validate an African Peer Review Mec
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Kigali — (ECA) - An expert group meeting to validate an African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Study on 'Major Bottlenecks Facing Africa' is currently underway in Kigali, Rwanda. The two-day expert group meeting was jointly organized by the APRM... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ownership of Agendas 2030 and 2063 By African Countries Under Spotlight in Idep MeetingDakar, Senegal, September 12, 2017 (IDEP) - Within the framework of the African
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Dakar, Senegal, September 12, 2017 (IDEP) - Within the framework of the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) development seminar series, a high level round table dialogue on ownership of Agendas 2030 and 2063 by African... Read more
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Heads of Eca and EU Agree to Work Towards Benefits of the Epas for Africa's EconomiesAddis Ababa — To enhance collaboration with key development partners, the Execu
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Addis Ababa — To enhance collaboration with key development partners, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ms. Vera Songwe met with the European Union Ambassador, Mr. Ranieri Sabatucci, and the EU's Head of... Read more
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Presidents Call for Accelerated Action to End Child MarriageYoweri Museveni of Uganda has emphasized the importance of education for girls
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Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has emphasized the importance of education for girls and skills training to boost women's economic empowerment and financial independence in the fight against child marriage. "If they can get out of dependence on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Opens Eastern Cape HIV-Aids Centregood women and men of this community who make sure that children with HIV feel
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good women and men of this community who make sure that children with HIV feel they belong and have a place under the warm African sun," the Deputy President said on Sunday. He was speaking at the official opening of the Vuyo Mbuli Empilisweni... Read more
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Morocco and Algeria's Changing Roles in Managing Migrationand Morocco are taking a central role in managing migration from Africa to Euro
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and Morocco are taking a central role in managing migration from Africa to Europe by legalising the stay of sub-Saharan African migrants. These legalisation schemes will enhance Algeria and Morocco's negotiation power with the European Union... Read more
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EuroNews
Presidential Advisory Commissioners Question Educational Initiatives' FuturesWhite House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, the White House
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White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders — each housed under the Department... Read more
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