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Daily Archives: April 19, 2016

UK offers economic support to Libya

UK offers economic support to Libya

A five-year conflict has caused widespread destruction in Libya. The UK has announced a $14m (£10m) funding package to support the new UN-backed administration in Libya. Britain's ...

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Police reconcile Linda Ikeji and Wizkid

Police reconcile Linda Ikeji and Wizkid

The celebrities reportedly understood each other as Lagos police eventually resolved a long-drawn-out dispute between a renowned Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji and music star Ayo Ba ...

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Somalia drought starves 4.7 million people

Somalia drought starves 4.7 million people

Somalia is struggling with extreme climate conditions, where in the last two years, below average and erratic rainfall provoked severe droughts. The latest UN assessment estimates ...

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Mozambicans flee their country as Renamo, Frelimo clash

Mozambicans flee their country as Renamo, Frelimo clash

Every day, about 250 refugees march into Malawi from Mozambique’s Tete province, joining more than 11 000 others who have already fled. Refugees are housed in Kapise, a refugee ca ...

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UN spells out plans for Burundi peace-keeping force

UN spells out plans for Burundi peace-keeping force

After analysing the situation Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has emphasized on what he expects from the UN peace keeping force in Burundi. The United Nations has outlined three opt ...

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Agriculture is key to achieving lasting peace in Central African Republic

Agriculture is key to achieving lasting peace in Central African Republic

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today met Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera for talks that focused on rebuilding the country's agriculture s ...

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The problem with Western activists trying to do good in Africa

The problem with Western activists trying to do good in Africa

Ben Radley, Erasmus University Rotterdam In recent years Western advocacy groups have achieved unprecedented success in mobilising Europeans and North Americans behind a “conflict ...

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Buruli ulcer: Africa’s neglected but third most common bacterial disease

Buruli ulcer: Africa’s neglected but third most common bacterial disease

Lydia Mosi, University of Ghana Buruli ulcer is a skin infection that kills the cells and tissue in an affected area and creates ulcers on the skin. It is caused by a bacteria and ...

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Namibia’s “Brandulance”, Ogilvy & Mather Wins Big at African Excellence Awards

Namibia’s “Brandulance”, Ogilvy & Mather Wins Big at African Excellence Awards

APO - Africa Newsroom / Press release | Ogilvy & Mather Namibia’s “Brandulance” Wins Big at African Excellence Awards The recent acknowledgement of Ogilvy & Mather Namibia ...

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Xenophobic disputes return to Southern Africa

Xenophobic disputes return to Southern Africa

Anti-foreigner attacks occurred in South Africa’s Dunoon township in Cape Town on Sunday, April 17. Locals looted shops owned by foreigners, prompting people to flee the area. Sou ...

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