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Guinea to get $15 million from World Bank to lift agriculture

Guinea to get $15 million from World Bank to lift agriculture

Guinea is expected to receive $15 million dollars from the World Bank to support the country’s economy after it was battered by the Ebola epidemic. The funds will go towards the a ...

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End of Ebola transmission in Guinea

End of Ebola transmission in Guinea

Yesterday, Wednesday 1 June, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea. Forty-two days have passed since the last ...

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The power of education for building peace in Africa

The power of education for building peace in Africa

Ensuring equitable access to education is key in addressing the root causes of conflict and instability in Africa, stakeholders said today ahead of the Pan-African Symposium on Ed ...

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7.4 % economic growth for Ivory Coast in the next three years – IMF

7.4 % economic growth for Ivory Coast in the next three years – IMF

Ivory Coast’s economy is expected to grow by an average of 7.4 percent between 2017 and 2020 after reaching 8.5 percent this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. ...

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AU maps out implementation plan of the continent’s nutrition strategy

AU maps out implementation plan of the continent’s nutrition strategy

The 8th session of the African Union (AU) Task Force on Food and Nutrition Development (ATFFND) Meeting has taken place at the Commission’s Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The meetin ...

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Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre sentenced to life in jail

Chad’s former leader Hissene Habre sentenced to life in jail

Chad's former president Habre has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of crimes against humanity, rape and sexual slavery. Hissene Habre was directly resp ...

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European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks kill up to 700

European migrant crisis: Shipwrecks kill up to 700

Up to 700 migrants are feared drowned in a series of shipwrecks off the coast of Libya in the last few days, the UN refugee agency reported. The boats sank south of Italy on Wedne ...

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Art event in Addis Ababa promotes dance, helps poor HIV positive children

Art event in Addis Ababa promotes dance, helps poor HIV positive children

On the 3rd and 4th June 2016, 11 world class ballet dancers from America, Australia, Italy, Great Britain, South Africa, Cuba and Brazil will grace the stages of City Hall and the ...

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Mozambique to register 6.5 per cent growth

Mozambique to register 6.5 per cent growth

The Mozambican economy will grow by 6.5 per cent this year despite a raging political crisis, the African Economic Outlook reports. The document, co-published by the African Devel ...

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El Niño is over, but has left its mark across the world

El Niño is over, but has left its mark across the world

Alison Cook, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Andrew B. Watkins, Australian Bureau of Meteorology; Blair Trewin, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, and Catherine Ganter, Australia ...

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