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China sets example for African countries to achieve prosperity: Gabonese politician

“The Gabonese Democratic Party (GDP) has a friendship with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) that has lasted for more than 40 years. Every leader of the Gabonese party has traveled to China to learn the governance experience of the CCP. They have witnessed the enormous changes in China’s development and deeply felt the institutional benefits […]

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HELP Team promotes organic agriculture in 7 African countries

In its ongoing efforts to provide clean water and whole foods across Africa, a UK-based non-profit organization, The HELP Team, is currently promoting organic agriculture for health and sustainability. human capital in seven African countries. The beneficiary countries are Gambia, Senegal and Morocco, among others, where poverty, malnutrition, lack of drinking water and maternal mortality […]

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How Queen Elizabeth 2 systematically oppressed African countries

The British Empire was the greatest in history. And he was at his peak at that time, after the First World War. About a quarter of the world’s surface was included in the empire. Twenty of the 56 members of the Commonwealth are located in Africa. This indicates that more than half of the land […]

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African countries urged to embrace innovation – Voice of Nigeria

The Director General of the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP), Mr. DanAzumi Mohammed Ibrahim, called on African countries to embrace the culture of innovation for the sustainable economic development of the continent. Ibrahim made the call during the launch of the 2022 commemoration of Africa Technology and Intellectual Property Rights Day held […]

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Nigeria to Collaborate with African Countries on Technology Transfer

The Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Adeleke Momora said that the rapid socio-economic growth of the African continent cannot be achieved without the collaboration of African countries. Adeleke said so today when a delegation from the Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology led by NOTAP Director General Dr Dan-Azumi Ibrahim paid him a […]

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11 African countries made independent by Elizabeth II – African Markets

A Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II), who died at Balmoral, Scotland, aged 96. His death plunged the UK into mourning, but they weren’t the only ones mourning his death. For many, she was the personification of the United Kingdom. She was Head of State of 16 countries, Queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, […]

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List of African countries that gained independence during the reign of Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth’s reign as Britain’s monarch is filled with many lasting legacies During her 70-year reign as the sole ruler of Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, she also maintained close ties with the African continent. The Queen was responsible for handing over sovereignty to ten African nations, including Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and […]

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eTrade for Women Masterclass for French-speaking African countries

The UNCTAD-led group eCommerce Initiative for Womenin partnership with Birame Sock, founder and CEO of Kwely and lawyer of eTrade for Women, will lead a regional masterclass for French-speaking African countries under the theme “Women entrepreneurs in Africa: Develop your growth potential”. This event will bring together female digital entrepreneurs who are shaping the digital […]

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UK organization calls for eating insects in hunger-stricken African countries

In many parts of Africa, edible insects are a frequent component of traditional cuisines. UK organization is calling on African countries hit by food shortages to start eating insects, according to a report published in The Guardian said. The pilot project aims to expand the practice in countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo and […]

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The imposition of foreign cultures has destroyed many African countries – Lai Mohammed | The Guardian Nigeria News

The adoption of foreign cultures, traditions and religions is the basis of the destruction of many African countries. The statement was made by Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the opening of the sixth edition of the Edinburgh International Culture Summit in Edinburgh, Scotland. He said if the African continent had been left […]

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Eight African countries to start trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area

The Southern African Development Community (SADC), at its 42nd Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government held on 17 and 18 August at the People’s Palace (Parliament), vehemently expressed its collective opposition to a US bill aimed at countering Russian influence and activities in Africa. The “Combating Malicious Russian Activities in Africa Act” passed […]

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UAE: a catalyst for the development of African countries

BY DANIEL NWOSU Win-win relationships for Africa’s development. The United Arab Emirates have become in a few years a strategic economic partner for the African continent thanks to their good policies vis-à-vis African countries. The policies of the United Arab Emirates are to promote the development and well-being of Africans by providing short-term relief and […]

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Japan to decide on 87 billion yen aid to African countries

August 22, 2022 TOKYO – The government has decided to provide a total of 87 billion yen in aid to 26 African countries to deal with the food crisis and improve health systems. The aid program is part of a series of government support measures that have been decided from April for African countries in […]

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Launching “Digital Diplomacy” to Boost Trade with African Countries – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: An Islamabad-based think tank has launched a “digital diplomacy” initiative in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the business community to strengthen trade and cultural ties with African countries as well as boost the image of the Pakistan there. The initiative was launched by the Center for Pakistan and International Relations (COPAIR) […]

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How African Countries Coordinated the Response to COVID-19: Lessons for Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread a lot slower on the African continent than in the rest of the worldcontrary to forecasts. As of July 20, 2022, a total of 562,672,324 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6,367,793 deaths had been registered all over the world. Only 1.63% (9,176,657) of global cases and 2.73% (173,888) of recorded […]

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‘Real Housewives’ Franchise Expands to Many African Countries

The Real Housewives are growing again! While there are many international franchises airing on local channels, Bravo made its first global expansion this year with The Real Housewives of Dubai. But it looks like the Middle East may have been the first step into the world of international franchises, as many African cities are lined […]

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The best and worst African countries for LGBTQ+ travelers

In the 2021 edition, the ranking compared 202 countries and territories based on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people in those places. LGBTQ+ and gay travelers can use this information as a guide to prepare for their gaycation and take the index ranking as an indicator for choosing the vacation […]

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Weekly economic index: 34 African countries are on the list of heavily indebted poor countries

According to the World Bank, there are currently 34 African countries on the list of Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs). The HIPC List is a joint World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) initiative launched in 1996 to ensure that no developing country ever faces a debt burden it cannot manage. The two financial organizations […]

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African countries seek to rekindle the dream of the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline | Business | Economic and financial news from a German perspective | DW

The Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline (TSGP), as the trilateral project with a decades-long history is officially called, recently saw another attempt at revival when representatives from Algeria, Niger and Nigeria met in Niamey, Niger , in June. In July, the energy ministers of the three countries signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and agreed to set […]

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Biden won’t force African countries to choose US or China, says Blinken

Secretary of State Tony Blinken on Monday unveiled the Biden administration’s Africa strategy in South Africa. Why is this important: One of the elements of this strategy is not to force countries to choose between the United States and China or Russia. “The United States will not dictate Africa’s choices,” Blinken said. “Nobody else should […]

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In many African countries, men are often reluctant to get involved in the reproductive health issues of their partners | D+C

In many African societies, sexual and reproductive health issues remain a controversial topic – the same is true in Ghana. The situation is worse among men who are often reluctant to get involved in their partners’ reproductive health issues due to social and cultural norms. Men are often brought up in a stereotypical way that […]

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African countries want our history back – Britain should return the Benin Bronzes

(Lai Mohammed) Last month I traveled to Germany to sign an agreement for the restitution of 1,130 Benin Bronzes – the hand-cast sculptures that once lined the historic palaces of the Kingdom of Benin in my country, Nigeria. Looted during a punitive colonial expedition in 1897, this act of repatriation returns our bronzes to their […]

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key issues on the table

Last year, the US Biden administration announced plans to increase two-way trade and investment between the United States and Africa. The starting point was a revamp of the Trump-era “Prosper Africa Initiative”. As US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits three African countries – South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda – Kefa […]

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Political instability in some African countries alienating citizens from government

The Director General (DG) of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Yusuf Bichi, says that the growing political instability in some African countries is the cause of the alienation of citizens from governments and authorities. Bichi said this Thursday in Abuja during the 2022 Distinguished Person Conference organized by the National Institute for Security […]

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Youverify secures $1 million extension round and targets 30 African countries

Youverify, a Lagos and San Francisco-based identity verification company, secured a $1 million expansion round. The expansion round, which brought Youverify’s total fund to $2.5 million, was led by Orange Ventures and LoftyInc Capital, and also received participation from Octerra Capital, Plug & Play Venture, Syntax Ventures , HTTP Investors, Afer Group and Fronesyz Capital. […]

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20 African countries with the lowest import tariffs

Of all these trade barrier mechanisms, import tariffs seem to be the most widely used. According to Investopedia, the world’s less developed and developing countries (many of which are in Africa) tend to have some of the highest import duty rates in the world. The International Trade Administration defines import tariffs as taxation imposed by […]

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the 20 African countries authorized to vote! (Official)

For the designation of the Ballon d’Or for the 2021-2022 financial year, only 20 African countries are authorized to vote for the best player in the world. France Soccercreator of golden ballannounced this year many reforms in its mode of attribution for the next editions of the most prestigious individual awards. >> Official: revolution of […]

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Breathtaking photos of African nations stealing the show at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games emerge ▷ SportsBrief.com

African countries put their culture and color on fleek during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Nations like Ghana, Kenya and South Africa were the toast of the opening ceremony with their unparalleled attire This is the third time that England will host the Commonwealth Games after London in 1930 and Manchester in […]

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West, Russia rally African countries to court ties amid Russia-Ukraine war

AFRICA: In an attempt to foster ties with African countries that were neither indifferent nor sympathetic to Western condemnation and sanctions against Russia for its continued invasion of Ukraine, the two giant nations are rallying the African continent for a distinct purpose. , but similar. – Advertising – Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister visited Denis […]

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FG and China to boost film production in Nigeria and other African countries – The Sun Nigeria

By Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Federal Government and the People’s Republic of China have entered into partnership plans for improving the quality of films produced in Nigeria and other African countries. Following the partnership, the two countries will ensure the improvement of capacity building and the supply of high-resolution technological equipment. Nigeria’s General Counsel in […]

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Why the Sexual and Reproductive Law for East African countries is being resisted

Six of the East African Community countries – Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania – have recently concluded public hearings on a new draft law on sexual and reproductive health. Proponents of the bill argue that it will improve access to sexual and reproductive health which, in turn, will improve other public health […]

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40 young journalists from 12 African countries trained under the YAMF

A total of 40 aspiring journalists from 12 African countries received training under the Young African Media Fellowship (YAMF) organized by YALI TV and the US Mission to the African Union. Fellows participated in a 4-week virtual training including seminars, guest lectures and classes from April 14, 2022 to May 14, 2022. The main objective […]

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East Africa: Why the law on sexuality and reproduction in East African countries is facing resistance

Six of the East African Community countries – Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania – have recently concluded public hearings on a new draft law on sexual and reproductive health. Proponents of the bill argue that it will improve access to sexual and reproductive health which, in turn, will improve other public health […]

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African countries challenged to invest in biodiversity conservation | The new times

There is an urgent need for African countries to increase the level of investment in biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services, Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has said. “This requires strong public-private partnerships to protect, restore and sustainably manage Africa’s rich biodiversity,” he said at the official opening of the African Protected Areas Congress (APAC) which […]

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Goge Africa travels to East African countries to solve intra-African travel issues

Goge Africa, a tourism and cultural media brand, claims to explore African countries with the aim of offering solutions to travel, trade and investment issues in Africa. Its chief executive, Nneka Isaac-Moses, in a statement released Friday in Lagos, said the organization’s leadership team had recently visited Tanzania and Burundi in East Africa. She said […]

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Goge Africa visits East African countries to address intra-African travel issues – The Sun Nigeria

Goge Africa, a tourism and cultural media brand, says it explores African countries with the aim of providing solutions to intra-African travel, trade and investment issues. Its chief executive, Nneka Isaac-Moses, in a statement released Friday in Lagos, said the organization’s leadership team had recently visited Tanzania and Burundi in East Africa. She said it […]

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AU meeting opens with call for African countries to improve agricultural production – Xinhua

Senegalese Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall speaks during the 41st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union in Lusaka, Zambia, July 14, 2022. The 41st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU ) opened in Lusaka on Thursday, the host country called on African countries to boost agricultural […]

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Nigerian Ambassador to Moscow Says African Countries Satisfied with Relations with Russia

Umer Jamshaid Posted on July 15, 2022 | 4:00 am MOSCOW (UrduPoint News/Sputnik – July 15, 2022) Nigeria’s Ambassador to Russia, Abdullahi Shehu, said on Thursday that Nigeria and other African countries are happy with their relations with Russia and look forward to deepening the cooperation in the fields of economy and culture. On Thursday, […]

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African Countries Climate Adaptation Bill Will Dwarf Health Spending | Climate crisis

African countries least responsible for the climate crisis will have to spend up to five times more to adapt to global warming than they spend on health. Analysis of 11 nations with a combined population of over 350 million lays bare the enormous financial cost of taking action to avoid the severe environmental consequences of […]

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Chinese firm partners with African countries to advance tech

Baidu, a Chinese multinational tech company specializing in internet-related services, products and artificial intelligence (AI), said it would partner with African countries interested in advancing technologies. Mr. Gon Lei, head of public communications for Baidu companies based in China, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Beijing. Gon […]

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The Central African Republic will become one of the first African countries to have its own digital currency

Faustin-Archange TouaderaPhotographer: Valeria Mongelli/Bloomberg The Central African Republic is about to step into the financial future with its latest initiative. The country, which was the first on the African continent to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in April 2022, has announced its own digital currency, according to the country’s leader. “Sango Coin will be the […]

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Terrorism affects the socio-economic life of some African countries – Minister of National Security

He said it was on record that as of June 28, there had been 17 terrorist attacks on the mainland, killing 574 people and injuring many more. The minister made the remarks during the first regional high-level course on the prevention of violent extremism for the West Africa region. It was organized by the Swiss […]

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Africa: Terrorism affects the socio-economic life of some African countries – Minister of National Security

Some African countries bear the brunt of terrorism as it has affected the social and economic life of these countries, said Albert Kan-Dapaah, Minister of National Security. He said it was on record that as of June 28, there had been 17 terrorist attacks on the mainland, killing 574 and injuring many more. The minister […]

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Twelve African countries report 1,782 monkeypox cases | New

Twelve African countries have so far reported 1,782 cases of monkeypox, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Thursday. RELATED: Spread of monkeypox in Africa shows ‘worrying sign’, warns WHO Of the 1,782 cases of monkeypox that have been reported in Africa, some 1,678 of them are suspected cases while […]

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After COVID, African countries pledge to fight malaria

Finding holes in a mosquito net at a textile factory in Arusha, Tanzania.Credit: Jim Young/Reuters/Alamy More than $4 billion in new funding has been pledged by African countries, international donors and pharmaceutical companies at an international summit held in Rwanda to end malaria and neglected tropical diseases. The commitments were announced at the Kigali Summit […]

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CHOGM 2022: an important homecoming for African countries

Last Friday, the curtain was drawn for the 2022 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held from 20-25 June 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda. The week-long program was attended by over 50 government leaders and joined by leaders from business, philanthropy, royalty and civil society. Convergence, on the theme ‘Delivering a common future: connecting, innovating, transforming” is […]

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African countries are trying to develop non-tariffication to develop the regional value chain

NAIROBI, Kenya June 30 – African countries are working on non-tariffs that will boost manufacturing to enable the continent to meet the demand and supply of goods and services in the African market. Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) for the sub-regional office for East Africa, Mama Keita, said there is […]

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Five actions to better prepare African countries for the next pandemic

Globally, COVID-19 cases and associated deaths are lower in June 2022 than they were at the start of the year. But the infection figures are rising. East Africa no exception. The past two years have caused unimaginable disruption to normal life. And these disturbances continue to delay the recovery of savings and health systems in […]

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Tennis star Ons Jabeur “boosts sport in Arab and African countries”

DUBAI: Just hours before Tunisian tennis superstar Ons Jabeur kicks off her Wimbledon 2022 campaign against Sweden’s Mirjam Bjorklund, she has been confirmed as world number two, the highest ranking of her career. It was also the highest ever for an African or Arab, female or male tennis player. For Emirati tennis specialist Khalid Al-Ali, […]

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A turning point for democracy in African countries

Sixty years ago, the British, French and Belgian governments began to bring 45 of their African colonies to independence. Most new African nations inherited multi-party democracies from their former colonial masters. However, it was not long before many of these young democracies began to transform into one-party dictatorships. Eventually, poor decisions and poor management swung […]

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World football stars avoid Nigeria and holiday in other African countries

237 total views, 1 views today By Amaechi Agbo As the 2021/2022 football calendar season ends in May, several global football stars have embarked on vacations to different continents and nations to flex their muscles and get a feel for new climates, environments and cultures. However, while some of these soccer superstars have chosen many […]

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Top 5 African countries with the most cryptocurrency holders

Despite the market trend, Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adoption has grown over 880% in the past year. At this rate, Bitcoin and other cryptos are indeed attracting increased attention due to the fact that they are used as an investment tool instead of other good options. In many parts of Africa, crypto holders have been at […]

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WHO: Eight out of 39 African countries have reported cases of monkeypox

This electron microscope (EM) image depicts a monkeypox virion, obtained from a clinical specimen associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. It was a thin section image of a human skin specimen. On the left were oval-shaped mature virus particles, and on the right were crescents and spherical particles of immature virions. High resolution: Click […]

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East African countries reaffirm their commitment to strengthen peace and security

East African Community Eac Member States of the East African Community (EAC) on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen peace and security in the region by providing their armed forces, police and security actors with training on peace support operations. A statement from the EAC headquarters in Arusha, northern Tanzania, said the reaffirmation was made […]

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Bitcoin Ban: African Countries Where Crypto is Restricted or Illegal

Due to its extreme volatility, its use in nefarious transactions, and the exorbitant use of electricity to mine it, the legal status of digital currency varies widely from country to country. But as more and more Africans turn to cryptos, criticism has continued to come in for a series of restrictions on their use. Some […]

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Tanzania signs agreements with three African countries for the teaching of Kiswahili

University of Dar Es Salaam Tanzania’s public University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) has signed agreements with three higher education institutions in three African countries for the teaching of Kiswahili, a cabinet minister told parliament on Monday. Culture, Arts and Sports Minister Mohammed Mchengerwa said UDSM has signed agreements with Joachim Chissano University in Mozambique, […]

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Here are 5 African countries with the best roads

Some infrastructural developments include roads. Citizens know how important roads are for accessing important and quality services such as health care, transport, food, etc. An index from the Global Competitiveness Report indicates that some countries have made great efforts to improve their economies in terms of infrastructure. Ghana is not considered to have major highways […]

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African countries look to Japan to circumvent Ukraine wheat ban

Published on: 06/05/2022 – 08:15 African countries that need to fill the void created by the lack of Russian and Ukrainian food imports must look outside the typical sphere of economic aid, UN Under-Secretary-General Ahunna Eziakonwa said after a five-day mission to Japan. Eziakonwa, also the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Regional Director for Africa, […]

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Egypt works side by side with African countries to achieve sustainable development: Sisi on Africa Day – Foreign Affairs – Egypt

Africa Day marks the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) on May 25, 1963, with Egypt as a founding member. The OAU then evolved on July 9, 2002 to become the African Union (AU), made up of 55 member states representing all the countries of the continent. “I congratulate all brotherly African peoples […]

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Scholz talks about crises and cooperation in three African countries – The Berlin Spectator

Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits three African countries in as many days. In Senegal, Niger and South Africa, improving economic relations is its main objective. But the three global crises, Corona, Russia’s war against Ukraine and global warming, are also on the agenda. Berlin, May 23, 2022 (The Berlin Spectator) — Energy, investments and trade are […]

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Ukraine invasion: New US law aims to punish African countries that ‘align’ with Russia

As the Russian-Ukrainian conflict escalates, it appears to be opening a new chapter in the Cold War between the US-led West and Russia, which will also spill over into Africa. A bill that would force Washington to punish African governments that encourage Russian “malicious activities” on the continent is going through Congress. According to Daily […]

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US bill aims to punish African countries for ‘aligning’ with Russia

A United States (US) bill that would require Washington to punish African governments that encourage Russia’s “malicious” activities on the continent is going through Congress. Countering Russian Malicious Activities in Africa Law passed the House of Representatives on April 27 by a huge bipartisan majority of 419 to 9 and is now sure to pass […]

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Focus on Egypt — Cairo invites African countries to consolidate their position ahead of COP27

Focus on Egypt — Financing agreements with the European Investment Bank have reached $316 million since the start of 2022 RIYADH: Financing agreements with the European Investment Bank have reached a significant amount since the beginning of 2022. In addition, bilateral trade between Egypt and Brazil is expected to be exempt from tariffs by 2026. […]

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5 Safest African Countries for Nigerian Women Traveling Alone

For a Nigerian woman traveling alone, Mauritius is the safest country. This beautiful island is a melting pot of African, European and Asian cultures. Given the mix of cultures on the island, it’s no surprise that it’s a great place to party and go on vacation. It comes highly recommended for those who want breathtaking […]

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Egypt tops African countries receiving foreign investment for 5th consecutive year

Egypt remained at the top of foreign direct investment in Africa for the fifth consecutive year in 2020/2021, reaching $5.9 billion, which represents 53% of foreign direct investment directed to North Africa. A report from the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development revealed this despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis. Egypt remained at […]

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COP15 announces: the Great Green Wall will extend over African countries – Magnetic Media

#Africa – October 1, 2020 — The world only has to prepare for the State of the African Diaspora (SOAD) which is progressing steadily in its vision and which announced at the end of September the adoption of a new currency called: the LUMI “The LUMI Stimulus digital currency will be issued for an amount […]

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Ruling elites are depriving African countries of innovation…

The development potential of African countries is hampered by the dominance of small elites – whether ethnic, military or struggling families – for their own interests. These countries exclude women, youth and minorities from leadership positions in society, economy and culture, depriving these countries of dynamic leadership, ideas and innovation. However, all the great transformations […]

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Kamina Smith visits the Kingdom of Lesotho on her tour of African countries

Kamina Smith visits the Kingdom of Lesotho on her tour of African countries Jamaica: During her official visit to African countries, Kamina Johnson Smith- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica, landed in the Kingdom of Lesotho on Sunday, May 8, 2022. She is touring the various countries to promote herself as a […]

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Malagasy official thanks China for supporting African countries in agricultural development

Secretary General of the Malagasy Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Fanja Raharinomena, removes rice seeds during a demonstration session on the huller in Mahitsy, a town northwest of Antananarivo, Madagascar, on May 6, 2022. Photo: Xinhua The Secretary General of the Malagasy Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Fanja Raharinomena, thanked China for its commitment to […]

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Malagasy official thanks China for supporting African countries in agricultural development – Xinhua

Secretary General of the Malagasy Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Fanja Raharinomena, removes rice seeds during a demonstration session on the huller in Mahitsy, a town northwest of Antananarivo, Madagascar, on May 6, 2022. (Photo by Sitraka Rajaonarison/Xinhua) ANTANANARIVO, May 7 (Xinhua) — Secretary General of Madagascar’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Fanja Raharinomena, thanked […]

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Enablers of Political Extremism a Checklist for West African Countries

This article by Muhammad Dan Suleiman, researcher at the UWA Africa Research & Engagement Center, originally appeared in The conversation May 6. The Sahel – the region just south of the Sahara – is home to the world’s fastest growing extremist group, Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin or JNIM, and the deadliest group, the Islamic […]

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a checklist for West African countries

The Sahel – the region just south of the Sahara – is home to the fastest growing extremist group in the world, Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin or JNIMand the deadliest group, Islamic State in West Africaaccording to Global Terrorism Index 2022. Different militant groups in the Sahel have different tactical preferences and operate in […]

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African countries conduct over 105 million COVID-19 tests: Africa CDC-Xinhua

People wait to take the COVID-19 test in Johannesburg, South Africa, Feb. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng) African countries have carried out 105,579,387 COVID-19 tests so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) announced on Thursday. ADDIS ABABA, May 5 (Xinhua) — African countries have carried out 105,579,387 tests for COVID-19 so […]

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Sanlam and Allianz to combine resources in 29 African countries after €2bn deal

In a press release seen by Business Insider Africa, it was explained that the partnership would involve the creation of a joint venture (JV) and the consolidation of assets for a total amount of 2 billion euros. Once finalized, the deal is expected to create a pan-African insurance company that would boast of being one […]

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West African countries agree on climate strategy

Leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed on a regional strategy to deal with global warming over the next decade. Members of the regional organization, in agreement with the European Union, plan to spend $294 billion over the next 10 years to address the challenges of climate change. “Between 2020 […]

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IMF: 20 sub-Saharan African countries in over-indebtedness, at high risk of over-indebtedness

• Nigeria not on list despite huge public debt burden Francois Ndubuisi The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that debt vulnerabilities remain high in sub-Saharan Africa, with as many as 20 countries in the region either at high risk of debt distress or already in debt distress. The head of the regional studies division […]

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Ecotourism: 6 African countries among the best world destinations

Global travel website Big 7 Travel has selected 50 countries to explore for tourists eager for carbon-conscious travel. Africa shines on the podium. White sand beaches as far as the eye can see. The Gambia has been ranked third among the best eco-friendly places to visit in 2022. Global travel website Big 7 Travel has […]

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Four African countries invited to US-led Ukraine defense summit

Four African countries have been invited to the defense summit organized by the United States to push for more support for Ukraine against Russia. The United States hosted defense officials from several countries at Ramstein Air Base in Germany for the conference on Tuesday. The list of invited countries reported by breaking defense show that […]

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African countries defy Covid-19 challenges, increase military spending: report

African countries increased their military spending last year despite the economic collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. A new report shows that African countries increased their military spending by 1.2% in 2021, compared to 2020. That means African countries have spent $39.7 billion on military hardware, according to the report from the SIPRI Fact Sheet, […]

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African countries unite to develop space industry

The last few decades have transformed the space sector from a closed market into a global bazaar. A recent article in the journal Science describes how African countries are coming together to expand their presence in the space market – and perhaps even corner some of it. “We’re in this apparent era where the future […]

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5 Nigerian dishes that have similar versions in African countries

Food is an integral part of culture. Food types known to a particular community sometimes have similar versions in other communities. Here are 5 Nigerian foods that have similar versions in other African countries; Of course, jollof rice comes first on the list. It is a food that crosses many countries including Ghana, Sierra Leone, […]

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5 African countries to see baobabs, the continent’s most emblematic trees

Baobabs are the most emblematic trees of the savannah; and also the longest life. Its size is so impressive that its hollow stem can measure more than 20 meters in diameter and can store up to 120 thousand liters of water. Some baobabs are used as houses, grain warehouses or animal shelters. The baobab is […]

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UN releases $100 million to fight hunger in 6 African countries and Yemen

The UN has allocated $100 million to fight hunger in Africa and the Middle East as the fallout from war in Ukraine threatens to push millions even closer to starvation. The contribution from the Central Emergency Response Fund (STAG), announcement on Thursday will go to relief projects in six African countries and Yemen. lifesaving help […]

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Challenges and Safety Tips for Women Traveling Alone

Female tourists in search of fun, relaxation and relief usually travel to these beautiful islands and countries, but it is not always a fairy tale trip. Some of the challenges encountered are common such as language barrier and others are deep rooted challenges such as xenophobia. Forbes has listed the 10 worst countries women can […]

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9 African countries with the most expensive bread prices

In the 2014 e-book “Bread in Africa”, co-authored by Diane Lyons and Catherine D’Andrea, as seen on Springer Nature, it was established that bread is a widely consumed staple food in Africa. In all cultures, food is consumed in different ways. Some people eat it for breakfast and some for dinner. As such, it is […]

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WHO Director-General: African countries like Egypt are capable of producing vaccines and biologicals on a large scale

WHO logo – CC via Wikimedia CAIRO – April 16, 2022: World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said African countries like Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia will be in able to produce vaccines and biologics on a large scale. In his Remarks During the briefing of African Union Ambassadors in […]

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The UN releases 100 million dollars to fight against hunger in 6 African countries and in Yemen |

The contribution from the Central Emergency Response Fund (STAG), announcement on Thursday will go to relief projects in six African countries and Yemen. I allocate 100 million dollars of @A DEER fight against hunger in 7 countries. The fallout from the war in Ukraine is pushing the most vulnerable people even closer to starvation. The […]

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TON Foundation is in talks with three African countries to launch stablecoins

TON Blockchain works with Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and the Republic of … [+] Congo to launch p2p crypto payments on Telegram. Getty Africa has been widely reported to have one of the highest crypto adoption rates in the world. This trend could continue if new developments in Central Africa progress through […]

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Jonathan urges African countries to strengthen institutions for the benefit of citizens

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has urged African countries to strengthen institutions to ensure peace and security for citizens. Jonathan made the call on Thursday during a keynote speech titled “Building an Inclusive Society for the Next Generation” in Abuja. He delivered the speech at the year one memorial and launch of the Innocent Chukwuemeka […]

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South Africa’s role was crucial

The Preamble to the Founding Act of the African Union (AU) calls for “collective action in Africa and in our relations with the rest of the world”. The credibility of this pan-African commitment has been undermined by the the reluctance of African governments to forge a unified position on the Russian-Ukrainian war. They could not […]

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Jonathan instructs African countries on the culture of inclusion

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says African countries must deliberately foster a culture of inclusion. He advised them to have the same concern for enthroning equal rights and justice on the continent. Jonathan said so on Thursday during a keynote speech titled “Building an Inclusive Society for the Next Generation” in Abuja. He delivered the speech […]

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3D printing gives African countries an edge in manufacturing

Thousands of years ago, the black-smith led a technological leap in sub-Saharan Africa. West Africa Nok Culture, for example, changed from using stone tools to iron around 1500 BC. Imagine an innovative craftsman like this re-emerging in the 21st century equipped with digital technologies. It’s not Wakanda science fiction. This is the story of a […]

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EU donates 30 boats and forensic equipment to West African countries

The European Union has donated various safety equipment, including 30 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats, RHIBs and forensic equipment to the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, in the fight against maritime crime and other security issues. The boats and equipment were provided under the EU-funded ECOWAS project titled The West Africa Integrated Maritime Security […]

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How African countries benefit from China-Africa cooperation

During this period, China became more involved and focused on helping African countries in their struggle for independence from colonialism. The second phase of China-Africa cooperation began in 1978-2000, when the first Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) was held. During this period, China has focused more on economic cooperation with African nations. The third period […]

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What Nigeria Should Learn From Other African Countries About Gender Laws

Gender inequality continues to be a global societal issue that affects women and is an obstacle to human growth. Despite significant progress in reducing inequalities, women continue to face prejudice, which is compounded by variables such as culture, religion, social norms and discriminatory laws. In the various forms of prejudice faced by Nigerian women, culture […]

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US allows hunters to import elephant trophies from African countries

The US Fish and Wildlife Service informed some hunters last month that it would allow six trophy elephants to be imported into the United States from Zimbabwe. The African elephant carcasses will be the first allowed into the country in five years. The decision reverses an agency-wide suspension on the processing of elephant trophy import […]

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African countries react to global inflation [Business Africa]

In Africa, governments are stepping up their efforts to mitigate the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on the wallets of their citizens. According to UNCTAD data, no less than 25 African countries import more than a third of their wheat from Russia and Ukraine; 15 import more than half and two countries, Benin and Somalia, […]

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Five reasons why many African countries choose to be “neutral”

In early March, the United Nations General Assembly vote on a resolution calling on Russia to immediately cease its military operations in Ukraine. Out of 193 Member States, 141 vote in favor of the resolution, five voted against, 35 abstained and 12 did not vote at all. Of the 54 African member states, Eritrea voted […]

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How Corruption Fuels Coups in African Countries – CIPC President, Owasanoye

The threat of corruption fuels several military takeovers of existing democratic governments in many African countries, the President of the Independent Corruption, Practices Commission, CIPCsaid Bolaji Owasanoye. Mr. Owasanoye noted how the West African region has seen a resurgence of military takeovers of the government over the past two years. According to the head of […]

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How Corruption Fuels Coups in African Countries – Owasanoye, ICPC President

The threat of corruption fuels several military takeovers of existing democratic governments in many African countries, the President of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offenses Commission (ICPC), Bolaji Owasanoye, said. Mr. Owasanoye noted how the West African region has seen a resurgence of military takeovers of the government over the past two years. According […]