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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Cellulant and UBA to expand payments to 19 African countries | The Guardian Nigeria News

Cellulant and United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc announced a partnership that will expand payment services for merchants and consumers in 19 key African countries where UBA operates. The countries are Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Republic of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Liberia, Mozambique, […]

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African Countries With The Most Handsome Men (Photos)

According to them, beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, but not when it comes to African men. They are always a sight for sore eyes. African men, whether they are from the North, South, West or East are very handsome. African men are tall, tasteful and vigorously invested. African men are also known […]

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Groundwater Could Help Kickstart Green Recovery in African Countries: Where to Start

African leaders have joined a global push for a “green recovery” from the setback of COVID-19 and the climate crisis. Like the African Union Green Recovery Action Plan he says, this essentially means investing in the sustainable use of resources. A joint statement endorsed by 54 African leaders underlines the need for the continent to […]

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World Happiness Report 2022: 20 African Countries Rank Better Than Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigeria was ranked the 118th happiest country in the world, 2 points lower than its position last year, indicating the country’s declining perception on key indicators. The World Happiness Report, based largely on life ratings from the Gallup World Poll, ranks Nigeria 118 out of 146 countries surveyed, with the Nordic countries dominating the top […]

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Many African countries remain neutral on Russian invasion of Ukraine: NPR

NPR’s Ailsa Chang interviews Aanu Adeoye of the Chatham House think tank about African nations’ responses to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. AILSA CHANG, HOST: While Washington and many European countries are pushing to further isolate Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, many African countries have remained neutral. Nearly half of all countries that refrained from […]

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Stantec: selected to support African countries towards a more connected digital economy

Stantec’s international development team in Belgium recently won three projects from the European Commission. These projects will support the achievement of the European Union (EU) digital agenda in African countries. Each project will draw on the team’s local experience and technical expertise in the areas of communication, advocacy and stakeholder engagement. The team’s work will […]

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North African countries scramble for wheat amid war in Ukraine

Live Updates: Follow the latest news on Russia-Ukraine North African countries are racing to find new supplies of wheat to help contain rising food prices, as the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to hit the region. With global supply chains already strained due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a wheat-buying spree in Egypt, Libya, […]

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High Commissioners from 4 African countries and Iran inaugurate MachAuto Expo-2022 in Ludhiana

High Commissioners from 4 African countries and Iran inaugurate MachAuto Expo-2022 in Ludhiana Ludhiana, March 11 (KNN) High Commissioners and Consular Officers from four African countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Congo, Niger and Iran inaugurated MachAuto Expo-2022 in Ludhiana on Friday. It is a four-day event showcasing the latest technology that takes place at the Ludhiana […]

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Gabon among top 10 African countries with good laws on women’s rights

Gabon is among the top 10 African countries that have carried out reforms guaranteeing equality, according to the World Bank’s report on “Women, Business and the Law 2022”. The World Bank report notes that after completely reforming its Civil Code and enacting a law on the elimination of violence against women, Gabon saw its score […]

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decipher how African countries voted at the UN

In recent weeks, the world has witnessed the tensest moments in international relations since the end of the Cold War. This was evident in the deliberations and voting by United Nations members on resolutions calling on Russia to end its invasion and withdraw its forces from Ukraine. The events were also a stress test for […]

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Egyptian President leads expansion of digital cooperation with African countries

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi meets Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Mabdouli and Minister of Communication and Information Technology Amr Talaat on Monday March 7, 2022 – press photo CAIRO – March 7, 2022: In light of the “Africa for Digital Creativity” initiative, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has asked the government to expand digital cooperation […]

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4 reasons why 17 African countries abstained in the UN vote to condemn the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Out of 193 United Nations member states, a total of 141 countries voted in favor of the resolution, while five countries – Belarus, North Korea, Eritrea, Russia and Syria – voted against and 35 others opposed. are abstained. Eritrea, being the only African nation that has openly supported Russia. Among the 35 countries that abstained […]

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African countries with the most handsome men (with photos): Top 10

10 African countries with the most handsome men: Beauty, they say, lies in the eye of the beholder, but not when it comes to African men. They are always a sight for sore eyes. African men, whether they are from the North, South, West or East are very handsome. African men are tall, tasteful and […]

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BOI organizes Pakistan-Investors Meet-up 2022 for CARs, African Countries in Expo Center Lahore

BOI organizes Pakistan-Investors Meet-up 2022 for CARs, African Countries in Expo Center Lahore The Federal Board of Investment (BOI) has organized a Pakistan-Investor Gathering 2022 for Central Asian Republics (CAR) and African countries at the Lahore Exhibition Center. More than 100 foreign delegates from CAR and Africa are attending the BOI Pakistani Investor Meeting 2022 […]

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Nigeria and other African countries must develop tourism to boost hotel business – Karl Hala

Published February 20, 2022 Lagos Continental Hotels Managing Director Karl Hala, who is considered Africa’s hospitality guru, has spent around three decades managing hotel brands on the continent. He says ENENAITE BLESSING on his career, his love for Africa and other issues You have worked in the African hospitality industry for decades. What is the […]

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WHO appeals to six African countries for its vaccination center

AAnd so, another working week will soon come to an end. Not a moment too soon, is it? It is, you may remember, our precious signal to dream up plans for the weekend. Our program is still ongoing, but we plan to walk around with our official mascot, learn about Pharmalot ancestors, and catch up […]

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US to increase support for vaccination in 11 African countries

NAIROBI, KENYA – 2022/02/03: A healthcare worker administers the Pfizer vaccine to a resident of Dagoretti in Nairobi during a nationwide mass vaccination campaign. Photo: John Ochieng/SOPA Images/LightRocket (Getty Images) As the Omicron push continues to subside in America and restrictions are removed, many seek to prevent the next variant. While wealthy Western countries have […]

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Best bookmaker for Asian and African countries

Choosing the right betting site can be difficult as the list of online sportsbooks keeps growing. This is why it is important to join safe and reputable online betting sites. While sports options, bonuses and odds are important, none of them matter if you can’t collect your winnings or get the help you need from […]

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African countries must protect their fish stocks from the European Union

Fishing is a source of employment for millions of people in the small-scale sector on the African coastline. Their fishing activities in turn ensure food security for more than 200 million Africans. To regulate the fishing industry, African countries have signed numerous agreements with trading blocs such as the European Union (EU). The EU has […]

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The EIU unveils its 2021 ranking of the most democratic African countries

(Agence Ecofin) – The downward trend in democracy around the world has accelerated in 2021. In Africa, restrictions due to covid-19, insecurity and political tensions have added to a series of blows state in the sub-Saharan region. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has just released its 2021 Global Democracy Report, which ranks countries around the […]

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African countries must protect their fish stocks from the European Union. here’s how

There are other forms of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing perpetrated by EU vessels Fishing is a source of employment for millions people in the artisanal sector on the African coast. Their fishing activities in turn ensure food security for more than 200 million Africans. To regulate the fishing industry, African countries have signed numerous […]

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United Front of African Countries in Support of Beijing Winter Olympics, Ignoring US ‘Boycott’ Calls

The Nigerian flag bearer leads the delegation as they enter the stadium during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, at the National Stadium, known as the Bird’s Nest, in Beijing, February 4, 2022. Photo: AFP Africa undeniably voiced its support for its largest bilateral trading partner, China, during the 2022 Winter Olympics […]

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Top 10 African countries with the fastest fixed broadband

Fixed broadband is a super-fast business Internet connection that emits radio signals. Fixed broadband encompasses any high-speed data transmission to a fixed location (home or business) using a variety of technologies including cable, ADSL, fiber optic and wireless. Here are the top 10 African countries with the fastest fixed broadband International ranking: 79 International ranking: […]

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African countries need to fix their distribution chains

Sub-Saharan Africa still has too few vaccines for too few people. Bringing more vaccines to the region deserves top priority. But there is another hurdle to overcome for successful vaccine deployment: the region’s poor commercial and logistical quality. Logistics is a network of services that supports the physical movement of goods both within and across […]

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Improving connectivity between West African countries

Air travelers in West and Central Africa do so with tears due to bottlenecks created by African governments. For example, a plane trip from Abuja to Douala in Cameroon, which shares borders with Nigeria, could take the traveler about 24 hours. Indeed, the passenger may have to fly from Nigeria to Addis Ababa, then Guinea […]

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UAE lifts travel ban on 12 African countries for vaccinated citizens

BEIRUT: Friday marks the first anniversary of the assassination of Lebanese researcher and publisher Lokman Slim, but his family has not yet received any new information regarding the progress of the judicial investigation to discover the circumstances of the crime. Slim, 58, was shot on February 3, 2021. His body was found in his car […]