Africa

[WHO] Abuja, 11 December, 2019 - The World Health Organization (WHO)and partners are harmonizing efforts by the Nigerian Government to put a stop to the medicalization of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Posted: December 11, 2019, 5:16 pm
[Ghanaian Times] A lecturer at the Economics Department of the University of Ghana, Dr Emmanuel Codjoe, has called for what he termed a "joined up thinking and policy formulation" to enable the country make the best of the new African market.
Posted: December 11, 2019, 2:31 pm
[Ghanaian Times] The Volta River Authority (VRA) Academy has signed the Africa Network of Centres of Excellency in Electricity (ANCEE) accession agreement with the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA) to become part of the elite corporate training institutions in Africa
Posted: December 11, 2019, 2:26 pm
[ANGOP] Nairobi -The Republic of Angola will host the 10th African, Caribbean and Pacific Group summit, which is to happens in the year 2022.
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:56 pm
[African Arguments] Could Facebook's new digital currency become a country's de facto national currency?
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:27 pm
[IPS] Madrid -As the COP25 deliberations enter the decisive final week, representatives of environmental and social organisations gathered in a parallel summit are pressing the governments to adopt stronger commitments in the face of a worsening climate emergency.
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:22 pm
[ISS] No terrorist attacks have been recorded on Mauritanian soil since 20 December 2011. On that day, a gendarme, Ely Ould Mokhtar, was kidnapped in the town of Adel Bagrou on the border with Mali by armed men suspected of belonging to al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:20 pm
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Merriam-Webster said searches for that use of the word, which was added to its dictionary in September, had increased by more than 300% this year as more
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:17 pm
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Madrid -Efforts to involve young people in climate policy making, and respect their rights, need to be stepped up, officials urge
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:16 pm
[Africa In Fact] In a small, tidy office on the top floor of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange building in Addis Ababa, communications manager Tewodros Assefa draws two diagrams on a large glass window pane. The window overlooks the capital city's new light rail line, a raised concrete snake that bisects the city. This scene is unexpectedly sophisticated: a modern, first world pastiche in a country better known, not always fairly, for poverty and chaos. Like the new metro, the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange--better known as E
Posted: December 11, 2019, 1:13 pm

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