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UNESCO to host Africa-China World Heritage cooperation forum

These discussions will contribute to the promotion of a better representation of African sites on the World Heritage List PARIS, France, May 29, 2019/ — On 3 and 4 June, the UNESCO-Africa-China Forum on World Heritage Capacity Building and Cooperation will seek to strengthen collaboration between Africa and China in the preservation of World Heritage. It […]

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Libya: Over 47,000 people reached with critical aid since start of Tripoli clashes

Humanitarians are extremely concerned about the safety and wellbeing of 3,400 refugees and migrants trapped in detentions centres already exposed to, or in close proximity to fighting GENEVA, Switzerland, The ongoing conflict in and around Tripoli continues to drive civilian casualties and displacement. Some 146 civilian casualties, including 40 civilian deaths, have been recorded to […]

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ARB Apex Bank renews contract with Temenos for Inclusive Banking

Ghana’s ‘mini’ Central Bank for Rural & Community Banks opts for cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos Infinity and Temenos T24 Transact GENEVA, Switzerland, — Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, today announced that ARB Apex Bank has chosen to renew its contract with Temenos to continue its mission to provide banking and non-banking services for […]

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World Council of Churches (WCC) statement commemorates quad-centennial of forced voyage of enslaved African peoples

The statement also affirms the timely relevance and significance of related ecumenical work GENEVA, Switzerland, — A statement from the World Council of Churches (WCC) Executive Committee commemorated the quad-centennial of the forced transatlantic voyage of enslaved African peoples from Angola to Jamestown, Virginia (USA). “The policy and practice of enslaving African people laid the foundations […]