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Hola, Madrid! African Development Bank takes the continent’s climate agenda to COP25 in Spain

The Bank has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025 ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, November 29, 2019/ — The Bank is playing a leading role in guiding progress on climate change on the continent. The Bank has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025. […]

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Iron Deficiency Undermines the Lives of Millions in Africa – Isn’t it time we do more to end it? (By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd.)

Iron, a key nutrient to develop children’s brains and help adults live productive lives, is acutely lacking in people’s diets ACCRA, Ghana, October 15, 2019/ — By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd. Document link: http://bit.ly/2OWpbEC There is an African proverb that says: “Your food is supposed to be your medicine and your medicine […]

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Herbert Mensah Congratulates Rugby Africa and Khaled Babbou

Mr Mensah specifically commended Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby Africa, for the inclusion of top African teams from the four Africa regions ACCRA, Ghana, October 15, 2019/ — The management of the Rugby Africa has earned praises from Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby (https://GhanaRugby.org), for staging the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament in Tunisia […]

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Facebook Expands its Third-Party Fact-Checking Programme to 10 Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa

Feedback from the Facebook community is one of many signals Facebook uses to raise potentially false stories to fact-checkers for review JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 8, 2019/ — Facebook (https://www.Facebook.com/) today announced the expansion of its third-party fact-checking program to 10 African countries including: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon and Senegal. In partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP) […]

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Kojo Annan calls for global African community to unlock the potential offered by youth, Innovation and Leadership

The initiative seeks to strengthen Murdoch’s links with Africa across research and innovation expertise, strategic interest and networking capabilities PERTH, Australia, September 23, 2019/ — Kojo Annan has used his keynote speech at the 9th Annual Africa-Australia Research Forum in Perth, Western Australia, to urge the worldwide African community to strengthen the continent’s youth. Annan, […]

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Innovative thinking marks African Development Bank’s Africa jobs manifesto

Employment is top of the agenda of every African leader – SVP Charles Boamah ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 13, 2019/ — Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs: Strategies, Policies, and Instruments,” participants heard at the report launch, held 12 […]

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Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

The results of the 2019 Erasmus+ call bring the total number of exchanges between Africa and Europe to 26,247 since the beginning of the programme in 2014 BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 12, 2019/ — The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ […]

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DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 11, 2019/ — Platform introduced to an additional 14 countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success. Download document link: http://bit.ly/2mcc7Pp Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eShop.DHL/) app […]

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African Green Revolution Forum 2019: African Development Bank, partners relaunch agriculture platform

Platform important tool for learning lessons from each other and to help move Africa to a more dynamic agriculture ACCRA, Ghana, September 6, 2019/ — The African Development Bank  (AfDB.org), the Rockefeller Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have relaunched a platform to assist African agriculture ministers and other key stakeholders to promote […]