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UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

The Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 focuses on preferential trade liberalization among the members of the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) PRETORIA, South Africa, UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 will be launched globally on the same day. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 focuses on preferential trade liberalization among […]

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New features and unparalleled line-up to drive programme for Africa Oil Week 2019

Over 1500 delegates, including a record-breaking number of 16+ government ministers will attend the event in Cape Town LONDON, United Kingdom, — As the leading event for Africa’s upstream, Africa Oil Week (Africa-OilWeek.com) is committed to staying at the cutting-edge of developments in oil and gas. Over 1500 delegates, including a record-breaking number of 16+ […]

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First graduates in 30 years for Somali university

The Somali National University has held its first graduation ceremony in more than three decades. The university, based in the capital, Mogadishu, was shut down in the early 1990s after the breakout of civil war and unrest. It reopened in 2014. More than 130 graduates were awarded degree certificates during Monday’s ceremony. In 2014, only […]

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Ethiopia ‘coup hit-man is not dead’

Ethiopia’s federal police have apologised for saying that the bodyguard who is accused of assassinating the head of the army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, on Saturday had killed himself. In a statement read on state media on Monday evening they said that the bodyguard, who has not been named, was instead being treated for gunshot wounds […]

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Commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the Women, Youth, Peace and Security Working Group in West Africa and the Sahel

The Working Group intends to take the opportunity of its 10 years of existence to assess then discuss its achievements and needs in order to take necessary measures for the years to comeDAKAR, Senegal, — The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) in partnership with the UN WOMEN Office for West […]

Canada's Doneil Henry (15) and Cuba's Luis Paradela (23) chase the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Golf Cup soccer match in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Coach John Herdman couldn’t be happier about the state of Canadian soccer. “Our Canadian football system is starting to produce players,” Herdman said. “That’s exciting, seeing those youngsters coming through.” Canada got three goals each from 19-year-old Jonathan David and Lucas Cavallini, and breezed to a 7-0 win over Cuba on Sunday […]