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South Sudan: MSF malaria campaign

In response to a dramatic rise in incidence of malaria cases in the UN Protection of Civilians Camp (PoC) in Bentiu South Sudan, Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) in cooperation with UNICEF, has completed a door-to-door campaign providing malaria treatment to…

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HIP Africa: new online platform

For too long has African tourism narrative been restricted to a few destinations, and Safaris. A new online platform presents Africa to global travelers like they’ve never seen it before. Hip Africa ( the first and only definitive guide to…

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African Games: Africa affirms commitment to unity

The 11th edition of the African Games officially ended on 19th September 2015 after 15 days of intense competition at the Kintele Stadium and sporting Complex in Brazzaville, Congo. The African Union Commission honored the closing ceremony of the Games…

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Ghana Finance Minister briefing

Press briefing from Ghana’s Finance Minister About a month ago, I presented a mid-year review of the 2015 Budget and Supplementary estimates for 2015. Since then, there have been new developments both domestically and externally which has necessitated this briefing….

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Control Risks: Politics affect economics

The political actions of countries clearly affect international trade and monetary flows, which in turn disrupt the global economy and business environment Control Risks and Oxford Economics today launch an innovative risk management enterprise that assists companies in their strategic decision-making….

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South Sudan: IOM helps prevent disease

To help stem the spread of disease in crowded displacement sites in South Sudan, IOM health teams are promoting preventative health care, including two cholera vaccination campaigns benefiting 113,600 internally displaced persons (IDPs). From 13–16 August and 2–5 September, IOM,…

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Gemalto Releases Findings of Breach Level Index

•Identity Theft Takes Top Spot Accounting for 53% of Data Breaches •State-Sponsored Attacks See Huge Gains, Accounting for 41% of Stolen Data Records Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, on 9th September released the findings of the Breach Level Index for…

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Africa Infrastructure and Power Forum

2015 – a turning point for Africa and Foreign Direct Investment: 8 of Africa’s Ministers of Energy and Finance gather in Beijing to outline current investment opportunities The 4th Annual Africa Infrastructure and Power Forum will take place in Beijing,…

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AU: Sports Personalities in Africa

The African Union Commission signs an MoU with Earls Media for the promotion of Sports personalities in Africa The African Union Commission and Earls Media signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Saturday 5th September 2015 aiming to promote sports…

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Lusaka hosts workshop on ending child marriage

Lusaka Hosts Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Ending Child Marriage and other Harmful Traditional Practices in Africa A five-day workshop to build the capacity of African Union Member States to end Child Marriage kicked off today…

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