Tag archive for ‘Africa News’
By admin On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Who funds the African Union?

According to the Mail & Guardian, close to a third of the AU’s budget is expected to be raised from member states and the rest from international and development partners. “At the top of the list of More...

By admin On Friday, June 12th, 2015
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Looking beyond the rhetoric of an African Union year for women

  What women want in 2015 – the Year of Women’s Empowerment By Ecoma Alaga  and Ndidi Anyaegbunam A t this year’s annual summit of the African Union, attending leaders declared 2015 the More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Corporations deprive Africa of $11 billion yearly in taxes:

Multinational companies deprive African governments of $11 billion in taxes each year, and G7 world leaders should set up a new global body to regulate corporate taxation, Oxfam International said on Monday. By More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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‘Bad Luck’ for Goodluck Jonathan as Buhari wins Nigeria Elections

Nigeria’s opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) declared an election victory on Tuesday for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and said Africa’s most populous nation was witnessing history with More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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IT Leaders Africa Summit

Leaders in the IT industry are coming together on 18 – 19 March 2015 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the 6th IT Leaders Africa Summit  Neotel, South Africa’s renowned converged More...

By admin On Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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Feature: Improving maternal health in Africa

Improving maternal health in Africa Despite progress in some countries, many women and babies still die during childbirth in Africa By: Kingsley Ighobor On 27 February 2013, four-year-old Charlotte Mmowa sued Limpopo More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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President Hollande calls on Int’l Community to help ‘Africa’ fight extremism

Paris – President Francois Hollande called on Thursday on the international community “to act” in the fight against extremism in Africa rather than “give lessons”, saying France could More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Informal markets main source of food for Africa’s poor

Rose Wangui has been selling raw milk to her clients in Kangemi estate, in the outskirts of Nairobi for the last 13 years. But to some residents of the area, informal sale of raw milk in buckets is not fit for consumption More...

By admin On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Anti Islam & Anti Immigrants protests to take place in Germany

Berlin – Anti-Islam and anti-refugee protesters are expected to take to the streets across Germany on Monday, hoping to boost their ranks after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris. The weekly demonstrations More...

By admin On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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The Backlash Against African Women

A FEW weeks ago, as I was leaving my office, I stopped at a traffic light and watched a young woman cross the street in front of me. She wore a pair of jean shorts cut fashionably high, and I could see the crease More...

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