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Un millier de jeunes leaders africains se sont réunis à Washington pour collaborer sur le leadership et le renforcement des compétences

WASHINGTON, 8 août 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Un millier de jeunes leaders africains se sont réunis à Washington, D.C. la semaine dernière pour le Sommet 2017 du Mandela Washington Fellowship. Représentant 48 pays en Afrique …

One Thousand Young African Leaders Convene in Washington to Collaborate on Leadership and Skill Building

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — One thousand young African leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., last week for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship Summit. Representing 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, the diverse group of …

Africa: The Trump Administration’s First African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum

This week, some 40 African finance and trade ministers, along with a large contingent of senior U.S. government officials will descend upon the coastal city of Lomé, Togo for the annual African Growth and Opportunity

Africa’s open data revolution hampered by challenges

Nairobi – Sub-Saharan Africa has numerous data revolution challenges such as little capacity and investment, thus limiting demands for using data to boost sustainable development. According to the inaugural Africa Data Revolution Report (ADRR), …

How Kenya’s votes will be counted, and why transparency is so crucial

The shocking murder of Christopher Msando, which came to light this week, casts a pall over Kenya’s 8 August elections. As the acting director of information and communications technology at the Independent Elections and …

Joseph Kabila’s special relationship with South Africa

On June 25 this year, president Joseph Kabila travelled to Pretoria for the annual bi-national council between the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa (basically a regular cabinet-level meeting between two countries). Kabila is …

13 IN 100 PEOPLE IN SOUTH AFRICA ARE HIV POSITIVE, LATEST STATISTICS SHOW

PRETORIA, The latest data revealed by Statistician General Pali Lehohla show that 13 in every 100 people in South Africa are HIV positive while one in every five young women in their reproduction years are …

INDIA, JAPAN MAPS ASIA-AFRICA GROWTH CORRIDOR TO COUNTER CHINA’S OBOR

NEW DELHI, With a view to counter China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, India and Japan announced at the May 2017 AGM of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Gujarat that they will come …

African Migrant Women Face “Shocking Sexual Abuse” on Journey to Europe

Up to 80 per cent of Nigerian migrant women and girls arriving on Europe’s shores in Italy could potentially be sex trafficking victims, spotlighting the horrific levels of abuse and violence migrants face along …