Category Archives: General

ERITREA, CAMEROON AMONG AFRICAN REPS ON UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

GENEVA– The United Nations Human Rights Council elected a new set of representatives to serve three-year terms. In all, 18 countries were elected across the world.

The African representatives who made it were from three …

ERITREA, CAMEROON AMONG AFRICAN REPS ON UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

GENEVA– The United Nations Human Rights Council elected a new set of representatives to serve three-year terms. In all, 18 countries were elected across the world.

The African representatives who made it were from three …

UNICEF: Armed Militia in NE Nigeria Releases 833 Child Soldiers

The U.N. Children’s Fund reports a local militia fighting Boko Haram Islamists in northeast Nigeria has released 833 child soldiers. UNICEF says it hopes the move will be followed by further releases.

The local militia …

MOODY’S SEES GHANA BANKS PROFITS REBOUNDING AFTER CLEANUP

ACCRA– Banks in Ghana will probably report higher earnings in 2019 after the country’s regulator embarked on a cleanup of the industry and economic growth accelerates, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Ghana’s central bank is …

MOODY’S SEES GHANA BANKS PROFITS REBOUNDING AFTER CLEANUP

ACCRA– Banks in Ghana will probably report higher earnings in 2019 after the country’s regulator embarked on a cleanup of the industry and economic growth accelerates, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

Ghana’s central bank is …

AFRICA SEES GENDER EMPOWERMENT PROGRESS BUT GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE LINGERS: OFFICIAL

ACCRA, Ghana- Efforts by African countries to empower women have seen great success across the continent, according to Sam Ntelamo, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Resident Representative to the African Union and United Nations Economic …

AFRICA SEES GENDER EMPOWERMENT PROGRESS BUT GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE LINGERS: OFFICIAL

ACCRA, Ghana- Efforts by African countries to empower women have seen great success across the continent, according to Sam Ntelamo, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Resident Representative to the African Union and United Nations Economic …

ZAMBIAN PRESIDENT WELCOMES VISIT BY SWISS INVESTMENT MISSION

LUSAKA– Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has welcomed the visit to the country by a Swiss business delegation seeking seeking investment opportunities in the country as they will be able to obtain first-hand information as …

S. Sudanese Surgeon to Use Nansen Award to Aid War Victims

Winner of this year’s UNHCR Nansen Award, South Sudanese surgeon, Evan Atar Adaha, says he will use the Award’s $150,000 cash prize to upgrade his ill-equipped hospital, so he can save more lives. Atar will …