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One in four people in Africa pay bribes to access services, survey says

One in four people in Africa pay bribes to access services, survey says

Corruption disproportionately affects the poor and young

BERLIN, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The tenth edition of Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) – Africa, released on African Anti-Corruption Day by Transparency International in partnership with …

Une enquête révèle qu’un Africain sur quatre verse des pots-de-vin pour avoir accès à des services

Une enquête révèle qu’un Africain sur quatre verse des pots-de-vin pour avoir accès à des services

La corruption touche de manière disproportionnée les pauvres et les jeunes

BERLIN, 11 juillet 2019 /PRNewswire/ — La 10e édition du Baromètre mondial de la corruption (BMC) – Afrique, publiée à l’occasion de …

Viettel améliore l’efficacité et l’ouverture à l’activité des entreprises du gouvernement avec un nouveau système e-Cabinet

Viettel améliore l’efficacité et l’ouverture à l’activité des entreprises du gouvernement avec un nouveau système e-Cabinet

HANOI, Vietnam, 10 juillet 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Viettel, principale société de télécommunications du Vietnam, est fière d’annoncer le lancement d’un système électronique destiné à aider le gouvernement vietnamien à augmenter l’efficacité et à améliorer l’ouverture …

South Africa adds Ghana, Sao Tome to visa-free countries list

South Africa adds Ghana, Sao Tome to visa-free countries list

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa on Wednesday announced the addition of seven countries to its list of visa-free list. Of the seven, two were African nations � Ghana and Sao Tome and Principe.

Three were from the …

South Africa adds Ghana, Sao Tome to visa-free countries list

South Africa adds Ghana, Sao Tome to visa-free countries list

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa on Wednesday announced the addition of seven countries to its list of visa-free list. Of the seven, two were African nations � Ghana and Sao Tome and Principe.

Three were from the …

South Africa eyes air transport link to India

South Africa eyes air transport link to India

PRETORIA, Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says South Africa will look at creating an air transport link to India in a push to claim a bigger share of tourist arrivals from that region.

Participating in a …

Effectiveness: Critical for Enabling the 2030 Agenda

Effectiveness: Critical for Enabling the 2030 Agenda

New York, Achieving the 2030 Agenda will require urgent additional efforts. 'How' we partner and work together will be critical to getting the 2030 Agenda back 'on track'. A Senior-Level Meeting (SLM) on Global Partnership …

New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

New data challenges traditional notions of ‘rich’ and ‘poor’

New York City, The traditional concept of poverty is outdated, according to a new report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). New data …

South Africans Skip Lines, Get Medicine From Vending Machines

South Africans Skip Lines, Get Medicine From Vending Machines

JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA - An innovative system to dispense medicine to patients with chronic illnesses is taking off in South Africa. The award-winning Pelebox, created by South African engineer Neo Hutiri, is a computer-controlled vending …

South Africans Skip Lines, Get Medicine From Vending Machines

South Africans Skip Lines, Get Medicine From Vending Machines

JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA - An innovative system to dispense medicine to patients with chronic illnesses is taking off in South Africa. The award-winning Pelebox, created by South African engineer Neo Hutiri, is a computer-controlled vending …

Mak receives property: NIC hands over Plot 2A Kampala Road

Mak receives property: NIC hands over Plot 2A Kampala Road

On Wednesday 10th July 2019, the Chairperson of National Insurance Corporation (NIC) Dr. Martin Jerome Okec Aliker together with the Managing Director Mr. Bayo Folayan handed over property located on Plot 2A Kampala Road to …

Minds Illuminated as Mak Hosts the Day of Moringa Science

Minds Illuminated as Mak Hosts the Day of Moringa Science

Moringa oleifera also dubbed the superfood of superfoods or 'Miracle' tree is the most widely cultivated species of the Moringa genus of trees with its origins in South Asia. In Uganda, Moringa oleifera leaves are …

Sudan General Says Coup Attempt Foiled

Sudan General Says Coup Attempt Foiled

KHARTOUM - Sudan's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general announced on state television Thursday, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested.

The announcement came as the ruling …