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Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

JOHANNESBURG, Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa rose 13% last year to $32 billion, bucking a global downward trend and reversing two years of decline, according to a United Nations report.

Development of new mining and …

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

Africa 13% boost in FDI flow: South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia big winners

JOHANNESBURG, Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa rose 13% last year to $32 billion, bucking a global downward trend and reversing two years of decline, according to a United Nations report.

Development of new mining and …

Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Closing the digital divide between the haves and the have nots � notably the billions of people who lack Internet access � will require coherent policies and frameworks that keep pace with a fast-changing landscape, …

Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Closing Digital Gap Vital to Attaining Sustainable Development, Speakers Stress, as Economic and Social Council Opens Forum on Science, Technology, Innovation

Closing the digital divide between the haves and the have nots � notably the billions of people who lack Internet access � will require coherent policies and frameworks that keep pace with a fast-changing landscape, …

Libya: EU and Member States call for immediate ceasefire and return to political dialogue

Libya: EU and Member States call for immediate ceasefire and return to political dialogue

The EU and its Member States today called on the parties to the conflict in Libya to immediately implement a ceasefire and to engage with the United Nations to ensure a full and comprehensive cessation …

South Africa Ruling Party Maintains Lead in Key Poll

South Africa Ruling Party Maintains Lead in Key Poll

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's ruling African National Congress maintained a lead as vote counting neared its end on Friday, with what appeared to be a decisive surge for the party's most outspoken, far-left challenger, and a …

South Africa Vote Count Marked by Concerns, Surprises

South Africa Vote Count Marked by Concerns, Surprises

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's electoral commission counted votes Thursday, the day after a parliamentary poll that was expected to be the toughest test yet for the long-ruling African National Congress.

Initial results showed the ANC ahead, …

South Africa Vote Count Marked by Concerns, Surprises

South Africa Vote Count Marked by Concerns, Surprises

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's electoral commission counted votes Thursday, the day after a parliamentary poll that was expected to be the toughest test yet for the long-ruling African National Congress.

Initial results showed the ANC ahead, …

Syrian strikes, Sri Lankan backlash, and silencing journalists: The Cheat Sheet

Syrian strikes, Sri Lankan backlash, and silencing journalists: The Cheat Sheet

Our editors' weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

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No, the Syrian war is not over

While a Russia-Turkey deal to hold off a Syrian government offensive …

REGIONAL TRAINING ON THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN COUNTERING TERRORISM CONCLUDED

REGIONAL TRAINING ON THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN COUNTERING TERRORISM CONCLUDED

Entebbe, Uganda: IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), with support from the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) through the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) under the IPPSHAR program, concluded the three days training program on the …

Tunisia President Cements AU-UN Ties

Tunisia President Cements AU-UN Ties

TUNIS, Tunisia, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, said that, Tunisia will always be the voice of Africa, asserting Tunisia's stance, in favour of defending African causes.

Tunisia is working on consolidating relations of cooperation and …

Tunisia President Cements AU-UN Ties

Tunisia President Cements AU-UN Ties

TUNIS, Tunisia, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, said that, Tunisia will always be the voice of Africa, asserting Tunisia's stance, in favour of defending African causes.

Tunisia is working on consolidating relations of cooperation and …

Mak Participates in Workers’ OSH Marathon 2019

Mak Participates in Workers’ OSH Marathon 2019

Makerere University participated in the OSH Worker's Marathon 2019 held on Sunday, 28th April 2019 at the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) Show grounds, Lugogo.

Organised by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the …