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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 …

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 …

World Free of Malaria, HIV, Cancer Possible with Vaccines

World Free of Malaria, HIV, Cancer Possible with Vaccines

WASHINGTON This year, during World Immunization Week, the World Health Organization launched the world's first malaria vaccine. Scientists are also testing a vaccine for HIV, and they are working on vaccines against cancer.

Vaccines are …

Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief: Africa Energy Forum to host charity Football Tournament with Manchester United legends to raise thousands for victims of Cyclone Idai at one of Lisbon’s most iconic stadiums

Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief: Africa Energy Forum to host charity Football Tournament with Manchester United legends to raise thousands for victims of Cyclone Idai at one of Lisbon’s most iconic stadiums

The 'Africa Challenge Cup' football tournament will be a major networking event for all participants of the Africa Energy Forum (aef) taking place on 10th June at the Os Belenenses, Estaacute;dio do Restelo in Lisbon, …

Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief: Africa Energy Forum to host charity Football Tournament with Manchester United legends to raise thousands for victims of Cyclone Idai at one of Lisbon’s most iconic stadiums

Cyclone Idai Disaster Relief: Africa Energy Forum to host charity Football Tournament with Manchester United legends to raise thousands for victims of Cyclone Idai at one of Lisbon’s most iconic stadiums

The 'Africa Challenge Cup' football tournament will be a major networking event for all participants of the Africa Energy Forum (aef) taking place on 10th June at the Os Belenenses, Estaacute;dio do Restelo in Lisbon, …

Senior Al-Shabab Leader Defects, Surrenders to Somali Government

Senior Al-Shabab Leader Defects, Surrenders to Somali Government

Somali officials say a senior al-Shabab official has defected from the group and surrendered to the Somali government in the southwestern Gedo region.

Officials say Aden Abdi Mohamed known as Aden Obe surrendered Tuesday near …

U.S. Embassy Hosts Ethiopia Hacks! 4.0: Hackathon Focused on Countering Misinformation

U.S. Embassy Hosts Ethiopia Hacks! 4.0: Hackathon Focused on Countering Misinformation

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is hosting the fourth hackathon under the Ethiopia Hacks! Program from April 19-21, 2019. This event will challenge coders to find technological solutions to the challenge of misinformation online.…

Merck Foundation brings together 15 African First Ladies to break the stigma of Infertility

Merck Foundation brings together 15 African First Ladies to break the stigma of Infertility

Merck foundation First Ladies Initiative (MFFLI) Summit 2019 was attended by as many as Fifteen African First Ladies to discuss the strategy to break the stigma of infertility and empower women and girls in Education. …