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Dangote’s Rice Farming Project for Graduates Launched

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This is even as the Company prepares to hit the market with One million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018 Unemployment: Dangote employs youth...
climate change

Developing countries stands to gain from US pull out from Paris Agreement

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Mr. Murombedzi said in joining other countries in 2015 in promising to curb carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions, the US was leading...
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Governments Encouraged to Build World-Class Industrial Parks

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October remarked that there existed a need to consolidate resources for the management of SOIPs The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, Mr...
AfroMillionsLotto goes live next Wednesday with over N1 Billion jackpot the biggest in Africa

AfroMillionsLotto Starts to Change Lives of Nigerians

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Winners of the jackpot could afford one of the most expensive homes on sale in Nigeria, the wedding of their dreams, a chrome-plated Ferrari...
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UN Secretary-General Commends Liberians on Successful Elections

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The Secretary-General reiterates the continued support of the United Nations to the consolidation of peace and democracy in Liberia The Secretary-General welcomes the peaceful holding...
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Navy Vessel, Migrant Boat Accident Raises Concern

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The tragic incident happened in the early hours of Sunday about 54 kilometers off Kerkennah Island, Tunisia Eight migrants have died in the wake of...
US Visa Program

Registration for The 2019 U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery Begins

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For the 2019 program, 50,000 DVs will be available worldwide and no more than seven percent of the total visas available can go to...

Aliko Dangote Believes Africa Can Sustain Global Food Basket

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Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world." In a packed room at the...
US President describes impact of Paris Accord

President Trump Hails Seychelles As An Economic Model

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The world also had a shared responsibility to protect the oceans for sustainable development President Donald Trump has described Seychelles as an economic model for...
Economic Africa

Agribusiness & African Smallholders promote economic growth with food market grab

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To succeed, Africa’s agricultural revolution needs to be very different to those seen in the rest of world The power of entrepreneurs and the free...

Refugees & Migrants Suffer Inhuman Treatment at Detention Centers

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Many detention centres are dangerously overcrowded with the amount of space per detainee so limited that people are unable to stretch out at night...
oil

A Look into Ghana’s Oil and Gas Industry

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Oil and gas is big business in Ghana – and it is only getting bigger! In 2007, the Jubilee oilfield was discovered, and it...
tourism in Ghana

Facebook & Instagram Places African Tourism on the Map

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Showcasing how tourism operators and agencies can leverage Instagram, Facebook Live and Facebook 360, the Facebook and Instagram team discussed how new technologies can...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

France, UK and US Joint Statement on ICCs Warrant for Maj. Al-Werfalli

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The governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States welcome the announcement on August 17 by the Libya National Army (LNA) that...
SADC

SADC could create more opportunities for all sectors – Songwe

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Africa cannot afford to leave its development agenda to the whims of unpredictable factors that are beyond its control, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)...
South-Sudan-Army

UN Refugee Chief calls international respect and support for Sudan

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UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, paid his first official visit as High Commissioner to Sudan this week, at a time when refugees...
wind power

USTDA Introduces U.S. Companies to Zambia’s Wind Power Prospects

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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant supporting a feasibility study for a 130 MW wind power project in Zambia. The grantee...
Facebook says that its growing mobile user base has helped it boost its advertising revenue ?

Facebook supports 2017 loeries creative week

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Facebook is once again throwing its full support behind young, digital talent in South Africa, with a busy programme of events for Loeries 2017...
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UNHCR Begins Moving Congolese Refugees from Northern Angola

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the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have begun relocating over 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established...
Sierra Leone

Search continues for survivors in Sierra Leone’s mudslides

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Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides that have ripped through Sierra...
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Africa Records Double-digit Growth in Travel

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An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial...
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AUC Deliberates over Ad-hoc Security Advantages for ASF & ASA

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The Peace Support Operations Division (PSOD) of the Commission of the African Union (AU), held, on 10 August 2017 at the AU Headquarters in...
Wpid Polio Nigeria

Somalia marks 3 years polio-free amid WHO caution

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An event attended by the President of Somalia, parliamentarians, delegates from the Somali Ministry of Health, World Health Organization and UNICEF, was held in...

APO pays tribute to late Advisor Lucia Grenna

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It is with great regret that we have learned of the passing of former APO International Advisory Board Member Lucia Grenna. Paying tribute to Lucia...

Artmatters.info calls for advertising & content partnership

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Based in Nairobi, Kenya, ArtMattersInfo, a partner of APO, is a FREE-to-access independent public website, e-letter and magazine that flaunts the arts and culture. ArtMattersInfo...
Ghanaian journalists

Angola: Press Freedom on the edge

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Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos should refuse to sign a new media law until parliament revises provisions restricting the right to freedom of...

Danida research aid’s farmers life

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Margaret Owusu grew up in the rural areas around the city of Tema, approx. 25 km from Accra, with hardworking parents and a strong...
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Africa Talks Agric With Arab Countries

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The 3rd Africa-Arab Ministerial Conference on Agricultural Development and Food Security was held under the theme “Promotion of Africa – Arab Trade and Investment...

S.A: Portfolio Committee Accepts ICC Withdrawal

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The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has welcomed the withdrawal of South Africa from the International Criminal Court (ICC). ...
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South Africa: Country’s ICC Withdrawal Said To Reduce Commitment To Justice

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It’s also unclear whether the South African government followed its own laws, not least because it did not consult parliament South Africa’s announced withdrawal from...