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Australian bushfire crisis could worsen – Angus Campbell

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The head of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has warned that the worse of the nation's bushfire crisis could still be yet to come. ...
Newborn-Babies

Zambia calls on Africa to resolve crisis of children born without being recorded

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The Zambian government on Tuesday urged African countries to resolve the crisis of children born without being recorded. Minister of Home Affairs...
Abayomi Azikiwe and Author Shani Robinson at the National NAACP Convention held in Detroit during late July 2019.

African American Education Crisis Highlighted in Atlanta Testing Case

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Book places the criminalization of teachers in historical and social context Book Review “None of the Above: The Untold Story of the Atlanta Public Schools Cheating...
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

African Migration: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Sees it As an Opportunity

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… The conversation on mobility must be premised on data accuracy, unflawed policy The world benefits from emigration and immigration – economically, politically, and culturally,...
Petertabichi

Teacher Peter Tabichi won the US$1 million Varkey Foundation prize

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Peter Tabichi, the Kenyan science teacher who won the US$1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2019 has been appointed as the first “Champion...
Akinwumi Adesina, Mark Malloch-Brown, Graça Machel, Kojo Annan, Jane Ibrahim, Mo Ibrahim, Amina J. Mohammed, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, H.E. Alassane Ouattara, Joaquim Chissano, Pedro Pires, Festus Mogae, Hifikepunye Pohamba, Mary Robinson, Cellou Dalein Diallo, Bono, Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, Yves Leterme

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Says African Migrations Presents Opportunities but Not Crisis

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2019 Ibrahim Governance Weekend highlights urgent need for robust data and informed policy to manage mobility and spur economic development Debating and discussing African migrations,...
Anambra

Obosi Chieftaincy Crisis Deepens

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The crisis rocking the traditional council of Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State escalated over the weekend as kinsmen of...
Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: More than 1.2 million people in need of humanitarian aid

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More than 1.2 million people need assistance in Burkina Faso as the country is facing an unprecedented humanitarian emergency caused by persistent insecurity in...
Migration by boat

African Leaders Find Solutions to Migration Crisis

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African leaders, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have embarked on finding lasting solutions to Africa's migration and refugee crisis. African leaders, who...

UN calls on everyone to help resolve Central African Republic crisis

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The UN peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has stressed that the agreement by the Government and armed groups in the Central African Republic to hold...
Bank of Ghana

Ghana’s Financial and Insurance Sector is in Crisis

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Ghana’s financial system underwent rapid growth and major transformation over the last two decades, which brought new opportunities and risks. Government implemented reforms to...
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FIFA calls on Ghana over football problems

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FIFA on Tuesday officially invited the Ghanaian government for a meeting at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, as part of deliberations towards the resumption...

Plateau Killings: Selfish Politicians Instigating Crisis To Blackmail Buhari, Lalong, Says Middle Belt Group

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The Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG) has attributed the ongoing crises in  Plateau State to some selfish politicians who are hell bent on blackmailing...
Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya president promises relief for flood victims

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday pledged his government's support to all Kenyans affected by rain-related calamities. Kenyatta said those affected by floods in various...
Bimbo Daramola

Ekiti 2018: Daramola rules out involvement in crisis – Fayemi

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An aspirant in the disrupted Ekiti governorship primary election,Hon Bimbo Daramola, has explicitly ruled out involvement in the crisis that led to the indefinite...
Fake News

Fake News In Ghana Is Becoming A Crisis – Penplusbytes

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A debut study by Penplusbytes on Fake News in Ghana has shown that, the Ghanaian media landscape does not have systems, budgets or trained...
Female sailors pose for photo during a break. (Photo by Li Youtao from People’s Daily)

Experts charges gulf countries to reach for peace

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As the Gulf crisis is approaching its first year without a solution, experts believe that all parties should positively and seriously respond to the...
Tesla

Tesla’s Autopilot project meets another set back

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Leading U.S. electric car maker Tesla has lost its third Autopilot chief, Jim Keller, in less than two years, deepening the company's Autopilot project...
Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah

BOT Vending Challenge: ECG finally arrests the crisis

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The Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah has eventually confirmed that they have substantially resolved the BOT challenge...
Zimbabwe

Kofi Annan Statement on Zimbabwe

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The only legitimate and sustainable way out of the Zimbabwe crisis is through elections with integrity in 2018. The political crisis in Zimbabwe is not...
Latest figures show that 38 per cent of children under five are affected by stunting – children too short for their age due to lack of nutrients, suffering irreversible damage to brain capacity.

Global Nutrition Crisis, A Threat To Human Development – 2017 Report

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The 2017 Global Nutrition Report indicates that, almost every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether stemming from undernutrition or...

From Humanitarian Crisis to Human Trafficking

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Human trafficking remains largely overlooked and difficult to identify in crisis situations like natural disasters, armed conflicts and areas of extreme violence. This is...

Impending population problem tops agenda at AU Summit 2017

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One of the key issue on the agenda of the ongoing African Union summit in Addis Ababa is utilizing the continent’s population growth. Many...

Need assessment is critical to delivering actual aid to migrants

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The ongoing conflict in Yemen has induced large-scale displacement of the Yemeni population, and affected thousands of migrants in the country or those arriving...
migrants

We need to better prepare migrants to deal with crisis

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As resilient as I know migrant communities to be, they can still easily be among the worst affected by natural disasters, extreme violence or...

Children are the worst victims of Sudan crises – UNICEF

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Over the last few months, Sudan has faced multiple emergencies with the rapid spread of suspected cases of acute watery diarrhea across 12 of...

Sahel crisis must be handled delicately – Amina Mohammed

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The United Nations deputy chief today stressed the need to “avoid a disproportionate emphasis on security” when carrying out a strategy to help Africa’s...

Migration update: 52 dead, 600 rescued on Sahara Desert

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24 migrants alerted authorities in Niger that they had been stranded in the desert. It is not clear for how long they had been...

Ethiopia’s malnutrition crisis has grown ten times worse – MSF

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An acute humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, as malnutrition reaches alarming levels, warns international medical organisation Médecins Sans...

South Sudan calls off Independence Day celebration over economic crisis

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South Sudan has canceled Independence Day celebrations for the second year running as it struggles to end a devastating civil war and economic crunch. ...