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Senegalese President, Macky Sall Sworn Into Office

Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Tuesday he would prioritize the environment, youth employment and women’s rights during his second term in office. In an inauguration speech that followed an emphatic election victory in February, he promised “vigorous” environmental action. “I’m calling on everyone to shape a new Senegal: one with cleaner neighborhoods… a zero-waste […]

Africa/World

Tha African economy in 2019

The institution forecasts economic growth of 3.6% over the next two years Africa’s economic growth in 2018 will continue in 2019 in sub-Saharan Africa, averaging 3.6% over the next two years, according to World Bank estimates. An economic upturn, despite uneven variations between different countries on the continent. This is reflected in the findings of […]

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ECOWAS Agric Commissioner lauds Ghana’s warehousing

The ECOWAS Commissioner for Agriculture, Environment and Water resources has lauded Ghana’s warehousing system and its role in ensuring food security within the continent. Sekou Sangare made the remarks at a cereal handing over ceremony in Tamale which saw the National Food and Buffer Stock Company (NAFSCO) take in 2750 tons of cereal from the ECOWAS Regional Food Security […]

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DRC shuts off internet as more countries adopt China-style censorship

Democratic Republic of Congo internet shutdown shows how Chinese censorship tactics are spreading An Electoral Agent closes a voting station ahead of counting the ballots after the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Presidential elections on December 30, 2018 in Kinshasa. (CNN) — As citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) pointlessly refresh their […]