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620 Million Children Lack Proper School Toilets

LONDON - A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children ...

UN Bemoans Lack of Funding for African Anti-Jihadist Force

PARIS - International donors have disbursed less than half of what they had pledged for a regional force fighting to ...

Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub

HAVANA - Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation's ...

AFEX calls on African governments to promote safety of journalists

This statement was originally published on africafex.org on 13 November 2018. At the end of the Sixth General Meeting of ...

Three Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack on military base

At least three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria's ...

US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

The Pentagon is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world ...

Four kidnapped priests rescued in Nigeria: police

Four Roman Catholic priests who were kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria last week have been rescued, police said on ...

Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'

Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at "extreme risk" of the ...

Improving Nigeria's Housing Gap with Long Term Partnerships | APC Times

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 16, 2018/ — Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo, a top player in affordable real estate in Nigeria has featured ...

Africa Investment Forum 2018: a new bold vision tilts capital flows into Africa | APC Times

The Forum highlighted a solid pipeline of projects and wealth of opportunities ready for investors JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 14, ...

The Orange multi-billion revolution in Africa | APC Times

The French firm has established mobile payment services via Orange Money, and continues to invest in mobile internet coverage, reaching ...

Africa Shared Value Summit to Bring Business Thought Leaders to Nairobi in 2019 | APC Times

The Africa Shared Value Summit raises awareness of and advocates for the successful strategic implementation of the Shared Value business ...

Africa agribusiness, a US$1 trillion business by 2030 | APC Times

Agribusiness will become the new oil” on the continent, African Investment Forum participants said JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 9, 2018/ ...

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Dozens killed after bus in Zimbabwe bursts into flames

HARARE, Zimbabwe - In a horrific incident in Zimbabwe, a bus travelling in the southern part of the country exploded ...

Washington Under Pressure to Ease North Korean Sanctions

WASHINGTON - Washington faces mounting pressure from China, Russia and South Korea, as well as humanitarian groups, to ease sanctions ...

Pence: US Wont Back Down in Trade Dispute

PORT MORESBY - The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double ...

YouTube stars get creative at UN, to promote tolerance

Ending intolerance means eliminating one of humanity's "dark spots," said Sukhdeep Singh Bhogal, better known as YouTube hip-hop artist and ...

Nigerian Millennials Fuel Domestic Tourism

IKOGOSI, NIGERIA - Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and ...

DeVos Proposes Overhaul to Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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