W/Bank approves $15m to boost DRC’s human resources

W/Bank approves $15m to boost DRC’s human resources

The World Bank has approved $15 million to support the Democratic Republic of Congo Human Development Systems Strengthening Project, the Bank announced on Thursday.Eustache Ouayoro, ...

W/Bank okays $50m to whip hunger, poverty in Burkina

W/Bank okays $50m to whip hunger, poverty in Burkina

The World Bank has approved $50 million to help alleviate poverty and hunger in Burkina Faso, the Bank announced on Thursday.Mercy Tembon, World Bank Country Manager for Burkina ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

30 donors pledges $4.43bn to Africa’s bio-economy

30 donors pledges $4.43bn to Africa’s bio-economy

Thirty donor countries have pledged a record amount of $4.43 billion for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Thursday in ...

Burkina withdraws diplomatic passports from defectors

Burkina withdraws diplomatic passports from defectors

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has ordered the withdrawal of diplomatic passports from former government officials who defected and formed the People's Progress Movement ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

Paris Chamber of Commerce urges French investment in Senegal

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCIP) has urged French companies to up their investments in Senegal. CCIP President Pierre Antoine Gailly told an investors' forum ...

W/Bank okays $50m to whip hunger, poverty in Burkina

The World Bank has approved $50 million to help alleviate poverty and hunger in Burkina Faso, the Bank announced on Thursday.Mercy Tembon, World Bank Country Manager for Burkina Faso said by setting up a strong safety net system, Burkina Faso is going beyond expensive food aid and aiming to reduce poverty  more...

April 25, 2014 at 5:00 am

Burkina withdraws diplomatic passports from defectors

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore has ordered the withdrawal of diplomatic passports from former government officials who defected and formed the People's Progress Movement (MPP) , sources told APA Thursday.In a statement published in the daily paper “Aujourd'hui Fasoâ€�, Burkinabe Foreign Affairs  more...

April 25, 2014 at 1:00 am

W/Bank approves $15m to boost DRC’s human resources

The World Bank has approved $15 million to support the Democratic Republic of Congo Human Development Systems Strengthening Project, the Bank announced on Thursday.Eustache Ouayoro, World Bank Country Director for the Democratic Republic of Congo, underscored the importance of increasing people's access to  more...

April 25, 2014 at 6:00 am

Malawi targets increase in immunisation coverage

Malawi's Health Ministry said Wednesday it is optimistic of increasing the coverage of its disease vaccination programme as the country commemorates the African Vaccination Week (AVW) campaign from April 22-27.Secretary for Health Chris Kang'ombe said the government's immunisation programme was this year  more...

April 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

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