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Gabon’s deposed President goes on hunger strike

1,231 ViewsGabon’s deposed President Ali Bongo and two of his sons have gone on hunger strike to protest against their alleged subjection to “acts of torture and barbarity”, the family’s lawyers say, reports BBC News. Bongo was ousted in a military coup in August last year, shortly after he won a disputed presidential poll. He […]

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Tshisekedi praises Russia, China’s approach in Africa

1,016 ViewsDemocratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi has voiced praise for Russia and China, asserting that they exhibit more respectful behavior in Africa compared to Western nations, reports AfricaWorld. In a statement, President Tshisekedi remarked, “Russia and China behave better in Africa than the West.” He highlighted their approach, noting that they do […]

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DRC Mining Week focuses on win-win for mining houses and local communities sustainability

1,135 ViewsAnnual flagship event to host 8000+ mining professionals in Lubumbashi   DRC Mining Week returns to Lubumbashi in the heart of the Copperbelt in June with a bold, comprehensive and dedicated programme focusing on “Prioritising sustainable mining operations and local transformation in the DRC.” The event has already confirmed the presence and support of an impressive […]

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How Lobito Railway Corridor Has Devastated many Local Communities

1,286 ViewsBy Lazurus Odenge The ambitious development of the Lobito Railway Corridor, which stretches 1,700 kilometers from Angola through the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Zambia, embodies a paradox of progress. Funded by over $1 billion in investments from the United States, this infrastructural behemoth aims to streamline the export of vital minerals […]

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HH to travel to Tanzania

656 ViewsAmidst the high cost of living and load shedding in the country, President Hakainde Hichilema (HH) will travel to Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania to attend the 60th Anniversary of the Union Day, scheduled for 26th April 2024. This follows the invitation by Her Excellency Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Last […]

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Welsh Government Embraces Language as a Tool for Migrant Integration

603 ViewsThe UK government controls immigration policies, but devolved authorities like those in Wales have found innovative uses for their powers, notably in education and social services, to help migrants and refugees settle in. In particular, the Welsh government has employed the Welsh language as a key element in its strategy to integrate newcomers into […]

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NPA confirms involvement of the third party

485 ViewsThe National Prosecution Authority (NPA) has confirmed that there was a third party claim by the owners of the plan in the Gold scandal and hence had no further claims on the plane. In a strategic move towards combating financial crimes, the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) has over the last one month successfully recovered […]

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Africa Climate Roundtable to unify African voices on climate resilience

490 ViewsAfrican Risk Capacity (ARC) will be convening leading partners in Africa’s climate and food security space. The meeting will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7-8 May 2024. “Africa has a clear role to play in terms of providing solutions to mitigate the impact of climate change, promote adaptation, and increase resilience, especially […]

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Unprecedented call for global finance reform

601 Views…to fix debt, climate crises  Stephen Fry, Annie Lennox, Christiana Figueres, Forest Whitaker, David Miliband, Graça Machel, Helen Clark and Paul Polman among 100+ signatories of letter to G20 leaders    Eighty years on from the establishment of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, an unprecedented coalition of leading actors, politicians, artists […]

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Global Communication firm opens in Africa

423 Views Locations – KreabThe global strategic communications firm Kreab Worldwide, with Swedish origin and presence in 25 countries, opens new offices in Portugal, Mozambique, and Angola in partnership with JLM&A. JLM&A is one of the leading strategic communications and public affairs firms in Portugal founded in 1998 by João Libano Monteiro. JLM&A has a high-level experienced […]

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