ABIDJAN — As the world celebrates World Malaria Day 2018 under the theme, “Ready to Beat Malaria,” some experts caution that progress could be reversed if more is not done to address the challenges in eliminating the mosquito-borne disease in Africa. According to the latest research by the World ...
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LGBTQ activists in Mideast, North Africa speak out in new video project. The multimedia project includes ... Amid state-sponsored repression and social stigma, LGBTQ people across in the Middle East and North Africa are speaking out against homophobia and transphobia. Some of them are building ...
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China has poured tens of billions of dollars into Africa's development, but the continent's countries need a better strategy in order to properly reap the benefits, according to an expert. "China knows what it wants from Africa," Ibrahima Diong, Senegal-born former regional co-ordinator for Africa at the ...
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Traders said this week that they're preparing to ship cocoa from the new West African crop to the U.S. as New York futures trade at the highest premium to London in at least three decades. The unprecedented arbitrage window has opened as some funds prefer to bet on U.S. futures and as the London ...
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One of France's most powerful businessmen, Vincent Bollore, was detained for questioning Tuesday in an investigation into alleged corruption during lucrative port deals in Africa. Bollore's company denied wrongdoing, but its shares plunged about 8 percent on the unexpected detention. The Bollore ...
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AOP talks to Nyonga Fofang, Director of Bambili Group and AOP Advisory Board Member about the key trends in the African oil and gas economy. Bambili Group is a private equity firm based in South Africa with pan-African investments and clients.
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France is investigating Vincent Bolloré, one of the country's richest men, for his company's involvement in bribery of public officials in Africa. Bolloré has been held for questioning by prosecutors since yesterday (April 24). French prosecutors are looking to determine whether the advertising agency ...
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The detention and subsequent questioning of French billionaire tycoon Vincent Bolloré over his Africa operations raises critical issues regarding the business atmosphere on the continent. Vincent Bolloré was interrogated on Tuesday by French investigators specifically for the conditions under which he ...
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April 25 (Reuters) - Ansys Ltd: * SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION COMMISSION - HAS APPROVED PROPOSED MERGER, WITHOUT CONDITIONS, WHEREBY ANSYS INTENDS TO ACQUIRE LAW TRUST. * S.AFRICA'S COMPETITION COMMISSION- RECOMMENDED TO TRIBUNAL THAT ...
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Being a journalist in Africa remains a high-risk. The latest report by Reporters Without Borders is appalling. At the bottom of the index is Eastern African countries like Eritrea at 179, Ethiopia at 150 and Djibouti at 173. The index regrets deterioration of press freedom which includes massive arrests of ...
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Transavia acknowledges overcapacity in some European leisure markets, but notes "North Africa is not struggling right now for tourism" and that Turkish demand has made "a small improvement". "I think the trend in the past couple of years has been a bit of over-capacity towards Spain," says Oliver ...
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The agenda will feature a keynote from MTN Group's chief digital officer Herman Singh on Africa's unique digital frontier, while other industry experts will share insights from across the continent on investment; media, music and entertainment; mobility; building and scaling ventures; blockchain; women in ...
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