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Kenya: As Fuel Prices Rise, Firewood Rustlers Vex Rural Kenya

By Kagondu NjagiMuiru, Kenya — Rising fossil fuel prices combined with a ban on harvesting firewood in Kenya's forests is causing the problem, officials...

Technical Workshop to Review the African Union Training Curriculum on Migration Governance, 17-19 July...

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Zeynabou Kane, Assistant Training Officer at the Training and Research Division of IDEP and focal point of the course on...

States Require Integrated, Coordinated, Multilevel Support to Meet the 2030 Agenda | News

During a side event today to the 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission...
A Series Of Firsts For Africa At Expo 2020 Dubai

A Series Of Firsts For Africa At Expo 2020 Dubai

Dubai is on track to host the most spectacular global festival on earth. The World Expo is a stage for nations to showcase their...

Africa: Why Central Banks Need to Take Human Rights More Seriously

analysis Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access...
REUTERS

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, US customers shrink

By REUTERSMore by this Author Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost US streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets...

Malawi: Chitipa Warned Against Using Banana Suckers From Other Districts

By Bishop WitmosChitipa — Karonga Agriculture Development Division (ADD) has warned farmers in Chitipa against using banana suckers from other districts to prevent banana...

Africa: Avoiding the Mistakes of the Asian Green Revolution in Africa

Dodoma, Tanzania — Research scientists are studying groundwater resources in three African countries in order to understand the renewability of the source and how...
The dysfunctional debt ceiling and why we should kill it: 5 questions answered

The dysfunctional debt ceiling and why we should kill it: 5 questions answered

Source: Steven Pressman, Professor of Economics, Colorado State University / The Conversation Editor’s note: The U.S. government maxed out its...

Liberia: Timbo River Bridge to Be Completed Soon

The Contractor of the Jupiter Construction Company Floyd Thomas says contrary to media reports, massive progress has been made on the ongoing work on...

Everyone Wants Facebook’s Libra to Be Regulated. But How?

Everyone from President Trump to Representative Maxine Waters (D-California) says Libra, Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, should be heavily regulated. But nobody seems to know how—including...

Kenya-Uganda Peace Deal to Herald New Dawn at Border

By Collins OmuloThe government has said that the cross-border peace agreement to be signed between Kenya and Uganda will benefit four million Pokot, Karamoja...
Voices from an age of uncertain work – Americans miss stability and a shared sense of purpose in their jobs

Voices from an age of uncertain work – Americans miss stability and a shared...

Source: David L. Blustein, Professor of Counseling Psychology, Boston College / The Conversation On the surface, the well-being of the...

South Africa: Small Caps Pose a Significant Buying Opportunity

analysis By Ruan JoosteThe underperformance of the JSE has mid- and small-caps trading at dirt-cheap levels. This offers some hope in an economy and financial...
Attorney Zulu Ali

U.S. Black-Owned Law Firm Expands Its Practice to Africa, Representing Persons Before the African...

Attorney Zulu Ali Nationwide — The Law Office of Zulu Ali (ZuluAliLaw.com), a Black-owned law firm based in Riverside, California, has announced that it has...

Gambia: Police Complete Investigation On Nyambai Oil Factory

By Mustapha JallowThe police have completed their investigation on the controversial factory in Nyambai that produces gas oil from waste oil and sludge. The Public...
The debt ceiling and why we should kill it: 5 questions answered

The debt ceiling and why we should kill it: 5 questions answered

Source: Steven Pressman, Professor of Economics, Colorado State University / The Conversation Editor’s note: The U.S. government maxed out its...
Dubai International Financial Centre

What Sets Dubai’s Free Zones Apart?

Dubai International Financial Centre. Source: Thenational.aeA quick search for the best free trade zones in the world and one of Dubai’s multiple free zones...

Zimbabwe: Zanu-PF Youths in Mine Grab Storm

Six women chrome miners from Marishongwe area in Shurugwi have pleaded with government to help them recover their mining claims from which they were...
AFP

Facebook needs ‘very high standard’ for Libra coin: US Treasury

By AFPMore by this Author Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary...

Gambia-UAE Sign Legal Protection Agreement for Gambian Workers

The governments of The Gambia and the United Arab Emirates have on Monday July 15th signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will provide...

ECA and OCP sign agreement on innovation and agriculture investments

New York, 18 July 2019 (ECA) - The Economic Commission for African (ECA) and the OCP S.A. (formerly known as the Cherifien Office of Phosphates)...
GMD/CEO, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, picks up the Karlsruhe Outstanding Business Sustainability Achievement Awards 2019, in Karlsruhe, Germany, for the 4th time

Access Bank receives global sustainability banking award

GMD/CEO, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, picks up the Karlsruhe Outstanding Business Sustainability Achievement Awards 2019, in Karlsruhe, Germany, for the 4th time from OKORO...

South Africa: Vandalism Suspected After Fire Engulfs Another Alex Substation

By Sesona NgqakambaA large part of Alexandra has been left in the dark again after a substation in the Vasco Da Gama area caught...

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