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Plans will put the UK at the forefront of global efforts to address the drastic decline in the elephant population Environment Secretary proposes a ban on ivory sales to help bring an end to elephant poaching. Ban will prohibit the sale of ivory items of all ages. Plans will put the UK at the forefront of …

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Africa remains the most marginalized of all continents, and therefore talk of an ‘African Renaissance’ and of ‘fastest growing economies’ is misplaced and premature, Eritrea’s top foreign affairs official told the United Nations General Assembly today. “We should not flatter ourselves, or allow others to flatter us,” said Minister for Foreign Affairs Osman Saleh Mohammed …

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More than 1.5 million vulnerable children across West and Central Africa risk going to school hungry or dropping out altogether, due to lack of financing for nourishing school meals from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the agency announced at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Altogether, WFP’s regional programme faces an US$76 …

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The Index analyses the visa regime in Africa and how open countries are in terms of relaxation or elimination of visa requirements for citizens from other African countries traveling to their countries The African Development Bank in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the World Economic Forum has launched the second edition of the …

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Acting on a request for mutual legal assistance from Tunisia, on 26 May 2017 the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland ordered the transfer of an additional amount of approximately EUR 3.5 million Switzerland has transferred approximately EUR 3.5 million to Tunisia, in response to a request for mutual legal assistance. The final destination …

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President Zuma congratulated President Trump on his election as the 45th president of the United States of America President Jacob Zuma and President Donald Trump of the United States of America held a telephone conversation this afternoon, 13 February 2017 at the request of President Trump. There are six hundred US companies in South Africa and …

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Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will address the media for the last time as the Chair of the African Union Commission and give media an opportunity to engage with her as she concludes her four year tenure The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will host the State of the Continent media briefing on …

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The event will feature four disabled girls from the Khartoum Dar Almustakbel female orphanage, who participated in the Italian cooking courses organised by the Embassy a few weeks ago and held by Chef Flavia Pantaleo In Sudan solidarity sits around a table. The cycle of diplomacy of solidarity initiatives announced by the Italian Embassy to celebrate the …

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NATO formally ended its operation Ocean Shield in the waters off the coast of Somalia on Thursday (15 December 2016) NATO formally ended its operation Ocean Shield in the waters off the coast of Somalia on Thursday (15 December 2016), bringing the curtain down on one of NATO’s most successful ever operations. Operation Ocean Shield …

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The Council reaffirms its commitment to uphold the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya, and calls for the end of all external interference in the internal affairs of Libya, in order to avoid further escalation of the crisis and impede progress in the peace process The Peace and Security Council of the …

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