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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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“Women are still a minority in most of the armed forces around the world; and in some ways, that is a privileged position.”. That’s the view of Lieutenant Colonel Katie Hislop of the United Kingdom who is the only female commander at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). She heads the UK contingent which …

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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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The project – launched by the United Nations Department of Field Support with support from Japan, Switzerland and Kenya – is designed to train and equip African military engineers to be deployed to peacekeeping missions  All current and future African TCCs will eventually be eligible to benefit from the project The third phase of training …

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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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Frederick the Great was the absolute ruler in the Kingdom of Prussia. His reign was characterized by quality leadership, executive effectiveness, and commitment to duty along with the eventual accomplishment in making Prussia become a foremost model in the European setup. Although considered a misogynist, he was able to effectively handle Prussia’s relations well. His …

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The last time an American President met with a British prime, warnings about trade talks with reference to Brexit were amiably doled out by the former; Barack Obama used the forum to caution the Britons against leaving the EU. That must have impressed David Cameron. However, there were no laughs for Cameron when the vote …

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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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