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Ecobank Group partners with MTN to deepen financial inclusion across Africa

LOME, Togo, April 10, 2018/ — MTN (www.MTN.com) has announced a collaboration with Africa’s leading independent banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com), enabling both companies  to leverage each other’s assets that will ultimately offer more value to their respective customers across the continent. MTN’s large subscriber base, comprehensive distribution, …

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Republic of Malawi becomes Africa Finance Corporation’s 18th Member State

LILONGWE, Malawi, March 23rd, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Republic of Malawi (“Malawi”) has become the second Southern African member country of Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), Africa’s leading infrastructure development finance institution. The accession of Malawi to AFC’s membership is a progression of the Corporation’s existing investment footprint in …

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Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa

By Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO for Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa. MIDRAND, South Africa, March 22, 2018/ — Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable …

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URI-AFRICA PRESENTED ITS 2018 AFRICA PEACE AWARD TO KAICIID

United Religions Initiative-Africa presented its 2018 Africa Peace Award to the International Dialogue Centre.-KAICIID in recognition of the work of the organization in promoting inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue. The award was presented on the occasion of the international conference organized by KAICIID on “Interreligious dialogue for peace: promoting peaceful coexistence …

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Pan African University 2018 Student Call Now Open: Join Africa’s Leaders in Water and Energy

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) offers four distinct two-year Master programs. TLEMCEN, Algeria, March 20, 2018/ — The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) (http://PAUWES.univ-tlemcen.dz) in Algeria contributes to promoting higher education and applied research …

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David Vondee Supports Twifo Praso Senior High School

Education all over the world is unquestionably said to be the foundation of every society and spearheads the development of every country. Education liberates people, empowers them and ultimately helps people especially the vulnerable and less privileged fight poverty. It is that which helps people understand the world around them …

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Rich Nation, Poor People: Can The Pro-poor President Make Any Difference? – Series 1

Though Liberia has produced and exported high-grade iron ore in huge quantity since 1951, but it is still importing steel nail and steel rod. Iron ore in the Liberian economy accounted for nearly 30% of total export earnings in 2016, but what difference has this percentage made on the livelihood …

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The Red Rooster from Ducor – Series 2

In this second edition of our series “The Red Rooster from Ducor”, we are spotlighting: Foreign Missions and Embassies of Liberia The arbitrary arrest and despotic imprisonment of Central Bank employee Alfred Cheeks. The Rooster’s Crow: Foreign Missions and Embassies of Liberia Liberia has spent over US$44.3 million on the …

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