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Ethiopia sends warning to Somalian President H.E M

Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Federal republic of Ethopia is bordered by five countries but one of them is making good neighbourliness untenable. his was stated by Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Workneh Gebeyehu in Addis Ababa from where he accused Somalia of creating machinations detrimental to not only peace betw ...

Ending albino persecution in Africa: Governments, the UN and human rights groups

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
When Moses Swaray stepped onstage to sing ldquo;Amazing Grace rdquo; in the auditorium of the Unity Conference Centre in Monrovia, Liberia, the audience, including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, stood up to applaud; some wiped away tears. Mr. Swaray, who is living with albinism, beat 11 o ...

Combating Africa’s inequalities

Friday, January 12, 2018
In this special coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we focus on SDG 10, which is ldquo;Reduced inequality within and among countries. rdquo; The aim of SDG 10 is for countries to adopt policies that promote the three dimensions of sustainable development ndash; economic, socia ...

Closing the wealth gap .........Economists call for new approach

Saturday, January 6, 2018
From ldquo;Africa Reeling rdquo; to ldquo;Africa Rising, rdquo; there rsquo;s a new narrative for the African continent, now showing promising signs of sustainable growth under more stable governments. McKinsey Company, a global management consulting firm, predicts that Africa rsquo;s co ...

African solutions urgently sought for agriculture development

Friday, January 5, 2018
Professor Richard Mulwa knows his way around scientifically modified seeds mdash;also known as genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In his laboratory at Egerton University in Kenya, the professor, who has genetically modified grapes, is currently researching ways to curtail naturally occurring ...

Emergence of a Commercial Market for Mini-Grids in Africa

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Energy access remains a critical piece of the African development story. Some 600 million people in the region are still without access to modern forms of energy, relying instead on rudimentary fuels, such as charcoal and wood, for cooking; costly kerosene, candles and batteries for lighting; an ...

BBC World Service appoints new leaders for East and West African Languages

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The BBC World Service has appointed Rachael Akidi Okwir and Toyosi Ogunseye as heads of language services for East and West Africa respectively. The appointments are part of the BBC World Service rsquo;s continuing expansion in Africa. Rachel Akidi Okwir, Head of East Africa Languages, is based i ...

Africa grapples with inequalities in education

Monday, December 18, 2017
As governments began to build schools and post teachers even to the farthest corners of the continent, with help from religious organizations and other partners, children began to fill the classrooms and basic education was under way. t the dawn of independence, incoming African leaders were qui ...

Why do some Arabs and Jews hate Blacks?

Thursday, December 14, 2017
39;We, Blacks, were put in this world by God as a test for other races 39;---My Wife Sad, despicable and disgusting. Few are the times when I have been so dismayed at reading the current treatment of blacks in both the Arab world and Israel. Some Arabs, not all Arabs, looks at blacks as s ...

Addis Ababa hosts the biggest finance event of 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 13 December, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The first ever ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Africa Members 39; Convention was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 6-8 December. The three-day event 39;s theme centered on: The impact of socio-econ ...

1.3M young Africans learnt coding during Africa Code Week 2017 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
http://cdn.thenigerianvoice.com/images/content/1252017111306 b21916a09c6c4f3284991eaeba153b3c.jpg NAIROBI, Kenya - 05 December, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- With an ambitious target of training half a million African youth between 18 and 25 October ...

Oracle Introduces Next Gen Cloud Applications to Support Angola's Digital Econo

Friday, November 17, 2017
The Modern Business Forum in Angola presents intelligent applications for local organisations to succeed in a digital business environment Innovations across Oracle Cloud Applications extend the industry 39;s broadest, deepest, and fastest growing suite of cl ...

Visa Sponsors the Nigerian Bobsled Team to the 2018 Winter Olympics games in Pye

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
LAGOS, NIGERIA ndash; NOVEMBER 15, 2017 ndash; Visa (NYSE: V) today announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women rsquo;s Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently training to become the first ever African representatives, men or women, to qualify for the Olympic Wi ...
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