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What Kenya Has Going for it in Bid for Security Council Seat

A UN Security Council session in New York. Kenya wants a seat at the table. Bryan R Smith/EPA-EFE Gary Wilson, Liverpool John Moores University October 14, 2019//-The UN’s Security Council has the primary responsibility of maintaining international peace and security. It enjoys robust powers including the imposition of sanctions and authorisation of military action when […]

Global Banks May Grow More Vulnerable to a Dollar Disruption

October 11, 2019//-When a Mexican airline buys Brazilian airplanes, it’s likely to finance the purchase with a US dollar loan obtained from a non-US bank.

African Development Bank Partners with Senegal to Host World Water Forum

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 10 October, 2019 – A Senegalese government delegation, led by the country’s Minister of Water and Sanitation, Serigne Mbaye Thiam, briefed the African Development Bank  on Senegal’s preparations to host the World Water Forum in Dakar in March 2021.

Driving Growth From The Ground Up: Speech by World Bank Group President

Development That Delivers Thank you so much Dr. Fortier for introducing me. It’s a pleasure to be in Montreal at McGill University. Thank you also to Dean of Arts Antonia Maioni. It’s been a very interesting day at McGill and I’m looking forward to the Q&A with the Dean of Management, Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou. For nearly […]

Buhari’s Visit to South Africa Eased Tensions. But More Needs to be Done

One of the immediate outcomes of talks between Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Cyril Ramaphosa was the easing of tensions. http://www.thepresidency.gov.za/ Olayinka Ajala, University of York October 9, 2019//-There were mixed feelings among Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks in the country.

Outbreaks of Measles: Compounding Challenges in the DRC

Many families in the DRC can’t routinely access preventive services. Shutterstock Matthew Ferrari, Pennsylvania State University An outbreak of measles that began in early 2019 in the southeast corner of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has now spread to all 26 provinces. Over 180,000 cases and more than 3,000 deaths have been reported. […]

Mauritius Economy On Track With Historic Rail Network

Port Louis, Mauritius, October 8, 2019//- The multimillion-dollar Mauritius Metro Express light rail network, dubbed the country’s biggest infrastructure investment project, is set to result in a galore of business opportunities and vast employment opportunities when it takes off.

Commonwealth Steps Up Battle On Climate Change with Regenerative Solutions Model

October 7, 2019//-The Commonwealth has launched a regenerative climate change model that marries the ancient wisdom of indigenous groups with emerging innovations, technologies and scientific approaches.

Ghana’s Parks and Natural Reserves

Accra, October 7, 2019//-Ghana’s national parks and reserves are controlled by the Ghana Wildlife Division and the Forestry Commission of Ghana.

Sex For Grades Saga: Prof Gyampo Threaten To Sue BBC

Accra, Ghana, October 7, 2019//-A renowned political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Edward Gyampo has threatened to sue the British broadcaster, BBC for defamation.

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