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FocusEconomics Named 2018 Analyst Forecast Awards Winners

Barcelona, Spain, May 24, 2018 – FocusEconomics has announced the winners of the 2018 Analyst Forecast Awards.

Agreement Signed to Build Ethiopia’s First Cardiac Care Center

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 24, 2018// –Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia’s first specialized Cardiac Care Center to address the critical shortage of cardiology services in Ethiopia.

Working Together to Sustain Gains of NTD Control Program in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda, 23 May 2018//-The change in perspective 10 years ago that led philanthropists to focus their money and energy on tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Rwanda needs to happen at ground-level in communities and public health systems across the continent to sustain the gains already achieved.

$3 Million Zayed Sustainability Prize Up for Grab, Calls for African Applicants

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 22, 2018/ — The Zayed Sustainability Prize is now open to applicants from across the African continent.

Kenya Pays Cuban Doctors Higher Than MPs

May 18, 2018//-Cuban doctors are set to join the list of super-paid government employees following their placement in Job Group S that comes with a take-home pay of up to Sh882,180 per month.

African Cities Urged to Embrace C40 Climate Action Plan

Accra, May 18, 2018//-Mohammed Adjei Sowah, the Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive,Ghana has urged African cities to embrace the new C40 Climate Action Planning Programme for Africa to help build technical capacities for long-term planning.

Mapping Income Polarization in the United States

May 17, 2018//-When it comes to income inequality among American households, outcomes have varied widely across the 50 U.S. states. 

Global Initiative to Help Children Lead Healthier Lives Unveiled

May 15, 2018//-Nestlé announced its global “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” initiative on the United Nations International Day of Families.

Coalition Alerts on World Bank’s ‘Invasion’ of Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria, May 14, 2018// – “No to privatisation of Nigeria” and “no to water privatisation” were the summary of the singsong of Our Water Our Right coalition at a forum, weekend, to drive home its aversion to the privatisation of water infrastructure anywhere in Nigeria.

Regional Court Shuts Door on Challenge to EU-EAC Trade Deal

The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) has dismissed a petition seeking the reinstatement of an appeal of the case on the Economic Partnership Agreement between the regional bloc and European Union (EU).

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