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China’s Military Doctrine with President Xi Jinping

June 5, 2018//-Which is President Xi Jinping’s military doctrine and his “warfare rationale”? With a view to well understanding the evolution of Chinese warfare studies to date, however, we need to study the tradition of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the vision that the Communist Party of China (CPC) had in the history of […]

How South Africa is Tightening its Tobacco Rules

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Editor Candice Bailey asked Catherine Egbe about what it means for tobacco control. June 2, 2018//-What’s significant […]

MultiChoice Unveils Major Pan-African Initiative for Film & Television Industry

Accra, Ghana, May 31, 2018//-MultiChoice Africa, the continent’s leading video entertainment services provider, announced a bold new Pan-African social investment initiative the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) aimed at igniting and growing Africa’s creative industries into vibrant economic hubs.

UN: Kenya Should Protect Environmental Defenders

Geneva, Switzerland, May 30, 2018/ — The Kenyan Government must urgently take measures to protect defenders who have faced harassment and intimidation after they testified against a local lead smelter accused of environmental pollution, UN human rights experts say.

Working Muslim Women Are A Trillion-dollar Market

May 25, 2018//-An unprecedented migration of women, particularly millennial women, has taken place from home to work across the Muslim world in the last 15 years.

UN Averts Acute Hunger, Malnutrition in West Africa’s Sahel

New York, United States of America, May 25, 2018/ — Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock released US$30 million from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to urgently scale-up relief efforts in West Africa’s Sahel, where an acute drought, combined with exceptionally high food prices and worsening insecurity, has escalated humanitarian needs.

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.

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