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Renewal of U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Agreement Increases Opportunities for Youth and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educators

The renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement Science is key to further strengthening bilateral cooperation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (or STEM) fields

On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement.  Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and…

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Liberia hosts 6th African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) Key Leader Meeting in partnership with U.S. Africa Command

21 African partner nations were in attendance

The African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) is an initiative of senior African medical leaders to collectively prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks. Liberia hosted the sixth APORA key leader meeting from November 12-15, 2018. The meeting was held in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Defense and…

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    • Unveiling the Zimbabwe Economic Report: from left to right – Malcolm Pautz, G:ENESIS Analytics; Damoni Kitabire Country Manager COZW; Zvinechimure R. Churu, Principal Director Ministry of Finance and Economic Development; Walter Odero, Principal Country Economist COZW; Ferdinand Bakoup, Ag. Director ECCE; and George A. Kararach, Lead Economist RDGS
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“Building a new Zimbabwe”, a flagship report launched by the African Development Bank to spark the country’s economic development

It provides the current government, the donor community, and the private sector with a detailed assessment of investment opportunities in Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has launched a flagship economic report on Zimbabwe, titled: “Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation” which aims to support renewal and transformation of the country. Prepared by the Bank Group’s Economic Governance and Knowledge Management Vice-Presidency, the report was…

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African Development Bank to play bigger role in African economies by investing in infrastructure private equity

The Bank’s investment will also ensure the highest environmental and social standards are applied to Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3)

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM). AIIM is one of Africa’s most experienced infrastructure fund managers. The…

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The Kenya Simbas will face Hong Kong on Saturday in the repechage tournament whose winner will qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

As communicated earlier this week by Kenya Rugby Union, the Kenya Simbas have made six changes to the squad that kicked off the Repechage with a 19-65 loss to Canada on Sunday 11th November in Marseilles, France

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Chairman, Abdelaziz Bougja, will attend Saturday’s match and support the Kenya Simbas for this crucial game. “Kenya qualifying for the World Cup would change the face of rugby in the country and be such a massive boost for African rugby in general. I am really proud of…

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Africa Shared Value Summit to Bring Business Thought Leaders to Nairobi in 2019

The Africa Shared Value Summit raises awareness of and advocates for the successful strategic implementation of the Shared Value business model – profit with purpose – in Africa

Once again, the Africa Shared Value Summit (www.AfricaSharedValueSummit.com) is set to bring together some of Africa’s brightest leaders to discuss how business can tackle social issues through the Shared Value business model. The 2019 Summit will take place 23-24 May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya, tackling the topic of collaboration, building…

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19th Session of the United Cities and Local Governments Africa Executive Committee in Marrakech

United Cities and Local Governments Africa is holding the 19th session of its Executive Committee on November 17, 2018 from 9:30am at the Sofitel Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

The meeting is organized in collaboration with the Moroccan Association of Presidents of Municipal Councils (AMPCC) and is held as a prelude to the 8th Africities Summit (www.Africities.org) that will take place under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, from November 20-24, 2018 in the city of…

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Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo, a top player in affordable real estate in Nigeria has featured on the November edition of Forbes Africa where he revealed that long term partnerships between private and public sector is key to improving housing gap in Nigeria. Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo is Founder and CEO of Nedcomoaks…

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Improving Nigeria’s Housing Gap with Long Term Partnerships: Okonkwo Shares Insights with Forbes Africa

Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo is Founder and CEO of Nedcomoaks Limited, a real estate company engaged in the acquisition, development and management of properties in Nigeria

Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo, a top player in affordable real estate in Nigeria has featured on the November edition of Forbes Africa where he revealed that long term partnerships between private and public sector is key to improving housing gap in Nigeria. Dr. Kennedy Okonkwo is Founder and CEO of Nedcomoaks…

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Africa’s health Paradox: Pneumonia is preventable but still kills 16% of children under the age of 5 (by Simon Ateba)

At least 16 percent of all children who die under the age of five, especially in Africa, are killed by pneumonia, a disease that can be prevented by a vaccine

By Simon Ateba Africa remains a continent full of incomprehensible contradictions. Take Pneumonia for instance. It is a preventable disease but still kills more children under the age of 5 than many well known diseases combined.  At least 16 percent of all children who die under the age of five,…