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Between Poverty and Fragility: Affordable and Accessible Health Centers in Mali

PACSU, funded by the World Bank, the Global Financing Facility (GFF), and the Netherlands, aims to improve access to and quality of health services

The Accelerating Progress Toward Health Coverage Project (PACSU), funded by the World Bank, the Global Financing Facility (GFF), and the Netherlands, aims to improve access and quality of health services; As a result of the project, the quality of services increased from 37% to 81%, with availability of essential drugs reaching…

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Improving access to quality healthcare services in Lesotho

The Ministry of Health and WHO’s efforts have not only improved health outcomes but also transformed communities, making essential medical services more accessible and equitable

13th June 2024, marked a significant milestone in Lesotho’s healthcare history as Maseru District Hospital and Eye Clinic, a specialized hospital equipped with advanced medical equipment and resources designed to provide top-notch healthcare services to the Basotho people, opened its doors to the public. This was borne as a result…

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Tourism Training Institute Paves Way for Local Dominance

The institute will also house the Crested Crane Hotel, a three Star hotel which is currently being constructed by ROKO

The Hotel and Tourism Training Institute (HTTI) in Jinja District has unveiled a comprehensive plan to equip hoteliers, tourism students and specialists with the skills needed to dominate the Uganda and East African markets. This revelation was made by Richard Kawere, the Principal of HTTI as he presented their plans…

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Driving Progress: Comorians Celebrates Transformative Road Built with African Development Bank Support

The new road is expected to offer huge benefits, including a 27% increase in average daily traffic along the route as well as reducing operating costs by 30% for cars and 33% for trucks

The people of the Union of the Comoros are celebrating the completion of a major road that will open up its agriculturally rich areas and provide reliable access to its popular tourist centres. Thousands of Comorians turned up to witness the official opening of the $30 million road artery financed…

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Cabo Verde: African Development Bank-supported Tech Park Impresses International Delegation with Rapid Growth and Economic Impact

The Park has quickly established itself as a thriving technology hub, surpassing expectations in less than a year of operation

A high-level donor delegation that included the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has expressed strong admiration for the Cabo Verde Tech Park during a recent visit, highlighting its rapid growth, full occupancy, and role in diversifying the country's economy. The delegation – which also included representatives of the European Union, World…

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Experts Convene in Abuja to Discuss Progress on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Headquarters Construction

The purpose of the meeting was to examine the progress of work on the site and any obstacles that may arise to ensure its timely completion

Experts from ECOWAS member states gathered at the ECOWAS Commission headquarters in Abuja on July 2, 2024, to review the progress of the new ECOWAS headquarters construction. The meeting, chaired by the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nigeria, Mr Naha Francis Ako, included key stakeholders such as the…

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Siemens and PANA Infrastructure Join Forces in Groundbreaking Initiative to Modernize Nigeria’s Power Sector

By integrating innovative technologies and forming strategic partnerships, PANA Infrastructure provides sustainable solutions that support Nigeria’s growth across a range of industry sectors

Siemens (www.Siemens.com​) and PANA Infrastructure announce a strategic collaboration to tackle Nigeria’s Electrical Infrastructure sector; The initiative aims to enhance power stability and create job opportunities in Nigeria; Combining expertise, they aim to enhance Nigeria's power sector. Siemens, a leading global technology company, and PANA Infrastructure, a Nigerian conglomerate with…

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Policy Reform and Revitalization: The Key to Expanding South Africa’s Natural Gas Infrastructure (By NJ Ayuk)

To support the expansion of its natural gas infrastructure and ensure a more prosperous future, there are several policy initiatives that South Africa should embrace

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). South Africa is in many ways one of the most modern countries in Africa, particularly with respect to electricity access. Yet while its numbers compare favorably with most other African nations (as of 2021, 89.3% of the population had reliable access…

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The Rising Stars of Global Architecture: Boubker Benjelloun and Benjamin Piper’s Visionary Designs for Humanity

The architects are consistently thinking outside the box, bringing a visionary flair to their projects that allows them to surpass even the most esteemed architects in international competitions

In the world of contemporary architecture, two names have emerged as beacons of innovation and social responsibility: Boubker Benjelloun and Benjamin Piper. Together, they have launched Benjelloun Piper Architecture (www.BenjellounPiperArchitecture.com), a firm that is making waves in the industry. This venture aims to push the boundaries of what architecture can…

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Soroti Hospital management calls for infrastructure development

The committee’s ongoing oversight aims to ensure the projects are implemented effectively to improve healthcare delivery

Soroti Regional Referral Hospital is in a state of disrepair significantly hampering its ability to provide adequate medical services. According to Professor Mary Margaret Ajiko, a consultant surgeon at the hospital, there is need for new infrastructure and resources. She highlighted that since the hospital was designated a regional referral…