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NEM Insurance announces investment by AFIG Funds, a growth and expansion private equity fund manager

LAGOS, Nigeria, 18 January 2019, -/African Media Agency (AMA) /- NEM Insurance Plc (“NEM” or the “Company”), a leading insurance group in Nigeria announced that Advanced Finance and Investment Group (“AFIG Funds”), a leading African private equity fund manager has, through AFIG Fund II, completed an investment in the Company, by acquiring 29.9% of the […]

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UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents

DAKAR, Senegal, le 18 Janvier 2019-/African Media Agency/-At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage. In 2017, […]

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Le Canada est consterné par la mort d’un canadien au Burkina Faso

Le Canada est consterné et profondément attristé que Kirk Woodman, qui avait été enlevé le 15 janvier 2019, ait été tué au Burkina Faso OTTAWA, Canada, 18 Jnavier 2019,/African Media Agency(AMA)/-,La ministre des Affaires étrangères, l’honorable Chrystia Freeland, a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante à propos du meurtre du canadien Kirk Woodman, qui avait été […]

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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded an official working visit to the United Arab Emirates

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 17 January 2019-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat concluded an official working visit to the United Arab Emirates from 15 – 16January 2019. During the visit, Chairperson Faki signed a memorandum of understanding for political, economic and social consultations with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan […]

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Nearly 900 reportedly killed following ‘shocking’ intercommunal attacks in DR Congo

The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday that at least 890 villagers were reportedly killed in the western Democratic Republic of the Congo last month, following brutal inter-communal clashes. NEW-YORK, United States of America, 17 January 2019-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Human rights reports suggest that the apparent massacre took place between 16 and 18 December […]

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Nigeria, Rann : Des milliers de personnes en fuite à Bodo, au Cameroun

Une équipe de Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) composée de personnel médical et logistique y distribue de la nourriture et de l’eau et fournit des soins médicaux d’urgence GENEVE, Suisse, le 17 janvier 2019-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Plusieurs milliers de personnes ont fui la ville de Rann dans le nord-est du Nigeria à la suite d’une violente […]

2.3 milhões de jovens africanos aprenderam habilidades digitais durante a Semana Africana do Código 2018
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2.3 milhões de jovens africanos aprenderam habilidades digitais durante a Semana Africana do Código 2018

Um forte foco no reforço das capacidades fomenta uma aprendizagem sustentável em todo o continente. JOANESBURGO, África do Sul, 16 Janeiro 2019, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A Semana Africana do Código (ACW) 2018 excedeu todas as expectativas ao capacitar 2.3 milhões de jovens em 37 países com habilidades digitais e de codificação – em comparação […]

2.3 millions de jeunes Africains initiés aux compétences numériques dans le cadre d’Africa Code Week 2018.
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2.3 millions de jeunes Africains initiés aux compétences numériques dans le cadre d’Africa Code Week 2018.

Le renforcement des capacités pédagogiques permet d’inscrire l’impact de l’initiative dans la durée, à l’échelle de tout un continent. JOHANNESBURG, Afrique du Sude, 16 Janvier 2019 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Africa Code Week (ACW) 2018 a dépassé toutes les attentes en permettant à 2,3 millions de jeunes sur 37 pays de s’initier au code informatique et […]

2.3 million young Africans learnt digital skills during Africa Code Week 2018
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2.3 million young Africans learnt digital skills during Africa Code Week 2018

Sharp focus on capacity-building drives sustainable learning impact across the continent. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 16 January 2019 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Code Week (ACW) 2018 exceeded all expectations by empowering 2.3 million youth across 37 countries with digital and coding skills – compared to 1.3 million youth engaged across 35 African countries in the […]

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Zimbabwe: Crackdown escalates on protests over massive fuel price hikes, hundreds arrested

Eight people reportedly killed Authorities shut down internet 200 people arbitrarily detained HARARE, Zimbabwe, 16 January 2019-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The Zimbabwean authorities must ensure that the security forces exercise restraint and respect the rights of people protesting against massive fuel price hikes, Amnesty International said on the second day of the national ‘shutdown’. As a […]