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The International Atomic Energy Agency Helps Uganda Restart Vital Radiotherapy Services for Cancer Patients

IAEA assistance totalling more than € 500,000 included the decommissioning of the old radiotherapy machine and the purchase of a new one on a cost-sharing basis with the Government KAMPALA, Uganda, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Uganda today inaugurated a new radiotherapy machine to resume essential treatment services for cancer patients after the country’s […]

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Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Infrastructure, & Safety Top Agenda for Angola at the International Air Transport Association Day

IATA’s recent study found that if 12 key African markets, including Angola, were opened up, an extra 155,000 jobs and US$1.3 billion in annual GDP would be created in those countries LUANDA, Angola, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts a trebling in the size of Angola’s air transport […]

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United Nations report on world economic situation launched in Ethiopia

Africa as a whole is expected to see a recovery in GDP growth from its current 3.0% to 3.5% in 2018, and 3.7% in 2019 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report (WESP2018) was launched in Addis Ababa on 16 January under […]

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Commissioner Smail Chergui Meets with the African Union and United Nations Special Envoys on the African Union Mission in Somalia Funding Consultations

The Commissioner for Peace and Security briefed the Special Envoys on challenges facing the mission and some of the efforts that have been undertaken to secure predictable, sustainable and flexible funding ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Amb. Smail Chergui, met with the […]

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Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Chargé d’Affaires, on the political situation in Libya and its impact on the Libyan people

LONDON, United Kingdom, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Chargé d’Affaires, on the political situation in Libya and its impact on the Libyan people: Delivered on: 17 January 2018 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) Thank you Mr President. And may I thank both Ghassan and Rina […]

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Humanitarian Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous

In total, 13.1 million people will be in need of humanitarian assistance throughout the country in 2018 KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated dramatically over the past year due to a massive escalation of conflict and widespread […]

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How Federal Government, AfDB are Working Together to Reduce Poverty, Create Jobs and Overcome Fallouts of Insurgency – VP Osinbajo

Address by His Excellency, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, The Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at The Commissioning of the AfDB Nigeria Country Office, Abuja on Thursday, 18th January, 2018 ABUJA, Nigeria, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, THE VICE PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE […]

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The International Monetary Fund Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Growth is expected to stay high in 2017/18, at 8.5 percent, supported by continued recovery from droughts and export expansion as new manufacturing facilities and infrastructure come online WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On January 12, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the […]

Le Burkina Faso ouvre la conférence « Gouvernance, Démocratie et Affaires » pour le renforcement du secteur privé dans la gouvernance démocratique en Afrique
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Le Burkina Faso ouvre la conférence « Gouvernance, Démocratie et Affaires » pour le renforcement du secteur privé dans la gouvernance démocratique en Afrique

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, le 17 janvier 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Le Burkina Faso est l’hôte de la première réunion panafricaine pour le renforcement de la gouvernance démocratique et du climat des affaires sur le continent qui se tient les 16 et 17 janvier sous le thème ” Gouvernance, Démocratie et Affaires. Le Mouvement Mondial […]

Burkina Faso opens the Conference “Governance, Democracy and Business” calling for a strengthen role of the private sector in Africa’s democratic governance
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Burkina Faso opens the Conference “Governance, Democracy and Business” calling for a strengthen role of the private sector in Africa’s democratic governance

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 17 January 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Burkina Faso is hosting the first Pan-African meeting designed to strength democratic governance and business climate in Africa, held on January 16 -17 under the theme ” Governance, Democracy and Business. The World Movement for Democracy, the Center for International Private Enterprise and the U.S. […]