More than 750 Youths Trained in Entrepreneurship, Business Management

05 August 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 262 Views
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"I want to do business in poultry farming. I already have the skills, but no funds. I am very proud because I didn’t know where to find the partners, but thanks to this event, I now have the information I needed. I think I will have the funds to start my business," says Isabelle Zougmoré.

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Sudanese Migrant Returnees to access Health Insurance

26 July 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 195 Views
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Abuse, stress and lack of medical care are constant bedfellows for migrants in Libya’s detention camps – and those who are rescued unwittingly transfer the health burden to their countries of origin where assistance is often limited.

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Creation of the first regional Venture Building Center in Africa to meet the investment challenge by setting up tickets - between € 10,000 and € 500,000

25 July 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 143 Views
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The Senegalese General Delegation for the Acceleration of Entrepreneurship for Women and Young People (DER), under the auspices of the Presidency of the Republic of Senegal, signed a partnership agreement with GreenTec Capital Partners (GreenTec-Capital.com), the premier German investor into African Start-ups.

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Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief

19 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 238 Views
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Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, on Wednesday.

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UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Kenya and Somalia

19 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 221 Views
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The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Sunday condemned an attack that took place on Saturday in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight police officers were killed when their car struck an improvised explosive device (IED), as well as a car bomb attack in the

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Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur

14 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 184 Views
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This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the best and worst "family-friendly" nations.

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Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces

14 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 219 Views
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Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, expressed

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Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans

13 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 176 Views
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Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to

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Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash

13 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 143 Views
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At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact of the continuing violence and

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Lights out: the price hikes leaving millions of South Africans in the dark

11 June 2019 by 0 Comment Read for you 207 Views
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Electricity costs have tripled in the past decade under a utility company plagued by debt and corruption claims, wiping out decades of progress. Electricity, when it arrived in Nosisi Rasmeni’s life, seemed to promise a better future.

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