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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa

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British-Nigerian Femi Oke to host Al Jazeera’s The Stream

 

International broadcaster Femi Oke has been revealed as the new host of Al Jazeera English’s hit social media show The Stream. read more

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Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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“Water utilities have come to realise there is an urgent need to conserve energy if they want to break even.”

Interview with Sarah M. Tibatemwa, Africa Director at the International Water Association and speaker in the water track at African Utility Week 2013. read more

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Tanzania’s Healthy Pregnancy Text Message Service Reaches 100,000 Subscribers in 15 Weeks

The unique healthy pregnancy text messaging (SMS) service reached 100,000 active registrants in March 2013. More than 4 million text messages have been sent to those who signed up for the free healthy pregnancy and safe motherhood information, since the launch late November 2012. read more

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Call for Nominations for the 8th Annual African International Achievers Award

African Achievers Award was launched in 2006. read more

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Human Trafficking and the Human Rights Agenda Against Eritrea (Part 2)

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Human Trafficking and the Human Rights Agenda Against Eritrea (Part 1)

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Born in the USA OR Coming to America

Harris Poll Finds Buying American Still Valued in Increasingly Global Marketplace read more

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Census Bureau News — Homeownership Among the Foreign-Born Population: 2011

Census Bureau Report Shows Homeownership Rates Among Foreign-Born Increase with Time in the United States and Citizenship read more

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Zambia Economic Brief: Recent Economic Developments and the State of Basic Human Opportunities for Children

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Zambia’s economy is growing faster than the economies of most of its mineral-producing and non-mineral producing peers
  • Economic growth has been led by a strong performance in mining, manufacturing, services and agriculture;
  • Despite strong economic growth in the last decade, Zambia has made very little progress in reducing poverty and providing basic opportunities for children still remains a challenge

Despite slowdowns in the global economy, the Southern African nation of Zambia is showing strong gains in its economic performance with an expected growth rate of 7.3 percent in 2012, up from 6.8 percent in 2011. read more

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The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part Four (Final)

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James de Givenchy Transforms AK47s in New Collection for Fonderie 47 Pieces Crafted from AK47 Steel and Precious Materials Fund Assault Rifle Destruction in Africa

 

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Fonderie 47, the company that removes AK47s from war zones and transforms them into rare jewelry and accessories, announced its new collaboration with renowned New York-based jewelry designer James de Givenchy. read more

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Airtel Malawi out to save pregnant mothers

 

By Chancy Namadzunda

Malawi’s leading Telecommunications Company, Airtel has joined hands with government in combating deaths of pregnant mothers and unborn children by donating K15 million for scholarships of 15 nurses to be trained in India. read more

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