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

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Africa Rising: A LeapFrog Partnership to Boost Nigeria’s Financial Services Industry

LONDON, Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Leading emerging markets fund LeapFrog Investments announced a strategic partnership with Nigeria’s largest non-bank financial company, Asset and Resource Management Company Limited (ARM). Further to ARM’s recent acquisition of a majority stake in CrystaLife Assurance Plc, the partnership’s ambitious aim is to make CrystaLife, currently the sixth largest life insurer in Nigeria, the industry leader in Africa’s most populous nation. read more

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Spine Africa Project appoints Dr. Denis Mukwege as Vice President and Dr. Roger Luhiriri as Executive Director

NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — Spine Africa Project (SAP) has appointed Dr. Denis Mukwege , MD, as Vice President, and Dr. Roger Luhiriri , MD, as Executive Director. Drs. Mukwege and Luhiriri have been influential in raising international awareness of health issues and human rights violations in the regions of the eastern Congo. Their advocacy will bolster the efforts of the Project to raise funds to provide medical outreach and training and to build education infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), important components of the larger mission to bring lasting social change to the country. read more

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Investors Applaud Hershey’s Vow To Source 100% Certified Cocoa By 2020

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World Vision Highlighted at Clinton Global Initiative for Providing Clean Drinking Water in West Africa with P&G Water Purification Packets

Pictured from left to right: Kevin Jenkins, President of World Vision International; Greg Allgood, P&G CSDW; President Clinton; Bob McDonald, P&G CEO; Marc Pritchard, P&G BBO; Curtis Welling, AmeriCares CEO. (PRNewsFoto/World Vision U.S.) read more

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FBSciences and Clinton Foundation Announce Significant Advancements for African Crop Production

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Ex-Im Bank Approves Record $1.5 Billion in Financing of U.S. Exports to Sub-Saharan Africa in First Three Quarters of FY 2012

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TENSIONS AT CHINA-AFRICA SUMMIT

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Economic Statecraft: Embracing Africa’s Market Potential

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Hope Masters And African Leaders Convene To Prepare For 2012 Leon H. Sullivan Summit Themed: Africa Rising

Leaders pledge that Summit will focus on advancing Human Rights and improving Food Security read more

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Empire State Building Saves Millions of Dollars in First Year of Energy Efficiency Plan

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U.S., France Voice Strong Support for Morocco’s Autonomy Plan to Resolve Western Sahara Dispute, Remove Obstacle to Peace in Region

Also praise Morocco’s role in advancing human rights, democratic reforms read more

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Sec. Clinton Praises Morocco as Leader for Peace, Democracy in Region — Reaffirms Moroccan autonomy solution in Western Sahara as ‘serious, realistic, credible’

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking to press in Rabat on Sunday with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad Dine El Otmani, praised Morocco as a leader on Arab Spring reforms and a key partner for peace in the region. She described Morocco’s autonomy initiative to resolve the Western Sahara conflict as “serious, realistic, and credible” and reiterated that U.S. policy “has remained constant.” The U.S. policy supporting a solution based on autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty to end the decades-old dispute has earned the backing of three U.S. Administrations—Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Barack Obama—as well as that of bipartisan majorities in both Houses of Congress. read more

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Richard Attias & Associates Exports The New York Forum and Launches the New York Forum Africa

NEW YORK and LIBREVILLE, Gabon, February 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — read more

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