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Ozwald Boateng Steps in as Guest Editor for a Leading Issue of New African

Made In Africa Foundation

The Made In Africa Foundation is a charitable organisation, established to support strategic infrastructure projects and create sustainable solutions to some of Africa’s most pressing problems. It works to support technical feasibility studies, to kick start key infrastructure developments and to engage the African diaspora in innovative fund-raising activities. The Foundation was founded in 2011 by international designer Ozwald Boateng OBE, and Nigerian businessman Kola Aluko, and is supported by Atlantic Energy. read more

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GAMBIA: GOVERNMENT BANS SKYPE AND VIBER FREE PHONE CALLS

In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports. read more

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ICG’s Conjectures on Eritrea: Realistic and Probable or Wishful and Imaginary?

Eritrean Center for Strategic Studies, ECSS read more

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Ethiopia: Minority Regime’s Fiefdom Syndrome

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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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Wema Bank Becomes First Nigerian Bank on MoneyGram’s Latest Innovative Payment Platform, AgentWorks … Rolls Out in All Branches

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s most resilient and longest surviving has rolled out MoneyGram’s latest money transfer platform, AgentWorks across its business locations making it the 1st Nigerian Bank and second in West Africa to do so.

 

Lagos, Nigeria, March, 2013 –(PR.com)– Wema Bank, Nigeria’s most resilient bank has once again, demonstrated its commitment to providing faster, efficient, innovative IT-backed services to clients with its recent implementation of MoneyGram’s latest platform, AgentWorks®. Through this development, Wema Bank becomes the first organization in Nigeria and the 2nd in West Africa to fully implement MoneyGram’s latest solution across all its service locations. This was made known during a visit by MoneyGram International representatives to the Bank.

AgentWorks® is the latest upgrade to the MoneyGram money transfer platform that provides for better security of funds and transactions, quicker authentication and a more efficient service delivery on the MoneyGram network. read more

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Human Rights Watch: On a Dogged Mission of Defamation

Once again, Human Rights Watch (HRW) is engrossed in its frantic campaign of defamation.  The organization has just distributed, through the electronic media, a document that targets Eritrea as a “systemic violator of human rights”.  The core areas of its unfounded accusations are Eritrea’s National Service and the country’s nascent mining sector.  To this end, HRW unabashedly equates Eritrea’s National Service with “forced labour”, which, in its view, “qualifies Eritrea as a violator of human rights”. read more

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HRW’s Ill-Intentioned Agenda: Targeting Eritrea’s Economy

by E-SMART (Eritrean Sanctions Must Be Annulled and Repealed Today)-a collaboration of the Eritrean Diaspora http://www.eritrean-smart.org/ read more

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Equatorial Guinea Awarded 2012 Convener of the Year

H.E. Obiang, President of Equatorial Guinea, has mastered the Art of Humanity.

 

Washington, DC, December 24, 2012 –(PR.com)– GC Media is the communications partner for South African Arts International. New York City-based South African Arts International, Ltd. is proud to announce that the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has been selected for the 2012 Convener of the Year.

This newly awarded accolade is being bestowed to a country that has showed great skill, courage and humanity in bringing Heads of State, government officials, International Humanitarian Agencies, Non Governmental Agencies, International Sports Governing Body’s, Artists, Artisans, Intellectuals and the Diaspora together. read more

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Migration and Development NGOs are asked to submit proposals for fund

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A third call for Proposals of the African Development Bank Migration and Development Fund (MDF) has been made. read more

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US-Ethiopia Engineered Sanctions

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Houston Hosts the PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference – Global Opportunities in Energy, Agribusiness, Technology, and Capital Access

WASHINGTON, Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — The PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference (PAEC) takes place November 15-18, 2012, in Houston, TX at the Four Seasons Hotel. PAEC is an arena for entrepreneurs and business people within the Black Diaspora to meet and further business connections. This is the newly formed international division of the National Black Chamber of Commerce. read more

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Houston accueille la conférence panafricaine des entrepreneurs

– Opportunités mondiales dans les secteurs de l’énergie, de l’agroalimentaire, de la technologie et de l’accès aux capitaux read more

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