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Innovation Improves Gender Programs, Spurs Economic Development in Africa, World Bank

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Despite the steady economic growth in many African countries over the last few years, gains have not always translated into greater gender equality or poverty reduction, the World Bank announced today. read more

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Multilateral Development Banks Call for More Coordination on Global Development

International Financial Institutions Call for More Coordination on Global Development

WASHINGTON, February 26, 2013 – Leaders of the African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank Group have pledged close collaboration to support development and growth. read more

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Uganda: Giving Women tools to build their ideas and join the internet playground

The internet was built by and for boys. As a girl, one feels like lacking the vocabulary to access it. Building software services and applications is now cheaper, faster and easier than before yet women’s visions are underrepresented. read more

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WaterAid’s findings are important guideposts for leaders in all sectors of society

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Burundi: Country Results Profile

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Malawi Film Festival kicks start on September 1

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World of Licensing Launches With Sanrio Properties to Capture a Piece of the $2 Billion, Middle East, Indian and African Licensed Goods Market

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Airtel Pan-African Youth Tourney Kicks off

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Arsenal and Airtel are partners

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Enterprising Women Magazine Announces Finalists for the 2012 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

Twenty-Five Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs Receive Honorable Mention From International Publication read more

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New Book Weaves Personal Memoir with Stories of Maasai Women

A Full Circle: Walking Alongside Maasai Women of Tanzania read more

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UNICEF Racing to Prevent a Full-Scale Humanitarian Crisis in West and Central Africa

One million children at risk of life-threatening malnutrition in Sahel region – $67 million needed for immediate relief efforts read more

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee and Ambassador Jan Eliasson to Address NAFSA 2012 Annual Conference in Houston

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Two leaders whose efforts in peace-building and conflict resolution have had an extraordinary impact on the international community will speak at the annual conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators in May. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee of Liberia, and Ambassador Jan Eliasson, distinguished diplomat, humanitarian, and former president of the United Nations General Assembly, will address 8,000 attendees from more than 120 countries at the NAFSA conference, taking place this year in Houston. The conference is the world’s largest gathering of professionals in international education. read more

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