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German, Sudanese and South Sudanese trilateral business conference at the Federal Foreign Office

BERLIN, Germany, January 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – With Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle acting as patron, the German-African Business Association and the Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry will tomorrow (Tuesday, 29 January) host a trilateral business conference for Germany, the Sudan and South Sudan. The conference, entitled “Germany – Sudan and South Sudan Business Day”, will take place at the Federal Foreign Office and is open to the press. read more

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All-Somali refugee cast carries Asad to Oscar nomination for Best Narrative Short

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Ethiopia’s Tekeda Alemu Feigns Concern over Djibouti-Eritrea Relations

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A company that knows how to make things look easy

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A ten-year strategy to support the development of social protection systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Social protection, which comprises both social assistance and social insurance programs, is a powerful tool to reduce poverty and vulnerability
  • The World Bank has a new 10-year strategy for social protection in Africa (2012-2022)
  • The vision is to help governments build country-owned national social protection systems

Social protection, once thought of as exclusive to rich and middle-income countries, is being increasingly employed in low-income countries in Africa, where policymakers are recognizing its potential as a powerful tool to reduce poverty, vulnerability, and social inequality. read more

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CO-OP BANK SIGNS IFC LOAN WORTH US$ 60 MILLION

IFC Director for East and Southern Africa Mr. Oumar Seydi (left) presents the signed loan agreement to Dr. Gideon Muriuki CEO and Group Managing Director of Co-operative Bank of Kenya, as Aida Kimemia Country Manager, IFC (centre) looks on. read more

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The African Water Facility, the Government of Sudan and the African Development Bank Jointly Launch the First Peace-Building Water Project in Darfur

Over 750,000 people from three Darfur states will have improved access to water supply and sanitation through a €3.3 million African Water Facility (AWF) grant read more

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The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part 3

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The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part Two

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Africa – Mobile Broadband, Data and Mobile Media Market

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Africa-Asia-Europe Trade & Investment Summit to Bring Investors to Africa

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Breakbulk’s First Africa Conference Draws Global Attendance

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S&W Seed Company Announces Sudan Expansion

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U.S. Olympian Lopez Lomong Doesn’t Bring Home Medal but Now Part of Half Million Dollar Fundraising Effort

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