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Arrested at 15, Eritrean-American Ciham Ali Ahmed marks 23rd birthday in Eritrean jail amid deadly coronavirus concerns

Eritrean-American Ciham Ali Ahmed is marking her 23rd birthday in an Eritrean jail today amid rising concerns she is at risk of contracting the deadly COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by coronavirus that has killed more...

Head of Ethiopia’s Catholic Church Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew barred from entering Eritrea

The head of the Catholic Church in Ethiopia Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew was barred from leaving the main airport in neighboring Eritrea on Saturday where he had gone to attend an engagement, even though he was issued...

Travel ban on Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania: Read full statement by U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Read the full statement by the United States Department of Homeland Security on President Trump's expansion of his 2017 travel ban last Friday that included six new countries, including four from Africa - Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania...

DEVELOPING: Shock and condemnation trail Trump’s travel ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar, as well as restrictions on Sudan and Tanzania

President Donald Trump's travel ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar, as well as restrictions on Sudan and Tanzania has been greeted with shock and condemnation. Citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan...

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African Development Bank: Tolling Bells for Humanity – Perspectives by Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Finance Cesar MBA ABOGO

COVID-19 is severely testing Africa's social, economic and political resilience. While it is true that our countries...

African Development Bank approves €88 million ($98 million) loan for Senegal to respond to COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for...

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

Read full remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on financing for development amid COVID-19

Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping a focus on development amidst...

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