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African First Ladies vow to defeat HIV/AIDS on the continent

African First Ladies on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to fight and defeat HIV/AIDS.They made the commitment in Kigali, Rwanda, at a meeting on the sidelines of 20th International Conference on AIDS and...

First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame tells African women and girls: “What a man can do, a woman can do just as well”

African women and girls are as gifted and talented as African men and boys, the First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame said on Monday, in a message to empower women and debunk a discredited but persistent...

Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize - $250,000 - at the first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale, which awarded $1 million in prize...

Kagame: South Africa should be expelled from AU over xenophobia

The President of Rwanda Paul Kagame wants South Africa expelled from the African Union over the latest xenophobic attacks there against African migrants.Mr. Kagame, who is credited with developing and stabilizing Rwanda...

Woman accuses former Rwanda’s UN Ambassador of raping her twice in New York

A Rwandan woman has filed a lawsuit against Eugene-Richard Gasana, a former Rwandan Ambassador to the United Nations and president of the Security Council in 2014.In her...

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South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th member.Ambassador...

Eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now highly unlikely amid COVID-19 – Report

Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most optimistic scenarios, according to a...

IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that the Washington DC-based institution is...

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