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World Bank invests $30 million in Togo’s urban development

21 juillet, 2018 | Hits:15

The World Bank has approved a $30 million International Development Association credit to help Togo address urban development challenges and reduce service delivery gaps in some of its most populated municipalities.

Economic

World Bank exceeds climate finance target with record year

21 juillet, 2018 | Hits:8

On Thursday, the World Bank revealed that in fiscal year 2018, 32.1% of its financing had climate co-benefits – already exceeding the target set in 2015 that 28% of its lending volume would be climate-related by 2020.

Economic

Is South Africa’s township economy worth R100 billion?

21 juillet, 2018 | Hits:18

“South Africa’s townships contribute up to R100 billion to the overall economy,” the chief executive of business advisory service EntBanc wrote in a LinkedIn post in May.

Economic

US Investing $1B in African Transportation, Communications

21 juillet, 2018 | Hits:25

The U.S. government has launched Connect Africa, a program that will invest more than $1 billion in projects to improve transportation, communications and value chains across the continent.

Sport News

How soccer and religion fight it out for the hearts of Africans

09 juillet, 2018 | Hits:43

In this age of globalization few events draw more attention than sport as the World Cup in Russia illustrates with billi...

Senegal is happy to carry Africa's hope at the World Cup

28 juin, 2018 | Hits:68

Senegal will carry the hopes of a continent into their final World Cup group game against Colombia on Thursday, but ther...

(Dis)united Africa stumbles at the start

22 juin, 2018 | Hits:86

Africa’s travails at the World Cup have long been a beguiling subplot. Every four years we watch in anticipation that th...

Senegal saves Africa from embarrassment at World Cup

20 juin, 2018 | Hits:327

By starting its World Cup with a win, Senegal also saved Africa from embarrassment in the tournament.

World Cup: Africa calls for re-introduction of rotational system

16 juin, 2018 | Hits:316

African FIFA delegates now want a rotational system to be reintroduced after a failed attempt by Morocco to secure the 2...

The history behind Morocco’s “Africa” World Cup not being fully embraced by all Africans

16 juin, 2018 | Hits:309

Morocco’s fifth bid to host the World Cup, like its previous four, ended in disappointment.

Africa News

Obama urges Africa to do more to stem brain drain

19 juillet, 2018 | Hits:29

Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emig...

Dialogue on Development in Africa opens in Cairo

11 juillet, 2018 | Hits:41

The High Level Policy Dialogue on Development in Africa started in Cairo Tuesday with Egypt’s Planning, Follow-up & ...

Congo-Kinshasa: 57 Years Later Belgium Inaugurates a Square in Brussels Named After Patrice Lumumba

03 juillet, 2018 | Hits:60

Belgium renamed the former Square du Bastion to Patrice Lumumba Square but did not discuss reparations or repatriation o...

UNWTO: Africa’s tourism grows 6 percent

28 juin, 2018 | Hits:85

According to the recent UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, Africa consolidated last year’s robust results, led by Sub-Saha...

UPAC Appoints Liberia’s Ex-presidential Candidate as its VP

25 juin, 2018 | Hits:72

An American-based international not-for-profit organization (INGO), the United People for Africa Congress (UPAC), has ap...

Trafalgar's Africa expansion highlights increased interest in continent

19 juin, 2018 | Hits:302

"There is definitely a resurgence in Africa travel," said Stacy Fiorentinos, president and owner of Classic Escapes, a f...

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