news From All Africa
- Africa: Harness the Ingenuity of Refugees, Aid Agencies Told
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -From building generators out of scrap to setting up internet services, refugees consistently amaze aid workers with their resourcefulness, yet their talent for innovation is too often overlooked, humanitarian experts say.
- Ethiopia: FfD3 – Political Support Crucial for Successful Domestic Resource Mobilization
[Addis Standard] Political support and people’s buy-in of capacity development initiatives in domestic resource mobilization is crucial for successful fiscal reforms, which can lead to Africa being able to finance its own development, said Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie, the Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) during a panel discussion on Wednesday, 15th July, by the Foundation in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
- Ethiopia: FfD3 – Ends Adopting the "Addis Ababa Action Agenda"
[Addis Standard] United Nations member states from 193 who attended the third Finance for Development Conference (FFD3) held from 13 to 16 July 2015 in Addis Abeba have concluded their meeting by adopting the :Addis Abeba Action Agenda” that will provide a foundation for implementing the post 2015 global sustainable development agenda.
- Gambia: Journalists Trained On Ethical Reporting of Gender-Based Violence
[The Point] The Network against Gender-Based Violence (NGBV), in collaboration with Action Aid The Gambia, recently organised a three-day training for journalists on ethical reporting of gender-based violence.
- Congo-Kinshasa: Remarks by Jeanine Mabunda Lioko Mudiayi
[RDC] Washington, DC -The Personal Representative of the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Charge of the Fight Against Sexual Violence and Child Recruitment atThe United States Institute of Peace
- Nigeria: Suicide Bombers Kill Muslim Worshippers
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has confirmed the death of 50 persons in two separate bomb explosions in Damaturu, Yobe, on Friday morning.
- South Africa: What Really Happened to the Young Man Who Died Last Weekend
[The Daily Vox] Last week a young man died after he was allegedly denied emergency treatment at two hospitals outside Durban. Following a public outrage over the tragic incident, two doctors and a nurse were identified and suspended by the health department. But sources at the hospitals say the official line doesn’t tell the whole story – and that the medics are taking the blame for a tragedy that was not of their making. A very pissed off DR THOMAS GRAY explains.
- South Africa: All 10 South Africans Detained in China Heading Home – Dirco
[News24Wire] All 10 South Africans detained in China a few weeks ago will soon be home, the department of international relations and co-operation said on Friday.
- Libya: Security Council Urges All Libyan Parties to Unite in Support of New Political Agreement
[UN News] The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the initialling of the Libyan political agreement in Skhirat, Morocco on 11 July as the latest step towards resolving the country’s political crisis.
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