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African governments are committing more domestic resources, increasing social assistance to the poor, new report reveals

New York, 26 September 2019 – African governments are increasingly committing domestic resources to social protection and delivering more social assistance programmes to their poor and vulnerable citizens. This is revealed by the findings of a new report on “The State of Social Assistance in Africa”, released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]

Afreximbank President Advocates for Vehicles that Facilitate Cross-Border Trade

New York, 26 Sept. 2019: – The President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Prof. Benedict Oramah, yesterday in New York, urged African countries to create vehicles that would make it possible for manufacturers to trade across the continent. Speaking during a high-level event on the Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa 2016-2019, organised at the […]

UN Summit on Sustainable Development Goals kickstarts ambitious action to deliver for people and the planet

New York, 24 September 2019 – Four years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and with efforts off track for meeting its objectives, world leaders today called for a decade of ambitious action to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 and announced actions they are taking to advance the […]

Ghana : Canon and the Kenya Film Commission (KFC) have agreed to collaborate to accelerate the development of the film industry in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 24, 2019/ — Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) has partnered with the Kenya Film Commission, established by the Kenyan government in 2005, to promote the Kenyan film industry locally and internationally. The collaboration aims to raise awareness of the importance of the film and photography sectors in Kenya, to support their development by facilitating access to […]

Africans take to the streets as part of the Global Climate Strike responding to the urgent need to stop climate change

 On the 20th of September, people from all walks of life, including fishing and farming communities; women and youth renewable energy clubs; civil society actors, local government officials; cultural and religious leaders will take part in actions to send a strong message that Africa doesn’t have to rely on fossil fuels to satisfy its energy […]

Human Rights Reporters demand justice for woman raped by 2 pastors

Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) has demanded that justice is served on the tormentors of an 18-year-old woman who was kidnapped and raped for 4 months. The victim says her captors compelled her to take concoctions to abort a pregnancy that resulted from the multiple sexual assaults. The suspects, George Andrews and Maxwell Peter were put before the court […]

Press Release: Speech Forces Organization condemns violence, subsequent reprisal attacks against immigrants in South Africa

“We must learn to live together as brothers or we will perish together as Fools”……Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. Speech Forces Organization, on behalf of all young people strongly condemns happenings currently ongoing in our fellow African nations, South Africa and Nigeria. Haven worked the past few months on a project relating to Migration, we […]

Recent Killings Of Police Officers Abuse Of Their Right To Life-HRRG

A statement issued by the human rights organization described the recent killings as evil, cowardly and abuse of the Fundamental Human Rights of the officers. “Chapter 5 of 1992 Constitution titled Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms provides for rights such as right to life, economic rights and women’s right. As an organization that focuses on […]

Kwame Dzudzorli Gakpey to contest NDC Parliamentary Primaries in Keta Constituency

Following the announcement on July 4 by the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) that nominations for the upcoming Parliamentary Primaries be opened from 10th to 12th July, 2019 and subsequent consultations with stakeholders and party Elders in the Keta Constituency, I wish to inform the Constituency, Branch Executives as well as all party […]

Africa’s Output Grew by 3.4% in 2018, Afreximbank’s Africa Trade Report 2019 Shows

Moscow, 21 June 2010: – Africa’s output grew by 3.4 per cent between 2017 and 2018 despite the slowdown in global growth during that period, a new report by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has shown. The African Trade Report 2019: African Trade in a Digital World, launched today in Moscow during the 26th Afreximbank Annual Meetings, states that Africa’s total merchandise trade in […]