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School fees a headache for families in sub-Saharan African countries - World Bank report

News24 24 Mar 2023
Paying school fees is giving many families in sub-Saharan Africa a financial headache, creating a barrier to education, according to a new World Bank report ... .

Africa must stop corruption to gain respect

The Patriotic Vanguard 24 Mar 2023
They do this because they give African countries a lot of money. What is ironical is that most of these African countries have the natural resources to make them rich. If there is no corruption in these African countries they do not need Western loans or aid ... Maybe African diplomats ...

ECA calls for Africa’s economic growth to be inclusive to reduce widespread poverty

Ghana Business News 24 Mar 2023
African countries with the highest levels of poverty ... In 2021, 39 African countries were net importers of food products ... Experts and Ministers at the conference noted that African countries continue to face declining revenue, rising debt stress and increasingly constrained fiscal space.

Reflections on the new era of Africa-China relations

Independent online (SA) 24 Mar 2023
China stated their willingness to forge strong synergies between development strategies with African countries and the African Union Commission (AUC) in order to help advance African integration ... At the moment, the relationship is more focused on bilateral interactions between China and individual African countries.

The Central African Republic changes its Bitcoin law and abandons the path indicated by El Salvador

The Cleveland American 24 Mar 2023
Bitcoin ceased to be legal tender today in the Central African Republic, where the National Assembly approved amendments to the legislation that had been in force since April last year, according to which the country decided to follow the path indicated by El Salvador.

Central African Republic country profile

Yahoo Daily News 24 Mar 2023
Map of Central African Republic. The Central African Republic (CAR) has been unstable since independence from France in 1960 ... Read more country profiles - Profiles by BBC MonitoringLEADERS ... Central African Republic's president-elect Faustin-Archange Touadera ... Some key dates in the history of the Central African Republic..

Background Press Call Previewing the Vice President’s Trip to Ghana, Tanzania, and Zambia

The White House 24 Mar 2023
Most of you, I’m sure, heard the Vice President make very clear at the Munich Security Conference that the international community cannot overlook the impact of Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine on African countries ... having a disproportional impact on African countries.

Laos halts pork imports from Vietnam

The Saigon Times 24 Mar 2023
HCMCLaos has suspended importing hogs and pork products from countries hit by the African swine fever, including Vietnam.

Africans in Tunisia say racism persists after crackdown

The New Arab 24 Mar 2023
Although some West African countries evacuated hundreds of their citizens earlier this month, many remain stuck in Tunisia, unable to support themselves let alone afford passage home or pay smugglers hundreds of dollars to ferry them to Europe. "Tunisia is an African country.

Putin's visit a headache for South African govt

Democratic Underground 24 Mar 2023
Putin’s visit a headache for South African govt ... Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, will be attending the BRICS Summit in August this year, on invitation by the South African government ... Significant political and economic challenges for African countries were the result.

WHO: Africa Records 26% Reduction in Death from Tuberculosis

This Day 24 Mar 2023
“WHO in the African Region is now on the threshold of reaching a 35 per cent TB death reduction ... She explained that the use of rapid diagnostic testing in African countries increased from 34 per cent in 2020, to 43 per cent in 2021, thereby improving the countries’ ability to detect and diagnose new cases of the disease.

Tax transparency could further SDG progress and human rights attainment

Open Access Government 24 Mar 2023
Looking at Vodafone Group’s tax activities in six African countries, the team of researchers used an econometric model to analyse how many people accessed their rights when their governments had an increase in revenue equivalent to the corporation tax paid by Vodafone.

African migrants stuck in Tunisia say racism persists after crackdown

Reuters 24 Mar 2023
Although some West African countries evacuated hundreds of their citizens earlier this month, many remain stuck in Tunisia, unable to support themselves let alone afford passage home or pay smugglers hundreds of dollars to ferry them to Europe. "Tunisia is an African country.

Primerica to Host 3,500 Leaders From Across North America at 23rd Annual African American Leadership ...

The Galveston Daily News 24 Mar 2023
“The AALC Conference is one of the most powerful conferences in the country because no other event brings together more than 3,500 African Americans for the sole purpose of elevating and helping each other achieve success through entrepreneurship,” said Ivan Earle, co-chair of the AALC and Primerica Senior National Sales Director.

Dozens of migrants missing in latest Tunisia shipwreck

Urdu Point 24 Mar 2023
The North African country's population of 12 million hosts an estimated 21,000 migrants from other parts of Africa, representing 0.2 percent of the population ... She also confirmed plans for a mission to the North African country involving the Italian and French foreign ministers.

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