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African Development Bank President Adesina urges Canada to be present at Africa’s investment table

Toronto, 19 September 2018 – African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the …

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Kigali: Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources

Rwanda has been hosting last week (28-30 August 2018) a Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources (ABS). The workshop brought together participants   from across Africa representing  a  wide  array  of  ABS  practitioners  and  experts including policy makers,  researchers  and  academia,  private  sector,  local  communities,  civil …

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Day of the African Child

ILO, FAO offer free course on elimination of child labor in agriculture The 2018 theme of the Day of the African Child is “Leave No Child Behind for Africa’s Development.” Speedy inter-institutional action remains essential to achieving SDG 8.7 in the continent   ABIDJAN (ILO News)– ILO and FAO are jointly …

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Manipulation of the case of Habyarimana plane, a persistent dissimulation of French responsibility in the Genocide against Tutsi: case of French military officers

French actors were involved in the genocide both as perpetrators and accomplices, and do not want their acts to be known despite their proofs. This is the biggest cause explaining the persistent refusal of the French authorities to validate the ballistic investigation by French experts in Rwanda in 2010 which …

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African Development Bank signs deal with International Solar Alliance to propel solar development in Africa

New Delhi, March 12, 2018 – In a major boost for its Light up and power Africa initiative, the African Development Bank has entered into partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar energy in Africa. The Bank and ISA will jointly support technical assistance and knowledge transfer for solar development and deployment in …

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Forum to Commemorate The 20th Anniversary Of The Rome Statute

More than 280 persons attended the event, including protagonists of the Rome Statute’s adoption, ICC officials, representatives of states, regional and international organizations, and civil society THE HAGUE, Netherlands, the International Criminal Court (ICC) hosted the launch of the Coalition for the ICC’s commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the …

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