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Address by Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi, Leader of the Revolution of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya at 64th Session UN General Assembly

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Address by Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi, Leader of the Revolution of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya At UN General Assembly Editor’s Note: This is an address by the Libyan leader as the President of African Union at the 64th Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2009, a transcript found on pages 15 to 28 on the word document ...

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Sierra Leone Confirms First Coronavirus Case

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Sierra Leone has recorded its first case of the new coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday, making it the latest African country to register an infection. In a televised press conference, President Julius Maada Bio said that a 37-year-old man who arrived in the country from France on March 16 had tested positive. The man had been quarantined on arrival ...

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Prepare for Worst, WHO Warns as Sub-Saharan Africa Records 1st COVID-19 Virus Death

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The World Health Organisation has urged the African continent to “prepare for the worst” after Sub-Saharan African first COVID-19 virus death occurred. A high-ranking politician in Burkina Faso succumbed to the coronavirus disease. “Africa should wake up,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday, pointing out that “in other countries, we have seen how the virus ...

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A Must Share! Girls4Tech Programme: Mastercard Moves to Close Skills Gap

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Through Girls4Tech Programme, We’re Extending Our Commitment to Nigeria’s Next Generation of Women Leaders – Ifeoma Dozie Mastercard has launched the rollout of its first 2020 Girls4Tech programme in Nigeria. A total of 60 girls between the ages of nine and 12, currently attending the Holy Child College in Lagos, were encouraged to consider careers in science and technology. The ...

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BREAKING: Merck Foundation Partners Namibia First Lady, 2 Ministries for Important Programmes

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Merck Foundation also Calls for Applications for ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Fashion Awards from Namibia and Rest of Africa Merck Foundation has announced the First Lady of Namibia as Ambassador of Merck more than a Mother as the Foundation calls for applications in Namibia for “Merck More than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards 2020 for English speaking countries to ...

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces New Appointments

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…As Changes on Ecobank Board Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, as the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group announced two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors. He is to replace Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment & Development (EBID) ...

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Ministers of Ghana, Burkina Faso Satisfied With Progress, Aim to Start Railway Project this Year

Ghana and Burkina Faso Railway Projects 2020

Governments of the Republic of Ghana and Burkina Faso Engage Experts The state visit to Burkina Faso by the Leader of the people and government of Ghana, H.E.Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in May, 2017, in which the two countries agreed to construct a railway interconnectivity between the two West African neighbours has become a reality. The railway conception has come ...

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WOW! African Farmers Can Export Directly Worldwide – Selina Wamucii

African Farmers Can Export Directly Worldwide

Now, 52% of all Purchase Enquiries on Platform from African Farmers By James Ezema African Farmers would now have direct access to buyers of their farm produce globally, says Selina Wamucii, the platform that helps businesses from anywhere in the world to buy and import food and agricultural produce from any African country following an announcement by the body that it ...

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