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AllAfrica News: Africa (10)
AllAfrica News: Africa

Africa: Helen Clark - Speech On the Ebola Recovery Assessment. High Level Ebola Conference, Brussels

2 hours 37 min ago
[UNDP] Today is an important day for international co operation with the countries affected by Ebola. Now is the time to lay the foundations for sustained economic and social recovery from the Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The Governments of the three countries have made that very clear, and are in the process of developing their recovery strategies, while also being determined to drive towards zero cases of Ebola as soon as possible.

Africa: UNDP and Partners Call for Increased Efforts to Protect Wildlife and Reduce Illegal Wildlife Trade On World Wildlife Day

2 hours 47 min ago
[UNDP] Wildlife trafficking, worth an estimated $US23 billion annually, endangers species, strips national assets and ruins opportunities for sustainable development

Africa: Ebola - West African Countries and Partners Outline Roadmap for Recovery

4 hours 25 min ago
[UNDP] Building back better requires better national capabilities, stronger community involvement

Africa: UN and EU Meet to Take Stock of the Ebola Situation and Identify Ways Forward

4 hours 53 min ago
[UNDP] Brussels, Belgium -Today's high-level meeting on the current state of the Ebola outbreak takes place at a welcome moment given the challenges still faced by the response.

Africa: SADR Underlines Urgent Need to Restore Peace and Security in Africa

8 hours 10 min ago
[SPS] Lusaka -The Permanent Representative to the AU and Ambassador in Ethiopia, Mr. Lamine Baali, on Tuesday underlined the urgent need to restore peace and security in Africa by completing the decolonization process, calling for concerted efforts to achieve sovereignty over the entire continent.

Africa: Zazoo Partners With Uber in South Africa for Effortless Payment

8 hours 42 min ago
[CIO] ZAZOO, a business unit of Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. ("Net1") recently announced that it has partnered with UBER, in South Africa, to allow taxi users who do not own credit cards to use ZAZOO's VCpay mobile application to create virtual MasterCards that can be used to pay for the UBER service.

Africa: UK Detention Report Calls for 'Radical Shift'

9 hours 44 min ago
[IRIN] London -Following a parliamentary inquiry into the use of immigration detention in the UK, a cross-party panel of MPs has released a hard-hitting report calling for major reforms of a system it describes as "expensive, ineffective and unjust".

Africa: SAP Revenue Innovations Adoption Drives Growth in Africa

10 hours 42 min ago
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the global market leader in enterprise application software, said it had doubled its growth in Africa for many years following its successes build on enterprise resource planning (ERP).

Africa: African Literacy Project Receives Oxford Boost

10 hours 59 min ago
[CAJ News] Johannesburg -PREPARATIONS for a major continental literacy forum have received a major boost after Oxford University Press announced sponsorship deal.

Africa: African Press Review 4 March 2015

11 hours 8 min ago
[RFI] SA's unions are split over scandal allegations. The Mugabes' alleged dairy debts leave a bitter taste in Zimbabwe. Nigeria is accused of preventing Chad pursuing Boko Haram on its territory. Kenya gets a new police chief, despite some MPs' doubts. SADC advises Lesotho to let the law takes its course over last year's coup attempt.

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US envoy to South Korea attacked

6 min 31 sec ago
US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert is injured when a man slashes him with a razor in the capital Seoul.

Lords want drone owners register

18 min 46 sec ago
The House of Lords EU Committee calls for a drone register to be set up which owners of unmanned aircraft would have to join.

Secondary ticket sites agree changes

18 min 59 sec ago
Four secondary ticket-selling websites have agreed to be more transparent, following pressure from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

'Wholesale change' urged in Ferguson

20 min 17 sec ago
US Attorney General Eric Holder calls on police and courts in Ferguson, Missouri, to take immediate action after finding widespread racial bias.

Evans and Cisse in spitting incident

33 min 33 sec ago
Manchester United's Jonny Evans and Newcastle's Papiss Cisse appear to spit at each other during Wednesday's match.

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