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Africa: The EU's 'Disappointing' Response to the Migration Crisis

4 hours 27 min ago
[IRIN] Oxford -A closer look at the list ofcommitments from Europe's leaders after their hastily-arranged migrant crisis summit in Brussels reveals no substantial change in response and few measures likely to have any major impact on the flows of migrants and asylum-seekers trying to reach Europe.

Africa: China, South Africa Sign Currency Swap Deal

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 1:16 PM
[Focac] Beijing -China's central bank signed a currency swap agreement valued at 30 billion yuan (4.9 billion U.S. dollars) with the South African central bank on Friday.

Africa: World Malaria Day 2015 - More Funds Needed At Crucial Moment in Development History

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 1:11 PM
[Malaria Consortium] "This World Malaria Day, we call for efforts to rid the world of malaria to be stepped up, focusing first on ending all deaths from malaria. This can be done very effectively with the tools we have already, but this will only happen with sustained investment and political will," said Charles Nelson, Malaria Consortium Chief Executive.

Africa: Malaria Vaccine Trial Raises Hopes

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 12:01 PM
[Global Fund] Geneva -Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria welcome the results of a large-scale trial of a malaria vaccine candidate in sub-Saharan Africa.

Africa: The Fight Against Malaria - the Glass is Half Empty

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 12:01 PM
[Global Fund] Pedro Alonso was just out of medical school when he first visited Africa, an experience that was to change his life forever.

Africa: Are We Entering an Age of Increased Optimism?

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 11:22 AM
[SACSIS] "To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys our capacity to do something. If we remember those times and places - and there are so many - where people have behaved magnificently, this gives us the energy to act, and at least the possibility of

Africa: Researchers Pinpoint the World's Happiest Country - Report

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 11:16 AM
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Switzerland has the world's happiest people, according to researchers in a study released on Thursday.

Africa: Dramatic Impact of Climate Change On People's Lives Demands Response - FAO Leader

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 11:09 AM
[FAO] Rome -Director-General briefs Italian politicians on Paris summit, says poor can't be asked to pick up the climate change bill

Africa: Call to Protect Pregnant Women From Malaria

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 11:02 AM
[RBM] Geneva -Today, as part of World Malaria Day commemorations, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership launches a Global Call to Action to increase national coverage with preventive treatment to protect pregnant women and their unborn children from the devastating outcomes caused by malaria during pregnancy.

Africa: Mediterranean Crossings - Collective Action an Important First Step

Friday, 4/24/2015, at 10:58 AM
[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 24 April 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

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