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AllAfrica News: Africa

Africa: Who Will Be the Next AfDB President?

1 hour 44 min ago
[Deutsche Welle] The race for the next African Development Bank (AfDB) is on. Eight candidates are contesting for the job. The incumbent Donald Kaberuka's second term will end at the end of the year. So who will be his successor?

Africa: FIFA Bans 11 From Football

2 hours 11 min ago
[FIFA] On the basis of investigations carried out by the investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee and the latest facts presented by the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, Hans-Joachim Eckert, today banned provisionally 11 individuals from carrying out any football-related activities on a national and international level.

Africa: We Sent Corruption Dossier to Swiss, Says Blatter

2 hours 33 min ago
[FIFA] This is a difficult time for football, the fans and for FIFA as an organisation. We understand the disappointment that many have expressed and I know that the events of today will impact the way in which many people view us.

Africa: Joint UN Report Says Rate of World Hunger Dropping Amid Wider Eradication Efforts

7 hours 27 min ago
[UN News] The number of the world's chronically undernourished has dropped below the 800 million mark as an increasing number of countries hit their Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on hunger, according to a new United Nations report released today by the Organization's three food agencies.

Africa: FIFA Welcomes Swiss Corruption Probe

7 hours 43 min ago
[FIFA] FIFA welcomes actions that can help contribute to rooting out any wrongdoing in football.

Africa: From Eritrean Child Soldier to Swedish Parliamentarian

7 hours 54 min ago
[Al Jazeera] When Eritrea formally declared its independence from Ethiopia on May 24, 1993, it marked the culmination of a more than 30-year-long struggle for freedom. Few understand the human toll of this conflict better than 62-year-old Arhe Hamednaca.

Africa: UN Rights Chief Spotlights Burundi, Migrant Crises in Europe and Asia

8 hours 15 min ago
[UN News] The top United Nations human rights official drew attention to several issues of concern today in an informal address to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council from the eruption of violence in Burundi and the overflowing migrant dilemmas in the Mediterranean and South-East Asia, to the protracted and worsening conflict in South Sudan.

Africa: Heavyweights Line Up in Plate Semifinals

8 hours 49 min ago
[CAF] The COSAFA Cup Plate semifinals on Wednesday contain some of the heavyweights of the continent in what will be two fascinating match-ups at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.

Africa: World Hunger Falls to Under 800 Million, Eradication Is Next Goal

9 hours 10 min ago
[IFAD] Rome -The number of hungry people in the world has dropped to 795 million - 216 million fewer than in 1990-92 - or around one person out of every nine, according to the latest edition of the annual UN hunger report (The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 - SOFI).

Africa: Stronger Political Action Needed as Number of Hungry People Increases

9 hours 57 min ago
[Oxfam] The amount of people going hungry has dropped by 167 million in the last decade, according to new figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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