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  • Solar Energy – A HUGE Bright Spot In The Desert 27 Apr 2017 07:20 Africa Energy from the sky The new “pride” of Morocco and Africa is the fruit of a long-term national strategy to positively respond to the growing energy demand and the challenge of global warming by aiming at producing more than 40% of the Kingdom’s …
  • Uganda targets South Sudan, DR Congo with logistics hub 26 Apr 2017 22:30 Monitor Kampala. Uganda is considered a cheaper cargo route for goods bound to South Sudan, than the direct route to from Mombasa to Juba. This was revealed by Mr Richard Kamajugo, the senior director for trade development at TradeMark East Africa while giving a …
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: R.D. Congo – Bas-Uele, Haut-Uele, Ituri & Tshopo : Note d’informations humanitaires no 5 (19/4/2017) 26 Apr 2017 19:53 Relief Web Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il couvre la période du 4 au 18 avril 2017. Le prochain rapport sera publié vers le 25/4/2017. FAITS SAILLANTS Aperçu de la situation Les acteurs de protection s …
  • 20 killed in DR Congo clashes: UN 26 Apr 2017 18:26 Press TV Twenty people died in ethnic clashes last week in the troubled central Kasai region of Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations said Wednesday. The UN's DR Congo mission, MONUSCO, said in a statement that the clashes took place on April 19 …
  • 20 more deaths in volatile central Congo, UN mission says 26 Apr 2017 16:23 The Sacramento Bee The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo says at least 20 people have been killed as violence mounts in the country's center. The mission, known as MONUSCO, released a statement Wednesday detailing the attacks in the Kasai provinces. The region is where …
  • DR Congo: UN seeks $64 million to tackle humanitarian crisis in Kasai region 26 Apr 2017 15:10 United Nations 26 April 2017 – The United Nations has appealed for $64.5 million to respond to the urgent needs of 731,000 people over the next six months in the Kasai region, the latest “humanitarian hotspot” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). “The Kasai …
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo: Africa: Fall Armyworm Outbreaks (25 April) 26 Apr 2017 13:52 Relief Web Crisis impact Update since 23 March: The further spread of Fall Armyworm was observed in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe in March. Damage from existing outbreaks was also sustained in Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia. While further outbreaks are …
  • Nine African Ministries To Participate At The Annual Africa Energy Forum In Copenhagen 26 Apr 2017 13:38 Africa African Ministries from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Gabon, Madagascar, Morocco, Rwanda and Zimbabwe have confirmed to attend the Africa Energy Forum (AEF) to date, which is set to welcome 2,000 decision-makers in …
  • Mastercard $1 Million Grant Set To Ignite Business Growth In Rwanda 26 Apr 2017 13:38 Africa Mastercard’s commitment made at the 2016 WEF on Africa will provide support for small businesses, refugees, and women In support of Rwanda’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has confirmed its commitment to a grant …
  • RD Congo: UN relief agency launches 64.5 mln USD appeal 26 Apr 2017 12:58 AngolaPress An estimated 1 million people have been displaced by the violence that erupted in Kasai Central in August 2016 and rippled across neighbouring provinces, leading to civilian deaths, gross human right violations and disruption of livelihoods and education …