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Intra-Continental Migration Can Be Economic Boon for Africa

Geneva — A High-level panel on migration says sub-regional migration on the continent is brisk and having a beneficial impact on African economies. During a two-day meeting in Geneva, the panel

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Kenyan Court Suspends Key Parts of New Cyber Law

Kenyan journalists and bloggers have scored a legal victory in their fight against a new cyber law that they say erodes freedom of speech and endangers millions of Kenyans who

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Ghana: U.S.$100 Billion Stolen From Ghana, Others Annually

Experts have called for combined forces to stem the illicit movement of money and capital from one country to another amid revelations that illicit financial flows from Ghana and other

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UN: ‘Positive’ community building helps combat hate online: UN counter-terrorism chair

In an increasingly interconnected world, the glorification of terrorism online impacts everyone, the chair of a United Nations counter-terrorism body said on Tuesday, calling for a renewed effort to combat

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UN: Spirit of compromise needed to combat workplace ‘brutalism’ – UN labour agency

The head of the United Nations labour agency has called for a new spirit of cooperation and consensus between workers, employers and Governments, to end what he called the “new

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The African Union 17 years on: success or failure?

The African Union has left its mark on the continent, although most observers agree that there is still room for improvement. This week, the African Union (AU) marked 17 years

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France: Malian immigrant hailed for heroic rescue, offered French passport

A migrant who climbed a four-floor apartment block to rescue a small child in Paris has been offered French citizenship after meeting President Macron. A video of his Spider-Man-like heroism

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Ghana: $1.2bn National ID Fails To Take Off

The announced registration of Ghanaians for the issuance of the National Identification Card – known as the Ghana Card – by the National Identification Authority (NIA), has once again been

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Nigeria: Buhari to reduce age limits for political office

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will approve a new law to reduce age limits in political office, which could make it easier for younger candidates to run in next year’s election.

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‘What is good for Africa is good for the world’ says UN chief on International Day

Praising efforts by African countries to alleviate poverty and build more stable societies, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres pledged his on-going support for ending conflict and building peace across the