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March 6, 2018 8:25 AM Child marriages declining – UN

There has been a significant drop in the number of child marriages worldwide, the United Nations children’s agency says. Unicef estimates that 25 million child marriages have been prevented in the past decade. One in five girls are now married before they are 18, compared with one in four a decade ago. South Asian countries have seen the biggest reduction 17

February 16, 2018 11:18 AM Oxfam sex scandal: Director promises justice for victims

Oxfam says it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. Oxfam International’s executive director Winnie Byanyima said it would “do justice” and “atone for the past”. She invited victims to come forward “for justice to be done” for them, saying she was “here for all the women who have been abused 14

October 31, 2017 7:16 AM Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stresses on the need to foster economic ties with Africa

New Delhi, Oct 31 (KNN) Union Minister for Skill development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday addressed the African nations at the inaugural ceremony of India Africa Knowledge Exchange Mission ,organized by Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship and World Bank. The exchange mission aims to foster the economic ties with African 23

October 28, 2017 3:37 PM Ghana among seven African countries beating malnutrition – Report

Ghana has been listed among seven African countries that are winning the fight against malnutrition. These countries are succeeding in the effort to provide nutrition to all, according to a report by the Malabo Montpelier Panel. The Panel is a group of international agriculture experts providing guidance on policy choices on food and nutritional security 21

October 28, 2017 1:05 PM 7 African countries lead battle against malnutrition

Source: IFPRI Director for Africa, Ousmane Badiane A number of African countries are taking bold action to tackle malnutrition as they have successfully implemented a range of actions that have started to improve nutrition for all. Good nutrition contributes to cognitive development, better opportunities for children to realise their potential, and higher 20

October 25, 2017 2:57 PM Morocco extends its business activities to West Africa

Accra, Oct 25, GNA - In a bid to broaden their business activities and form more partnerships in the African continent and beyond, Moroccan businesses have embarked on a vigorous drive across the African Sub-Regions. In Ghana on Monday, a business delegation made up of 80 businesses held a day’s forum with their Ghanaian counterparts on the theme: “Africa 15

October 23, 2017 11:27 PM Ghana Scores Low Marks In Local Investor Participation In New Barclay’s Index

Ghana’s financial market has low local participation compared to its peers in some African countries, the maiden Africa Financial Markets Index launched in Washington D.C has revealed. The finding was after a research by independent think tank OMFIF and Barclays Africa Group. The index tracked performances of financial markets in 17 African countries 18

October 21, 2017 4:53 PM Mali mentality masters Ghana in rain-soaked Guwahati

Mali didn't win merely a football match in Guwahati on a sodden Saturday evening -- they reached into their sturdiest core, amplified their strengths and went on to master conditions and opposition on a pudding of a pitch. In what looked like diabolical pitch on which to play a World Cup match, a 2-1 victory over Ghana has taken Mali into their second 20

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 33

October 20, 2017 9:38 PM Ethiopia urges protests to be peaceful and legal

Renewed protests in Ethiopia’s central Oromia regional state should be peaceful and legal, an Ethiopian official said on Thursday. Speaking to Xinhua, Negeri Lencho, Minister of Ethiopia Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said protesters should seek to peacefully express their opinions as guaranteed by Ethiopia’s constitution. “The Ethiopian 18