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Bitcoin Shop to Donate a Portion of Its Ecommerce Gross Profits to Help Africare Fight Ebola

November 21, 2014 at 14:35

Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) (“Bitcoin Shop” or the “Company”), operator of the digital currency ecommerce marketplace www.btcs.com, which is undertaking the build-out of a universal digital currency ecosystem, today […]

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White House Garden Harvests Vitamin-A Rich Orange Sweet Potato

November 18, 2014 at 10:45

The sweet potato was chosen to highlight its role in improving the nutrition and health of millions of children and women throughout sub-Saharan Africa For the first time, this year’s […]

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AfDB strongly committed to preserving ecosystems and wildlife in Africa

October 31, 2014 at 09:35

The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from […]

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Microsoft pledges support to fight ebola

October 24, 2014 at 14:47

The current outbreak of the deadly ebola virus is one of the most lethal on record, and for that reason many organisations and governments are trying to do as much […]

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MTN Sky winner, Shikanth Bugwandeen, with Mafikizolo and MTN CMO, Larry Annetts

And the MTN Sky competition winner is…

October 20, 2014 at 14:39

After weeks of waiting, speculation and fierce online discussions, the winner of the MTN Sky “Win A Plane” Competition was unveiled today amid much fan-fare. Durban-based Shikanth Bugwandeen was announced […]

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Liverpool FC launch soccer schools programme in South Africa

October 17, 2014 at 08:37

Liverpool FC have announced the launch of the club’s first official coaching programme in South Africa. Together with partner Blue Crane Sports (Pty) Ltd, the Reds will deliver programmes teaching […]

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South African NGO wins global best award for maths, science, engineering and technology

October 13, 2014 at 11:30

The Western Cape Primary Science Programme (PSP) was selected as the International Education Business Partnership Network’s (IPN’s) Global Best award winner for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, in the Africa […]

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Remarks at UNAIDS

September 30, 2014 at 15:45

Well, thank you very much. Thank you for a generous introduction. Mr. Deputy Secretary General, thank you for your leadership and thank you for your important words here today. And […]

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IOM South Sudan Bentiu Medical Clinic Opens Amid Flooding

September 22, 2014 at 12:30

An IOM health clinic built in August and now fully operational is making a huge difference for the 47,000 displaced Sudanese by the fighting who have found refuge in the […]

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Eritrea. Youth working in politics attend a seminar on IHL and the ICRC at the Sawa Vocational Training Centre. CC BY-NC-ND/ICRC/Tesfai Zecarias

Eritrea: Eritrean youth widen their knowledge of IHL

September 17, 2014 at 16:25

On the occasion of the 6th National Sawa Festival the ICRC, in cooperation with the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS), held a seminar on international humanitarian law […]

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