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AfDB facilitates Africa-Asia knowledge exchange on Universal Health Coverage

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Mandela Day: Zuma to hand over houses

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In 2015 five countries in the Horn of Africa – Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, and Sudan – experienced a marked increase in irregular migration...

Initiative with Ethiopia aims to boost opportunities for rural youth

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Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development announces Winners for Health and Food Security Categories

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New collaborative studies being presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at the XIX International AIDS Conference confirm early treatment of...

USAID Launches Eye Radio Repeater Station in Torit

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Internews, a media development organization, and Zain Telecommunications Company today launched the first Eye Radio repeater...

UN Humanitarian Chief, Valerie Amos, to visit Burkina Faso and the Republic of Senegal

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