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AfDB supports Guinea-Bissau during its international donor c

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President Kaberuka to receive honours at WB/IMF Spring Meeti

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AfDB participates as key African partner in Land Policy Conf

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AfDB Board mission to Mozambique boosts cooperation

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La BAD au « Forum Africain du Carbone » à Marrakech

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COP21 in Paris: the CFA franc zone joins the AfDB in calling

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AfDB commits US $140 million to Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh Ai

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Africa Rising: Economic growth and development successes con

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Accelerating the implementation of PIDA through private sect

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AfDB fast tracks to join Green Climate Fund’s newly accred

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Africa: Online Shopping Firm Wins Top Africa Award

[Daily News] KAYMU has been nominated as one of eight Africa Internet Group (AIG) companies at the Africa CEO Forum Awards, in recognition of firms that have ambitious objectives and contribute to growth in Africa.

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Africa: Europe Must Stop Exporting Its Migration Fears

[IRIN] London -In a new column, anthropologist and author of "Illegality, Inc." Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics warns that European Union initiatives to collaborate with African states may fuel irregular migration rather than stem it.

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Africa: Bacterial Mix Could Halt Frog-Killing Fungus

[SciDev.Net] A fungus that kills frogs must be tackled with a cocktail of bacteria, rather than a single bacterium that protects the body from harm, researchers have found.

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Africa: New Global Crop Data Aid in Food Policy Decisions

[IFPRI] Interactive website shows production of 42 crops at ten kilometer resolution

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Africa: Financial Risks Rise, Rotate

[IMF] Global financial stability risks have risen since October 2014, and have rotated to parts of the financial system where they are harder to assess and harder to address, according to the International Monetary Fund's latest Global Financial Stability Report.

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Africa: After Migrant Catastrophe in Mediterranean, UN Urges

[UN News] The latest maritime catastrophe to claim the lives of refugees crossing the Mediterranean Sea is yet another indication of the need for a "robust" rescue-at-sea mechanism aimed at preventing future tragedies, the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) declared today.

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Africa: The Battle for Africa

[Al Jazeera] Over the past decade, China's hunger for Africa's rich natural resources has seen it overtake Europe and America as the continent's largest trading partner.

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Africa: UN Agency Unveils Partnership to Tackle Match-Fixing

[UN News] The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced today a new partnership with the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) to help strengthen cross-border investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and the manipulation of sports competitions.

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Africa: At UN, Tennis Legend Says Human Rights and Sports 'A

[UN News] Tennis legend and gender equality activist Billie Jean King has had a stellar career in sports, identifying the boundaries that divide people and tearing them down. She was the first woman athlete to win over $100,000 in prize money in 1971 and, 10 years later, the first professional athlete to be "outed" as gay. She remains a steadfast supporter of issues at the heart of the United Nati...

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Africa: Women's Empowerment Key to End Sexual Violence in Co

[UN News] As the great moral issue of our time, sexual violence in conflict is used to terrorise, displace and subjugate victims, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue told the Security Council today, urging the body to take action to deal with this growing threat.