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More refugees arrive in Chad following recent clashes in Central African Republic

More refugees arrive in Chad following recent clashes in Central African Republic

AFRICA, Central African Republic, UNHCR
Language: en|Date: 2021-04-20 17:09:45| Share This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva Egalement disponible en Français تتوفر أيضا في العربيةGENEVA, Switzerland, April 20, 2021/APO Group/ --   Recent clashes between government forces and rebel groups in northern Central African Republic (CAR) have forced more than 2,000 refugees to cross into Chad in the past week. The new arrivals from CAR’s Kaga-Bandoro region told our teams in Chad that they fled clashes, as well as acts of violence, pillaging or extortion from rebel groups as government forces were closing in on them. As people headed for the border, others from Batangafo and Kabo on th...
The Inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress Officially Relaunched

The Inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress Officially Relaunched

AFRICA, Central African Republic, EAST AFRICA, South Africa, West Africa
Language: en|Date: 2021-04-20 19:15:02| Share The congress will be convened by the Government of Rwanda, the International Union for Conservation of Nature - World Commission on Protected Areas and the African Wildlife FoundationKIGALI, Rwanda, April 20, 2021/APO Group/ --   The Government of Rwanda will in March 2022 host the inaugural IUCN (IUCN.org) Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) to discuss conservation of the continent’s protected areas. This comes after the relaunch of APAC in Kigali, Rwanda on 20th April 2021. The congress which will be held from 7th – 12th March 2022 will be convened by the Government of Rwanda, the International Union for Conservation of Nature - World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) and the African Wildlife Foundation...
Are you looking for locally made products in Africa and the entire world?, StrictlyBW of Botswana has the answer.

Are you looking for locally made products in Africa and the entire world?, StrictlyBW of Botswana has the answer.

AFRICA, BOTSWANA, Central African Republic, EAST AFRICA, South Africa, West Africa
StrictlyBW is a springboard for launching startups right into a pool of potential customers. It created self-belief mo Batswaneng. When they see (others) they believe. A platform for generating sales leads. It's basically a market place where goods and money exchange hands. It has exposed Batswana products to the world because of virtual global reach. A reliable source for information for potential partners (foreign) seeking potential partners in Botswana. we attended events such as farmers market to support the local farmers, we attended molapo business expo, we also visited different businesses to see how they perform, support them and advertise them in our group, which has a large following and free advertising. We host different professionals to teach us on business ethics, the...
Africa’s airlines have registered low passenger volumes since the onset of the COVID pandemic.

Africa’s airlines have registered low passenger volumes since the onset of the COVID pandemic.

AFRICA, Central African Republic, EAST AFRICA, South Africa, West Africa
Africa's airlines have registered low passenger volumes since the onset of the COVID pandemic. The aviation industry's progress in connecting the continent over the past decade is now at stake. Africa's airlines have registered low passenger volumes since the onset of the COVID pandemic. The aviation industry's progress in connecting the continent over the past decade is now at stake. Many prominent carriers like Kenya Airways have trimmed business trips across the continent down to an absolute minimum. Popular destinations to Asia, Europe, and North America have also been affected. In February, Air Namibia ceased operations and filed for bankruptcy. The airline had been in operation for more than 70 years. For a year now, South African Airways has grounded its fleet. It had...
Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) launches it’s green activities in Rukungiri District at Rukungiri District Headquarters

Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) launches it’s green activities in Rukungiri District at Rukungiri District Headquarters

AFRICA, Arua, Australia, Benin, BOTSWANA, Buganda Kingdom, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Business, Busoga Kingdom, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Climate, Denmark, Djibouti, DUBAI, EALA, EAST AFRICA, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, ETHIOPIA, European Council, EUROPEAN UNION, FAO, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulu, Hotels, IGAD SUMMIT, INTERNATIONAL, IRAN, IRAQ, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jinja, KENYA, Kenyan Parliament, Lesotho, LIBYA, London, Luweero, Malawi, Mbale, Mengo, Mozambique, Nairobi, NAMIBIA, New York, Nigeria, Parliament, Peru, RUSSIA, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Sweden, SYRIA, TANZANIA, Tony Elumelu Foundation, UAE, UGANDA, UK, UN, USA, West Africa, Wildlife, WORLD, Zambia, ZIMBABWE
Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) while receiving the MTNi-Ug Forest Development Plan For Rukungiri District For the Period of 2019 to 2029. MTNi-Ug is abroad based Organization that also improve Household income, Food Security and Agro-industrialization by donating short term plants like Vegetable seeds, Organic fertilizers and pesticides to peasants, Fruit plant Seedlings for Agroforestry in Uganda. District leaders lead by Chief Administrative Officer Mr Byamungu Elias, Ass. RDC, Production Officer, all in place for the launch Mr Byamungu Elias (CAO Rukungiri District) Vs Dr Semakura Jibril Owomugisha (CEO MTNi-Ug) growing a Fruit tree at Rukungiri District Headquarters. Million Trees National Initiative Uganda (MTNi-Ug) ...
YouLead Summit- Continental Essay Competition

YouLead Summit- Continental Essay Competition

AFRICA, Central African Republic, EAST AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, South Africa, West Africa
Are you an African young person between the ages of 18-35?The African Union through the African Governance Architecture and YouLead Summit with partners, invite you to participate in this most enlightening Continental Essay writing competition under the theme: "Leadership for the Africa We Want" Entries are welcome from all 55 AU Member States Maximum word limit of 1,000 words Essays submitted in PDF to the email essay@youlead.africa Written in any of the African Union official languages Close of entries - 19th April 2021African Youth Bureau مكتب الشباب الإفريقيEast African Community Youth Ambassadors PlatformSADC Youth Council - SYCYouthhubAfricaYagaNever Again RwandaMS TCDCTanzania Bora InitiativeSAYoF#PanAfricanYoungLeaders See Less
PRESIDENT MUSEVENI MEETS AKON IN RWAKITURA

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI MEETS AKON IN RWAKITURA

AFRICA, Central African Republic, EAST AFRICA, Entertainment, South Africa, UGANDA, USA, West Africa
This is unique! There are only about two other places gifted that much-Museveni Mama Janet Museveni and I told Akon and his wife that Uganda is the best tourism destination, known for its fantastic weather, considering that we are right on the Equator but with a high altitude-Yoweri Museveni Mama Janet Museveni and I told Akon and his wife that Uganda is the best tourism destination, known for its fantastic weather, considering that we are right on the Equator but with a high altitude-Yoweri Museveni Mama Janet Museveni and I told Akon and his wife that Uganda is the best tourism destination, known for its fantastic weather, considering that we are right on the Equator but with a high altitude-Yoweri Museveni Mama Janet Museveni and I told Akon and his wife that Uganda is the ...
Testimonies by Youth in Agribusiness from Lira on the impact of COVID 19 on their businesses

Testimonies by Youth in Agribusiness from Lira on the impact of COVID 19 on their businesses

AFRICA, Bank Of Uganda, Banking World, Business, Central African Republic, INTERNATIONAL, Ministry Of Health, Standard Chartered Bank, UGANDA, Uganda Banker's association
Dickens Obote Poultry business, Adekokwok sub county, Lira district Dickens’ poultry farm was a source of poultry products to the surrounding community in Lira during the COVID-19 crisis. However, without the ability to travel and replenish his supplies because of a lockdown on travel, his business struggled to continue serving the community. Applause upon officially launching the youth in Agribusiness project 2 Minister of Agriculture, animal industry and Fisheries, Hon. Vincent Sempijja addresses participants during the launch “My poultry business had successfully grown to 3,000 birds by 2019. I was supplying a factory in the city, which has branches throughout the region. Until COVID lockdown struck in 2020, I was delivering 3,000 kroilers and broilers to the company on a ...
World’s GDP, GDP YoY, GDP QoQ, Interest rates, inflation rates, jobless rates, Gov. Budgets, Debt/GDP, Current Account and Population.

World’s GDP, GDP YoY, GDP QoQ, Interest rates, inflation rates, jobless rates, Gov. Budgets, Debt/GDP, Current Account and Population.

Afaghanstan, AFRICA, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Banking World, Business, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Denmark, Djibouti, DUBAI, EAST AFRICA, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, ETHIOPIA, EUROPEAN UNION, Florida, Ghana, Guinea, Housing Finance Bank, INTERNATIONAL, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, KENYA, Lesotho, LIBYA, London, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Sweden, TANZANIA, UAE, UGANDA, UK, United Bank For Africa, USA, West Africa, Zambia, ZIMBABWE
CountryGDPGDP YoYGDP QoQInterest rateInflation rateJobless rateGov. BudgetDebt/GDPCurrent AccountPopulationUnited States21428-2.50%4.00%0.25%1.40%6.70%-4.60%106.90%-2.30329.13China143436.50%2.60%3.85%0.20%5.20%-2.80%52.60%1.001400.05Euro Area13336-4.30%12.50%0.00%-0.30%8.30%-0.60%77.60%2.30341.90Japan5082-5.80%5.30%-0.10%-1.20%2.90%-3.80%236.60%3.60126.01Germany3846-3.90%0.10%0.00%1.00%4.60%-4.80%59.80%7.1083.20India2875-7.50%21.90%4.00%4.59%6.50%-4.59%69.62%-0.901312.24United Kingdom2827-8.60%16.00%0.10%0.60%5.00%-1.80%80.70%-3.8066.65France2716-5.00%-1.30%0.00%0.00%9.00%-3.00%98.10%-0.7066.98Italy2001-5.00%15.90%0.00%-0.20%8.90%-1.60%134.80%3.0060.36Brazil1840-3.90%7.70%2.00%4.52%14.10%-5.90%75.79%-2.70210.15Canada1736-5.20%8.90%0.25%0.70%8.80%-1.50%88.60%-2.1037.78Russia1700-3.40%1.50%...
Central African Republic: ICRC condemns attack on its Bouar office and calls for humanitarian workers to be respected

Central African Republic: ICRC condemns attack on its Bouar office and calls for humanitarian workers to be respected

AFRICA, Central African Republic, EAST AFRICA, EUROPEAN UNION, INTERNATIONAL, UGANDA, UN Human RiGHTS, UN Women, WORLD
BANGUI, Central African Republic, December 29, 2020/APO Group The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been forced to drastically reduce its humanitarian activities in Bouar in Nana-Mambéré prefecture after its office was raided. Some ICRC staff will be moved to other locations in the Central African Republic until security in the town can be restored. During the night of 27 December, armed individuals broke into the ICRC's premises in Bouar. They injured three guards before looting the buildings and removing all equipment and supplies, including veterinary products that were destined to support livestock owners. "This attack is completely unacceptable. We cannot work in these conditions," said Bruce Biber, the ICRC's head of delegation in the Central African R...