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Somali Girls’ Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia to outlaw the tradition.Four girls, ages 10 and 11, from central and northern Somalia have died in the last three months after having

Somali Girls’ Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia to outlaw the tradition.Four girls, ages 10 and 11, from central and northern Somalia have died in the last three months after having

African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy

Dr Nimrod Zalk, Industrial Development Advisor in the office of the Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, delivered the keynote address at a Workshop on Digital Transformation in Africa: Leveraging the Promise and Addressing New Cha...

African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy

Dr Nimrod Zalk, Industrial Development Advisor in the office of the Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry, delivered the keynote address at a Workshop on Digital Transformation in Africa: Leveraging the Promise and Addressing New Cha...

Cameroon Separatists Attack Buses in English-Speaking Region

Cameroon says it has deployed additional troops to Bamenda several hours after armed separatists blocked access into and out of the northwestern English-speaking town, attacking buses and passengers.At least 20 passenger buses are still lined up at Aku...

UNHCR Says Tripoli Facility Ready to Help Refugees

The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) on Saturday recommended that thousands of refugees who escaped from detention centers amid clashes between militia in Tripoli be directed to a facility in the capital to help them to safety.The UNHCR recommended "the imm...