Women Inspiration and Enterprise Symposium, Nigeria, May 2014

WIE Symposium Africa to launch its second edition in Nigeria on 3rd May, 2014 Toyin Saraki, Folake Folarin-Coker, Mo Abudu, Bola Adesola and Julie Gichuru, to co-host Tiwa Savage and Folorunsho Alakija to headline 18 March 2014 – Her Excellency Toyin Saraki, founder of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa; fashion designer Folake Folarin-Coker founder of Tiffany Amber; […]

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Time to rekindle Timbuktu’s flame

Time to rekindle Timbuktu’s flame TIMBUKTU, 12 February 2014 (IRIN) – The ‘Flamme de la Paix’ monument lies on the northwestern outskirts of Timbukutu, Mali. There, on 27 March 1996, hundreds of weapons were symbolically destroyed, and representatives from the Malian government and Tuareg rebel movements promised to promote peace and reconciliation in a region […]

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The first anniversary of the Kampala Convention

Africa’s ground-breaking convention on internal displacement reaches first anniversary   GENEVA, 6 DECEMBER 2013: Today marks the first anniversary of the Kampala Convention.  This is the world’s first-ever continental instrument that legally obliges African governments to protect and assist internally displaced people.  In a report released today, the African Union Commission together with the Internal Displacement Monitoring […]

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Infographic – Boneyard: Three At-Risk Animal Species in Africa

I think the following infographic Boneyard: Three At-Risk Animal Species in Africa about at-risk animal species in Africa which has been compiled by will be of interest to you. It makes some important points and presents the information in an accessible way. While around 18,000 new animal, insect or plant species are discovered yearly, other species […]


Uganda – African Statistics Day 2013

On African Statistics Day 2013, Development Initiatives and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics announce a joint project to bring ‘data use’ capacity training to East African organisations working for poverty eradication Development Initiatives (DI), a not-for-profit organisation working to eradicate poverty by 2030, and the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the agency responsible for coordinating, […]

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