AFRICA

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Dangote will be the largest exporter of rice in 5 years to come – AfDB President

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote (www.Dangote.com), may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco over the weekend, Adesina said Africa must focus on agriculture to drive growth and create jobs on the continent. “I […]

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Communique of the 678th PSC Meeting on Preventing ideology of genocide in Africa

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 678th meeting held on 11 March 2017, received a briefing on the prevention of hate crimes and the ideology of genocide in Africa and adopted the following decision: Council: – Takes note of the briefings made by the Director of the Department […]

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Hilton eyes North African expansion with new Casablanca Office

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) (www.Hilton.com) has signalled its intention to ramp up its expansion in North Africa with the establishment of a dedicated development office in Casablanca. Building on an active pipeline in the region, which has grown to 15 hotels across Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, Hilton has identified North Africa as a focus area […]

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Africa in pictures : South Sudan

South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. It was planned that the capital city would be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future before civil […]

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