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The UK announces further support in the fight against malaria

During the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, the UK’s International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced a £100 million fund to be matched pound for pound by the private sector, to help boost the fight against the malaria. The money will be used to support Global Fund work in priority countries with mosquito […]

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Attacks by Sudanese government forces on civilians in Jebel Marra in South Darfur

From 9 March – 2 April 2018, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has documented a number of attacks perpetrated against civilian targets in East Jebel Marra in South Darfur state by the Sudanese Armed Forces, Rapid Support Forces and other government sponsored militias. The attacks took place in the villages of: […]

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Statement by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang on Angola

Statement by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang on Angola: Mr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today: “We have received a letter from the Angolan authorities for IMF staff to initiate discussions on an economic program that could be supported by the […]

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Ghana must prioritise social protection to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, says United Nations poverty expert

A UN human rights expert has commended Ghana as a champion of African democracy and a country which has achieved some important development milestones. But says unless growing inequality and continuing high poverty rates are addressed the country will fall far short of meeting the key UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the eradication of extreme […]

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