Articles about Africa from SocioLingo Africa

Aid for Trade boosting intra-African trade launched in Geneva

ECA-WTO joint publication on role of Aid for Trade in boosting intra-African trade launched in Geneva The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have launched a co-publication on promoting connectivity in Africa, focusing on the role of Aid for Trade (AfT) in boosting intra-African trade as well as the importance […]

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27 Million Tanzanians now have access to improved water services

Access to basic and safely managed water services in Tanzania has improved, according to a new report released on Thursday this week by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. According to the report, in Tanzania, 1 in 2 people, or 27 Million Tanzanians have access to basic water services – that are within a […]

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FAO issues alert over third consecutive failed rainy season, worsening hunger in East Africa

Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead – according to an alert released today by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The most affected areas, which received less than half of their normal seasonal rainfall, are central and southern Somalia, southeastern Ethiopia, […]

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Senior UN Official Draws Attention to Importance of Increasing Engagement with Eritrea despite Challenges

Speaking to media in New York following a three-day mission to Eritrea the Director of Operations for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), John Ging, today highlighted the important progress that has been made in Eritrea over the last several years. Drawing attention to the often overlooked situation in Eritrea, one of […]

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