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 Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects for Advancing Durable Peace By Thomas A. Shannon

Remarks Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, DC. September 28, 2017. Good morning. Thank you, President Lindborg, for...

An Emotional Tribute In Memory Of Former AFDB President Babacar Ndiaye By Adesina Akinwumi

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast- "Goodbye, Papa, farewell to the ambassador for Africa's development, rest in peace." In an intensely emotional tribute, the President of the...

Climate Chance World Summit 2017 Participants Agree On Concrete Actions On Climate

AGADIR, Morocco- Climate Chance World Summit (http://ClimateChance-2017.com) has closed its 2nd edition held in Agadir, Morocco. It has hosted over 5,000 participants from 80...

Africa Discusses Stronger Tax Regimes In Abuja

  ABUJA, Nigeria- The 3rd International Conference on Tax in Africa (ICTA) planned for later this month in Abuja Nigeria, will be opened by His...

Niger’s Prime Minister Says Terrorism And Cross-Border Crime Remains A Challenge In The Sahel

NIAMEY, Niger- The fight against terrorism and cross-border crime remains a major challenge for countries in the Sahel region, Niger’s Prime Minister, Brigi Rafini,...

Africa’s Economic Giants Face Increasing Competition From Upcoming Kenya And Ethiopia

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- Africa’s economic giants, Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt, have been stumbling recently. Rising security risks and political instability in Egypt, economic...

Death Toll Rises To 21 In Houston As Harvey Takes A Second Swipe

Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area and the sun peeked through thinning clouds Wednesday in the first glimmer of hope...

Eight Dead As Harvey Flooding Continues

Officials in Texas said Monday afternoon that at least eight people appear to have died as a result of the storm battering the state....

New Emergency UK Aid For Sierra Leone Landslide Victims

LONDON, United Kingdom- The UK is stepping up with new emergency support that will provide clean water, food and medicines to assist people in...

Obama Charlottesville Tweet Is Third-Most Liked Ever On Twitter

Former US President, Barack Obama still knows how to find the right words after a national tragedy.  Obama's tweet on Saturday quoting late South African...
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