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Mozambique: Opposition candidate facing pre-election death threats and intimidation
Source: Amnesty International - Jul 19, 2019

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 19, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The main opposition candidate in a landmark election for the governorate position of Zambézia province in central Mozambique is facing death threats and intimidation ahead of the October vote, Amnesty International said today. Manuel de Araújo is the candidate for the main opposition...

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The END Fund – Making everyday a Mandela Day
Source: The END Fund - Jul 18, 2019

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 18th 2019,-/African Media Agency/- 2018 was a true landmark year for the END Fund. We saw more treatments delivered than any year prior and surpassed US $1 billion worth of treatments across Africa since our founding in 2012. In South Africa, we helped elevate Neglected Tropical Diseases...

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South Sudan: Authorities crackdown on critics in cross-border campaign of intimidation
Source: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL - Jul 18, 2019

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 18, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The South Sudanese authorities have in recent months escalated their crackdown on peaceful dissent by conducting a cross-border campaign of harassment, intimidation and attacks against critics to prevent a series of global protests on the country’s leadership from taking place, reveals a new briefing by...

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U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m in Scholarships to Nigerian Students
Source: US MISSION IN NIGERIA - Jul 18, 2019

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 18, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. Acting...

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DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares
Source: UNITED NATIONS - Jul 18, 2019

The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our efforts”. NEW YORK, United States...

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DHL partners with Teach For Uganda to create greater employability among youth
Source: DHL - Jul 17, 2019

· This marks the logistics group’s first partnership in Africa with the Teach For All network · DHL volunteers will equip students with skills and experiences needed to enter the working world   KAMPALA, Uganda, July 17th, 2019, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Supply...

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Nexign Partners with Giza Systems to Accelerate African Telcos’ Digital Transformation
Source: Nexign - Jul 17, 2019

Global leader in business support systems (BSS) solutions joins forces with one of the leading systems integrators in the African region, to equip regional operators with the tools they need to satisfy fluctuating subscriber demands. JOHANNESBURG, July 17th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Nexign, (а part of LLC ICS Holding) a leading Business...

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