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Yale Announces Co-Sponsorship for Collaborative Training and Research on African Linguistics
Source: Yale University - Jan 17, 2020

LAGOS, NIGERIA, January 17, 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Speaking in Lagos, Nigeria, on January 17, Yale University President Peter Salovey announced that Yale will co-sponsor two upcoming meetings of the African Linguistics School, which is devoted to collaborative training and research on generative linguistics in Africa. The first of these Yale-sponsored...

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Chris LeGrand to spearhead the global operations of BroadReach Consulting
Source: BroadReach - Jan 17, 2020

NAIROBI, Kenya January 17th, 2020 -/African Media Agency/- BroadReach Consulting, an innovative technology-driven entity, focused on developing global healthcare solutions with many projects in Africa, has announced that Chris LeGrand will take up the position of Global Group CEO as of 1 February 2020. Chris has more than thirty years’...

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Djibouti port: A fair compensation in accordance with international law is the only possible outcome
Source: Presidency of the Republic of Djibouti - Jan 16, 2020

DORALEH CONTAINER TERMINAL (DCT) A fair compensation in accordance with international law is the only possible outcome DJIBOUTI, Republic of Djibouti, January 16, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On 14 January 2020, DP World announced in a press release that, on 10 January 2020, a sole arbitrator appointed by the London Court...

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Yale President Peter Salovey Visits Nigeria to Expand Partnerships
Source: Yale University - Jan 15, 2020

LAGOS, NIGERIA, January 15, 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Peter Salovey, Yale University’s president, arrived in Nigeria this week to deliver on the promise of the Yale Africa Initiative, a long-term university wide commitment to enhance Yale’s ongoing bilateral engagement with African institutions and to bring African scholarship, research, and education at...

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Nearly 1,000 Migrants Returned to Libya in the First Two Weeks of 2020: IOM
Source: IOM - Jan 15, 2020

GENEVA, Switzerland, January 15, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- At least 953 migrants, among them 136 women and 85 children, have been returned to Libyan shores in the first two weeks of 2020. Most were disembarked in Tripoli and all were taken to detention centres. NGO search and rescue vessels reported having...

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Southern Africa: Weak Rights Protections
Source: Human Rights Watch - Jan 15, 2020

Leaders Should Promote Human Rights Across Region JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 15, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Weak domestic and regional institutions undermined human rights in several Southern African Development Community (SADC) member countries during 2019, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2020.   Despite commitments to protect human rights...

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Djotodia Returns to the Central African Republic
Source: Human Rights Watch - Jan 15, 2020

Former President’s Time Marked by Anarchy, Misrule, and Abuse BANGUI, Central Africa Republic, January 15, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Two former leaders accused of serious abuse have recently returned to Central Africa Republic. Only two weeks after the return of former Central African Republic president Francois Bozizé to the country, former rebel, turned self-appointed president, Michel...

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Looking to Africa’s Future: The Promise of Transnational Ties
Source: Yale University - Jan 14, 2020

NEW HAVEN, USA, January 14, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Nearly seven years ago, when I became president of Yale University, five of the top twelve-and eleven of the top twenty-of the world’s fastest growing economies were in Africa, even as the continent faced serious challenges. Amid discussions of sobering events and hopes...

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