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COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our economies
Source: International Labour Organisation (ILO) - Mar 25, 2020

By Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organisation ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, March 25th, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The human dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic reach far beyond the critical health response. All aspects of our future will be affected – economic, social and developmental. Our response must be urgent, coordinated and on a...

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SAP Offers a New Digital Learning Initiative to All
Source: SAP Africa - Mar 24, 2020

WALLDORF, Germany, 24 March 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new digital learning initiative offering innovative, interactive educational content to support students, professionals and anyone wishing to continue to learn during this challenging time. “The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting everyone around...

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KDF helps establish new camp for SNA at Dhobley
Source: AMISOM - Mar 23, 2020

MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 23, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Through Sector II Headquarters, KDF under AMISOM has relocated Somalia National Army to a newly established camp within Dhobley town. This is meant to accommodate the big number of SNA soldiers based within the town in line with the Somalia Transitional Plan...

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COVID-19 Does Not Discriminate; Nor Should Our Response
Source: IOM - Mar 23, 2020

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 23, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Network on Migration salutes the immense efforts to date to combat this crisis and urges that all – including migrants regardless of their migratory status – are included in efforts to mitigate and roll back this illness’s impact. To that end, migrants must be seen as both...

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AMISOM honors outgoing police officers for service to Somalia
Source: AMISOM - Mar 23, 2020

MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 23, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has honored 28 Individual Police Officers (IPOs) for their dedication and service to the mission during their year-long deployment in Somalia.  The officers from Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone and Zambia were awarded with medals and...

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UNSMIL WELCOMES POSITIVE RESPONSES BY LIBYAN PARTIES TO THE CALLS FOR A HUMANITARIAN PAUSE, HOPES FOR AN IMMEDIATE CESSATION OF THE FIGHTING
Source: UNSMIL - Mar 23, 2020

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 23, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- UNSMIL welcomes the positive responses by the Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army to the calls for of a humanitarian pause, and hopes that they stop the fighting immediately on all fronts to allow national health authorities and health...

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COVID-19: Women front and centre
Source: UN Women - Mar 23, 2020

Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director NEW YORK, USA, March 23, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- One thing is clear about the COVID-19 pandemic, as stock markets tumble, schools and universities close, people stockpile supplies and home becomes a different and crowded space: this is not...

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Tree planting to promote environmental conservation and improve livelihoods in Burkina Faso
Source: UN Environment Programme - Mar 23, 2020

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 23, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Biodiversity loss, through land degradation and drought, is a serious threat to the sustainable development activities across the continent of Africa. This is often exacerbated by the lack of knowledge and skills on sustainable land management practices and forest biodiversity conservation. Low...

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