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American Technology Increases Food Safety for Kenyans
Source: U.S. Embassy Kenya - Oct 9, 2019

MACHAKOS, Kenya, October 9, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- This week, the U.S. Government joined the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization and the Government of Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture to commission the Katumani Aflasafe Manufacturing Facility. The facility is the first of its kind in East Africa. It will manufacture Aflasafe,...

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Mozambique: Police Linked to Killing of Election Observer
Source: Human Rights Watch - Oct 9, 2019

Investigate Shooting, Violence Threatening National Vote JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 9, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Mozambique police officers have been implicated in the killing of an election observer in an escalation of violence that threatens national elections scheduled for October 15, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. On October 7, five alleged police officers...

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South Sudan: Crippled justice system and blanket amnesties fuelling impunity for war crimes
Source: Amnesty International - Oct 8, 2019

LONDON, England, October 8, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The South Sudanese authorities have allowed impunity to flourish over serious human rights violations, war crimes and crimes against humanity committed since brutal conflict broke out in December 2013, prosecuting only one case, Amnesty International said in a new report today. “Do you...

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President & CEO of Africa Finance Corporation joins Aker Energy’s Board of Directors
Source: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) - Oct 8, 2019

ACCRA, Ghana, October 8th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Aker Energy AS (“Aker Energy”) and Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”) today announced the appointment of Mr. Samaila Zubairu as Vice Chairman of Aker Energy Board of Directors. Mr. Samaila Zubairu is the President & CEO of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC),...

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The first Real Stories told by Real People Award Winner has been decided, who did you choose…
Source: Discovery - Oct 7, 2019

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 7th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- In 2017, Discovery partnered with the Jozi Film Festival (JFF) to launch the Discovery Channel ‘Don’t Stop Wondering Award’ – a special category in the festival which aimed to recognise African filmmakers creating unique African stories. Following the success of the previous...

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Secretary-General condemns attacks on UN peacekeepers in Mali
Source: United Nations - Oct 7, 2019

The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned two separate attacks on Sunday against the organization’s Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) which left one peacekeeper dead and four others injured. NEW YORK, United States of America, October 7, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A blue helmet from Chad was killed and three...

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DHL and SOS Children’s Villages Celebrate 10 Years of Collaboration in Madagascar
Source: DHL - Oct 7, 2019

Decade-long GoTeach partnership has shaped the future of more than 5,000 young people 30 youth gained full-time employment with DHL from the program over this period ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, October 4th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- DHL International Madagascar and SOS Children’s Villages Madagascar, in partnership with the Ministry of National Education, Technical...

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Guinea: Crackdown on Right to Protest
Source: Human Rights Watch - Oct 4, 2019

Threats to Opposition Freedoms as President Considers Controversial Third Term. NEW YORK, United States of America, October 4th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The government of Guinea has effectively banned street protests for more than a year, citing threats to public security, Human Rights Watch said today. Local authorities have prohibited at least 20...

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