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Ending AIDS is everyone’s business
Source: UNAIDS - Sep 13, 2019

By Gunilla Carlsson, UNAIDS Executive Director, a.i. and Nancy Wildfeir-Field, President of GBCHealth GENEVA, Switzerland, September 13, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Over the past three decades, AIDS has united the international community in a way that no other health crisis has. The disease galvanized grass-roots groups to fight for the human...

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South Africa: Punish Xenophobic Violence
Source: Human Rights Watch - Sep 13, 2019

At least 12 Dead, Thousands Displaced JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 13, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The South African police should take swift action to end xenophobic attacks targeting African foreign nationals. At least twelve people have been killed, thousands displaced, and businesses wantonly looted during the violence that began in late August 2019. Those...

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AFC closes Debut Dual Currency Samurai Term Loan Facility
Source: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) - Sep 13, 2019

– Largest ever debut Samurai Loan for an African Issuer – The facility raised US$ 233 million and JPY 1 billion – Advances AFC’s objective of building a broad coalition of international investors   TOKYO, Japan, September 13th, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), Africa’s leading...

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Launching of 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship For Young African Leaders Application
Source: U.S. Mission Cote d'Ivoire - Sep 12, 2019

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, September 12, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders application will be opened on September 12, 2019. Learn more about the fellowship here: https://yali.state.gov/mwf/. Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of the U.S. Mission in Cote d’Ivoire....

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Republic of Mauritius becomes Africa Finance Corporation’s 23rd Member State
Source: Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) - Sep 11, 2019

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, September 11th 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Republic of Mauritius (“Mauritius”) has become the twenty-third (23rd) member state of Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC” or “the Corporation”), Africa’s leading investment grade, infrastructure solutions provider. Mauritius has continued to register impressive economic progress across the board, including a near fivefold...

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More funds needed to counter ‘persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems’ in Ethiopia
Source: United Nations - Sep 11, 2019

Ethiopia is beset by “persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems”, the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country’s displacement crisis. NEW YORK, United States of America, September 11, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- More than eight million...

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ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council to meet on Terrorism in the Region
Source: Ecowas Commission - Sep 11, 2019

ABUJA, Nigeria, September 11, 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Mediation and Security Council of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will be holding an Extraordinary Meeting in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on the 12th of September 2019 to deliberate on the growing threats of terrorism in the Region. The Council...

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