31July2014

Zurich Theatre Spektakel: Features Artists from All Continents

The annual Zurich Theatre Spektakel, 2014 edition, will run from Aug 23 - 30 at the usual venue alon...

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Renewable Energy: Nine low-income African countries win funding

JAMAICA – At the semi-annual Climate Investment Funds (CIF) governing body meetings held June 25-28 ...

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Morocco to Host 2nd Ministerial Forum

TUNISIA – The African Development Bank and its partners will organise the second Ministerial Forum o...

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IPU’s Scribe to reach out to world’s marginalized regions

GENEVA – Martin Chungong, the new IPU Secretary General has committed to making the Inter-Parliament...

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States Urged To Counter Racism On Internet And Social Media

GENEVA – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, Mutuma Ruteere, high...

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BOAD Directors authorise 29 billion CFA francs for new projects

SENEGAl –  The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) held its 93rd ordinary...

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Committee on the Rights of Child Opens Sixty-sixth Session

GENEVA – The Committee on the Rights of the Child opened its sixty-sixth session on 26 May 2014 hear...

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AfDB Signs First Grant Agreement With Libya

KIGALI – The  African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, on Wednesday, May 22, 2014 in Kigali, signed it...

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Modern Slavery: Way To Eradicate Forced Labour Identified

GENEVA – A group of United Nations independent experts on slavery, migrants and trafficking has call...

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Algiers skyline Redefined With Philips LED Digital Lighting

ALGERIA – Royal Philips unveiled the spectacular illumination of Algeria’s iconic Maqam Echahid with...

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IN THIS ISSUE

EDITORIAL
Spare Us The Violence and Retrogression
Epargnez-nous la violence et la régression
SWISSLINE
Switzerland: Anti-racism law facing resistance from the Right
Liberté d'opinion restreinte?
Vingt ans après, la norme antiraciste reste contestée
CELEBRATION
AU Day: Switzerland Urged to “Dare Africa and Dare in Africa”
Célébration de la Journée de l’Afrique
La Suisse invitée à « oser l’Afrique »
INTEGRATION
Children’s Health: Counseling Services for Parents
FASHION
Beauty in Beads: The Edo People of Nigeria
2nd Edition Of AFSG: A Fashionable Event Indeed
BUSINESS
The 4th GIB Summit: Enabling Sustainable Infrastructure Projects
BOOK FAIR
Anglophone Writers Shine At Geneva Book Fair
RELIGION
Do You Have a Hard Heart?
POLITICS
 Malawi’s Elections In Retrospect: Calls For Reforms Get Louder
HEALTH
Uganda’s floundering fight against HIV
WIPO
‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ Film Dazzles On The Intellectual Property
ENTERTAINMENT
Afro-Pfingsten Festival: Visitors Urged to Embrace Ubuntu Philosophy
16th Edition of Africa Freedom: Respect and Tolerance
ARTS
Geneva: First All-African Art Exhibition – ‘Ici l’Afrique’

 

EDITORIAL