13July2014

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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DHL: Easing Movement of Goods and Services within Africa Is Critical

SOUTH-AFRICA – The need for free movement of talent and goods across Africa, in order to significant...

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ECOWAS, IOM Host Migration Dialogue for West Africa Conference

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and IOM hosted a three-day Migrati...

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UN health agency hits back at vaccine foes

UN health agency hits back at vaccine foes

The Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) hit back on Wednesday against vaccine deniers who c...

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Internet Security: Cybercriminals Change Approach

SOUTH-AFRICA – After lurking in the shadows for the first ten months of 2013, cybercriminals unleash...

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Rwanda: Women Empowerment Pays Dividend

As a result of Governance and legal framework, gender equality has been illustrated by the developme...

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IN THIS ISSUE

COMMENT
Nigeria at 100: Doing it right
Le Nigeria a 100 ans: l’âge d’agir juste?

SWISSLINE
Gender wages Gap Widens in Switzerland
L’écrt salarial entre hommes et femmmes se creuse

LEGISLATION
Kenya’s new marriage law : How suitable for the country

FORUM
Swiss African Forum: A decade of selfless service

COMMEMORATION
Kwibuka 20: Walk to remember The lessons of the Rwanda genocide

CELEBRATION
South Africa: Celebrating 20 years of freedom and democracy
La femme camrounaise honorée à Berne
Le Cameroun fête son cinquantenaire de la réunification

RELIGION
The power of forgiveness

POLITICS
In power for 28years, Museveni seeks re-election

NIGERIA
Chibok: A ‘madein Nigeria’ calamity

WEF-AFRICA
WEF on Africa launched fighting off missing girls’ blues

ENTERTAINMENT
Afro-pfingsten, 25th edition offers more than experienced before

SPORTS
World cup 2014: let the tournament begin
Analyse des adversaires dews Lions

EDITORIAL