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  • Food aid

#7 – Drought Forces Uganda To Divert Infrastructure Funds

President Yoweri Museveni announced on Sunday that funds budgeted for road construction will be diverted into providing food aid for millions affected by drought in the country. Source: Africa News

  • empowering women entrepreneurs

Mastercard Committed To Developing Women Entrepreneurship In South Africa

R1.4 million donation to JA South Africa provides hundreds of learners with entrepreneurial skills Mastercard has extended its support of the Junior Achievement South Africa (JA South Africa) Mini Enterprise Programme for the sixth year, with a R1.4 million donation that sees more than 450 learners, predominantly young women, participate [...]

  • empowering women entrepreneurs

Mastercard And Injaz Egypt Empower Women Entrepreneurs In Egypt

The collaboration aims to mobilize the participation of women in the economic sector On the occasion of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has announced its collaboration with Injaz Egypt through a well-designed development [...]

  • somalia elections

#3 – Will This New Date Set For Somalia’s Elections Hold?

The initial proposed date of August 2016 was missed with the presidential vote rescheduled for September 10, October 30, November 30 and now December 28. Source: eNCA

  • african photographers

The Big Picture – Behind the Lens of African Photographers

The likes of the late Malick Sidibe from Mali, Nigerian Solomon Osagie, and South Africa’s Alf Kumalo are just some of the pioneers of African photography who have gone on to garner international acclaim, and help set a precedent for the younger generation of emerging African photographers. We present a [...]

  • Chair of Mo Ibrahim Foundation

The Role Of Independent Statistics On Painting An Accurate Picture Of Africa

A revolution is underway in Africa and it is not one that involves crowds taking to the streets. Instead it is a revolution in the way the continent is generating and using data to help shape its future. In the past decade narratives about Africa have moved from one extreme [...]

#3 – Moroccan Officials Move To Quell The Biggest Riots Since Arab Spring

Eleven people, including two police officers, are to face a judicial investigation over the case of a man crushed to death in a rubbish compactor. Read More >> Source: The Guardian

  • ICC Chief Prosecutor

#4 – Can ICC Prosecutors Deter Violence In The DRC?

A team of prosecutors from the world's permanent war crimes court are on a five-day trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said the delegation would meet official national representatives as well as members of political parties, civil society and the press. Read More >> Source: [...]

  • Zimbabwe Banks

#8 – Zimbabwe Banks Forced To Limit Withdrawals Due To Cash Crunch

Some Zimbabwean banks have slashed the cash withdrawal limit to $50 a day in the latest sign of an acute currency shortage. Long queues have formed at banks over the past seven days, with bankers saying the crisis is worsening every day. Read More >> Source: Zimeye

  • Wits Protest

#7 – Students Divided About The Future OF Wits

The Fees Must Fall group met at Solomon Mahlangu House which is on the East Campus, while the Take Back Wits group met at the Wits Science Stadium which is on the West Campus at the same time. Read More >> Source: eNCA

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