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2012-02-22 11:11:49 IFAD Renews Relationship With Nation [IFAD] Rome - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will provide a US$4.04 million loan and a $1.61 million grant to the Republic of Botswana to help improve food security and incomes of smallholder producers, particularly for young people and women.

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Wednesday, 03-04-15, 16:10WSRW Denounces Oil Drilling Operations By Kosmos Energy Offshore Western Sahara[SPS] London -The Western Sahara Resources Watch (WSRW) on Monday denounced the oil drilling operations off Western Sahara shores carried out by the U.S. firm Kosmos Energy, asking for the cancellation of its activities.
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 16:10SADR Underlines Urgent Need to Restore Peace and Security in Africa[SPS] Lusaka -The Permanent Representative to the AU and Ambassador in Ethiopia, Mr. Lamine Baali, on Tuesday underlined the urgent need to restore peace and security in Africa by completing the decolonization process, calling for concerted efforts to achieve sovereignty over the entire continent.
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 15:04Faffing Amlazing! SA Stays On the Right Track At the Cricket World Cup[Daily Maverick] South Africa continued to keep their World Cup campaign on track with a massive win over Ireland on Tuesday. Their next challenge will come against Pakistan over the weekend, but they can be pretty pleased with the way things are turning out after their dodgy outing against India about a week ago.
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 14:50Kalambo Village Wins War Against Maternal Deaths[Daily News] Sumbawanga -MPENJE Village in Kalambo District, Rukwa Region has recorded zero maternal deaths for the past three years, thanks to the efforts of Africare, a non-governmental organization which focuses on reducing maternal deaths and child mortalities among rural communities.
Wednesday, 03-04-15, 14:47World Bank-Supported Bootcamp Jump-Started the 20 Most Innovative Green Startups[World Bank] Accra -Twenty Ghanaian high-potential startups have concluded the first national bootcamp designed to promote local entrepreneurship and innovation in clean technologies.

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