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AfCFTA is the theme of a conference promote by Ghana’s goverment

As Ghana prepares to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat it organises a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Harnessing the benefits of the AfCFTA for a Ghana beyond Aid

It’s launched the eighth conference on climate change and development in Africa

With the theme: ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’, the Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa aims to foster articulations for the environment by 2020. It also broadens Africa's voice at the New York summit in September, creating a union among African countries.

Sudan receives European Union support to fight hunger

The European Union, through the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) department, has provided a € 7 million donation...

UN supports initiative in Mozambique to accelerate post-cyclone reconstruction

The United Nations and the Government of Mozambique have signed an agreement to initiate the “Recovery Mechanism Project”. The project will last five years, between 2019 and 2024, and will be implemented with an investment of US $ 72 million. The initiative will be implemented with the help of a recovery agency formed to accelerate the country's resilient reconstruction following the damage caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth this year.

Africa Check and Facebook team up to prevent the dissemination of fake news on the social network

In order to expand its local language coverage, Facebook has partnered with the fact-checking agency “Africa Check”. The agency announced that...

Angolan government promotes extensive privatization plan

The Angolan Government has launched a project that aims to privatize, between 2019 and 2022, 195 public companies, of which 32 are classified as national reference companies, namely in the Mineral and Oil Resources, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Transport, Finance, Hospitality sectors, Tourism, Agriculture and Industry.
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Food Security: IFAD, FAO, World Bank and AfDB reinforce the commitment

A joint Communiqué, signed by leaders of four multilateral agencies searches to strengthen the efforts to better support countries to achieve...

Brazilian experience helps preserve African heritage

Becoming a World Heritage Site is one of the greatest achievements a country can have. However, when looking at the map...

Banks and Fintechs accelerate the digital transformation in Africa

Due to the high growth rates, consumption, and progress in creating the African Free Trade Area, Africa is transforming into a...

Brazilian leadership inspires African coffee growers

The decrease in the coffee sack price has been a challenge to this sector in 2019. The impact from the reduced...

World Food Safety Day: new date for the fight against hunger

"Food Safety, everyone's business" is the theme of the first-ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated on 7 June 2019. Adopted by...

Agreement between Mercosur and Egypt completes two years

Egypt and Mercosur, a South American economic bloc made up by Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay, are two expanding markets located...

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São Paulo and Salvador receive the first forum on black travelers

"When an Afro-descendant goes to Africa is different, it’s like he’s going home." This is how Tati Isler defines it. She...

Egyptian Cultural Festival happens for the first time in Brazil

From July 22 to August 4, the first "Egyptian Cultural Festival" will take place in São Paulo. The...

The 55th Festival of Carthage excites Tunisia

This Thursday (July 11), the 55th edition of the International Festival of Carthage (IFC) begins. The event schedule features music, dance,...

Two new destinations announced for Africa from Lisbon

While Brazilians wait for new options for direct flights to Africa, the Portuguese airline TAP announces two new destinations for the...

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Up-to-date Arraes

2016 celebrated the one hundredth birthday of Miguel Arraes on December 15th, the 10-year anniversary of the Miguel Arraes Institute, and the 40 year of...

The maturation of a region

The beginning of the second millennium brought an effervescent trend for creating cooperative and integrating treaties in Latin America. Thus, the following treaties were...

Angola and the New Cybernetic Challenges

The need for focusing on cybernetic security and drawing up legislation able to control cybernetic activities is extremely important in Angola....

The Leadership for the “Africa We Want”

As the African continent developed and people got more educated on various areas of knowledge, Africans quickly realized that they had...

Iconic Mandela

It strangely appropriate that I write these reflections late on February 10 th . Twenty-eight years ago this very night I stayed...

Brazil must “return” to Africa

Brazilian President Michel Temer needed two years and two months,since former President Dilma Rousseff was removed from office on May 12, 2016 to make...

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Ceara’s Book Biennial will receive three African authors

Three African writers will be participating in the Ceara’s International Book Biennial, to be held in Fortaleza from August 16 to 25, 2019. Mozambican...

Fortaleza receives first data center of Angola Cables in Brazil

After installing two fiber optic cables in Fortaleza (the Monet, which goes to the United States; and the SACS, which connects with Luanda and...

Kenya and Brazil against the plastics

The African continent has long been prominent in the fight against plastics. Countries as Ruanda, Morocco, Mauritania, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique have already passed...

Green development in Africa to be focus of World Bank, says CEO

World Bank's CEO, Kristalina Georgieva said the organization plans to invest 22.5 billion dollars in the continent's green development. "Africa contributes 4% of CO2...