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Study will show economic potentials between the Brazilian Northeast and Lusophone Africa

The Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF), in partnership with the Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA) and the Economic Commission for Latin America...

Nobel laureate for Abiy Ahmed Ali encourages peace in Africa

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali was announced today (11) as the Nobel Peace Prize winner. In a statement, the committee responsible for the election highlighted Ali's work to “achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for its decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea ”. The award also highlighted the importance of recognizing the efforts of those involved in peacekeeping in Ethiopia and in eastern and northeastern Africa.

“Africa is still a priority for Brazil,” says ambassador

In an interview for ATLANTICO, Flávio Lima Rocha, Brazil's ambassador to Senegal and The Gambia, talks about the opportunities for Brazilian entrepreneurs in Senegal, the creation of the intracontinental free trade area and also about the importance of Africa to the Brazilian government.

Global uncertainty hinders the growth of Africa, says World Bank

Growth in sub-Saharan Africa remained slow until 2019, hampered by persistent uncertainty in the global economy and the slow pace of domestic reforms. The information is in the 20th edition of Africa's Pulse report, the World Bank's half-yearly economic update for the region. The report predicts an overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa will rise to 2.6% in 2019 from 2.5% in 2018, which is 0.2 percentage points below April's forecast.

Facebook expands its programme to combat disinformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

This Tuesday (8), Facebook announced the expansion of its third-party fact-checking program to 10 African countries including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa,...

Brazil Africa Forum 2019 will discuss the future of agriculture

By 2050, more than 50% increase in the food currently produced will be needed to feed an estimated world population of...

Cisterns, from Brazil to the world 

Around 450 thousand Brazilian families still do not have access to water. The Cistern program has been funded by the Brazilian government since 2003 and is only serving a small group of people due to insufficient resources.

Brazil Africa Forum will discuss food security and economic growth

Food security is one of the main challenges to be overcome in the world today. The term refers to ensuring universal...

Guilherme Canever, searching for invisible destinations

Guilherme Canever, a forestry engineer, has been fascinated by Africa since he was very young when he saw photographs from his...