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Wood-saving cookstoves are helping Zambia cut forest loss

A partnership between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Environment Facility (GEF) with Zambia’s government is developing energy-saving wood stoves which are helping rural communities reduce forest loss, improve life's quality and help combat climate change. The project already reached more than 5,000 households in Central, Western and North-western Zambia who are now using the stoves.

Mozambique joins African Bank of Imports and Exports

O Governo moçambicano anunciou a autorização ao ministro da Economia e Finanças, Adriano Maleiane, a assinar a adesão do país ao Banco Africano de Importação e Exportação (Afrexim).

Nigeria implements programs to combat communicable diseases among drug users

“Nigeria, with her huge population continues to experience an untold effect of drug use especially among youth,” say Mr Mashood Lawal Director Food and Drugs, Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH).

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

ATLANTICO enhances the mobile experience

Digital magazine ATLANTICO completes a new stage of adjustments to its layout to enhance the user experience of mobile phones, tablets,...

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...