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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job

Source: BBC

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia will be the next director general of the World Health Organization (WHO).

He will be the first African to head up the UN agency, after winning the most votes from 186 member states. 40 more words

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Gambian Authorities Urged To Safeguard Religious Freedoms


May 11, 2017

Members of the Gambia’s Ahmaddiya Muslim Jama’at

(JollofNews) – Gambia’s Ahmaddiya Muslim Jama’at have called on the regime of President Adama Barrow to monitor and avert Muslim extremism for the peace, security and stability of the Gambia. 1,327 more words

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Are a million African migrants really on their way to Europe?

John R Campbell, SOAS

“Already, I’m informed by very well informed guys and girls who are working on the area, and in the area at the moment, that there’s potentially up to a million migrants already, if not more in the pipeline coming up from Central Africa and the Horn of Africa.” 203 more words

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‘Jihadists were going to burn it all’: the amazing story of Timbuktu’s book smugglers

In 2012, ​tens of ​thousands of ​artefacts from the golden age of Timbuktu were at risk in Mali’s civil war. This exclusive extract describes the race to save them​ from the flames – and how lethal attacks could still threaten the town’s treasures… 536 more words

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Three African countries chosen to test world's first malaria vaccine

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to begin pilot scheme trialling experimental treatment next year

Three African countries have been chosen to test the world’s first… 132 more words

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CHOCOLATE TRADE: Agronomist wants to ensure fair means fair


Valerie Thurner

APR 14, 2017 

Swiss agronomist Florian Studer (r) with Ugandan cocoa-producer Beka Ara Kisekka.(swissinfo.ch)

A Swiss start-up has launched an experiment in Uganda to give cocoa farmers a bigger piece of the chocolate market by paying a price above that of traditional ‘fair trade’ schemes. 656 more words

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Ghana: Chief of Gomoa Pomadze Nana Apata Kofi V lauds the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for its immense contribution to country’s development

Source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/social/mission-commended-for-contributing-towards-nation-building-114495

Gomoa-Pomadze (C/R), March 19, GNA – Gomoaba Nana Apata Kofi V, the Chief of Gomoa Pomadze, has lauded the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission for its immense contribution to the country’s development. 184 more words

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