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World Bank agrees to give Egypt $500 million to help fund wheat purchases

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Egypt will receive a 500 million U.S. dollar loan from the World Bank to help finance wheat purchases. The funds, approved Tuesday, are to support...

UNHCR appeals for aid for millions affected by drought in Horn of Africa

2 mins ago
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday appealed for 42.6 million U.S. dollars in life-saving aid to help millions affected by...

AU, IGAD call for restraint in Ethiopia, Sudan military tensions

13 mins ago
The African Union (AU) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have appealed for restraint amid escalating military tension between Ethiopia and Sudan. Tensions between...

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Impact of Russia-Ukraine conflict on global supply chains

3 months ago
The huge risk facing global supply chains has shifted from the pandemic to the Russia-Ukraine military conflict and the geopolitical and economic uncertainties it...

Pick a side and join the anti-Russia camp? Scholar: Africa is not a pawn

3 months ago
Since the Russia-Ukraine conflict broke out, western media have been demanding in their reports that "Africa should be silent no more." This condescending attitude has...

To improve health in Africa, focus on spending better

9 months ago
In the past year-and-a-half conversations on the urgent need to address chronic underinvestment in Africa’s health sector have abounded, as pundits and policymakers have...