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The following resources present case studies on the IFRC's efforts to address the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, documenting best practices and lessons learned. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: Epidemic ready: community engagement key in fight against Ebola (4/16).
HALIFAX - Two Royal Canadian Navy ships are expected back in a Halifax port today following an international mission in West Africa. HMCS Kingston and HMCS Summerside were taking part in Op Projection off the African coast. The ships deployed in late January. Last month, they took part in U.S. ...

Two Royal Canadian Navy ships have returned to Halifax following an international mission in West Africa. Friends and family members braved the wet weather to greet the sailors as they sailed into port Tuesday morning. HMCS Kingston and HMCS Summerside were taking part in Op Projection off the ...
Staff Sgt. Kyle, a U.S. Army Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha communications sergeant in 3rd Special Forces Group, uses rock drills to explain small unit tactics to Senegalese soldiers during Flintlock 2018 in Tahoua, Niger, April 12, 2018. Flintlock is an annual, African-led, integrated military ...
Tamara Martin and Kamil Krolicki embraced each other tightly after two-and-a-half months of separation. Leading Seaman Krolicki, with the Royal Canadian Navy, was back after the lengthy deployment to West Africa on board HMCS Kingston. Both the Kingston and the HMCS Summerside left Halifax at ...
He explained that this was because “when the international media reports the news, they show a map of Africa, and outline West Africa with an arrow ... to be able to travel to safe locations, adding: “When they hear of instability or insecurity in any of our neighbouring countries, they consider it West Africa, ...

The Slyboots School of Music, Art & Dance and the Buffalo World Music and Dance Academy, have announced the last show on their 2017/18 tour. Buffalo is lucky to be the recipient of the upcoming performance of Griffin Brady and the Saakumu Dance Troupe of Ghana, West Africa. Together, Saakumu ...
Standard Bank already has operations in 19 African countries including Nigeria and Ghana in West Africa. The Ivory Coast bank is thus to serve members of the West African Economic and Monetary Union. The Bank Tshabalala says plans to move into other areas that have proven sucessful for the group.
Furthermore, the RAND Corporation published a report last month that basically proved the correlation between US military deployments abroad and the occurrence of Hybrid War in whichever region it is that American troops are sent to, suggesting that this latest move might actually destabilize West Africa ...
This indigenous language – an amalgam of corrupted English and local languages – earned a space at the just concluded Story Making West Africa which showcased indigenous literary works in the West African sub-region. It was an initiative of the British Council Nigeria in conjunction with African Story ...
These characters have roots in real-life, as depicted in the captivating Smithsonian Channel series, “Epic Warrior Women.” In the 19th century the Kingdom of Dahomey was a small but powerful kingdom that had a terrifying all-female fighting force known as the Agooji of West Africa. Located in the region of ...
Restoration Church has welcomed others into its space to celebrate the Easter season, and one special guest traveled all the way from West Africa to St. Joseph to be a ... Instead, 28 years ago, God confirmed to him that a small and poor country in west Africa called Togo was where he was meant to be.
The West Africa Amateur Golf Association will today tee-off its premium event, World Business Link-Africa, at the Ivoire Golf Club in Abdijan, Cote d'Ivoire's capital city. The two-day event that holds the promise of regional business and social integration is expected top attract players from all the golf ...
Decked in a three-piece, snow white agbada with fila to match and a leather purse tucked under his left arm, a 'big man' steps out of his car. To his side his wife or a female companion, primed as arm candy, is in a brightly coloured aso ebi with a gele extending skywards, the bigger the better. Two or three ...
DANSVILLE — Thanks to the Teachers Global Class Exchange Program a Dansville Central treacher will be allowed to embark on an educational journey to West Africa. Dansville Central French Teacher Noel Folts spent a semester in college in Senegal, West Africa, and thanks to these opportunities she ...
The West Africa Arts Exchange will showcase artistes working in diverse art genres including music, visual arts, film/television, theatre, dance, design, fashion and gaming. The online platform is designed to progressively assess and admit talented artists who express interest in joining the community.
Mediocre performance of the 2017 rainy season in the Sahel has led to pasture and water deficits in many areas that will persist until at least July 2018. Poor rains also led to below-average rainfed harvests in localized agropastoral areas of the Sahel, and the limited availability of surface water continues to ...

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) is planning a trip to Ghana, in West Africa, this fall, and is fundraising for it now. Dr. Seth Greenky, orthopedic surgeon at SOS, is an executive director of Operation Walk Syracuse, and tells us that a 13-prize raffle is the latest effort at underwriting the latest mission. The Syracuse ...
Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire have resolved to address the challenges of the cocoa sector, within the framework of the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Agreement which links the two countries, by signing the "Abidjan Declaration." With the two countries responsible for 60% of the world's cocoa output ...
The West Africa Arts Exchange will showcase artistes working in diverse art genres including music, visual arts, film/television, theatre, dance, design, fashion and gaming. The online platform is designed to progressively assess and admit talented artists who express interest in joining the community.
Kinross Gold (KGC) Reports End to Regulatory Investigation of West Africa Operations. Article Related Press Releases (1) Stock Quotes (1) Comments (0). FREE Breaking News Alerts from StreetInsider.com! E-mail Address. StreetInsider.com Top Tickers, 3/26/2018. 1. FB 2. USG 3. LOW 4. MSFT 5. SPY. 6.
Abuja — NIGERIAN military contingents from the Army, Navy and the Air Force were, yesterday, Sunday, airlifted to Gambia, in pursuance of the ongoing mission of the Economic Community of West African States in the tiny African country. The ECOWAS Mission in Gambia, otherwise known as ECOMIG, ...
(RTTNews.com) - Kinross Gold Corp. (K.TO, KGC) announced the end of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regulatory investigation of its West African mining operations. Kinross said it is pleased to resolve this matter through an agreed-upon cease and desist order and that the SEC's investigation ...
(Ecofin Agency) - The West African Development Bank (WADB)'s investment in West Africa reached CFA5, 000 billion ($9.66 billion), the institution indicated in a statement. According to information relayed by Xinhua, this figure includes all the operations carried out by the bank for economies within West ...
Malian General Didier Dacko is the commander of the Sahel's new G5 force representing the joint efforts of the governments of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger in their common struggle against largely Islamist rebel groups in the region. The 5,000-strong force's headquarters was ...
On February 19, 110 girls were kidnapped by a group of jihadists from a Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe State. At the time, the kidnappings were credited to Boko Haram, the jihadist group that has been terrorising the Nigerian North East for almost a decade; ...
Suezmax rates in West Africa have come under pressure recently, with TD20 last assessed at WS 52.5, about 9% lower than the year-to-date average. Rates made considerable gains towards the WS 70 level at the start of the month in concert with a tightening of the regional position list, which fell to the ...
Lots of facts stuck out from the inaugural Global GypSupply Conference that took place in Brussels last week. One was that Spain exported 1.49Mt of raw gypsum to West Africa in 2016. The data point from Spanish customs popped up in a presentation by Mohamed El Moustapha, the managing director of a ...
Although it was generally assumed that African migration flows are mainly directed toward Europe, existing evidence indicates that most migration in West Africa happens within the region and remains extensively intra-African. Mr Frantz S. Celestin, Programme Manager, International Organisation for ...
Having expanded from East Africa across to West Africa in 2015, BitPesa remains dedicated to facilitating intra-Africa trade by increasing the ease and speed of ... is a very important market for BitPesa already, Ghana was a natural choice for expansion, as these are the two largest economies in West Africa.
Esprit School of Engineering, a privately held Tunisian IT engineering and business school, is considering opening campuses in West Africa and seeking a new strategic investor through the sale of a 30% stake in the company, said Esprit founding member and director Mohamed Naceur Ammar.
Addressing a bilateral workshop between border agencies on trade facilitation in West Africa at Aflao, he said that was the only way to improve ... Africa's intra-regional trade stood at 15.65 percent, with West Africa ranking third among the continent's regional communities with only 10 percent, and called for ...
Introduction: The Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in the island nation of Cabo Verde was of unprecedented magnitude in Africa and the first to be associated with microcephaly in the continent. Methods: Using a simple mathematical framework we present a first epidemiological assessment of attack and ...
“The 2018 Regional Economic Outlook for West Africa presents a comprehensive analysis of the economy and the labour market of 15 countries, focusing on macroeconomic stability, employment and poverty of the population living in West Africa. Let us not forget that some of the countries in this ...
A five-day regional training workshop on principles of effective financial governance in the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) monetary zone is underway in Accra. Organised by the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) in collaboration with the West African ...
“The spread of insecurity in West Africa beyond the Boko Haram stronghold of northeast Nigeria has seen violence break out in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, and Chad, and has put peace and security at the forefront of most development efforts there. In response, the West Africa Regional mission of the United ...
U.S. troops have been involved in more firefights in West Africa than previously revealed, including a December skirmish in Niger that left 11 militants dead, the New York Times reported late Wednesday. The incidents indicate that the ambush in western Niger that killed four Green Berets in October was not ...
China is increasingly cracking down on vessels from its country that are engaged in illegal fishing activities in West Africa. It's a move environmental groups say is indicative of increased intolerance towards illicit practices in high seas and an effort to improve its image globally. Since 2016, the country has ...
When members of the government's technocratic wing – vice-president Yemi Osinbajo and trade and industry minister Okechukwu Enelamah – descended on Ogun State on 8 February to open a couple of factories, they had another important task in mind: to send signals to the voters and the markets.
Bawumia wants Ghana to become pharmaceutical R&D hub in West Africa. « Prev. Next ». Comments (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · Email This; Print This. Mudu24 Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia ...
Long Range 1 tanker freight rates from the UK Continent to West Africa have dropped to the lowest in over three months, following a crash in Medium Range tanker rates. The Cape Tampa was heard on subjects Thursday to Shell for a 60,000 mt cargo loading in Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp on March ...
Dakar oil Rig The event will discuss upstream opportunities across West African region. (Image source: Selbe Lynn/Flickr). Organised by Vale Media Group, the event is set to bring together the senior decision makers from across the prolific West Africa region to discuss the trends and challenges currently ...
Set to be on display until April 14, Dutch artist Carla Kranendonk creates large-scale collages that are informed by both her experience of the African diaspora in her native Amsterdam and her travels to West Africa and the Caribbean. Paper painted with bright patterns is combined with embroidery and ...
Kenya intends on opening up three more embassies in west Africa before the end of the year in a bid to extend its reach in a region Nairobi has often been accused of ignoring. ... “There are quite a number of Kenyans living in west Africa and in need of support from the Kenyan Mission in West Africa.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced the appointment of Mrs. Abiola Bawuah as the new Regional Chief Executive Officer (RCEO) in charge of six African countries. The new appointment, which takes effect from 1st March 2018, will see her overseeing the bank's businesses in Ghana, Benin ...
Investing more in school meals in West Africa is a “win-win opportunity” for governments to create more local jobs in agriculture and improve the future of children, the United Nations ... Some governments in West Africa have shown increased interest in spending more on national school meal programmes.
Petronas has made a new oil and gas discovery from its Boudji-1 exploration well in Block F14 (Likuale), located in South Gabon, the company said March 7. The ultradeepwater exploration well, drilled in water depths of 9186 ft (2,800 m), encountered 295 ft (90 m) of gross high quality hydrocarbon-bearing ...
Visitors to Brixton will, from today (7 March), be able to experience the everyday life of West Africa in the first half of the last century. The Black Cultural Archives (BCA) on Windrush Square have transformed three rooms to create a detailed snapshot of life in what was then known to Europeans as the Gold ...
A total of 40 professional golf players from eight West African countries will be on parade when the maiden Eko Golf Challenge Cup on the 2018 West Africa Golf Tour tees-off on Wednesday at the Lakowe Lakes Golf Club in Lagos. The West Africa Golf Tour is a Nigerian initiative, dedicated to promoting ...
Next month marks fifty years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior. Throughout March, the APR news team is reporting on King's work and impact here in Alabama. The event is being remembered in the United States, but not just in the U.S. Alabama Public Radio participated in a visiting ...


 

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