World Outlook Archives - Page 7 of 8 - Africa Defense Forum
$8B Aid Package Aims to Bolster Horn of Africa Economy

$8B Aid Package Aims to Bolster Horn of Africa Economy

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE International donors pledged $8 billion in development aid for projects across eight countries in the Horn of Africa, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon…

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France Partners with Sahel Allies to Launch Operation Barkhane

France Partners with Sahel Allies to Launch Operation Barkhane

Reading Time: < 1 minute DEFENCEWEB French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has announced his country’s intention to deploy more than 3,000 Soldiers to begin military operations under a broadened…

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Facebook to Debut Internet App in Zambia

Facebook to Debut Internet App in Zambia

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The social media giant Facebook has unveiled an app to allow people who have mobile phones but no Internet access to get online…

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Summit Garners More Than $17 Billion in Investment Pledges

Summit Garners More Than $17 Billion in Investment Pledges

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama, left, and Jay Ireland, president and CEO of GE Africa, discuss expanding access to power sources across Africa.  [GETTY IMAGES]…

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Nations Contribute Loan, Expertise for Kenyan Wind Plant

Nations Contribute Loan, Expertise for Kenyan Wind Plant

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lake Turkana Wind Power officials check a mast that measures wind direction and speed at a study site in Loiyangalani, near Lake Turkana in northern…

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U.S Promises to Support Nigeria’s Investment Push

U.S Promises to Support Nigeria’s Investment Push

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States Ade Adefuye speaks to U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman at a meeting in Abuja, Nigeria in…

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African Sushi a Hit in Japan

African Sushi a Hit in Japan

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS The idea of Japanese consumers eating sushi exported from a tiny African country with no coastline may sound improbable, but the kingdom of Lesotho…

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Liberia’s Improved Ports Boost International Trade

Liberia’s Improved Ports Boost International Trade

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A revamp of Liberia’s four seaports is pointing the way to an economic transformation that aims to put the ravages of this West…

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Watson Supercomputer Comes to Africa

Watson Supercomputer Comes to Africa

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS IBM is rolling out its Watson supercomputer system across Africa, saying it will help address continental development obstacles as diverse as medical diagnoses, economic…

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EU Signs Road Grant With Ethiopia

EU Signs Road Grant With Ethiopia

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS The European Union has signed a development grant with Ethiopia worth $287.26 million to help finance road construction and projects targeting maternal health and…

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