Africa is gaining gender equality as Ethiopia, Rwanda achieve 50 per cent women in cabinet

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made history as he appoints the first woman to head the country’s ministry of defense. Reporting by Addis Standard, the PM appointed “a record…

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Is Africa starting to choke on China’s lending glut?

(AFP NEWS) It was a time for smiles and handshakes as the delegations from Sierra Leone and China Exim Bank sealed a loan to provide the impoverished West African state…

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As Canada legalizes pot, industry eyes rest of the world

Canada legalizes the use of marijuana. The lifting of the ban will be seen to put pressure on other countries that have struggled to get the use of pot legalized….

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FOREIGN ‘Major transformation’ ahead for Earth’s ecosystems: study

Tampa (AFP) – The Earth’s forests, deserts, landscapes and vital ecosystems risk a “major transformation” in the next century due climate change, international scientists warned on Thursday. Some of these…

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