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Nigeria launches plan to end hunger by 2030

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Nigeria has launched a strategic plan and roadmap to achieve zero hunger by 2030. Tagged “Synthesis Report of the Nigeria Zero Hunger Strategic Review,” the plan articulates what Nigeria needs to do to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG [Read story...]

#4 – Can ICC Prosecutors Deter Violence In The DRC?

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A team of prosecutors from the world’s permanent war crimes court are on a five-day trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said the delegation would meet official national representatives as well as members of [Read story...]

How new loan scheme is transforming Rwandan women

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A new loan scheme in Rwanda is helping women farmers escape the poverty trap. The loan giving Scheme that known as Babacoop operates just like a bank and is legally registered by the Rwandan government. Mostof the loans that it has provided since its [Read story...]

Land clean-up awareness rising among SA firms

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Jan RasmussenSouth African business is waking up to the challenges of soil and water contamination, creating potential for much broader corporate action to identify risks and manage contaminated land. This positive perspective comes from Jan Rasmusse [Read story...]

Kenyans to match against cancer

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By Henry Opondo School children join the fight against beast cancer in 2015All gather in Nairobi on Sunday morning as the Kenya Chapter of Globe-athon 2016 organises a match against cancer. The walk will cover between 3.5 to 10 kilometres. The event, [Read story...]

CITES move to stump out wildlife Cybercrime

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Delegates at the CoP17 of CITES have today in South Africa ratified the commitment to stamp out illegal online wildlife trade. The Decision by the 183 State Parties requires all Parties to take a raft of measures to ensure that cybercrime is stopped, [Read story...]

The World takes stand against ageism

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By Brian Opondo The world must take a stand to fight prejudice on the basis of ageOn the International Day of Older Persons Older, activists from more than 45 countries across the world will join the United Nation’s call for “a stand against agei [Read story...]

APCG Events at APSA in Chicago

For those of you attending APSA this year, please plan to join us for the following  APCG events: 1.  APCG-sponsored panels:  There are five APCG panels this year. Power and Persuasion in a Fragile State: Sources of Authority in the D.R. Congo Da [Read story...]

Congratulations to the APCG Award Winners!

The APCG extends its congratulations to the Award Winners for 2012-2013: APCG-Lynne Rienner Award for Best Dissertation Janet Lewis, “How Rebellion Begins: Insurgent Group Formation and Viability in Uganda,” Harvard University, PhD Dissertation, [Read story...]

Events at the ASA Conference

For those of you attending ASA this year in Baltimore, please plan to join us for the following APCG events: 1. APCG-sponsored panels: “Strength in Numbers: Capturing the Relationship between the Home Countries Political and Social Dynamics and [Read story...]

APCG Call for Papers/Proposals for ASA 2014

The 2014 African Studies Association (ASA) annual meeting will be in Indianapolis from November 20-23.  The ASA call for papers is open (see below).  The ASA deadline for submitting paper or panel proposals is March 15. The internal APCG deadli [Read story...]