Oxfam's Executive Director Winnie Byanyima

Massive post-Ebola Marshal Plan is necessary: Oxfam International

Oxfam International called for a multi-million dollar post-Ebola Marshall Plan to put the three West Africa countries hit by the crisis back on their feet. The agency said that More »

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Dubai International airport overtakes Heathrow as No. one in passenger numbers

Dubai International has secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers. Full year passenger numbers totaled 70,475,636, up 6.1 per cent from More »

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The AU summit and the stubborn agendas

Stability, security, alternative sources of financing, the AU and Post MDG debate are high up in the Agenda but are the few view full post » More »

Massive post-Ebola Marshal Plan is necessary: Oxfam International

Oxfam's Executive Director Winnie Byanyima

Oxfam International called for a multi-million dollar post-Ebola Marshall Plan to put the three West Africa countries hit by the crisis back on their feet. The agency said that the world cannot dither on putting the countries’ economies on an inclusive growth plan as it did on the Ebola response. Key to the success of any recovery package will be addressing three areas of acute need: immediate cash to millions of families affected by the crisis, investment in jobs and budget support for essential services such as health, education, water and
sanitation.

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Dubai International airport overtakes Heathrow as No. one in passenger numbers

Dubai-International

Dubai International has secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers. Full year passenger numbers totaled 70,475,636, up 6.1 per cent from the 66,431,533 recorded in 2013. This followed robust passenger traffic growth of 7.5 per cent in December with 6,498,573 passengers passing through the facility compared to 6,047,126 recorded in the corresponding month last year.

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The AU summit and the stubborn agendas

AU summit

Stability, security, alternative sources of financing, the AU and Post MDG debate are high up in the Agenda but are the few

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Breaking – Ethiopia’s Electoral board decides on UDJ and AEUP fate

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The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) has today announced its decision on the leadership fate of two of the major opposition parties rocked by split: Union for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) and All Ethiopian Unity Party (AEUP).

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African CSOs call for leaders to quickly act on UNECA’s Illicit Financial Flows new report

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As African leaders are meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss growing threats from extremist groups, instability, and poverty, Heads of State are urged to give priority to a growing threat to their economies: illicit financial flows.

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