Belgium puts the humanitarian crisis in the DRC on the international agenda and allocates an additional 6 million euros in humanitarian aid

| September 22, 2017

At the initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo, our country allocates an additional 6 million euros to the alarming humanitarian situation in the DRC. The Minister made this announcement last Wednesdayin New York, …

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UN hails landmark pricing deal for faster rollout of ‘game-changing’ HIV treatment

| September 21, 2017

Senior United Nations officials today welcomed a breakthrough pricing agreement by global partners to accelerate the availability in low- and middle-income countries of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen.

What we are talking about today with this life-changing …

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African Union member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) to boost African cinema industry

| September 19, 2017

The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the African audiovisual and cinema industry.

The audiovisual and cinema industry accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP.

Ministers of Youth, Culture and sport of the …

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Botswana Seeks Option to Buy Unusually Big Diamonds From Its Mines

| September 18, 2017

GABORONE Botswana is amending its law to give the government the first option to buy diamonds that are unusually large or have other unusual features found in its mines, such as the world's second-biggest 1,109 carat diamond discovered two years …

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Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Mitsuhiro Furusawa at the Conclusion of a Visit to Cameroon

| September 18, 2017

Maintaining economic stability while making the transition toward a more inclusive and sustainable high growth will be key.

Discussions focused on policies available for the authority to complete ongoing infrastructure projects and address bottlenecks in projects preparation.

Strong ownership and …

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