Third annual WiSci girls STEAM camp in Malawi
Third annual WiSci girls STEAM camp in Malawi

The United States Department of State, the United Nation Foundation's Girl Up campaign, and other partners have announced the opening of applications for the third annual Women in Science (WiSci) Girls STEAM Camp at the Malawi University of Science and Technology in Thyolo, Malawi from July 30 to August 15, 2017. The application deadline is February 13, 2017.

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Cameroon clamp down on media freedoms

Cameroonian authorities should immediately reverse a decision to suspend independent broadcaster Radio Hot Cocoa 94 FM's permission to operate and allow the station to resume broadcasting immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said. Government officials in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon's Northwest Region, sealed the station's office, its manager told CPJ.

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Development of renewable energies in Senegal
Development of renewable energies in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal – Engie has announced the signature of a partnership with Aner, the National Renewable Energies Agency in Senegal, to accelerate the development of renewable energies in the country.

13 Jan 2017

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Turner expands kids content to East Africa with Boing

Turner, the family entertainment channel, is pleased to announce the expansion of Boing Africa – a successful, cartoon-based entertainment channel, into new African territories following its initial launch in May 2015.

12 Jan 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa
Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - QG Africa Hotel LP, a Mauritius based investment fund managed by Quantum Global Investments Africa Management Ltd., has announced the acquisition of the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra from Kingdom Holding Company (KHC).

12 Jan 2017

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The UK is committing £1m to support start-ups in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt - The UK is committing £1 million for three years between 2017-20 to support new and existing social start-ups in Egypt.

11 Jan 2017

News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana
News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana - A new pan-African news portal www.AfricaFeeds.com has been launched in Accra, Ghana. The portal will provide readers in Africa and beyond the latest and relevant news about Africa and the world in general.

10 Jan 2017