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Experts, policymakers gather in Ethiopia to discuss on SEZs role to spur Africa’s industrialization

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African leaders of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), experts and policymakers have gathered in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to discuss on the role of...
Tourism, Beach, Africa,

Experts, policymakers urge more investment in tourism to drive East Africa’s growth

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Some 300 East African experts and policymakers on Thursday emphasized further investments in tourism as a priority sector to drive the momentum in East...
climate change

Experts, policy makers urge better analyzing climate hazards to effectively control possible shocks

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Experts and policymakers on Friday urged African countries to better understand and analyze climate risks as a crucial imputes to forge adaptation and climate...
budget

African experts, policymakers urge prudent public sector financial governance

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Experts and policymakers have urged African countries and pan African institutions to redouble concerted efforts towards enhancing the management of financial resources in Africa...
United Kingdom

Free flow of dirty money in the United Kingdom

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Policymakers in Britain would ask, why do the world’s criminals come to London to launder their dirty money? Friedrich Lindenberg of the Organized Crime...
Electricity

African experts, policymakers urge further investment to expand electricity access

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African experts and policymakers on Thursday urged African countries to further expand investment in electricity production so as to drive the continent's development. The experts...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

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New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

UN moves to eliminate violence against children & adolescents with disabilities in Asia-Pacific

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Countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to accelerate efforts to promote the rights of, and eliminate violence against, children and adolescents with disabilities. The pledge came...

Policymakers, experts call for enhanced investment to improve African children’s condition

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Policymakers and experts have emphasized the importance of policy commitment and enhanced investment in improving the comprehensive development of African children. A three-day international conference...

Kenya Shows Good Commitment To Digital Switchover

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The GSMA today launched a new report, “Digital Migration Process in Kenya”, to highlight the valuable lessons that can be derived from the country’s...

World Leaders Urged To Accelerate Fight For Cardiovascular Health

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) such as heart attack and stroke are the leading cause of death globally, responsible for over 17.5 million deaths each year...
WCC 2016 Opening Ceremony

World Cardiology Congress opens in Mexico City

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President Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay recognised with an award - Political Advocacy for Global Health - for his outstanding contribution to tobacco control and...
Ghana Cedis

First half of 2016 could be hard on Ghana Cedi – Banker

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“We expect the cedi to depreciate by about 20 percent in 2016 within the first half of the year, as foreign exchange inflows are...
African oil summit

ACEP to organize Africa Oil and Governance Summit

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There is also abundant literature that suggests that oil wealth can be transformative if the structures for good governance are embedded in the political...

Power utilities root for new technologies to cut carbon emissions

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In a letter to policymakers ahead of the Paris Climate talks, executives from the power utilities from China, Japan, Brazil and India stressed that...
oil

Advocacy and media focus are key to oil money utilisation

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Discussants at a day?s workshop on a regional consultative forum have asserted that advocacy and media focus is not only key but critical to...

Africa Broadband and Universal Service Funds Forum Held In Rwanda

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This year?s Africa Broadband and Universal Service Funds (USF) forum has brought together Government Ministries, policymakers, regulatory authorities, telecom providers, international organizations, Universal Service...
The head of the IMF, Christine Lagarde, said there would be regular checks on Ukraine's progress

IMFC calls for more efforts to push forward growth

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Policymakers should take further measures to "lift actual and potential growth" as the global economic recovery remains "moderate" and "uneven", top global finance officials...
Cybercrime

2015 cyberspace summit sees the launch of Cyber Expertise

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A new Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE) was launched on Thursday, a concrete achievement on the first day of the two-day 2015 Global...

Finland needs to double annual immigration levels – Report

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A recent think-tank report estimated that Finland needs to nearly double current annual immigration levels to ensure its workforce doesn't shrink in the near...

Obama to spark alliances between policy makers who regulate online world

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Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world...
Mr. Kofi Amenyah,Director of Le\gal Affairs at MOTI addressing the launch on behalf of the sector Minister

Introduce National Competition Policy-Dr Mustapha

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Dr Mustapha Ahmed, Acting Minister for Trade and Industry, has called for the introduction of a national competition policy aimed at regulating trade in...
2016 Women Deliver Global Conference

Women Deliver 2016 Global Conference For Copenhagen

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The 2016 Women Deliver Global Conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark to strategize on how to make sure that investments in girls and...
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Business Leaders Warn Jordan Policy Makers Of Impending Private Sector Collapse

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Business?leaders in Jordan are stepping up their calls for government policymakers to consult more closely with them in formulating and implementing economic reforms, stressing...

Take bold decisions in revenue collection

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By Samuel SAM, Tamale Mr. Alhassan Andani, Managing Director, Stanbic Bank Ghana, has called on policymakers to take the bold decision to collect substantial tax...

Policymakers asked to focus beyond food production

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  Policy-makers must focus on more than just food production to ensure sustainable food supplies for the earth?s growing population, a new paper published by...