Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Africans"

    17m Africans left the continent in 2017, says UN

17m Africans left the continent in 2017, says UN

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.The 'Economic Development in Africa' report also said 5.5 million people moved to Africa from other continents while some 19 million international migrants moved within Africa.“Overall, some 19 million international migrants [...]

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    UN to Israel: Don’t proceed with forced relocation of African asylum seekers

UN to Israel: Don’t proceed with forced relocation of African asylum seekers

The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has appealed to the Israeli government to not forcibly send African refugees or asylum seekers to sub-Saharan Africa.UNHCR said the appeal came after some 80 cases were identified in which people relocated by Israel risked their lives by taking dangerous onward journeys to Europe."Feeling they had no other choice, they [...]

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    Africans deserve better insurance against weather damage

Africans deserve better insurance against weather damage

When life is already a struggle, a sudden disaster can have devastating effects. Families and communities can be driven in a downward spiral in which it will be their perhaps impossible to escape.Often, it is not because of storms, droughts and floods that millions of people in Africa and many other regions live in poverty. But these events can be [...]

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    Dangote aiming to stop Boko Haram with jobs

Dangote aiming to stop Boko Haram with jobs

Chairman of Dangote Group of Companies and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, believes  the high rate of unemployment is a major cause of the country's terrorism challenge.Speaking in Abuja on Thursday at the ongoing World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA), Dangote noted that there are numerous business opportunities in the country, and he intends to maximise them to counter terrorism."If the environment is not [...]

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