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Promoting African agency on the global stage: communicators gather in Rwanda to establish roadmap 

KIGALI, Rwanda, 23 May 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The flagship event of Africa Communications Week 2022 hosted by KGL FWD with support from Africa No Filter and RwandAir will take place on 23 and 24 May 2022. The event brings together Africa focused communications professionals across Rwanda and other parts of the continent to discuss how communication can […]

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More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021

NEW YORK, USA, 19 May 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday, citing the latest Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID).  IOM has welcomed the report, produced by its partner the Internal […]

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The Russia – Ukraine Conflict and its Impact on the Infrastructure and Built Environment Industry in Africa 

NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 May, 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Introduction Russia launched a full assault on Ukraine, its southwest neighbour, on February 24, 2022, marking a significant escalation in the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Both countries are major producers of crucial energy and industrial commodities such as oil, gas, aluminium, palladium, and nickel. They also produce food-related commodities such as […]

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Ghana Enterprise Agency partners with IE University’s Africa Center to promote women entrepreneurship 

ACCRA, Ghana, 17 May 2022, /African Media Agency/-  Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and IE Africa Center (IE University, Spain) have announced a partnership to promote the economic empowerment of women in Ghana by focusing on providing leadership and development training for women entrepreneurs.  Empowering women is one of the most crucial concerns of the Millennium Development Goals of the United […]

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Africa Fintech Summit Washington D.C. 2022 — Where African and Global Fintech Stakeholders Met in April

WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, 16 May 2022, /African Media Agency/- On April 21, 2022, African and global fintech stakeholders gathered at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for the seventh edition of the Africa Fintech Summit. The bi-annual event returned to Washington D.C. for the first time in three years following a virtual […]

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Media Advisory: Report: Global Smokers Exceed 1.1 Billion

May 16, 2022 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. ET1:00 – 1:30 p.m. GMT REGISTER HERE Ahead of the release of a new Tobacco Atlas, health leaders will discuss latest findings on the current status of tobacco use worldwide CHICAGO, USA, 12 May, 2022,/African Media Agency(AMA)/- On Monday, May 16 at 9 a.m. ET global health organization Vital Strategies and the Tobacconomics team at the University […]

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New Report Finds Blood Pressure Drugs Can Cost Up to 40 Times More in Regions with the Most Strokes and Heart Attacks

High cost, low availability and variable quality of medicines increase risk of heart attacks and strokes from high blood pressure – the world’s leading cause of death NEW YORK, USA, 12 May, 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-A new report released today by Resolve to Save Lives (RTSL) and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) shows that excessive and inequitable hypertension […]