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UN General Assembly 2021: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres applauds African Development Bank’s global leadership on climate adaptation

Six weeks into this year’s global climate summit (COP26), President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina of the African Development Bank on Thursday raised concerns on the urgent need to finance climate adaptation. He called out to the developed world to make reference on its promise of $100 billion per year for climate change. The African Development […]

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DR Congo Accepts US Military Help Against ADF Militia

As attacks continue, President Felix Tshikedi authorizes deployment of US counter-terrorism forces in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, has authorized U.S. special forces to help the Congolese army fight the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), an armed group associated with ISIL (ISIS). The ADF […]

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Zambia’s Opposition Leader Wins Presidential Vote

The scale of the victory sparked celebrations and meant that there would be no second round. Business magnate and opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema defeated the current President Edgar Lungu and was declared victory in the tense Zambian presidential election. With reports from 155 of the 156 constituencies, the official results on Monday showed that Hichilema […]