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Ministers hiding soaring costs of Rwanda deportation plan, says MP

The Observer 03 Dec 2023
Ministers are deliberately hiding the mounting costs of the Rwanda deportation scheme from the public, the head of an influential parliamentary watchdog has told the Guardian, as insiders expect a new deal with the African country to be signed off within days.

Rwanda to be given extra £15m to seal migration deal

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Dec 2023
Senior government sources confirmed on Saturday night that a new agreement was nearly complete and the home secretary is expected to fly to the east African country on Monday or Tuesday ... , Home Affairs Editor ... , Home Affairs Editor ..

Masdar to develop 150-megawatt solar project in Angola

The National 03 Dec 2023
Abu Dhabi's clean energy company Masdar plans to develop a 150-megawatt solar power plant in Angola, which will help the southern African country to provide electricity to 90,000 homes and reduce emissions ... the ground-mounted solar power project in the country's Quipungo region.

Ghana: Akosombo Dam disaster reveals a history of negligence that continues to this day

Auburnpub dot com 03 Dec 2023
The flooding was caused by a spillage (a deliberate release of water) from the Akosombo Dam, the country’s biggest hydroelectric dam ... The Lower Volta lies below the country’s two large hydroelectric dams, Akosombo, completed in 1965, and Kpong, completed in 1982 ... a study in six African countries shows how healthy housing saves children’s lives.

What We Are Not Allowed to Say

Off Guardian 03 Dec 2023
Great Britain, the same colonial power that colonized and divided the African continent and other countries like poker chips among winners, made The Balfour Declaration in 1917 that declared a “home for the Jews” in Palestine, where Palestinians already lived.

Driving food security with appropriate conformity and compliance standards across Africa and beyond

Business Ghana 02 Dec 2023
Bureau Veritas is also a proud sponsor of education and development of talent, creating partnerships with universities and initiating learning programs in many African countries to support engineers, hydrologists,  chemists, and the like, thus ensuring home grown talent and resources to support the TIC sector.

Lockdowns Behind Exodus From Africa Driving Mass Immigration, Survey Shows

The Daily Sceptic 01 Dec 2023
The study involved 4,500 face to face interviews with 18-24 years olds across 15 African countries ... It looks very much like it has led directly to yet another unforeseen consequence, that of the young, middle-class, well educated, motivated Africans wishing to leave their home countries in ever greater numbers.

Biden’s unfilled vow to visit Africa renews fears of neglect

The Eagle-Tribune 01 Dec 2023
There is a tremendous trust deficit between the United States and a lot of African countries,” said ... She was greeted by crowds during a week-long tour of three countries, in which she visited sites laden with cultural significance for the African diaspora and Black voters at home.

The rise of Forex trading in South Africa: An economic perspective

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
It influences the economy and is an indication of the country’s burgeoning financial sophistication ... Members of the South African diaspora, interested in maintaining financial ties with their home country, actively participate in Forex trading, contributing to market growth and liquidity. Impact on the South African economy.

Biden plots trip to Angola as promise of Africa trip lingers

Reuters 01 Dec 2023
"I have been there and I will be back," Biden said when asked about visiting the country during an Oval Office meeting with his Angolan counterpart, Joao Lourenco ... "No country more important than Angola." ... "I'm looking forward to seeing many of you in your home countries.".

16 innovators shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation in its 10th anniversary year

Business Ghana 30 Nov 2023
... are among 2023 innovations Africa Prize innovators join a network of 133 alumni across 21 African countries working to transform the continent with home-grown solutions Four finalists will compete for a share of £60,000, with the overall winner receiving £25,000.

Action ordered against Ambala doc for ‘negligence’ in treating snakebite victim

Hindustan Times 30 Nov 2023
(HT FILE) ... We're now on WhatsApp. Click to join ... West African man alleges ₹25-lakh fraud by Panchkula firm, Vij orders probe. A national of the West African country of Burkina Faso met Haryana home minister Anil Vij at his residence in Ambala on Wednesday, alleging a fraud of ₹25 lakh by a firm in Panchkula’s Barwala ... ....

Kenya forms flood emergency command center as death toll rises to 120 28 Nov 2023
The devastating flooding has displaced thousands, caused by unusually active El Nino rains which are pounding several parts of the East African country. Thousands of homes have been washed away or are marooned, while farmland has been submerged and livestock drowned, according to the government and humanitarian agencies.

Italy rallies African states to tackle EU migration crisis

Russia Today 27 Nov 2023
The two North African countries serve as major entry points for migrants and asylum seekers attempting dangerous journeys to Europe on overcrowded fishing boats, following revolutions in both countries ... In August, the two North African countries agreed to share groups of migrants stranded at the border.

Kenya scales up flood response as death toll climbs to 76 27 Nov 2023
27 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Cabinet on Monday resolved to intensify flood response across the country as the number of people who have died as a result of the devastating flash floods has risen to 76 ... The severe flooding has displaced thousands, caused by unusually active El-Nino rains which are pounding several parts of the East African country.