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Africa: Africa’s Top Film Festival Celebrates 50 Years – What’s to Celebrate, and Learn

Today at 05:40 AM, via allAfrica

[The Conversation Africa] There is no better place to assess the state of “auteur” African cinema than at its premier showcase, the biennial film festival in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Popularly known by its acronym, Fespaco, the Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou recently celebrated its 50th birthday.

Mozambicans scramble to save themselves after cyclone Idai

Yesterday at 22:31 PM, via News24

A deserted shop in the devastated Mozambican city of Beira has become a place of refuge for dozens of families displaced by a deadly cyclone, which has caused flooding and rendered many areas inaccessible.

U.S. Ambassador Reinforces Commitment to Sustainable Development in the Northern Region

Yesterday at 16:41 PM, via CNBC Africa

“I'm proud to have visited the Northern Region during my second official trip in Ghana, after having joined President Nana Akufo-Addo last week during Independence Day celebrations in Tamale. I'm especially encouraged by the dedication of our Ghanaian friends, from alumni of U.S. exchange programs to USAID implementi

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‘Why we support girls’ education and quality education for all’ – One Girl Can founder

Yesterday at 16:37 PM, via CNBC Africa

Changing education for the girl child is critical for global development. Lotte Davis, founder of One Girl Can, feels like it’s her life’s mission to ensure equal and quality education is given to girls in Kenya and has used her skills as an entrepreneur to build schools in some of the most impoverished parts of […]

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Sun International’s Anthony Leeming on dumping Nigeria, tackling high debt levels

Yesterday at 15:21 PM, via CNBC Africa

A tough trading environment and decreasing consumerism in South Africa weighed on Sun International’s financial performance for the year ended 31 December 2018. Operating profit came in at R2.3 billion while headline earnings per share came to 213 cents per share. Sun International CEO, Anthony Leeming joins CNBC Africa for more….

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How can we finance low-carbon infrastructure in Africa

Yesterday at 15:15 PM, via CNBC Africa

The third edition of the one planet summit took place in Nairobi, engaging both the public and private players on how to curb global warming. But for this to be realized, financing is a necessity for low- carbon, resilient infrastructure and services for African Cities. CNBC Africa caught up with Hans Peter Lankes, Vice President of Economics and Private Sector Development, IFC for more on...

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