Luxury sector meets the humanitarian sector: ‘La Bouche Rouge’ takes action in Togo
22 April 2019 | 12:58 pm
Luxury sector meets the humanitarian sector: ‘La Bouche Rouge’ takes action in Togo.
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Preliminary result from Togo’s Electoral Commission shows the country’s President, Faure Gnassingbe, with a strong lead of 72 per cent of the vote. Samson Itodo, Executive Director of Yiaga Africa, an organization that monitors election in Sub-Saharan Africa joins CNBC Africa for more.
28 May 2020
An unprecedented humanitarian disaster is brewing in Afghanistan, according to several international and local NGOs, as Covid-19 spreads fast among the population. According to a recent study, a third of the residents of the capital Kabul have already been contaminated. The country has been at war for 40 years and suffers from an extremely fragile health system. Humanitarian aid groups have had to adapt and are more than ever mobilised to assist the most vulnerable in areas where access to information – and healthcare – is limited. Our correspondents report.
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The Togolese government is taking part in the G-20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative, which suspends payments to bilateral Paris Club creditors from the first of May till the end of the year 2020. Ratings Agency, Moody’s says Togo’s participation in the initiative offers short term liquidity relief but poses risks for the private sector. Lucie Villa, Vice President and Senior Credit Officer at Moody’s joins CNBC Africa for more.
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Germany pledged €1.58 billion ($1.78 billion) for Syria at a conference hosted by the EU and the UN. While the event raised a total of $7.7 billion, charity association Oxfam said the sum was "simply not enough."
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The conflict between Ethiopia's government and the TPLF is fueling hardship in the Tigray region as sporadic fighting continues.
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Today's Perspective is dedicated to the crisis in Myanmar - a crisis triggered by the army's take-over of power last month, and a crisis which has escalated because of the generals’ handling of the ongoing street protests. UN human rights experts have forcefully denounced the junta’s forced evictions, arbitrary detentions and killings of pro-democracy demonstrators. We speak to Phil Robertson, a researcher on Myanmar at Human Rights Watch.
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The UN's World Food Program says there is a deepening humanitarian crisis in the north of Mozambique as jihadist gunmen force locals to flee.
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A report by a Chinese human rights organization has called out the US for its history of military interventions. The accusation continues an ongoing tit-for-tat between the two major powers.
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