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Business Development 

World Bank and IMF, help #StopTheBleeding of Africa’s wealth!

As the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) hold their Spring meetings in Washington, DC, billions of dollars due to African nations are illicitly leaving the continent. Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity, an emerging pan-African citizens’ movement, condemns the World Bank’s and IMF’s lack of action on and complicity in illicit financial flows from Africa and calls on them, as well as African governments and regional bodies, to act to #StopTheBleeding of African wealth now. According to the Economic Commission for Africa, illicit financial flows from…

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Youth Summit of Islamic Development Bank Middle East Middle East 

Two-Day Youth Summit of Islamic Development Bank Annual Meeting Begins

KSA, Jeddah – 15 May 2017: Delegates at the first Youth Summit of the Islamic Development Bank Group Annual Meeting drew attention to the key role of youth in overcoming development issues in areas ranging from education, employment, entrepreneurship, networking to financial inclusion. The two-day Youth Summit, which began today, has brought together youth leaders, influential thinkers, policy makers, entrepreneurs and international development policy experts to discuss critical matters of relevance to youth in IDBG member countries. It offers a unique platform to generate ideas for youth engagement in socio-economic…

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Magufuli East Africa 

Tanzania: John Magufuli declares ‘Media freedom has limits’

The much heralded John Magufuli, President United Republic of Tanzania, has raised serious concerns by his statement declaring that “Media freedom has limits” during oath taking ceremony of his cabinet ministers.   PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government to take decisive action for the freedom of media and avoid restrictive approach to press freedom.

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