Tag: Poverty

Desert to Power initiative to light up the Sahel countries “showcased” at COP27

November 15, 2022

Launched in 2019 by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and its partners, the Desert to Power initiative to increase solar generation capacity to provide ... Read More

Million livelihoods in DR Congo threatened by planned oil, gas projects — Report

September 30, 2022

Planned oil and gas exploration in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could expose more than one million people to pollution and disease, according to ... Read More

UK to cut import taxes on 99% of goods imported from Africa

August 18, 2022

The United Kingdom is to cut import taxes on hundreds more products from some of the world's poorest countries, which is a part of its ... Read More

Poverty Affects One in Four Children in MENA Region- UNICEF

May 25, 2017

Poverty continues to affect millions of children in North Africa and the Middle East where one in four children lives without quality health care or ... Read More

EU launches $2 bn anti-migration fund for Africa

November 13, 2015

The European Union launched a fund for Africa on Thursday with an initial $2 billion to tackle the spiralling number of migrants flooding its shores. ... Read More

Morocco’s King to attend India-Africa summit 2015

October 25, 2015

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is expected in New Delhi to take part in the third India-Africa Summit scheduled for this October 26 to 29. ... Read More

Amman, Rabat, US Mideast Key Allies Cementing Ties

March 12, 2015

The working visit King Abdullah of Jordan paid to Morocco and the warmth welcome he received from his host King Mohammed VI showed clearly the ... Read More

Poverty, Inequality and Safety Nets in the MENA Region

April 13, 2013

By international standards, extreme poverty or destitution is relatively low in the countries of North Africa. According to the World Bank, the number of those ... Read More