Calculations by the Jubilee Debt Campaign have shown that the future borrowing costs of African governments rose across the board in the week, following Donald Trump winning the US Presidential election.
Pan-African women of faith from Africa and the African diaspora have in a spiritual pilgrimage deliberated on issues affecting women’s empowerment and the importance of lifting their voices and votes to end hunger and poverty.
Africa is one of the biggest continents in the world, and also has wide disparities between the poor and rich in access to water, according to reports from the United Nations and other independent groups.
The UN and its partners have launched a $5 billion initiative to expand renewable energy capacity in Africa as the Secretary-General told the UN climate change conference (COP21) in Paris that saving energy is a triple-win in the battle against global warming.
David Cameron must use a key meeting of EU and African leaders in Malta today (11 November) to urge international cooperation on establishing safe and legal routes for refugees and to commit the UK to taking its fair share of those already in Europe, says Amnesty International.