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South Africa – #SAP partners with #DiscoveryHealth to digitize health insurance businesses

South Africa – #SAP partners with #DiscoveryHealth to digitize health insurance businesses

| August 8, 2019

SAP and Discovery Health, a South African medical insurance administrator, are partnering to combine data-driven insights, insurance and healthcare products with a customer-centric engagement platform to enable health insurance businesses to transform into intelligent healthcare enterprises. The partnership aims to combine Discovery Health’s industry experience and best-in-class healthcare systems platform with SAP’s world-leading software expertise […]

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Humanitarian Aid: Additional €50 million to tackle #Drought in #HornOfAfrica

Humanitarian Aid: Additional €50 million to tackle #Drought in #HornOfAfrica

| August 8, 2019

The European Commission is mobilizing a further €50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought in the Horn of Africa. With many in the region relying on livestock herding and subsistence farming, the prolonged drought is having devastating consequences on food availability and livelihoods. Today’s additional funding brings total EU […]

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#Technology remains saving grace of #Africa

#Technology remains saving grace of #Africa

| August 7, 2019

If Africa is to truly move forward and be competitive in the world economies, all sectors of the continent including health, education, infrastructure, security, logistics, finance, media and others must embrace technology, writes Elizabeth Adeshina (pictured). Science and technology is a game changer that is making significant global strides in solving problems. Africa can use […]

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#AfricanPeaceFacility – African Union Peace & Security Operations boosted by additional €800 million from European Union

#AfricanPeaceFacility – African Union Peace & Security Operations boosted by additional €800 million from European Union

| July 24, 2019

          The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, today announced the signing of an agreement through which the EU commits a further €800 million to support the African Union in its efforts to promote peace, security and stability in Africa within the context […]

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Commissioner Mimica signs new EU funding package for the African Peace Facility in #Ethiopia

Commissioner Mimica signs new EU funding package for the African Peace Facility in #Ethiopia

| July 23, 2019

International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica (pictured) visited Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 22 July, where he met with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, to sign a new EU funding package for the African Peace Facility. During his visit, Commissioner Mimica also signed a €36 million budget support contribution to support Ethiopia’s green […]

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#EUTrustFundForAfrica – New migration-related measures to protect vulnerable people and foster resilience of host communities in North of Africa

#EUTrustFundForAfrica – New migration-related measures to protect vulnerable people and foster resilience of host communities in North of Africa

| July 5, 2019

The European Commission has approved 5 new migration-related programmes in North of Africa totalling €61.5 million. These new programmes adopted under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa will reinforce ongoing measures to protect and assist refugees and vulnerable migrants in North of Africa especially in Libya, improve the living conditions and resilience of Libyans as well […]

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#HumanitarianAid – Over €110 million in the #HornOfAfrica

#HumanitarianAid – Over €110 million in the #HornOfAfrica

| June 28, 2019

As the Horn of Africa region continues to be afflicted by severe and prolonged humanitarian crises, the EU announces a new aid package worth €110.5 million. Since 2018, the EU has provided humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa totalling €316.5m. Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides said: “The EU is committed to assist […]

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