IMF Delays $238 Million Loan for Kenya


IMF Delays $238 Million Loan for Kenya  Kenya may need to find alternative sources to finance its current budget due to a delay by IMF [International Monetary Fund] in issuing it a 28 billion shilling loan ($238 million). Kenya included loan funds in the current fiscal year’s budget. Delay may see the nation seeking alternative budget financing. The funding is part of a $2.34 billion extended credit facility and extended fund facility that was agreed to by the IMF more than a year ago for budget support. The loan needs board approval…

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Celebrating Africa Day 2022


Africa Day African Unity Day, also known as Africa day is celebrated annually on May 25th. It commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on this day in 1963. Celebrating Africa Day by exploring the continent’s art and culture through a new lens would be awesome. It is a statutory public holiday in several countries such as The Gambia, Mali, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The History of Africa Unity Day It was convened by Prime Minister of Ghana Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and comprised representatives from Egypt (then…

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High-Powered Panel at DCA WebForum voice their thoughts on Governance and Human Rights in the Era of Covid-19

The DCA Group hosted its 4th impactful and highly touted Executive Roundtable Conversation on Governance and Human Rights in the Era of Covid-19. The virtual meeting dialog consisted of prominent lawyers, media personalities, human rights activists, and experts of experts who discussed on the impact of Global Governance and Human Rights in the era of Covid-19, including its impact on economic activities. The panel of distinguished speakers exchanged expert insights, practical approaches and good practices on: Creation of new policies that are overbroad in reaction to the COVID-19 Pandemic that…

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New labels for state-affiliated media Twitter accounts

Twitter adds labels for government officials & state-controlled media

New labels for state-affiliated media Twitter accounts Twitter will introduce new labels for accounts and tweets tied to government officials and “state-affiliated media.” “Twitter provides an unmatched way to connect with, and directly speak to public officials and representatives,” the company wrote in the blog post announcing these changes. “This direct line of communication with leaders and officials has helped to democratize political discourse and increase transparency and accountability.” However, Twitter suggested that these labels are part of a larger effort “to protect that discourse because we believe political reach…

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