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15 Oct 2012 description

Vienna, Austria, October 15, 2012. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has signed new loan agreements with six partner countries in Africa and Asia. The agreements were signed on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Annual meetings in Tokyo, Japan, by Mr. Suleiman J. Al-Herbish, OFID Director-General, and various ministers of the beneficiary countries.

16 Jul 2008 description
report IRIN

POINTE-NOIRE, 16 July 2008 (IRIN) - Sixteen-year-old Mayi doesn't remember exactly when she was taken from the Togolese capital Lome to Congo's second city Pointe-Noire by her "guardian".

When not selling food on the streets, she says she "sweeps the house, washes clothes or the dishes and takes care of the children".

Lucie, also 16 and from Benin, spends her days selling goods along the aisles of the market in Poto-Poto, a district of the capital, Brazzaville, where many West Africans live.

"My parents handed me over to an aunt a year ago.

06 Jun 2008 description
report PlusNews

BRAZZAVILLE, 6 juin 2008 (PLUSNEWS) - Obligation d'informer et de s'informer, obligation de protéger : la seule manière d'endiguer l'épidémie de VIH/SIDA en Afrique est d'être conscient de ses devoirs autant que de ses droits, ont plaidé des personnes vivant avec le virus lors d'un atelier régional sur les droits des personnes séropositives.

Tout en soulignant l'importance de défendre et de faire reconnaître les droits des personnes vivant avec le virus, les participants à cet atelier organisé en mai à Brazzaville, au Congo, ont décidé de mettre autant …