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    APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The Japanese government has donated CFA1.7 billion francs to boost the emergency operations of the World Food Programme (WFP), which is assisting persons affected by food insecurity and malnutrition in Cameroon, APA learned Saturday from the UN agency.

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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Saturday 21 October marks 2017 Africa Human Rights Day, and “is a special day for Africans”, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission has declared.

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    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Invest South Africa, the country’s one-stop shop for investors, is intensifying efforts to restore investor confidence following a drop in the country’s ranking in a recent global competitiveness report, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s controversial decision to forge ahead with plans to introduce additional nuclear energy into its power grid was based on ensuring the reliability of electricity supply going into the future, newly-appointed Energy Minister David Mahlobo has said in Cape Town.

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    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has told President Jacob Zuma that it will prosecute him unless he brings new representations to the NPA for its consideration on why he should not face corruption charges against him, the NPA said on Friday.

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    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge and innovation-based response to the recognized need of scaling up proven technologies across Africa.

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