Africa

Mozambique: Afreximbank Commits U.S.$400 Million To LNG Project

06 Aug 2020 - 13:39:32
[Afreximbank] The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Africa's foremost multilateral trade finance institution, is supporting the advancement of Mozambique's energy industry and economy by committing up to US$400 million in guarantees and direct lending to the Area 1 LNG Project. The total Project is estimated to cost about US$24 billion and  is set to be the largest private foreign direct investments in Africa, and one of the largest LNG projects in the world. It will play a key role in Mozambiqu Source

Ghana: Gender Ministry Must Provide Roadmap For Shutting 'Witch Camps, Healing Centres'

06 Aug 2020 - 09:51:56
[allAfrica] The practice of magical skills, spells, and abilities is deeply ingrained in the Ghanaian culture - witches and wizards are believed to hold powers for fortunes or mishaps, hence they are mostly held responsible for natural disasters, accidents, bareness and the like in some African societies. In Ghana, although this belief is widespread, stories that highlight the detection and abuse of accused women and men are mostly from northern Ghana, reinforcing the false notion that the practice only exists there. Source