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African States Largely Paralyzed About How to Regulate Crypto, Says New Report | Crowdfund Insider


A new report from Togo-based Ecobank says that, like regulators elsewhere, African regulators are confused about technical, political, and economic ramifications of cryptocurrencies and are largely taking a “wait-and-see” approach to regulating crypto sectors and activity there.

The report, “Cryptocurrency Regulation in Africa,” published August 1st, says that an overall crypto market “surge” of 4000% in 2017 essentially rendered regulators agog and clouded their ability to consider the purported benefits of new currency tech like Bitcoin and the thousands of variations spun off that theme.

African regulators are confused about technical, political, and economic ramifications of cryptocurrencies and are largely taking a ‘wait-and-see’ approach to…

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Caribbean States Call on US To Seriously Address Climate Change | News


Leaders from the Caribbean states are calling on the Donald Trump administration to address in a serious manner the climate change crisis. The call comes amid the Atlantic Hurricane Season, one year after a series of hurricanes devastated several Caribbean countries and concerns that warming oceans could see another season of intense storms.

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United States Africa Command


The annual U.S. Africa Command sponsored senior leader and communications symposium, Africa Endeavor, was held July 30-Aug.3, 2018 in Santa Maria, Sal, Cabo Verde.

Africa Endeavor 2018 brought together senior communications representatives from more than 35 African and Western nations and regional and international organizations to discuss communications challenges and share best practices.

“The goal is to continue to move forward and build communications interoperability across all of our partner forces within the continent of Africa,” said U.S. Army Col. Jeffrey Schroeder, director C4 systems, U.S. Africa Command. “We are working diligently but it is not done overnight, it’s about working toward consensus about what is the best way to move forward collectively to improve our…

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UN-backed meeting of African States targets terrorism, violent extremism


In a statement issued on Thursday through his Deputy Spokesperson, Farhan Haq, Secretary-General António Guterres commended the Central and West African regions for the successful Joint Summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) on Peace, Security, Stability and the Fight against Terrorism and Violent Extremism, which took place on Monday in Lomé, Togo.

“The Secretary-General welcomes the renewed commitment of ECCAS and ECOWAS member States to strengthen cooperation on key peace and security challenges and is particularly encouraged by the decision to sign a Criminal Cooperation Agreement by the end of 2018 and to establish a ministerial committee to monitor implementation of the Summit decisions,” said…

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AARP States – Walk with AARP at the African American Male Wellness Walk


Walk with AARP at the 15th Annual African American Male Wellness Walk on Saturday, August 11. Taking place in Livingston Park in Columbus, the event starts with free

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health screenings at 7 a.m. with the walk/run starting at 9:30 a.m. To walk with AARP, please register and check-in at the AARP booth the morning of the walk by 9:00 a.m.

As you walk, feel free to chat with our AARP Central Ohio volunteers to find out what AARP is doing in your community and how you can get involved. After the walk please feel free to stop at the AARP booth for more information.

We hope to see you bright and early on Saturday, August 11. Registration is preferred.

For more information on the event, please visit the African American Male Wellness Walk’s…

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Namibia supports Caribbean and Pacific island states for post 2020 Cotonou agreement



President Hage Geingob says Namibia will not back down from its position that the Caribbean and Pacific island states be part of the Cotonou …
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