Australia Promises Funds for Africa

    Australia has committed up to

    (USD11 million) in additional assistance to Africa. It also aims to enhance bilateral ties with South Africa, and drum up support for its membership to the United Nations Security Council, the Australian Associated Press reports.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.