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African “Freiheits Gas” can help Europe overcome its dependence on Russian gas

NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber and CEO of Centurion International AG 03/15/2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine broadened the meaning of “energy transition” in Europe. Usually, this term means moving away from the fossil fuels that have enabled progress for generations and instead turning to emerging green energy sources. …

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China’s Huawei in troubled waters in South Africa over employment equity policy

NNA | Update: March 05, 2022 8:56 p.m. STI beijing [China]Mar 5 (ANI): South Africa‘s Department of Employment and Labor last month filed court documents against Huawei Technologies South Africa for failing to comply with the government’s employment equity policy. country.In their 2020 audit of Huawei, South African authorities found …

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BRICS — Has South Africa grabbed a monster by the tail…

South Africa was from the start clearly a little Gulliver venturing into the land of the Brobdingnags. At the time, most commentators focused on the huge disparity in the size of South Africa’s economy – about $387 billion in 2019, versus China’s – $15.5 trillion; India – $3.26 trillion; Brazil …

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UCT GSB partners with six other institutions to launch the African School of Regulation initiative

PRESS OFFICE: UCT Graduate School of Business The initiative to create the African School of Regulation (ASR) was launched through a scientific knowledge partnership agreement between the European University Institute (EUI), the Graduate School of Business (GSB) of the University of Cape Town , the Pan-African University Institute for Water …

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The need for an urgent reset

The COVID-19 pandemic, the UK’s post-Brexit economic and political focus on Asia-Pacific and development aid cuts all appear to have widened the political and economic distance between the UK and Africa in recent years. But these changes are part of a long-term trend of a slow decline in the relationship: …

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Inside South African city with Kenyan names like Kisumu, Nanyuki, Thika

Kenya and South Africa have a long history of cordial relations, from the time the latter did not gain independence until today. As such, South Africa has become the destination of choice for many Kenyans in search of greener pastures. From those seeking higher education to those seeking employment, the …

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Health Sector Financing Strategies in Africa

Never before in the last half-century has the healthcare landscape in Africa seen so much change and so much interest. In fact, the health care sector in Africa would be worth an estimated $259 billion by 2030. While these trends reveal a lucrative opportunity for the private sector, if not …

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Emerging Market Trends 2021: Digital Transformation

The onset of the pandemic in 2020 resulted in a global acceleration in the adoption of digital platforms and services. This push has solidified in 2021 as it has become clear – in both emerging and developed economies – that digital is the new normal. As different countries and regions …

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Emirates restarts in Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa

January 29, 2022: Emirates will resume passenger operations between Dubai and five African countries from January 29, offering customers more choice, superior value and improved connectivity to and through Dubai. Restoration of services will include Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Dar El Salaam, Tanzania; Nairobi, Kenya; Harare, Zimbabwe; The three South African …

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In a tax hole? African countries should try public participation in the budget process

African countries face two major challenges in public financial management. First, many lack fiscal capacity due to structural weaknesses in their economy and weak tax administration. The predominant informality of wage employment and reliance on subsistence agriculture in most countries makes it difficult to raise revenue beyond consumption and border …

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Emirates restores flights to five African countries

Major airline Emirates will resume passenger operations between Dubai and five African countries from January 29, offering customers more choice, superior value and improved connectivity to and through Dubai. Major restoration of services will include Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Dar El Salaam, Tanzania; Nairobi, Kenya; Harare, Zimbabwe; The three South African …

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Jumia’s ad spend must pay off big, and soon

Founded in 2012 and based in Berlin, Germany, Jumia Technologies (NYSE: JMIA) is sometimes presented as Amazon from Africa. So when Jumia shares peaked at nearly $70 a year ago, it might have seemed like a bargain as shareholders eyed long-term Amazon returns. At the start of 2022, after a …

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African leaders must end the continent’s dependence on exploitative countries such as the United States and China

[ad_1] There is something disturbing about the change in the global economic and political order. Three things are clear: global solidarity is a pipe dream, democracy is amorphous, and the rules-based international order is a donkey. Well, at least as far as the African continent is concerned, its people and …

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South Africa’s e-commerce industry set to reach $ 7.9 billion by 2027 – ResearchAndMarkets.com |

DUBLIN – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 29, 2021– The report “South Africa Ecommerce Market Size, Forecast 2022-2027, Industry Trends, Share, Growth, Impact of COVID-19, Business Analysis of Opportunities” has been added to the report. offering from ResearchAndMarkets.com. According to this report, the e-commerce market in South Africa will reach $ …

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South Africa to donate J&J vaccines to other African countries

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG – South Africa to donate just over 2 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to other African countries to boost continent’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign, government says announced Friday. The doses, worth around $ 18 million, will be produced at Aspen Pharmacare’s manufacturing facility in Gqeberha, formerly Port …

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South Africa to donate 2 million J&J COVID-19 vaccines to African countries

A health worker administers the Johnson and Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine to a woman in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa, August 20, 2021. REUTERS / Sumaya Hisham / File Photo JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 17 (Reuters) – South Africa announced Friday that it will donate around 2 million doses of the COVID-19 …

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South African regulator approves Pfizer booster vaccine after increase in Covid cases

SAHPRA approved the use of Pfizer’s Comirnaty® COVID-19 vaccine after BioNTech and Pfizer announced that two doses of their vaccine may not be enough to protect against the Omicron variant South Africa has approved the use of Pfizer’s coronavirus booster vaccine for people over the age of 18, amid growing …

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Omicron’s travel bans hit South Africa’s safari industry

DINOKENG GAME RESERVE, South Africa (AP) – The recent travel bans imposed on South Africa and neighboring countries in response to the discovery of the omicron variant in southern Africa have hammered the country’s already harsh safari activities affected by the pandemic. Tourism industry in South Africa has suffered a …

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India has a key role to play in Africa’s battle against Covid: The Tribune India

[ad_1] Gurjit Singh Former Ambassador to the African Union The emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in South Africa has placed the cat among the pigeons. There’s a lot of fly culling going on, trying to nip it in the bud. The use of mixed messages creates a dichotomy …

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Digital lending is the next horizon for African banks, says Skaleet CEO

[ad_1] Sponsored by: Skaleet December 3, 2021 • • The recent growth of financial entities such as fintechs, telecoms and neobanks has put enormous pressure on Africa’s traditional banking system, pushing physical lenders to develop new strategies to face the competition. Although telecoms and banks cooperate in many areas, the …

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South African company nears approval to sell J. & J. Covid Shot across Africa

South African drug maker Aspen Pharmacare announced on Tuesday that it was finalizing the first agreement to control the production of a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa. The deal, with Johnson & Johnson, would allow Aspen to bottle and market the Johnson & Johnson vaccine across Africa under the brand name …

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South Africa vs Netherlands 2021

New Although the Netherlands are unable to take a flight, it is understood that the players have indicated that they are not in the right mental condition to play. The second and third ODIs between South Africa and the Netherlands have been postponed after concerns over a new variant of …

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Benchmark rates in major sub-Saharan African economies to remain unchanged in November: Reuters poll

[ad_1] The benchmark interest rates for Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya are likely to remain unchanged at 13.50%, 11.50% and 7.00% respectively in the coming days. All three central banks have been on an easing cycle for about five years. “With a totally different growth trajectory in much of border sub-Saharan …

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Africa’s $ 100 billion pledged to mitigate climate change may not be achieved – Ministry of Finance

[ad_1] It appears that the $ 100 billion pledged annually to African countries by developed countries to mitigate the negative impact of climate change may not be honored. Although African countries contribute less than 3% of global emissions, the continent bears the brunt of it. The G-20 is responsible for …

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Eskom Gets $ 57.6 Million Loan Approval From African …

[ad_1] Africa’s largest power company, Eskom, has received approval for a $ 57.67 million loan from the African Development Bank to boost power generation from renewable energy. Dr Daniel Schroth, African Development Bank’s Acting Director for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, said the loan is based on a multi-donor funding …

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South Africa – African Development Bank approves $ 57.67 million loan to Eskom to boost power generation from renewable sources

[ad_1] The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of $ 57.67 million to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd, South Africa’s electricity utility – and Africa’s largest – to operate battery storage technology that will increase electricity production from reliable and efficient renewable energy sources. . …

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World faces syringe shortage as COVID vaccine doses rise

[ad_1] NAIROBI, Kenya – African health officials and the United Nations warn of an impending shortage of more than 2 billion needles for mainly low- and middle-income countries around the world as the supply of COVID-19 doses increases and that routine vaccinations could be affected too. The United Nations Children’s …

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Legatum Center welcomes the first Foundry Fellows | MIT News

[ad_1] MIT’s Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship recently presented the first cohort of Legatum Foundry Fellows. Hailing from eight countries, these 13 entrepreneurs have developed businesses operating in nine different markets across Africa. Having pioneered innovations in healthcare, fintech, education, and more, Foundry Fellows are dedicated to transforming systems …

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How China’s slowing economy will affect African countries

[ad_1] On October 18, the value of the South African currency fell 1.1% in response to worse-than-expected third-quarter data which revealed that the Chinese economy slowed to its slowest pace in a year. The South African rand has long served as an early warning system for investors to assess the …

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Navigate the opportunities and risks of the European Green Deal for Africa

[ad_1] On July 14, 2021, the European Commission adopted a set of proposals that constitute the European Green Deal (EGD). EGD is a set of policy initiatives that define the EU’s climate strategy and aim to make Europe a pioneer in international climate policy. Its main objective is to reduce …

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EA states embroiled in lender debt relief fiasco

[ad_1] By JAMES ANYANZWA East African countries face increased pressure to service their loans after the world’s richest countries executed a botched debt relief plan that pushed more than half of poorest countries in the world in external debt distress. The Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) of the 20 richest …

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HEALTH: Covid ‐ 19 – 2021 – Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series

[ad_1] Africa faces massive vaccine shortage that threatens to turn some regions into breeding grounds for vaccine-resistant variants. Africa needs around 470 million doses to reach the goal of fully immunizing 40% of its population by the end of 2021, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) said on September …

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Grit Real Estate in Kenya financing agreement with International Finance Corporation

[ad_1] LONDON-listed Grit Real Estate Income Group, which owns around 60% of its shareholders in South Africa, said yesterday it had issued a bond to raise up to $ 31.5 million ($ 472.3 million rands) to acquire, expand and redevelop the Orbit Africa warehouse. and a manufacturing facility in Nairobi, …

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Experts discuss food security in Africa, Asia and Latin America

[ad_1] Experts revealed their perceptions of the food safety situation in Africa, Asia and Latin America at a recent online event. Regional experts shared their views on safe food and the realities on the ground taking into account policy, funding, scalability, inclusiveness, and gaps in capacity and infrastructure. Panelists spoke …

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NOTICE | Gita Kamath: Seeing the Stars – Australia and South Africa’s Growing Science and Technology Linkages

The MeerKAT telescope, precursor of SKA, in the North Cape. Photo: Jaco Marais As we address the many challenges the world faces today, including climate change, food insecurity and the Covid-19 pandemic, we must harness the power of scientific collaboration, writes the High Commissioner Australian in South Africa, Gita Kamath. …

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Google to Offer KES 1 Billion in Low Interest Loans to Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa

[ad_1] Search and advertising firm Google has announced plans to invest $ 1 billion over 5 years to support Africa’s digital transformation. According to the company, the investment aims to provide fast and affordable Internet access to more Africans; create useful products; support entrepreneurship and small businesses; and helping non-profit …

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South Africa should not rush to ditch coal, minister says

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 7 (Reuters) – South Africa must systematically manage its transition from power generation to coal and not rush the switch to renewable energy sources, the Minister of Mines and Mining said on Thursday. Energy, Gwede Mantashe. “I’m not saying coal forever,… I’m saying let’s manage our transition …

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Nine Nigerians and two South Africans win 2021 Facebook accelerator program in Africa

Facebook announced on Tuesday the winners of the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program, spotlighting 13 Facebook community leaders from Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya who will receive training, mentorship and up to US $ 50,000 from funds to invest in an initiative that extends their community positive impact. The 13 …

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China manufactures vaccines in Africa. The quad should too. – The diplomat

[ad_1] Advertising In eastern Algeria, in the province of Constantine, a production line has started manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines. The result of a joint venture between the Chinese Sinovac Biotech and the Algerian pharmaceutical group Saidal, it should produce 1 million doses in October, to increase to 5 million doses per …

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Sit-tight syndrome, coups d’état and African woes

[ad_1] Citizen jubilations are popular in the streets of countries where coups have taken place in West Africa, but not without reversing the positive trajectory of the civilian regime, especially in the Sahel region. In just five months, the seizures of power in Chad, Mali and Guinea plunged countries into …

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It’s time to act and urgently fund to put water at the heart of African climate policies | The Guardian Nigeria News

[ad_1] KAMPALA, Uganda, September 27, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – Climate change threatens water supplies for Africa’s most vulnerable populations. This is the central theme that WaterAid’s regional programs in Africa want to ensure that delegates to Africa Climate Week 2021 incorporate in their demands to …

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African alarm – The Statesman

[ad_1] Is China’s African reach crumbling? The first signs are now visible that Beijing’s decision to attract African countries to its supply chain as part of its ambitious Belt and Road (BRI) initiative over the past decade is emerging. wade. There has been a wave of cancellations of major projects …

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Rwanda hits target in Covid vaccination campaign, outside EU red list

[ad_1] By BOB KARASHANI By Ange Iliza A JOINT REPORT East Africa Rwanda has reached the global September target of fully vaccinating 10% of its 12.9 million inhabitants against Covid-19 and is one of the countries recommended by the European Union to have unlimited access for non-essential travel on his …

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West owes Africa $ 100 billion (at least) for climate recovery

[ad_1] This week, as 100 world leaders gather to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, a call on rich countries to urgently step up aid to help Africa recover. the double challenge of the climate catastrophe and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic is required. . …

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Why African governments are accepting Afghan refugees

[ad_1] In the final days of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, a handful of African governments have raised their hands to welcome Afghan refugees. Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan and the self-proclaimed independent state of Somaliland have offered to host hundreds to thousands of refugees in their countries. These African governments — …

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Autochek acquires online car platforms from ROAM Africa

[ad_1] by Bennett Oghifo Autochek, an automotive technology company facilitating auto finance in Africa and ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media) have reached an agreement for Autochek to acquire the Cheki Kenya and Cheki Uganda automotive markets, as Autochek expands further in the market African. The deal will be finalized …

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Africa’s park tourism crash is a wake-up call

[ad_1] THAT African governments have failed to raise funds to conserve their vast protected areas is beyond doubt. Countries barely managed to pay basic salaries to rangers who barely had enough to power their patrol vehicles. COVID-19 has exacerbated this already dire situation, with the loss of income from foreign …

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Nigeria to explore DFC option in infrastructure finance – Minister | The Guardian Nigeria News

[ad_1] The HMIC, Alh. Lai Mohammed The federal government has said it will explore the American International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to find funds for its infrastructure development. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made it known Saturday in Washington after a meeting with Mr. Johnnie Carson, …

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Church in United States undertakes fundraising for Africa

[ad_1] American Bishops call on the faithful to give generously to support their Catholic brothers and sisters in Africa, saying their commitment will make a real and tangible difference in the lives of countless people. By Vatican News reporter The Church in the United States traditionally dedicates the months of …

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NOTICE | Deon Pretorius: How do we deal with South Africa’s “culture of destruction”?

A suspected looter shoots a few items on the ground outside a vandalized shopping center in Vosloorus. The short, medium and long term development processes must be implemented by a government capable of a coalition of agencies to ensure that the conditions that fuel frustration, anger and destructive conflict are …

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Partners strengthen Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty

[ad_1] An engineer works at the Soroti power plant in Uganda in December 2016. The plant was developed in partnership with USAID’s Power Africa. (© Isaac Kasamani / AFP / Getty Images) The United States and its international partners are investing $ 80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help …

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Eurobond yields rise on Covid, political nervousness

[ad_1] By JAMES ANYANZWA Kenya Eurobonds traded on the Irish and UK stock markets face moderate demand amid concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic and uncertainties surrounding the outcome of cases to block the Building Bridges bill Initiative (BBI) which aims to expand the size of government through Popular Vote. Kenya …

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The business sense is family

[ad_1] TWINS Lwando and Lwazi Ndlangalavu have always gone into business together for a double impact. Their strategy is proof that two heads are better than one. The other day, they were over their weight in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry – and were having a killing spree. Their …

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West Africa: factoring offers an alternative to financing for SMEs – Central Bank of West African States

[ad_1] Factoring, which is a financial management technique allowing a company to liquidate its receivables and recover liquidity, can be an alternative and complementary solution to financing, in particular for SMEs and SMIs the Governor of the Central Bank of the States of West Africa (Bceao), Tiémoko Meyliet Koné declared …

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Eyes on Africa’s growing debt – Opinion – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

[ad_1] FILE: Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) speaks with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in Beijing, capital of China, April 12, 2016 (Xinhua / Rao Aimin) In recent times, African leaders have spotted a defining moment and seized the opportunity to borrow money recklessly with some confidence guided by the propaganda …

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Ecobank Group takes a new step in financial inclusion in Africa

[ad_1] The Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) and Semoa, a Fintech based in Lomé, enable mobile money users in Togo to perform banking transactions faster and easier, across the Western Economic and Monetary Union. African ( UEMOA) via a new digital banking service via Whatsapp called “Express cash by Semoa”. The Ecobank …

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The risk of default in Africa has increased – AfDB

[ad_1] The African Development Bank said the risk of default is increasing among African countries. This statement was included in the Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa, which was launched on Friday by the AfDB. The economic strategy document said that countries have developed debt vulnerabilities due to the decline …

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Russian mercenaries behind war crimes in Africa, UN says

[ad_1] NAIROBI, Kenya – Russian mercenaries deployed to one of Africa’s most fragile countries killed civilians, looted homes and gunned down worshipers in a mosque during a major military operation earlier this year, discovered United Nations investigators. The accusations of atrocities are documented in a report for the UN Security …

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Alok Sharma to address the African Development Bank in June 2021

[ad_1] Greetings to all of you. And thank you for inviting me to join you today. My friends, I am absolutely determined that COP26 will be a COP in the service of African nations. That it will support the countries of this continent to respond to the climate crisis, to …

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Several nations fight COVID-19 outbreaks as Delta variant advances in Israel

[ad_1] As countries in Africa, the Americas and Europe battle new outbreaks of COVID, an increase in cases of Delta SARS-CoV-2 variants in Israel – known for its strong vaccine rollout and COVID measures – sounds new alarm bells. World Health Organization (WHO) officials have characterized a “two-track” pandemic, made …

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How fintech is driving the digital revolution in Africa

[ad_1] Fintech can help African countries transform their economies. (Alistair Berg, Getty Images) The African continent has embraced the mobile fintech revolution. Not only is it home to some 300 million users, the largest number of accounts in the world, but more than 500 African companies offer technological innovations in …

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Beyond vaccine hesitancy: It’s time for Africa to expand its vaccine manufacturing capacity amid growing COVID-19 vaccine nationalism

[ad_1] In The Lancet Microbe, Paul Adepoju provides a report 1 Africa is preparing for COVID-19 vaccines. on Africa’s delay in the global race to roll out mass vaccination against COVID-19. This race is unprecedented and characterized by high-income countries adopting strategies such as pre-ordering millions of doses before COVID-19 …

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South Africa Rejects 2 Million J&J Vaccines Due to FDA Decision | World news

[ad_1] By MOGOMOTSI MAGOME, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine in South Africa has suffered further delays as it will have to throw away at least 2 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines produced in the country. The vaccines were deemed unsuitable for use by the …

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South African President Ramaphosa urges G7 countries to close Covid-19 funding gap

[ad_1] Ramaphosa, who joined a wealthy democracies club summit in England and addressed them on Saturday, said the G7 countries, which together account for more than half of global production, should support the accelerator of access to Covid-19 tools to plug the $ 16.8 billion funding gap for this year. …

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Africa waits for donated Covid-19 vaccines as cases rise

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG – In Uganda, hospitals are so overwhelmed with new cases of coronavirus that people are dying while waiting for a bed. In Namibia, all elective surgeries have been canceled to preserve space for Covid-19 patients and military hospitals have been opened for civilian use. In South Africa’s largest …

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Climate change is a threat to transport systems in Africa: what to do

[ad_1] Worst disruption to Tanzania’s multimodal transport networks could lead to losses of up to $ 1.4 million per day Transport infrastructure, such as roads and rail systems, is one of the sectors most threatened by climate change. Extreme weather events, such as flooding, sea level rise and storm surges, …

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Poor countries urge G-7 members to share more Covid-19 vaccines

[ad_1] Public health officials and leaders in developing countries should pressure the Group of Seven countries to pledge large Covid-19 vaccine donations and billions in funding during a summit later this week, saying the developing world needs more help to emerge from the worst of the pandemic. High vaccination rates …

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The oil and gas industry should host African Energy Week to define a support program for our oil and gas industry ahead of COP26

[ad_1] This boycott of Africa in favor of Dubai must not be accepted and promoted by the oil and gas industry and African governments MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE / ACCESSWIRE / June 7, 2021 / Africa Oil Week’s move to Dubai, away from its home in Cape Town, is wrong, short-term in …

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The turbulent history of the Greeks in South Africa

[ad_1] A group of Greeks in South Africa posing together in the first half of the 20th century. Credit: Antonis Chaldeos Despite being persecuted and discriminated against for decades, the Greeks in South Africa managed to rise socially and prosper, many of them becoming very prosperous and wealthy. Today, they …

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EXCLUSIVE In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to take COVID snapshots next year

[ad_1] Senegal could start producing COVID-19 vaccines next year as part of a deal with Belgian biotech group Univercells to boost drug-manufacturing ambitions in Africa, a source involved in the process told Reuters. project funding. As rich countries begin to reopen after securing vaccine supplies early, African countries are still …

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Outlook for Africa Finance Corporation’s rating upgraded to stable by Moody’s

[ad_1] NEW YORK,–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Africa Finance Corporation, the leading provider of infrastructure solutions in Africa, received an increase in its credit rating outlook from Moody’s Investors Service, which assigned a “stable” outlook. The decision ratifies the second investment grade ranking among African institutions for AFC, with Moody’s upholding the …

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On the occasion of Africa Day, Casablanca Finance City (CFC) tackles preconceived ideas on the continent

[ad_1] Casablanca, Morocco – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Casablanca Finance City (CFC) (https://CasablancaFinanceCity.com), the leading financial center in Africa, celebrates Africa by producing a web-TV program, CFC Talks – Special Africa Day (https: // bit.ly / 3vMGMl0), to fight against preconceived ideas on the continent and raise awareness of its potential …

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A look at Cardano’s major blockchain projects for Africa

[ad_1] African countries have always been the early adopters of fintech. Emerging technology has been at the forefront of major solutions across the continent. More recently, IOHK announced its big plans in what it says is the biggest blockchain deal in history. Solve problems with emerging technologies Despite the common …

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NBA announces formation of NBA Africa with investment of five former players | NBA.com Canada

[ad_1] JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, May 24, 2021 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the formation of NBA Africa, a new entity that will lead the league’s activities in Africa, including the Basketball Africa League (BAL) – a partnership between the NBA and the Federation basketball international (FIBA) and …

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This fintech solution helps African refugees store and send money

[ad_1] Mobile money is a digital wallet technology that allows money to be stored on standard, non-smart cell phones. It’s extremely popular in East Africa, but as plans and services vary from country to country, there may be issues accessing cash when crossing borders. These problems can be particularly difficult …

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South Africa’s romcom revolution has reinvented Joburg

[ad_1] Set in the middle and upper class cityscapes of Johannesburg, they depict affluent, beautiful and straight black figures falling in love with each other. An image from Catching Feelings with the main actors of the film: Kagiso Lediga and Pearl Thusi. (Netflix) When Netflix went to live in South …

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SeerBit provides innovative technological solutions to close payment gaps in Africa – CEO

[ad_1] Captain Musa Nuhu is the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). In this interview, he described the attractiveness of the Nigerian aviation sector to investors, how the sector can tackle the scarcity of forex and updates on Azman Airline’s operations. Excerpts: Unlike in other climates, more …

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Africa needs electricity more than ever, especially to keep COVID-19 vaccines cold

[ad_1] People stand next to solar panels at the Zaktubi solar power plant, near Ouagadougou, on … [+] November 29, 2017, the day of its inauguration. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / ludovic MARIN (Photo credit should read LUDOVIC MARIN / AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Solar …

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WISE & SUNDARAM – Another False Start: Green Revolution Myths Bought By Africa

[ad_1] Download PDFPrint the article I never imagined that opposing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan to Kenya would be viewed by the Kenyan authorities as a criminal act. But that’s exactly what happened last week when activist Mutemi Kiama was arrested and charged with “abusing digital gadgets”, “harming the …

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