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African countries to get Pfizer patented drugs at cost

Business Ghana 27 May 2022
... at non-profit prices to the world's poorest countries ... Five African countries including Rwanda, Senegal and Uganda will be the first beneficiaries.

The 5 African Countries That Have Launched 5G Services So Far

MENA FN 27 May 2022
(MENAFN - SomTribune) Many governments across Africa have been incredibly optimistic about technological advancements being the key to pull Africans from the developing space right into the ... .

Southern African countries agree to push for a lift on international ivory trade

News24 27 May 2022
Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania, and Namibia are teaming up to legalise the international trade in ivory, which has been banned for decades ... .

Ghana hosts Arab-African investment confab June 1

Business Ghana 27 May 2022
The Supreme Council for Arab-African Economy (SCAAE), an international organisation that seeks to promote trade and investment in Arab and African countries, will hold its maiden conference in Ghana on June 1, this year ... Hajj Akuamoah said the SCAAE had restructured its operations to improve the flow of investments in African countries.

ANALYSIS - African Culture House: An example of First Lady Diplomacy

Anadolu Agency 27 May 2022
Accompanied also by First Lady Emine Erdogan, President Erdogan paid visits to many African countries. During these visits, the opportunity to get to know African countries closely, identify opportunities and needs on the ground, and establish a sincere bond with the administrators and peoples of the countries were found.

Africa's 2021 economic rebound impacted by lingering Covid-19 pandemic and Russia-Ukraine war

The Patriotic Vanguard 27 May 2022
Financing African countries' nationally determined contributions—public pledges from countries on how they plan to play a part in post-2020 collective action on climate change—will require up to $1.6 trillion between 2022 by 2030 ... Collectively, African countries received only $18.3 billion in climate finance between 2016 and 2019.

BRI injects impetus, stability to francophone Africa, experts say 27 May 2022
YAOUNDE, May 27 (Xinhua) -- China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is building an open platform of cooperation and injecting growing impetus and stability into development of French-speaking African countries, experts said during a three-day international colloquium in Cameroon capital city of Yaounde.

Irrigation ministry’s delegation visits DR Congo to share Egypt’s water management experience

Egypt Today 27 May 2022
Egypt also carried out several development projects in different fields in the African country under cooperation protocols signed between both countries, the minister added. . The delegation members had meetings with several officials in DR Congo and reviewed water resources, soil quality and crops grown in the African country. .

Elephant-Rich States Row Back From Threat to Quit Trade Body

Yahoo Daily News 27 May 2022
(Bloomberg) -- A group of Southern African countries where two thirds of the world’s African Elephants live rowed back from a threat to leave an international governmental body that regulates trade in endangered species and their products.

Africa’s recovery remains uneven; more resources are needed – AfDB report

Joy Online 27 May 2022
African countries are also grappling with the climate crisis, insecurity in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, and the impact of the war in Ukraine, particularly its impact on food prices ... “African countries must manage climate change, prepare for future health emergencies, and deal with the prospects of a global food crisis,” Adesina said.

Fifa World Cup trophy to send Safa president Danny Jordaan down memory lane

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2022
“The conversation shifted to a reality that South Africa, the first African country to host the World Cup, established [its credentials as a host nation] through the arrival of the World Cup trophy in our country ... “We hope this time that an African team will go to the final stages, if not the final of the World Cup in Qatar.

Why Africa's first Covid-19 vaccine plant failed to take off

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2022
The vaccine, identical to the one created by Johnson & Johnson, was intended for the African market ... Commercial production never started in what officials say is an ominous sign for other African countries that had considered manufacturing Covid vaccines, the report said.

Central African Republic All Set To Become A Crypto Hub, Here’s What We Know!

Bitcoinist 27 May 2022
Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera had announced the plans of unveiling the country’s cryptocurrency initiative via a Twitter post. The Central African Republic is the world’s second country that has accepted Bitcoin as a legal tender after El Salvador.

Africa CDC urges increased surveillance against monkeypox

People Daily 27 May 2022
ADDIS ABABA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Thursday warned African countries to increase surveillance against monkeypox and build strong infection control measures against the virus ... The official added that four African ...

‘Pakistan proud of supporting African freedom movements’

The News International 27 May 2022
Stalls depicting African culture were also set up on the occasion ... Pakistan has made a great contribution to African peace and stability and is among the leading troop contributing countries to date - presently more than 4000 peacekeepers are deployed in various UN missions in Africa, he said.

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