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UK hosting Africa investment summit for green transition

Arab News 20 Jan 2022
The UK is hosting an investment conference on Thursday to boost sustainable economic cooperation with African countries and to support the continent’s transition to clean growth ... Last year’s virtual conference was attended by more than 2,800 delegates from over 40 African countries.

Uganda urges Africa to unite in UN Security Council reform negotiations 20 Jan 2022
19 (Xinhua) -- Uganda on Wednesday urged African countries to remain united as the continent continues to push for reforms at the UN Security Council ... of promoting the common African position in the intergovernmental negotiations at the United Nations.

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 10.37M: Africa CDC 20 Jan 2022
South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia and Ethiopia are among the countries with the most cases on the continent, it said. Figures from the Africa CDC show that African countries have so far conducted about 92,705,703 COVID-19 medical tests.

Craig Murray: Telling Lies on an International Scale

Consortium News 20 Jan 2022
It harbored at various times much of the leadership of the African National Congress, and is the spiritual home of pan-Africanism ... It is a further symptom of Tory racism that they presume that you can tell any lies you like about what is happening in an African country and there will be no comeback.

Ghana’s leaders urged to take decisions that unite the people

Ghana Web 20 Jan 2022
This admonishing comes on the heels of the withdrawal of the military personnel who were attached to the Office of the Speaker of the West African country by the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), an action that has led to public outcry by a section of the Ghanaian people especially the ...

US senior diplomats in Sudan to try resolve post-coup crisis

Press Telegram 20 Jan 2022
diplomats were in Sudan Wednesday to try to find a way out of the crisis roiling the African country since an October military coup ... The agreement paved the way for the African country to reintegrate into the international community after two decades of isolation under al-Bashir.

CARMEL RICKARD: SA’s lunatic asylum

Business Day 20 Jan 2022
Of all African countries, Uganda hosts the most refugees. About 1.5-million call the country home — at least for now — compared with about 267,000 refugees and asylum-seekers officially in SA.

WHO says COVID-19 pandemic still 'an extraordinary event'

Anadolu Agency 20 Jan 2022
It further urged countries to ensure that there is "sufficient surge capacity for critical SARS-CoV-2 clinical care and post COVID-19 condition." ... With the surge in reports of omicron variant cases, many countries initially applied bans to several African states.

West should pay heed to Xi's Davos message

China Daily 20 Jan 2022
The fact is that many countries are still confused how to combat the pandemic, and do not know how to correctly and competently build a world after the pandemic ... Besides, China will provide another one billion doses to African countries, including 600 million doses as donation, and will also donate 150 million doses to ASEAN countries.

Gambo tops Apple Music Chat with hit-single Boys Ay? Wild

Business Ghana 20 Jan 2022
The 26-year-old rapper can boast of owning a slew of tech stores spread across the major malls in the country and also dabbles in real estate. When asked by African Entertainment at a recent presser for the video release of ‘Boys Ay? Wild’ which was premiered on ...

Kuwait resumes flights with 9 African countries

Gulf News 19 Jan 2022
Kuwait has announced it is resuming commercial flights with nine African countries after a hiatus over the emergence of the coronavirus Omicron variant, local media reported ... On November 28, Kuwait suspended flights to the nine African countries, where the ...

African countries need investment in export-related industries to achieve objectives of AfCFTA

Business Day Online 19 Jan 2022
The main objective of AfCFTA is to create a single continental market for goods and services to promote trade and investment among African countries and with the rest of the world. African countries need huge investments to achieve the objectives of the AfCFTA ... Nigeria’s export to African countries relative to total exports was 13.2 percent.

Three pillars to strengthening health systems in African countries

Beijing News 19 Jan 2022
This situation has brought home to African countries the need to take matters into their own hands by developing local manufacturing capacity for diagnostics, vaccines, and therapeutics to guide them through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

How COVID gave African countries the opportunity to improve public health

Beijing News 19 Jan 2022
The challenges presented by the pandemic are an opportunity for African health systems to move beyond their current limitations ... This raised capacity for diagnostics from two countries (Senegal and South Africa) in January 2020 to 48 African Union member states by the end of April 2020 ... It's similar for drugs to treat African high burden diseases.

Forty under 40 African nominees across 15 African countries announced for the maiden edition

Ghana Web 19 Jan 2022
Xodus Communications Limited has officially announced the nominees across fifteen African countries for the maiden edition of the Forty Under 40 African Award slated for March 26, 2022, at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel, Accra- Ghana.

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