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South Africa Signs Agreement with Pfizer to Procure 20 Million Vaccines

The Health Minister of South Africa, Dr. Zweli Mkhize has announced that the country has signed a deal to procure 20 million doses of...

Mozambique Extend Restrictive Measures to Avoid Third Wave of Pandemic

The Deputy General Director of Mozambique's National Health Institute (INS), Eduardo Samo Gudo, has announced the decision of the government of Mozambique to keep...

Egypt Receive Vaccination Boost as New Shipment Arrive from China

The Egyptian Minister of Health, Hala Zayed, has extended a message of goodwill and praise for the Chinese coronavirus vaccine Sinopharm after the country...

Analysis

African Governments, Youths and The Blockchain Revolution

By Alkali Amana In the recent decade, the rapid and swift pervasion of the internet within Africa has stood out as a key driver of...

Ghana Works Towards Empowering MSMEs for Formal Markets and AfCFTA

The Ghanaian National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and the Mastercard Foundation under their Young Africa Works Business Formalization Project are implementing a...

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President Lungu: Working to Eradicate GBV and Championing the Cause for Women Through Inclusive...

By Alkali Amana When the African Union (AU) Heads of State held a summit in Sandton, South Africa, in June 2015, a major highlight of...

Business

TIC Calls on Farmers in Tanzania to Improve Agricultural Production for Industrial Growth

The Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) has called for farmers in the Lake Zone to engage fully in agriculture activities that will enable a production...

Angola Sign Agreement with UAE to Boost Aviation Sector

The government of Angola has partnered with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to sign a "Bilateral Air Services Agreement" and a "Memorandum of Understanding"...

Liberia Signs $74.2 Million Dual Financing Agreement with World Bank

The Government of Liberia and the World Bank, Liberia Country office have signed financing agreements, totalling US$74.2 million, for the Liberia Electricity Sector Strengthening...

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Liberia Signs $74.2 Million Dual Financing Agreement with World Bank

The Government of Liberia and the World Bank, Liberia Country office have signed financing agreements, totalling US$74.2 million, for the Liberia Electricity Sector Strengthening...

FEC Approves New Policy Framework to Boost Business Opportunities in Nigeria

The Nigerian Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs Maryam Yalwaji Katagum, has announced the approval of the revised National...

Why British Leadership Remains Critical to Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases

By Ellen Agler, CEO of the END Fund Since the dawn of medicine, the UK has been a pioneer and world leader in preventative medicines...

SDGs

Merck Foundation Urges Media to Change Narrative on Infertility

Concentrating efforts to end the stigma associated with infertility, the Merck Foundation, and fertility experts have called on the media to give wider coverage...

The Gambia Eliminates Trachoma as A Public Health Problem

The Gambia has successfully eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, becoming the third African country to be validated by the World Health Organization...

Director General of World Health Organization Commends Algeria’s Effort in The Fight Against Malaria

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has applauded Twenty-four countries, including Algeria, for achieving the feat of being...

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Liberia’s Vice President Jewel Taylor Calls for an African Industrial Revolution

Jewel Cianeh Taylor is one of few women in top political leadership positions in Africa. In this interview with Africa Renewal’s Kingsley Ighobor, she discusses Liberia’s...

Nigeria Restates Support for Women Owned Businesses

The Nigerian Minister of State for Industry, Trade, and Investment, Mrs. Mariam Katagum, has restated the focus of the Federal Government at supporting women-owned...

Gender Responsive Firms to Receive Awards in September

Business Engage, a South African-based Non-Profit company, seeks to recognize companies and persons in Africa making strides in the workplace with awards in gender...

Environment

Zimbabwe Considers Tapping into Nuclear Energy to Provide Power

The Government of Zimbabwe has approved the framework allowing for cooperation with the Russian Federation State Atomic Energy Corporation as it considers the possibility...

Wärtsilä Gas Project to Accelerate Senegal’s Move to Cleaner Energy Production

The technology group Wärtsilä will convert the close to 90 MW Bel-Air power plant in Dakar, Senegal to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG)....

Windhoek Improve Water Regulation Service with The Installation of Prepaid Meters

To improve the regulation of its water infrastructure, the City of Windhoek in Namibia has approved a framework within which residents will receive a...