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The United States Senate on Thursday confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court. The 51-year-old’s appointment means white men will not be the majority on the nation’s high court for the first time in 233 years. President Joe Biden called it a...
Boeing Co agreed on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, to acknowledge liability for compensatory damages in lawsuits filed by families of the 157 people killed in the 2019 Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash, Chicago. As a result of the agreement between Boeing and the families, lawyers for the victims will not...
Airtel Africa and UNICEF have announced a five-year pan-African multi-million-dollar partnership, in a move designed to help boost digital learning through connecting schools to the internet and ensuring free access to learning platforms across 13 countries. By providing equal access to quality digital learning, particularly for the most vulnerable children,...
Beatrice Batamuliza The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the government of Rwanda through the Rwanda National Drug Authority signed a 75 million US Dollar project. Unveiling the project, USAID official Jonathan Cummins said the fund is in appreciation of Rwanda’s good management of US funds donated. “The government of...
About 30 Opportunity Funds Program scholars of the US Consulate General in Lagos have received fully-funded scholarships totalling $4.35 million to attend American universities and colleges for the 2021/2022 academic session. Following a competitive selection process, the 30 high-achieving, low-income students, received financial aid from the US Consulate General that...
By Christy Cole It is a downward spiral towards food insecurity as Covid-19 hikes unemployment, inflation and hurts access to food within Africa's most populous nation. A local saying in Nigeria, 'No food for lazy man' ties agricultural products directly to the farmer's physical prowess. But with COVID-19 and the latest...
Experts have advised Kenyans to embrace clinical trials on the COVID-19 pandemic to support the process of developing a vaccine produced to meet global standards and fit their needs. Jennifer Maroa Mabuka, a Programme Consultant with Clinical Trials Community, noted that the world can only get a vaccine with...
The African Union (AU) is seeking to engage Rwanda for a possible renewal of the agreement signed with it to extend asylum for stranded African migrants who are evacuated from Libya. The initial agreement, which was signed in September 2019 was a two-year-deal that saw the East African country agree...
Africa No Filter, a donor collaborative working to shift stereotypical and harmful narratives within and about Africa, has announced that the British Council and UK-based organisations that support arts, culture, and education initiatives globally, has come on board to fund its work to shift harmful and stereotypical narratives about...
By Fhedzi Modau With its massive gas reserves and billions of dollars of investment flowing in to monetize them, Mozambique has a unique opportunity to deploy a flexible power strategy that will bring major benefits across both its domestic and regional electricity markets.  Countries across Southern Africa have established ambitious targets...