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Kagame rallies African leaders on vaccine manufacturing

Ghana Web 13 Apr 2021
In his remarks, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson, called for what he described as “a strategic partnership for a new health world order” in view of enabling the continent to be able to meet most of its need for pharmaceutical drugs and vaccines.

African Experts Urge Local COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing

Beijing News 13 Apr 2021
These experts, alongside African heads of state and ... Economist Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, estimated that the pandemic has caused 100 million Africans to fall into poverty, and led to the loss of 30 million jobs.

Huawei to help Ethiopia cultivate ICT talent

People Daily 13 Apr 2021
ADDIS ABABA, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese hi-tech giant Huawei announced on Monday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission (EJCC) to cultivate the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) talent ecosystem in the east African country ... Shi Xi, Liang Jun). .

US Congressional Committee to Consider Reparations Bill

Voa News 12 Apr 2021
House of Representatives committee is due to consider Wednesday a bill to create a commission to study the history of slavery in the United States and recommend “appropriate remedies.” ... in the early 1600s, as well as discrimination against the descendants of African who were forcefully brought to the U.S.

Africa mulls over vaccine manufacturing capacity

Anadolu Agency 12 Apr 2021
African Union Commission head Moussa Faki Mahamat, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, and the World Trade Organization chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are also participating in the conference ... Tshisekedi also highlighted the need for partnerships that should be in line with African priorities.

Continental vaccine manufacturing virtual conference

Ghana Web 12 Apr 2021
President Paul Kagame is expected to be among African leaders who will this afternoon meet to discuss the continent’s vaccine manufacturing roadmap ... of South African and Macky Sall of Senegal. Also expected is Moussa Faki Mahamat, the African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson, Dr.

Mysteries behind Battle of Bangui

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 Apr 2021
François Bozizé is Satan on earth.” These were the words of a respected international banker from the Central African Republic when he saw me reading The Battle of Bangui at a hotel in N’Djamena a few days ago ... Infamously, Bozizé turned to former South African president Jacob Zuma when he had run out of friends — and Zuma offered to help.

UN can only lift sanctions when Juba peace deal is fulfilled - Guterres

Ghana Web 12 Apr 2021
The UN chief also appealed for the urgent establishment of the Hybrid Court of South Sudan, with the first steps including the conclusion of a memorandum of understanding between the African Union Commission and the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity.

Marvel, Give Me A Dora Milaje Video Game Already

Kotaku 12 Apr 2021
The plot centers on the new initiate coming into her own as a valued member of the Dora Milaje as she works to reclaim pieces of stolen Wakandan tech from around the world while uncovering a conspiracy to attack the secretive African nation ... G/O Media may get a commission.

ECA working with African countries to increase investment for infrastructure, energy

Capital Ethiopia 12 Apr 2021
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is working with African countries to increase investment in infrastructure and agriculture on the continent ... ....

Special Envoy Updates Security Council on New Strategy for Consolidating Peace, Preventing Conflict in Great Lakes Region

Reliefweb 12 Apr 2021
Mohamed Fathi Ahmed Edrees (Egypt), briefing the Council in his capacity as Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission, spotlighted the latter’s recent engagement with regional actors in support of the Special Envoy’s mandate ... The Office of the Special Envoy and the Peacebuilding Commission should meanwhile be further strengthened.

Africa must take steps to safeguard food security

China Daily 12 Apr 2021
 . Globally, most countries are still grappling with food insecurity ... Further, the onset of an invasion by desert locusts in 2020 left a trail of destruction ... On April 16, 2020, African ministers for agriculture, with the support of the African Union Commission, made a declaration on food security and nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic ... .

Ghana receives critical COVID-19 medical supplies

Business Ghana 11 Apr 2021
The medical items were funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the German Government (BMZ), the European Union, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and WAHO and procured by GIZ and UNDP.

SA ranks 136 worldwide for the cost of mobile data

Independent online (SA) 11 Apr 2021
... data as South African regulators try to clamp down the high costs ... Data prices are keenly looked at by South African consumers after the Competition Commission found South Africa’s major mobile providers, Vodacom, Telkom, MTN, and Cell C, were charging too much for mobile prices.

Chadians to go to polls to elect president

Anadolu Agency 11 Apr 2021
 . Over 7 million voters in Chad are registered to go to the polls on Sunday as President Idriss Deby Itno seeks a sixth consecutive term ... The 7.3 million registered voters in the Central African country will choose between 10 candidates, according to the country's independent electoral commission (CENI) ... .