Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Major offshore wind farm using 187-meter high turbines starts to produce power

Major offshore wind farm using 187-meter high turbines starts to produce power
As technology develop, the size of wind turbines is increasing. This image does not show the type of turbine that will be used at Triton Knoll. Rini Kools | iStock | Getty Images A major wind farm off the U.K.'s east coast featuring huge turbines has...

Ghana’s President is first leader to take the Covax vaccine – Africa-News24Nation

Ghana's President is first leader to take the Covax vaccine - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday became the first global leader to take the coronavirus vaccine from Covax. The Covax program is the global vaccine-sharing initiative helping poorer countries control the pandemic. After taking his jab, Akufo-Addo said, “It is important that I set...

CDC director news24nations off on J&J’s single-shot Covid vaccine, clearing way for distribution to begin

CDC director signs off on J&J's single-shot Covid vaccine, clearing way for distribution to begin
Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, news24nationed off Sunday on Johnson & Johnson's one-shot Covid-19 vaccine for those 18 years of age and older as the federal government prepares to...

Africa: An African Agenda At the World Trade Organization

Africa: An African Agenda At the World Trade Organization
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes office as World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General today, on 1 March. As the first female and first African in this position, she joins other Africans at the top of powerful multilateral organisations - Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus at the World Health...

Chinese ministry calls for supply chain resiliency, without mentioning chip production targets

Chinese ministry calls for supply chain resiliency, without mentioning chip production targets
BEIJING — In the face of a global chip shortage and U.S. sanctions, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology declined Monday to name targets for semiconductor production. China would like to build up self-sufficiency in competitive technologies and rely less on imports of semiconductors,...

Covid-19: Ivory Coast, Ghana begin roll out of Covax vaccines – Africa-News24Nation

Covid-19: Ivory Coast, Ghana begin roll out of Covax vaccines - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Ivory Coast and Ghana have started rolling out their secured Covid-19 vaccine under the UN-backed Covax programme. The Covax program is the global vaccine-sharing initiative helping poorer countries control the pandemic. On Monday healthcare workers in the Ivory Coast city of Abidjan started receiving the...

Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumps 2%; data show China factory activity growth slowed in February

Japan's Nikkei 225 jumps 2%; data show China factory activity growth slowed in February
SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific traded higher on Monday, as data releases showed China's manufacturing activity growth slowing in February. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 rose 2.36% in morning trade, as the index attempted to recover from its nearly 4% plunge on Friday. The Topix...

Africa’s Youth Finds its Power in Transforming Food Systems

Africa's Youth Finds its Power in Transforming Food Systems
With  one in every five   young people today coming from Africa, it has become increasingly hard to ignore us. In fact, many of the world's powerful now recognise the enormous potential...

Ghana approves new law to jail publishers of nude pictures – Africa-News24Nation

Ghana approves new law to jail publishers of nude pictures - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Ghana has approved a new law that seeks to punish persons who publish indecent images especially of children and women online. The new law under the country’s Cybersecurity Act 2020 is an attempt to crackdown on taking and circulating or publishing of naked and...