Sunday, January 24, 2021

Africa: Beaten Cranes Leave Progress At CHAN to Last Game

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
By Andrew Mwanguhya Substitute Saidi Kyeyune scored from 40-yards but Uganda Cranes lost 2-1 to tournament debutantes Togo to move to the brink of another familiar early exit from the ongoing Africa Nations Championship (Chan) n Cameroon. In what was perhaps the best game of a...

Africa: Why Cranes Need to Correct Results On Final Straight

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Uganda, Togo, Morocco and Rwanda were all heading to the pitch for their second Group C games of the African Nations Championship (Chan) last night as we published this. But the topic of discussion remains as alive as the next and final group games on...

Africa Cheers After U.S. Returns to World Health Organization

Africa Cheers After U.S. Returns to World Health Organization
African countries say the US' return to the World Health Organization will be crucial to the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and other future infections. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden news24nationed a series of executive orders, among them halting Washington's initial withdrawal from the...

Africa: Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus JAN

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Washington, DC — Vice President Kamala Harris spoke by phone today with World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to discuss the decision by the United States to reverse its withdrawal from the WHO in one of the first acts following inauguration,...

Uganda: Renowned Archbishop suspended for adultery – Africa-News24Nation

Uganda: Renowned Archbishop suspended for adultery - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - The Anglican Church in Uganda has suspended its former Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali for allegedly committing adultery. The Archbishop who retired last year after 43 years in the priesthood has been banned from conducting priestly duties. In a statement on its website, the Anglican Church which has...

Africa: Governments Exploited Covid-19 to Crack Down on Human Rights – Report

Africa: Governments Exploited Covid-19 to Crack Down on Human Rights - Report
Cape Town — Covid-19 and the emergency measures taken to combat it have affected the poor in Africa particularly badly, and some governments have exploited the pandemic to restrict human rights, says a leading rights expert on Africa. Mausi Segun, executive director of the Africa...

UK bans travellers from Tanzania and DRC – Africa-News24Nation

UK bans travellers from Tanzania and DRC - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - The UK has banned all arrivals from Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo from Friday January 22. It follows the earlier ban on passengers from 11 other Southern African countries to enter the UK. The latest ban is aimed at stopping the spread of the South Africa variant...

Africa: Former U.S. Officials Call on Biden to Back WTO Selection for Okonjo-Iweala

Africa: Former U.S. Officials Call on Biden to Back WTO Selection for Okonjo-Iweala
A cross-section of former senior U.S. government officials, including a Nobel Laureate, along with academicians and civil society leaders, have written to President Biden in support of the election of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General of the World Trade Organization. Opposition from the Trump...

Covid-19: The stories of 300 global Black doctors’ and nurses’ – Africa-News24Nation

Covid-19: The stories of 300 global Black doctors’ and nurses’ - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - A project called the THE BLACK FRONTLINE has been launched and aimed at framing the pandemic through the stories of 300 global black doctors and nurses in 3 cities on 3 continents. In what founders of the project call the oral history project,...