Friday, April 16, 2021

Africa: Ten-Woman Cameroon Lose Tokyo Olympic Ticket to Chile

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Cameroon women's team will miss the Olympic Games for the second time in a row, after a drab 0-0 draw against Chile in the CAF-CONMEBOL intercontinental playoff second leg on Tuesday in Antalya, Turkey. The Lionesses suffered a huge setback in the first leg, after...

Chad’s President set to extend rule in presidential election – Africa-News24Nation

Chad's President set to extend rule in presidential election - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Voters are choosing a new president in Chad’s Presidential election on Sunday with the incumbent Idriss Deby Itno set to secure a sixth term in office. He has already spent 30 years in power and remains the favourite to win Sunday’s vote. When his ruling...

Africa: Covid-19 – the Opportunity for a Reset of Our Global Humanity

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All 195 countries on the planet are in the same big salad bowl. Covid knows no borders, carries no passport. We can say that there is a vaccine, but not that 'we all' have a vaccine. People with money and power have a vaccine....

Uganda, Tanzania news24nation $3.5bn deal with global oil firms – Africa-News24Nation

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn deal with global oil firms - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - The governments of Tanzania and Uganda on Sunday news24nationed a long awaited oil deal with international oil firms—French Total E&P, and China’s Cnooc. The deal worth some $3.5 billion gives way for the commercialization of an East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Officials of...

Africa: Six Reasons Why a Healthy Environment Should Be a Human Right

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At least 155 states recognize their citizens have the right to live in a healthy environment, either through national legislation or international accords, like the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite those protections, the World Health Organization estimates that 23 per cent of all deaths...

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa – Africa-News24Nation

Why Twitter picked Ghana as its head quarters in Africa - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Social media giant, Twitter has announced that Ghana will host its Africa head quarters. The company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. In a statement the company said “in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited to announce that we...

African Experts Urge Local Covid-19 Vaccine Manufacturing

African Experts Urge Local Covid-19 Vaccine Manufacturing
Johannesburg — Africa is lagging in vaccinating its people against the COVID-19 disease, and continental heads of state and international health officials say vaccine manufacturing must come to Africa in earnest to combat both the illness and future health emergencies. These experts, alongside African heads...

Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President’s term by two years – Africa-News24Nation

Somalia: Lawmakers vote to extend President's term by two years - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Somalia’s Lower House of Parliament has voted to approve a bill to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s term in office by two years. The controversial special election bill was overwhelmingly approved by 149 members. It needs to be approved by the upper chamber before...

Africa Elections 2021 – All the Upcoming Votes

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A regularly updated list of the upcoming elections in Africa in 2021 - Last updated: 6 April 2021 Here are the upcoming elections in list form. The exact dates are liable to change. April 2021 9: Djibouti - President (run off 23 April) 11: Chad - President 11: Benin...