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Covid-19: Ivory Coast becomes second country to get Covax vaccines – Africa-News24Nation

Covid-19: Ivory Coast becomes second country to get Covax vaccines - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Ivory Coast has become the second country after Ghana to receive coronavirus vaccines under the global vaccine-sharing programme Covax. The West African nation received 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday, delivered from a plant in India. Authorities in Ivory Coast say they...

Africa: A New Advance in the Search for Substances to Replace Fat in Food

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
It's well known that obesity is developing into a growing global health problem. In Africa alone, the number of overweight children under five has increased by nearly 50% since 2000. Obesity is a risk factor in diseases such as cancers, heart disease and diabetes. Population...

The 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians for 2020 – Africa-News24Nation

The 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians for 2020 - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - As part of its annual programme to celebrate and honour Nigeria’s most outstanding youth, leading African PR and rating firm Avance Media has published the fifth edition of its annual 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians ranking. The list which is centered on revealing the...

Africa: Debutants Central Africa Republic Clash With Gambia for Place in Last Four

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Both second place finishers from their groups, first timers Central Africa Republic (CAR) and Gambia will clash in the final quarter final of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the Stade Olympique in Nouakchott on Friday. CAR finished second in a tough...

Morocco to legalise cannabis production for medical use – Africa-News24Nation

Rwanda legalizes growing of cannabis for medical purposes - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Morocco‘s government has announced that it will soon be legalizing the production of cannabis for medicinal and industrial purposes. Once the approval is secured farmers would then be allowed to farm so the cannabis can be exported and used domestically. The government is hopeful...

Africa: World’s Biggest Stars Come Out to Support Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan For The World

Africa: World's Biggest Stars Come Out to Support Global Citizen's Recovery Plan For The World
Cape Town — "The urgency to get a vaccine to everyone, everywhere cannot be underestimated. As a country, we will be joining efforts to help the world recover better by ending the pandemic as a priority, addressing food security and hunger, getting all our...

Global music streaming giant Spotify expands services in Africa – Africa-News24Nation

Global music streaming giant Spotify expands services in Africa - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - The world’s most popular global audio streaming subscription service, is now available in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda as of February 23. With a worldwide community of more than 345 million monthly active listeners, Spotify will offer a world-class audio listening and...

Africa: Covid-19 Oxygen Emergency Impacting More Than Half a Million People in Low- and Middle-Income Countries Every Day, as Demand Surges

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Since the start of the pandemic, affordable and sustainable access to oxygen has been a growing challenge in low- and middle-income countries. COVID-19 has put huge pressure on health systems, with hospitals in many LMICs running out of oxygen, resulting in preventable deaths and...

Ghana is first in Africa to receive Covid-19 vaccines under COVAX – Africa-News24Nation

Ghana is first in Africa to receive Covid-19 vaccines under COVAX - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Ghana on Wednesday morning took delivery of 600,000 AstraZeneca doses of Covid-19 vaccines. The connews24nationment arrived at the Kotoka International Airport in Ghana’s capital, Accra via an Emirates airline plane. The government said the doses are part of the first batch of vaccines the...