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Africa: Covid Cases in Africa Were ‘Underreported’

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
New studies indicate that COVID infections and deaths in Africa could have been higher than previously reported. In Zambia, nearly one in every five recently deceased people brought into Lusaka's central morgue tested positive for the coronavirus, a study by the Boston University School of...

Covid-19: Poor countries without vaccines could face grave death toll – Africa-News24Nation

Covid-19: Poor countries without vaccines could face grave death toll - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Poorer countries will most likely “bear the brunt of hundreds of thousands of needless deaths” from inequalities in access to Covid-19 vaccines. This dire warning was given by the Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland in a video address to the High-Level Segment at the...

Africa: Tobacco – Can Smoke-Free Products Contribute to Improved Public Health?

Africa: Tobacco - Can Smoke-Free Products Contribute to Improved Public Health?
Paris — On February 17th, 2021, Philip Morris International (PMI) held an online event entitled " Can scientifically substantiated smoke-free products contribute to public health outcomes?". This event was the third of its « Open Science Conference series » aimed at discussing and sharing the latest...

Rwanda’s Kagame criticizes ‘hypocrisy’ in Covid-19 vaccine supply – Africa-News24Nation

Rwanda's Kagame criticizes 'hypocrisy' in Covid-19 vaccine supply - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has criticized what he calls “hypocrisy and double standards” in the global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. The World Health Organization (WHO) director, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that deals between rich nations and vaccine manufacturers had made it hard...

Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 102,000 Across Continent

Africa: Over 3,4 Million Confirmed Covid-19 Cases on Continent
Cape Town — As of February 24, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,846,159 . Reported deaths in Africa reached 102,142  and 3,408,000  people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases - 1,505,586  - and 49,413  people died. Other most-affected...

African UN leaders criticize ‘sexist and racist’ coverage of WTO’s first female boss – Africa-News24Nation

Nigeria's Okonjo-Iweala confident of landing top WTO job - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - Senior African leaders at the UN are unhappy with media coverage of the first female boss of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The WTO this month announced officially the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as its new director-general. The former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi...

Africa: Newly Confirmed UN Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield Among Top Africa Experts in Biden-Harris Government

Africa: Newly Confirmed UN Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield Among Top Africa Experts in Biden-Harris Government
Washington, DC — The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Linda Thomas-Greenfield as United States ambassador to the United Nations. The vote was 78-20. The veteran diplomat is the Cabinet-level member of the Biden-Harris team with the most extensive Africa resume. Her 35-year career in...

Niger: Protests erupt after Bazoum wins presidential run-off vote – Africa-News24Nation

Niger: Protests erupt after Bazoum wins presidential run-off vote - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - Protests have erupted in Niger with reports of clashes between protesters and police in parts of the capital, Niamey. The clashes erupted before and after the announcement of Mohamed Bazoum as winner of the presidential run-off. Angry supporters of his challenger Mahamane Ousmane have been...

Africa: Thrilling Encounters Highlight Total U-20 AFCON Quarterfinals

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
A mouth-watering showpiece awaits on Thursday and Friday in Mauritania when the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations gets into the quarter finals stage, after the completion of the last round of group matches on Monday evening. While there was a heartbreak for the host...