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Africa: AU – Angolan Head of State Gets Award

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Luanda — Angolan President João Lourenço was distinguished by the African Union on Friday with the Recognition Award of the Heads of State and Government, whose countries have ratified the Agreement for the Creation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This was during...

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...

Africa: Covid-19 – How Five Hardest Hit African Countries Are Coping

Africa: Covid-19 - How Five Hardest Hit African Countries Are Coping
Deaths from COVID-19 in Africa have surged by 40 per cent in the past month. On February 14, 2020, Egypt became the first African country to record a COVID-19 case. The virus has since spread to the other 53 countries in the continent. In many African...

Africa: Angola Defends UN Activities Adjustment

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Luanda — Angola defended Monday in New York the adjustment of the UN-Women activities, in order to help the member states, mainly Africans, to reach "relevant tangible results" for the current Covid-19 context. This standing was expressed by Angola's permanent representative to the United Nations,...

Africa: How South Africa Regulates Medicines and Vaccines

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COVID-19 has raised public awareness about the role of national medicines regulatory authorities in enabling access to safe, effective and quality-assured medicines. This includes vaccines. In South Africa, the pandemic has also exposed a number of important misperceptions, among the public and health professionals. The South...

Africa: AU Stresses Systematic Response

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Gaborone — The just-ended African Union (AU) assembly has emphasised the need for a systematic response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation, Dr Lemogang Kwape, the aim of such a response was to avert the continued loss of human...

African Countries Embracing Biometrics, Digital IDs

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From the spread of digital apps, like the Nigerian-based FarmCrowdy, which is helping farmers utilize technology to improve their operations, to Mpesa - the mobile money in East Africa, to the millions of mobile phone connections in sub-Saharan Africa, bypassing fixed-telephone line services, there...

Africa: Smart Africa Makes for a Smarter Namibia

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The world seems to be fully 'smartified', from smartphones, smart fridges to smart houses and cars that are smart. Connected, intelligent and technology driven products and services are at the very basis of our society. To such an extent that being a 'smart society'...

Africa: South Africa Announces Its Intention to Introduce Digital Radio – Will the Rest of the Continent Follow?

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London — In November last year the South African broadcast regulator ICASA published its Draft DSB Regulations 1 on the introduction of digital radio for consultation. Last week it held virtual public hearings. Russell Southwood looks at the arguments over doing it and what...