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Africa: An African Agenda At the World Trade Organization

Africa: An African Agenda At the World Trade Organization
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes office as World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General today, on 1 March. As the first female and first African in this position, she joins other Africans at the top of powerful multilateral organisations - Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus at the World Health...

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

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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...

Africa: Will Africa Ever Get the Covid Vaccine?

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Monrovia — With a reported death toll of more than one hundred thousand and more than three million reported cases, the African continent appears to be at the bottom of the pile of countries likely to receive vaccines for the deadly Coronavirus. Such disparity is...

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: Meet Jam’al, the Total U20 Afcon, Mauritania 2021 Mascot

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On the sidelines of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania, the spectacle wowing the attendees at the three venues is a jumpy and playful mascot named Jam'Al. Jam'Al is the combination of two words; jam which means peace in the Pulaar, Soninke...

Africa: Many African Countries Had a Surprise Manufacturing Surge in 2010s – It Bodes Well for the Years Ahead

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Gaaitzen de Vries, United Nations University; Emmanuel B Mensah, University of Groningen; Hagen Kruse, University of Groningen, and Kunal Sen, United Nations University The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the global economy, with world output contracting at 3.5% in 2020, and no recovery likely...

Africa: Tanzania – Gambia – Time to Bounce Back

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Following their respective defeats in Matchday 1, Group C Tanzania and the Gambia will be looking for a response when the face each other in Nouadhibou on Friday. Tanzania suffered a heavy 4-0 defeat against Ghana's Black Satellites on Tuesday at the Stade Municipal de...

Africa: Nautic Africa Launches New 35metre Flagship Vessel

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Paramount Maritime Holdings subsidiary, Nautic Africa has announced the launch of its flagship 35m Sentinel vessel, the second of the new enhanced class. The latest development is a major milestone for the company and the wider African shipbuilding industry, despite the challenges presented by COVID-19...

Africa: Gambia U-20 Welcomes Morocco in Africa U-20 Youth Championship Today

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The Gambia U-20 team will welcome Morocco in their opening group C fixture of the 2021 Africa U-20 Youth Championship today, Tuesday at the Stade De Nouadahibou at 7 pm. The Young Scorpions, who defeated Cameroon 1-0 and Burkina 2-1 in their international training friendly...