Across Africa

An in-depth Look at Future of Africa’s Energy Mix, Transition and Investment Amid COVID-19

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The webinar will be guided by the question: Is Now the Time for Renewables? Speakers will include: Nelisiwe Magubane, Chairperson of Matleng Energy Solutions; Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor of Policy & Communications at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy and Massaer Cisse, General Manager of Lekela Power Senegal; The webinar will take place on Thursday, 28 May ...

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Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa, Says Global Finance

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Global Finance has named Ecobank as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from ...

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Yebo: Home of Know Africa, Be Africa

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By Apo Newsroom The spirit of Africa has lived through oral narratives for generations. Documentation of the continent through digital stories is a quest many lovers of Africa have been yearning for with little to celebrate about. About a month ago, Africa’s largest content house launched the first factual Video on Demand platform on the continent. The aim was simple, ...

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South Africa COVID-19 Cases Exceed 20,000, Deaths Near 400

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Coronavirus infections in South Africa surged past 20,000 with close to 400 deaths, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday. Channels Television reports that in a statement the ministry confirmed 20,125 coronavirus positive cases, and a total of 397 deaths countrywide. The continent’s most industrialised nation has the highest number of coronavirus infections, with the coastal province of the Western ...

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COVID-19 Palliatives: Gombe Governor Inaugurates Committee

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…as Emir of Gombe Leads Committee By James Ezema Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has inaugurated a 38- man special committee on relief and palliatives to cushion the effect of the partial lockdown in the State occasioned by the Coronavirus Pandamic. The Street Reporters Newspaper reports that inaugurating the committee at the new banquet hall of the Government ...

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Facebook Expands Coronavirus Information Center to 24 More Countries in Africa

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Facebook has is expanding its Coronavirus Information Center to 24 more countries in Africa as part of its ongoing commitment to empowering people around the world with timely and accurate news from trusted health authorities. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Center is featured at the top of News Feed and provides a central place for people to keep informed about the ...

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Why Christians Can Be Infected by Covid19 – Prophet TB Joshua

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Popular Prophet and televangelist, TB Joshua has asked Christians spoken on possibility of Christians getting infected by Covid-19 because it is just like another affliction. During a question and answer session, he opened up on the matter. TB Joshua was asked: Can a real Christian contact COVID-19? I am asking this because I have read on the internet that true ...

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Why The World Cannot Afford Another Zoonotic Disease Now – Goni, C-G National Park

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Dr Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General (CG), National Park Service has warned that the world cannot afford another zoonotic disease now while still battling with the scourge of Covid-19. Goni who gave the warning in a statement made available to The Street Reporters Newspaper and issued by Mr Yakubu Zull his media assistant, was reacting to the recent report of dead ...

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COVID-19: AfDB Group Unveils $10Bn Response Facility

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday announced the creation of the COVID-19 Response Facility to assist regional member countries in fighting the pandemic, The Street Reporters Newspaper reports. The Facility is the latest measure taken by the Bank to respond to the pandemic and will be the institution’s primary channel for its efforts to address the crisis. It ...

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Address by Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi, Leader of the Revolution of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya at 64th Session UN General Assembly

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Address by Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi, Leader of the Revolution of the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya At UN General Assembly Editor’s Note: This is an address by the Libyan leader as the President of African Union at the 64th Session of the UN General Assembly in September 2009, a transcript found on pages 15 to 28 on the word document ...

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