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Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Nears 79,000

Mo 18 Jan 2021 09:43:29 CET
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of January 18, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  3,261,125 . Reported deaths in Africa reached 78,874  and 2,676,282  people have recovered.

Africa: Trump Is Out, but U.S. Evangelicalism Remains Alive and Well in Africa

Mo 18 Jan 2021 08:47:07 CET
[The Conversation Africa] On the day before the 2020 US presidential election, Reverend Kenneth Meshoe, the leader of the African Christian Democratic Party in South Africa, tweeted:

Africa: AfCFTA - What Nigerian Businesses Must Do to Export to African Countries - Official

Mo 18 Jan 2021 05:03:36 CET
[Premium Times] Nigerian govt unveils guidelines for export to AfCTA countries

Africa: There Is No Way the Ugandan Elections Can Be Declared Free and Fair - Yet the AU and SA Stay Silent

Mo 18 Jan 2021 10:38:45 CET
[Daily Maverick] History will judge this South African government and the African Union for their silence in this moment. To continually side with oppressive leaders does not serve the needs of the continent and creates far more adverse prospects for the region.

Africa: Africa's Covid-19 Response Has Been Admirable, but the Economic Costs Will Linger for Years

Mo 18 Jan 2021 10:15:58 CET
[Daily Maverick] The economic impacts of Covid-19 for Africa are expected to cause the first recession for the continent in 25 years, threatening to undo years of economic progress. Government interventions to combat the virus have been effective from a public health perspective, but they are not economically sustainable.

Africa: Namibia Prepares for CHAN Opener

Mo 18 Jan 2021 15:53:08 CET
[Namibia Economist] The 2020 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) kicked off on Saturday 16 January in Cameroon.

Africa: When Covid Becomes a Bad Cold - Experts Map the Future of SARS-CoV-2

Mo 18 Jan 2021 14:36:30 CET
[Daily Maverick] Scientists predict the virus will be with us for the long run, but probably as just another common cold.

Africa: Covid-19 - Namibia to Get AU Vaccines

Mo 18 Jan 2021 14:03:57 CET
[Namibian] NAMIBIA will soon receive an additional consignment of Covid-19 vaccines procured for all 54 African countries through a partnership between the African Union (AU) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).

Africa: Enhancing Intra-African Tourism the Way Forward

Mo 18 Jan 2021 14:00:30 CET
[Citizen] Our lead story in yesterday's Life Style Magazine was on a subject-matter that is fast catching on in our part of the world: intra-African tourism. Titled 'A traveller's dream to make intra-Africa travel easy,' the article explored the tourism industry in general - doing so with considerable cooperation from a 20-year veteran of the travel and tourism business, one Ms Leina Lemomo.

Africa: A Bleak Future - Young People and a Dialogue About the Climate Crisis

Mo 18 Jan 2021 11:28:09 CET
[Daily Maverick] Daily Maverick's Our Burning Planet and Maverick Citizen are partnering with the Climate Justice Charter Movement to report on issues central to our survival - the climate crisis and people's democratic alternatives. This article is part of the series and focuses on the challenges young people face as they try to organise to raise awareness and catalyse action on the climate crisis.

Africa: UK-Africa Conference to Boost Zim Industry

Mo 18 Jan 2021 11:00:43 CET
[The Herald] When President Mnangagwa announced on November 24, 2017 that Zimbabwe would pursue an engagement and re-engagement drive to establish and re-establish good relations with all countries of the world, many people thought it was empty talk.

Africa: United States of America's World Image in Tatters

Mo 18 Jan 2021 10:47:16 CET
[The Herald] "America must learn from Africa's wisdom where a president is sworn in within 48 hours of being elected into power. And, you know, Africans are not stupid, they know that this saves a lot of nonsense from happening. Now look who is having the last laugh? Of course, it is Africa!"

Africa: How Africa Is Leading From Behind in Global Coronavirus Vaccine Race

Mo 18 Jan 2021 10:45:13 CET
[Premium Times] Most African countries, including Nigeria, are banking on benefitting from the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Assess Facility, or Covax, the World Health Organization-backed programme

Africa: Global Leadership - We Need Skilful, Dexterous, Humble Leaders to Create a World Order With Sustainable Solutions

Mo 18 Jan 2021 10:16:28 CET
[Daily Maverick] It is time for a new kind of leadership to emerge -- leadership that thinks globally and locally, tenaciously guided by both a pragmatic and visionary modus operandi, leadership that blends strength with humility, leadership that does not amass power for the sake of power.

Africa: Why It's No Surprise That Pro-Trump Rioters Sang Bob Marley Songs Outside the Capitol

Mo 18 Jan 2021 08:48:43 CET
[The Conversation Africa] Amid the serious criminal offences committed during the recent breach of the US Capitol, one prominent trespass was against good taste. Numerous commentators, including original I Three singers Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt, took exception to Trump supporters singing Bob Marley classics "Three Little Birds" and "One Love".

Africa: UN Chief Calls for 'Urgent Transition' From Fossil Fuels to Renewable Energy

Mo 18 Jan 2021 08:35:05 CET
[UN News] Building a global coalition for carbon neutrality by mid-century will be the UN's "central objective", the world body's top official told a conference on climate action on Monday.

Africa: Advantage Health Africa Appoints MD for Advantage Pharmaceuticals Limited

Mo 18 Jan 2021 11:10:47 CET
[This Day] Advantage Health Africa (AHA) has appointed Mr. Michael Heavens as the Managing Director/CEO, Advantage Pharmaceuticals Limited (APL).

Africa: Continent's Covid-19 Deaths at More Than 78,000

So 17 Jan 2021 13:48:10 CET
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- As of January 17, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  3,237,229. Reported deaths in Africa reached 78,325 and 2,650,693 people have recovered.

Africa: Climate Change - What Would 4°C of Global Warming Feel Like?

So 17 Jan 2021 14:14:21 CET
[The Conversation Africa] Another year, another climate record broken. Globally, 2020 tied with 2016 as the warmest year ever recorded. This was all the more remarkable given that cool conditions in the Pacific Ocean - known as La Niña - began to emerge in the second half of the year. The Earth's mean surface temperature in 2020 was 1.25°C above the global average between 1850 and 1900 - one data point maybe, but part of an unrelenting, upward trend that's largely driven by greenhouse gases from human activities.

Africa: Musu Bakoto Sawo Emerges 2020 Daily Trust African of the Year

So 17 Jan 2021 14:02:28 CET
[Daily Trust] Musu Bakoto Sawo, a Gambian changemaker and tireless women rights advocate, has emerged winner of the 2020 Daily Trust African of the Year award.

Africa: CHAN Tournament Key Litmus Test for African Football in Covid-19 Times

So 17 Jan 2021 13:19:31 CET
[Nation] The 2020 African Nations Championships (Chan), the biggest football tournament in Africa since the outbreak of Covid-19, started Saturday in Cameroon.

Africa: Africa's Great Green Wall Aims for Fresh Growth Spurt After Sluggish Start

Sa 16 Jan 2021 09:09:05 CET
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As climate extremes and human practices degrade land in the Sahel, donors boost backing for a major initiative to halt desertification that is lagging behind its goals

Africa: Continent Nears 2.6 Million Covid-19 Recoveries

Fr 15 Jan 2021 10:04:22 CET
[allAfrica] As of January 15, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  3,176,244. Reported deaths in Africa reached 76,741 and 2,593,474 people have recovered.

Africa: Dismantling Barriers to Women's Participation in Peace Processes

Sa 16 Jan 2021 21:51:09 CET
[UN Women] Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund launches new rapid financing tool

Africa: Advisors Propose New System to Regulate China's Overseas Investments

Fr 15 Jan 2021 21:46:56 CET
[IPS] Beijing -- A government-backed coalition of international advisors to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has recommended that China apply more stringent environmental controls over its overseas investments. If adopted, this would be a major departure from China's usual approach of deferring to host country rules, many of them inadequate, for regulating its overseas investments.

Africa: No Country Is an Island - Collective Approach to Covid-19 Vaccines Is the Only Way to Go

Fr 15 Jan 2021 21:45:21 CET
[The Conversation Africa] As countries across the world begin to purchase and roll out COVID-19 vaccines, a key question is how far the vaccine is from reaching Africa and how accessible it will be for the continent. Moina Spooner, Commissioning Editor with The Conversation Africa, asked Mosoka Fallah, an expert on infectious diseases, to provide his insights.

Africa: Africa's Tech Hubs Giving Universities Stiff Challenge

Fr 15 Jan 2021 13:28:40 CET
[SciDev.Net] Cape Town -- African technology hubs are challenging the dominance of traditional universities as sources of knowledge production, and are becoming better suited to a fast-paced knowledge economy, a study says.

Africa: Trump Impeached a Second Time - but Trumpism Will Live On

Fr 15 Jan 2021 11:29:06 CET
[The Conversation Africa] Just a week after the U.S. Capitol was attacked by his supporters, Donald Trump has become the first president of the United States to be impeached twice. But regardless of how Trump leaves the White House -- the Senate won't act on the impeachment before Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20 -- the domestic terrorism he has inspired will not end there.

Africa: African Cities Must Prepare for Climate Migration

Fr 15 Jan 2021 11:26:20 CET
[ISS] African climate-linked migration tends to be dominated by European narratives. In reality, most of these migrants move within their own countries and regions. As climate change impacts intensify, migration will increase. African cities, countries and regions need to be more aware of the phenomenon and incorporate it into all levels of planning.

Africa: Over 3.1 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19 Across Continent

Do 14 Jan 2021 10:09:46 CET
[allAfrica] As of January 14, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  3,142,330. Reported deaths in Africa reached 75,688 and 2,562,487 people have recovered.