Africa

[New Times] Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other global leaders have voiced the urgent need to scale up Covid-19 vaccine production and access in the wake of a pandemic that has caused great economic loss and burdened the health care systems on the continent.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:54 pm
[Govt of SA] South Africa's efforts to address the effects of climate change on people and the economy in a manner which leaves no one behind, received a firm nod from Cabinet last week. The meeting approved the revised NDCs, the Climate Bill and SA's negotiating position for COP26.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 1:33 pm
[WHO] Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to human health, alongside climate change.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 11:56 am
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Africa Code Week (ACW) was created to offer free opportunities for young Africans to learn coding skills and for teachers to be trained on digital learning curricula. Strong partnerships with the public, private and civil society sectors across the continent driving sustainable impact by building teaching capacity and supporting the adoption of coding into national curricula in support of UN Sustainable Development Goals 4, 5 and 17.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 10:20 am
[allAfrica] As of September 23, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,196,254 while over 83,245,773 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 9:26 am
[Ghana Presidency] "Admitting the African Union to an expanded G21 would have the same galvanising effect within Africa that the EU's participation in the G20 has within Europe, strengthening policy co-ordination and coherence across the fifty-four (54) African economies."
Posted: September 23, 2021, 9:20 am
[Namibian] NEXT year's Africa Rugby Cup, which will also serve as a qualifier for the 2023 World Cup, will not be held on the African continent, but in France.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 8:26 am
[This Day] All is now set for the 2021 edition of the Africa Rising 4, a continental conference of the International Advertising Association (IAA), billed to hold from 28th - 29th, September, 2021.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 7:50 am
[This Day] With the expected eight additional new submarine cables projected to berth in Africa in the coming years, telecommunication experts have predicted an astronomical increase in Africa's submarine cable market and broadband penetration.
Posted: September 23, 2021, 7:39 am

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