: April 2021

Africa Urges ‘Act Now’ to Avert Indian Covid Case Spike

“What is happening in India cannot be ignored by our continent,” urged the head of the Africa CDC. With vaccine supplies hampered, officials worry an India-like crisis could hit Africa’s health systems. Health officials in Africa urged governments…

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Africa: Buhari Lauds Segun Ogunsanya Appointment As CEO Airtel Africa

“The reward for hard work is more work,” says President Buhari, as he wishes Mr Ogunsanya greater successes ahead. The elevation of the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Networks Limited, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, to MD/CEO of…

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Mozambique: Bishops Meet President Nyusi Over Cabo Delgado Terror Attacks

Cabo Delgado — His Excellency President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi on April 22, hosted members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM) led by its chairman Bishop Lucio Andrice Muandula of the Catholic Diocese of Xai-Xai where they discussed…

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Africa: World Press Freedom in an Age of Remoteness

Canberra, Australia — Edmund Burke called the press the fourth estate, the fourth pillar of democracy, with an oversight role on the remaining three pillars – the legislature, executive and the judiciary. In an ideal world, this fourth…

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Africa: Beach Soccer AFCON – Ugandan Sand Cranes Want to Surprise in Senegal

Uganda will play in Group A of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2021 alongside the host country and two-time winner of the Beach Soccer AFCON (2016, 2018) Senegal, DR Congo as well as Tanzania. A…

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Ethiopia: Harnessing Ethiopia’s Untapped Honey Production Potential

What makes honey unique in Ethiopia is that it is harvested from the vast forests of South and South East Ethiopia as well as massively produced as part of the country’s apiculture. Currently, honey is also processed in…

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Africa: Beach Soccer AFCON – Senegal Is Facing the Unknown, Says Coach Sylla

The draw of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal 2021 put the hosts and title holders Senegal in Group A alongside DR Congo, Tanzania and Uganda, while Group B involves Egypt, Mozambique, Morocco and the Seychelles.…

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Ethiopia: Ai’s Potential to Identify Plant, Animal Disease Types, Suggest Remedies

Scientists engaged in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) say it is one of the branches of computer science concerned with building smart machines capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. It is an interdisciplinary science…

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Africa: Beach Soccer AFCON – Pawasa’s Tanzania Aiming for the Last Four

For their second consecutive appearance at the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations, Tanzania are eyeing a place in the semi-finals of the competition scheduled for Senegal in less than a month. National team coach Boniface Pawasa is…

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Nigeria: Pillars of Food Security

Lagos — The Lagos State government is exploring its potential to maximise food production. Food insecurity is one of the global challenges threatening humanity. World leaders are constantly devising means of providing adequate food for the growing world’s…

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