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Africa Mourns Death of Amobé Mévégué, A Journalist That ‘Gave the Microphone to Everyone’

Several big names on the African music scene have expressed their shock and sadness following the sudden death of Franco-Cameroonian journalist Amobé Mévégué who died at the age of 53 on Wednesday. He worked with RFI radio for…

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Africa: Climate Groups Call for COP26 Summit Delay Over Vaccines, Costs

UK announces it will pay for hotel quarantine stays and says it is working ‘tirelessly’ to vaccine delegates and ensure inclusive climate talks – but activists say that aim is now impossible and call for delay * Global…

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Africa: Continent Nears 8 Million Confirmed Cases of Covid-19

As of September 9, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached  7,975,855 while over 73,497,732  vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached  200,973 and  7,166,427 people have recovered. South Africa has…

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Africa Has Prospect for Opportunities in Next 10 Years – VP

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that the next 10 years offers great opportunities for Africa’s socio-economic transformation anchored on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This target, he said, is realisable despite the monumental challenges posed…

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Africa: Nmg Celebrates First Anniversary of Nation.africa

Nation Media Group (NMG) on Tuesday celebrated the first anniversary of its flagship premier digital platform Nation.Africa, with the promise of unique and quality content for its millions of consumers. Leading the celebrations at the Nation Centre, NMG’s…

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Africa-Biodev2030 – ‘Biodiversity, It Does Work When You Invest in It’

Tunis/Tunisia — (TAP correspondent Mariem Khadhraoui)-To destroy the environment, it only takes a day; to restore it, it takes years. Yet humanity has no choice. It must act to halt the degradation of the ecosystems it needs to…

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Africa: Joint Covax Statement On Supply Forecast for 2021 and Early 2022

Reading time: Twelve months ago, the world came together to support COVAX, a multilateral initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to life-saving COVID-19 vaccines. With the support of the international community, COVAX immediately began securing financing, entering into…

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Africa: France’s Embassy Calls On Tunisian Enterprises to Partake in Ambition Africa 2021

Tunis/Tunisia — France’s embassy to Tunisia launched a call for Tunisian enterprises to partake in the “Ambition Africa 2021” event, due October 5-6 in Paris. The embassy said this event has become “the unmissable meeting for French-African economic…

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Africa: Five Footballs Designed By Young Artists Will Raise Funds for Refugee Sports Programmes

Today, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced the winners of the second annual Youth with Refugees Art Contest, which celebrated the power of sport to bring people together. Five of the winning designs are featured on footballs available…

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Africa: Climate Action Essential to Cool ‘Season of Fire and Floods’ Worldwide – Deputy UN Chief

With extreme weather events increasingly impacting countries across the world, the deputy UN chief on Monday underlined the importance of limiting temperature rise to the internationally agreed goal of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. “The entire planet…

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