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Coronavirus: African Union member states report COVID-19 cases as of March 20, 2021, 9 a.m. ET

Coronavirus – Rwanda: COVID-19 update (March 19, 2021)African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,158,923), deaths (109,444) and recoveries (3,667,946) by region: Central (114,426 cases; 1,911 deaths; 100,654 recoveries): Burundi (2563; 3; 1.155), Cameroon (38.988; 588; 34.887), RCA (5.075; 64; 4.938), Chad (4.380; 157; 3.864), Congo (9.564; 134; 7.898), DRC (27.356 ; 726; 24,361), Equatorial Guinea (6,666; 100; 6,121), Gabon (17,711; 106; 15,495), Sao Tome and Principe (2,123; 33; 1,935) Is (455,106; 8,275; 342,619): Comoros (3,665; 146; 3,471), Djibouti (6,501; 63; 6,040), Eritrea (3,118; 7; 2,865), Ethiopia (183,863; 2,618; 145,687), Kenya (118,889; 1954; 89,388), Madagascar (22,113; 340); 20,851), Mauritius (803; 10; 590), Rwanda (20,681; 287; 19,143), Seychelles (3,616; 16; 3,055), Somalia (9,925; 414; 4,420), South Sudan ( 9,809; 106; 8,215), Sudan (30,989; 1,959; 23,583), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,625; 334; 15,133) North (1,222,852; 34,766; 1,073,689): Algeria (124,970; 3,053; 80,515), Egypt (194,127; 11,512; 149,256), Libya (150,341; 2,487; 137,073), Mauritania (17,570; 446; 16,863), Morocco (491 019; […]

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ZLECAf: 11 countries validate their agreement

ZLECAf: 11 countries validate their agreementBy Temitope Ponle Eleven African countries have validated the strategies for implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Ms. Vera Songwe, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of ECA, said this in her opening statement at the 39th session of the Committee of Experts on Wednesday. The expert meeting was also on the sidelines of the 53rd session of the committee. Songwe listed countries like Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Niger, Cameroon, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The executive secretary further said that the countries which were in the drafting phase of the agreement were Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo, Kenya, Namibia and Malawi. She added that the early stage countries were Nigeria, Tunisia, Guinea-Bissau, Benin, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, Tanzania, Botswana, Mozambique and Eswatini. She said data was not available for other countries. […]

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Elephant kills 46-year-old man in Namibia

Elephant kills 46-year-old man in NamibiaA 46-year-old man was killed by an elephant in northern Namibia, police confirmed on Monday. According to Omusati Regional Commander, Commissioner Titus Shikongo, the late Abner Petrus died after being trampled by an elephant on Sunday in the village of Okatha-Kiikombo in the Okatseidhi region. He said the deceased, along with his wife and daughter, were trying to drive off a herd of elephants that were invading their crop fields. “It is alleged that the man and his family managed to chase the animals out of the field and after trying to chase them further into the bushes. “In the process, an elephant came out from behind and attacked the man,” he said. Namibia’s Environment Minister Pohamba Shifeta last week said the country had seen an upsurge in human-wildlife conflicts involving elephants, buffaloes and other animals, mainly in the north and northeast. from the country. Shifeta said the country has […]

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Namibia plans to increase red meat exports to China and Middle East

Namibia plans to increase red meat exports to China and Middle EastNamibia plans to increase its red meat exports to China and the Middle East with a view to expanding its market access and increasing its export earnings from agricultural products. The Namibia National Meat Board (MBN) revealed this on Thursday. MBN Marketing Director Desmond Cloete said Namibia has used the services of the University of the Northwest in South Africa to conduct desktop market research targeting China and the Middle East with a view to increase red meat with particular emphasis on beef, mutton and lamb exports. to these destinations. The survey, which focused on the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and China, showed that these markets are lucrative and will enable Namibia to withstand the competition from other African producers, according to Cloete. “The next step would be to select a clear approach to market entry and the study proposed the following strategies, including exporting […]

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Coronavirus: African Union member states report COVID-19 cases as of March 7, 2021, 9 a.m.ET

African Union Member States reporting Ebola virus disease update (March 6, 2021)African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,955,148), deaths (105,490) and recoveries (3,533,574) by region: Central (106,319 cases; 1,815 deaths; 93,354 cures): Burundi (2,299; 3; 1,155), Cameroon (35,714; 551; 32,594), CAR (5,021; 63; 4,920), Chad (4,111; 140; 3,579), Congo (9,179; 131 ; 7,898), DRC (26,468; 712; 22,432), Equatorial Guinea (6,329; 96; 5,737), Gabon (15,254; 88; 13,495), Sao Tome and Principe (1,944; 31; 1,544) East (417,462; 7,748; 323,952): Comoros (3,596; 146; 3,410), Djibouti (6,134; 63; 5,931), Eritrea (2,944; 7; 2,436), Ethiopia (165,029; 2,420; 137,785), Kenya (108,362; 1,874; 87,550), Madagascar (20,155; 300); 19,543), Mauritius (625; 10; 588), Rwanda (19,509; 267; 17,810), Seychelles (2,950; 15; 2,610), Somalia (8,041; 294; 3,932), South Sudan ( 8,677; 102; 4,317), Sudan (30,479; 1,895; 22,797), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,452; 334; 15065) North (1,177,769; 33,494; 1,037,905): Algeria (114,012; 3,012; 78,886), Egypt (185,922; 10,954; 143,575), Libya (137,482; 2,236; 124,712), Mauritania (17,309; 442; 16,656), Morocco (485,974; 8,676; […]

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African Union Member States reporting Ebola virus disease update (March 6, 2021)African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,955,148), deaths (105,490) and recoveries (3,533,574) by region: Central (106,319 cases; 1,815 deaths; 93,354 cures): Burundi (2,299; 3; 1,155), Cameroon (35,714; 551; 32,594), CAR (5,021; 63; 4,920), Chad (4,111; 140; 3,579), Congo (9,179; 131 ; 7,898), DRC (26,468; 712; 22,432), Equatorial Guinea (6,329; 96; 5,737), Gabon (15,254; 88; 13,495), Sao Tome and Principe (1,944; 31; 1,544) East (417,462; 7,748; 323,952): Comoros (3,596; 146; 3,410), Djibouti (6,134; 63; 5,931), Eritrea (2,944; 7; 2,436), Ethiopia (165,029; 2,420; 137,785), Kenya (108,362; 1,874; 87,550), Madagascar (20,155; 300); 19,543), Mauritius (625; 10; 588), Rwanda (19,509; 267; 17,810), Seychelles (2,950; 15; 2,610), Somalia (8,041; 294; 3,932), South Sudan ( 8,677; 102; 4,317), Sudan (30,479; 1,895; 22,797), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,452; 334; 15065) North (1,177,769; 33,494; 1,037,905): Algeria (114,012; 3,012; 78,886), Egypt (185,922; 10,954; 143,575), Libya (137,482; 2,236; 124,712), Mauritania (17,309; 442; 16,656), Morocco (485,974; 8,676; […]

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Canadian Minister Mary Ng to Virtually Deliver the Largest African Mining Event in North America

Canadian Minister Mary Ng to Virtually Deliver the Largest African Mining Event in North AmericaAmid COVID-19, leaders in African mining, exploration, finance, development, operations and public policy will meet virtually during PDAC 2021 from March 8-11, 2021 – during the 22nd Annual Africa Mining Breakfast and 19th Annual African Mining Investment Seminar. Mark Bristow, CEO of Barrick, Clive Johnson, CEO of B2Gold, and Gordon Stothart, CEO of IAMGOLD, are among our keynote speakers during the three-day program; joined at the highest levels of leadership in the Government of Canada by Minister Mary Ng, among a range of African ministers and private sector leaders in the mining sector. There is no charge to attend the three-day virtual program open to all: View Program and RSVP (https://bit.ly/3sOhyAY). African ministers or representatives of mines include: Angola: Hon. Diamantino Pedro Azevedo, Minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Botswana: Hon. Lefoko Moagi, Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technologies and Energy Security Democratic Republic of Congo: Hon. Willy Kitobo, […]

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The Council of African Ministers of Water (AMCOW) holds its 12th General Assembly of the Governing Council

The Council of African Ministers of Water (AMCOW) holds its 12th General Assembly of the Governing CouncilABUJA, Nigeria, February 18, 2021, – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – The 12th General Assembly of the Governing Council of the Council of African Ministers of Water (AMCOW) will be held virtually on February 18, 2021. The biennial Assembly brings together the 55 Ministers responsible for Water and Sanitation, also called the Governing Council, the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), the liaison officers of the Member States, as well as representatives of the African Union Commission. The Assembly will be preceded by the Session of the Technical Advisory Committee from 15 to 17. At the General Assembly, the Governing Council will consider the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee and make decisions that will guide AMCOW’s policies and strategic directions for the next two years. During the meeting, HE Alain-Claude BILIE-BY-NZE, Minister of State and Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Gabon and current president […]

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The success of online operations lies in the reliable support of trusted partners

The success of online operations lies in the reliable support of trusted partnersOnline trading has seen an increase in use in 2020 as more people choose the practice as a means of increasing their passive income. Dany Mawas, Regional Director for INFINOX (www.INFINOX.com), presents eight tips that operators should consider to be successful. The economic uncertainty brought on by Covid-19, coupled with the rise of the digital world, has sparked an influx of Africans who start trading online as a means of supplementing their income. However, many may not necessarily have the experience and support to trade effectively. Dany Mawas, Regional Director of INFINOX, a globally recognized and award-winning FX and CFD broker, explains that while the forex market has gained formidable traction globally in recent years, there is a growing need for traders to receive the right support and tools to succeed. As such, it highlights a few criteria that traders need to consider when choosing an online trading broker. Regulations […]

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Coronavirus: African Union member states reported COVID-19 cases as of February 16, 2021, 6 pm EAT

Coronavirus: African Union member states reported COVID-19 cases as of February 16, 2021, 6 pm EATAfrican Union member states (55) reporting oases (3,760,854), deaths (98,962) and recoveries (3,305,491) of COVID-19 by region: Central (94,750 cases, 1,668 deaths, 79,592 recoveries): Burundi (1,849, 3, 1,155), Cameroon (31,394, 474, 29,501), CAR (4,997, 63, 4,908), Chad (3,664, 131, 3,182), Congo ( 8,419; 122; 7,012), Democratic Republic of the Congo (24,386; 655; 15,544), Equatorial Guinea (5,694; 86; 5,426), Gabon (12,865; 75; 11,750), São Tomé and Príncipe (1,482; 19; 1,114). Eastern (381,925, 7,199, 305,867): Comoros (3,358, 132, 2,911), Djibouti (5,981, 63, 5,865), Eritrea (2,566, 7, 1,914), Ethiopia (147,825, 2,209, 128,946), Kenya (103,014, 1,795) ; 85,250), Madagascar (19,598; 292; 18,915), Mauritius (601; 10; 554), Rwanda (17,484; 239; 15,125), Seychelles (1987; 9; 1,534), Somalia (5,273; 154; 3,876), South Sudan (5,710; 79; 3,769), Sudan (27,956; 1,858; 22,485), Tanzania ** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (40,063; 331; 14,545). North (1,132,445; 31,549; 982,699): Algeria (110,802; 2,945; 76,108), Egypt (174,426; 10,050; 135,349), Libya (128,036; 2,051; 111,864), Mauritania (16,996; […]

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Angola’s oil and gas industry can thrive alongside its rich biodiversity (by Verner Ayukegba)

Angola’s oil and gas industry can thrive alongside its rich biodiversity (by Verner Ayukegba)By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President, African Chamber of Energy Last month, Angola was reported to be drafting legislation to allow oil, gas and mining activities in 14 national conservation areas, including the Luengue-Luiana National Park, which represents part of the Kavango-Zambezi Transboundary Conservation Area that is spreading across Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe sparked protests by environmental groups. Local environmentalists were outraged, probably tired of the test drilling that had started days earlier on the Namibian side of the Okavango Delta, an internationally recognized biodiversity hotspot. On January 21, Angola’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas, HE Diamantino Pedro Azevedo responded, providing clarifications in which he indicated that the strict environmental legislation in force in Angola would be complied with and the interests of local populations would be safeguarded, like the country. carries out an upcoming public tender for the evaluation of several inland basins. Angolan industry […]

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Angola’s oil and gas industry can thrive alongside its rich biodiversity (by Verner Ayukegba)

Angola’s oil and gas industry can thrive alongside its rich biodiversity (by Verner Ayukegba)By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President, African Chamber of Energy Last month, Angola was reported to be drafting legislation to allow oil, gas and mining activities in 14 national conservation areas, including the Luengue-Luiana National Park, which represents part of the Kavango-Zambezi Transboundary Conservation Area that is spreading across Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe sparked protests by environmental groups. Local environmentalists were outraged, probably tired of the test drilling that had started days earlier on the Namibian side of the Okavango Delta, an internationally recognized biodiversity hotspot. On January 21, Angola’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas, HE Diamantino Pedro Azevedo responded, providing clarifications in which he indicated that the strict environmental legislation in force in Angola would be complied with and the interests of local populations would be safeguarded, like the country. carries out an upcoming public tender for the evaluation of several inland basins. Angolan industry […]

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Cash-Strapped Air Namibia Stops Flights

    Air Namibia, the southern African nation’s cash-strapped flagship carrier, suspended all operations from Thursday after a government decision to file for voluntary liquidation.  The airline has failed to turn around its fortunes despite years of state bailouts. “All flight operations will be cancelled, with all aircraft returning to base,” Air Namibia said on … Continue reading Cash-Strapped Air Namibia Stops Flights Read Full Story

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Africa’s first Africa-focused Brand Leadership Academy

Africa’s first Africa-focused Brand Leadership AcademyBrand Africa founder, Thebe Ikalafeng, today announced the launch of the Africa Brand Leadership Academy (ABLA), the first Africa-focused specialist brand leadership academy aimed at sharpening the minds that build brands that build Africa. Every year since 2010, Brand Africa has researched and ranked the best brands in Africa. The Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands research is conducted independently by Geopoll, Kantar and Brand Leadership. The research, conducted in at least 25 countries, which cover all African economic regions and collectively account for over 80% of the continent’s GDP and population. It is the most comprehensive and objective metric on brands and is published globally every year by African Business around Africa Day, 25 May. Over the past decade, the survey has established that on average, African brands account for only 20% of the brands that Africans admire. Recognizing the need to remedy this challenge, ABLA aims to sharpen the brand leadership capability of established […]

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APO Group – Africa Newsroom / Press release | Coronavirus

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Angola’s ANPG Clarifies Environmental Impact of Upcoming Onshore Licensing Round

Angola’s ANPG Clarifies Environmental Impact of Upcoming Onshore Licensing RoundDue to some inaccurate interpretations disseminated in national and international media and also on social media about the work to be carried out in the Angolan interior basins, particularly in the Etosha/Okavango Basin, the Angolan Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels, clari­fies the following: 1. In compliance with the guidelines established by the Angolan Government in the National Development Plan 2018-2022, for the oil sector, and in compliance with Presidential Decree No. 282/20 of 27 October, which approves Angola's Hydrocarbon Exploration Strategy 2020-2025, the Angolan Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels is promoting several public tenders for the assessment of the oil potential of several onshore interior basins. 2. The inner basins of Kassanje, which are located in the Angolan provinces of Malange and Uige, and that of Etosha/Okavango, located in the provinces of Cunene, Cuando Cubango and Moxico – in a total area of about 520,000 km2 – are […]

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Angola’s ANPG Clarifies Environmental Impact of Upcoming Onshore Licensing Round

Angola’s ANPG Clarifies Environmental Impact of Upcoming Onshore Licensing RoundDue to some inaccurate interpretations disseminated in national and international media and also on social media about the work to be carried out in the Angolan interior basins, particularly in the Etosha/Okavango Basin, the Angolan Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels, clari­fies the following: 1. In compliance with the guidelines established by the Angolan Government in the National Development Plan 2018-2022, for the oil sector, and in compliance with Presidential Decree No. 282/20 of 27 October, which approves Angola's Hydrocarbon Exploration Strategy 2020-2025, the Angolan Agency for Oil, Gas and Biofuels is promoting several public tenders for the assessment of the oil potential of several onshore interior basins. 2. The inner basins of Kassanje, which are located in the Angolan provinces of Malange and Uige, and that of Etosha/Okavango, located in the provinces of Cunene, Cuando Cubango and Moxico – in a total area of about 520,000 km2 – are […]

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 7 February 2021, 9 am EAT

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 7 February 2021, 9 am EATAfrica Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,656,459), deaths (94,725) and recoveries (3,164,456) by region: Central (91,510 cases; 1,639 deaths; 76,595 recoveries): Burundi (1,717; 2; 1,155), Cameroon (31,394; 474; 29,501), CAR (4,995; 63; 4,908), Chad (3,473; 125; 2,849), Congo (8,060; 122; 5,860), DRC (23,485; 679; 15,107), Equatorial Guinea (5,578; 86; 5,358), Gabon (11,457; 71; 10,797), Sao Tome and Principe (1,351; 17; 1,060) Eastern (368,957; 6,992; 295,357): Comoros (3,086; 108; 2,334), Djibouti (5,941; 63; 5,852), Eritrea (2,326; 7; 1,719), Ethiopia (141,453; 2,145; 125,531), Kenya (101,690; 1,776; 84,302), Madagascar (19,065; 281; 18,215), Mauritius (584; 10; 540), Rwanda (16,337; 217; 12,047), Seychelles (1,436; 6; 1,113), Somalia (4,854; 134; 3,720), South Sudan (4,355; 66; 3,663), Sudan (27,500; 1,831; 21,794), Tanzania** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (39,821; 327; 14,349) Northern (1,108,734; 30,427; 952,698): Algeria (108,760; 2,911; 74,508), Egypt (169,106; 9,604; 132,054), Libya (122,894; 1,936; 103,312), Mauritania (16,792; 425; 15,985), Morocco (474,966; 8,381; 453,921), Sahrawi Arab […]

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 6 February 2021, 9 am EAT

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 6 February 2021, 9 am EATAfrica Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (3,642,975), deaths (94,196) and recoveries (3,149,657) by region: Central (90,267 cases; 1,637 deaths; 75,639 recoveries): Burundi (1,698; 2; 1,155), Cameroon (30,313; 474; 28,606), CAR (4,994; 63; 4,908), Chad (3,450; 124; 2,810), Congo (8,060; 122; 5,860), DRC (23,371; 678; 15,085), Equatorial Guinea (5,578; 86; 5,358), Gabon (11,457; 71; 10,797), Sao Tome and Principe (1,346; 17; 1,060) Eastern (367,776; 6,973; 294,512): Comoros (3,001; 105; 2,246), Djibouti (5,941; 63; 5,849), Eritrea (2,326; 7; 1,719), Ethiopia (140,883; 2,136; 125,241), Kenya (101,534; 1,776; 84,268), Madagascar (19,065; 281; 18,215), Mauritius (584; 10; 540), Rwanda (16,186; 213; 11,617), Seychelles (1,289; 5; 1,113), Somalia (4,814; 132; 3,720), South Sudan (4,355; 66; 3,663), Sudan (27,500; 1,831; 21,794), Tanzania** (509; 21; 178), Uganda (39,789; 327; 14,349) Northern (1,106,336; 30,305; 949,698): Algeria (108,537; 2,911; 74,330), Egypt (168,597; 9,560; 131,632), Libya (122,894; 1,936; 103,312), Mauritania (16,777; 425; 15,946), Morocco (474,379; 8,368; 453,302), Sahrawi Arab […]

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Merck Foundation and African First Ladies to transform and advance cancer care sector in Africa

Merck Foundation and African First Ladies to transform and advance cancer care sector in AfricaMerck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) marks World Cancer Day together with Africa First Ladies and Ministries of Health through building cancer care and increase the limited number of oncologists in their countries; Merck Foundation to make history in Africa by training the first African oncologists and cancer care teams in The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Liberia, Guinea Conakry, Central African Republic, Chad, and Niger; Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health build cancer care capacity in Africa by providing One-, two- and three-years fellowship, master degree, and Diploma programs for 70 African doctors from 24  Countries to be first trained oncologists and first multidisciplinary cancer care teams in their countries. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health, mark ‘World Cancer Day 2021’ themed ‘I am and I will’ through their Cancer Access Program to build cancer care capacity […]

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