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Design Week Lagos, IFI partner on policy education for Africa interior designers, architecture

Business Day Online 24 Oct 2021
The round table recently held at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos was an interactive hybrid (virtual and physical) event which allowed diverse design community in Africa to discuss the IFI education policy ... The main focus is on building policies ... Right now in Africa, we cannot say there is a policy that covers us as interior designers.
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African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities

Greenwood Commonwealth 24 Oct 2021
And they are doing it with unusual backing from the World Health Organization, which is coordinating a vaccine research, training and production hub in South Africa along with a related supply chain for critical raw materials ... Moderna has pledged to build a vaccine factory in Africa at some point in the future.
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China-South Africa parliamentary exchange mechanism holds virtual meeting

People Daily 23 Oct 2021
22 (Xinhua) -- China will take the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation meeting as a chance and work with Africa to build a closer China-Africa community with a shared future, Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, said on Friday.
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Act Foundation opens call for 2022 grant application

Business Day Online 23 Oct 2021
Our focus on leadership is crucial to Africa’s development and will be hinged on youth and capacity building,” it further said ... The statement explained that since its inception, “ACT Foundation has supported 75 organisations that have impacted over 1.9 million lives across Africa.”.
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UBA builds SMEs competitiveness

Graphic 23 Oct 2021
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana Limited has initiated a programme to build up competitiveness and capacity for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country to enable them to unlock their potential into global giants. The UBA SME Capacity Building Programme is to help ...
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Involve youth in decisions that affect them - Vice-President

Graphic 23 Oct 2021
Dr Bawumia made the call when he opened the fourth Africa YouthConnekt Summit in Accra yesterday ... “Africa Beyond Aid ... He said the youth of Africa were well positioned to take the continent's transformation to the next level by building on the strides made in past years ... It will take Africa’s youth to transform the continent,” she stated.
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India helping African countries bridge digital divide: MoS External Affairs Muraleedharan

Beijing News 23 Oct 2021
Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan has highlighted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's guiding principle to share India's experience with the digital revolution to support Africa's development and spread digital literacy in Africa ... Further talking about India-Africa ...
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How developing countries like India, Thailand can make Covid-19 mRNA vaccines

Straits Times 23 Oct 2021
Instead of sharing its recipe, Moderna announced this month that it would spend up to US$500 million to build its own vaccine plant in Africa ... And BioNTech, the inventor of Pfizer's mRNA process, has announced plans to build plants in Africa in the next four years ... "We will build ...
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T20 World Cup 2021: Australia show fighting qualities in nervy win over South Africa

Gulf News 23 Oct 2021
Where does Australia’s nervy win over South Africa in Abu Dhabi fit in? Australia won the Super 12s opener in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, but the manner in which they accomplished it leaves a lot to be desired. If South Africa had scored another 20, maybe the chase would have panned out differently at the Zayed Cricket Stadium.
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MTN’s Online School virtual platform brings education to SA’s youth

Independent online (SA) 23 Oct 2021
... and ushers in positive change for communities across South Africa.” asserted Minister Motshekga ... It also exemplifies our ambition to accelerate digital transformation through building exciting, innovative and solution-oriented platform businesses in South Africa,” says O’Sullivan.
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Japan supports Ghana with $4.5 milion to promote digital health services

Ghana Web 23 Oct 2021
... Regional Bureau for Africa, signed for UNDP. Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Minister of Health, said the “project builds on the Memorandum of Cooperation signed in 2019 between the Ministry of Health and Government of Japan, as part of Japan’s Africa Health and Wellbeing Initiative.”.
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Here’s why developing countries can make Covid-19 mRNA vaccines

Indian Express 23 Oct 2021
Instead of sharing its recipe, Moderna announced this month that it would spend up to $500 million to build its own vaccine plant in Africa ... it would take.) And BioNTech, the inventor of Pfizer’s mRNA process, has announced plans to build plants in Africa in the next four years.
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Eastern leaders’ plea for EU to finance border walls rejected

Irish Independent 23 Oct 2021
Alexander Lukashenko, the Belarusian president, has for months been helping tens of thousands of migrants from the Middle East and North Africa to cross into neighbouring EU countries. Some have already begun building short stretches of border fences.
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Exclusion of women in peacebuilding threat to devt— Peace Council

Graphic 23 Oct 2021
The Executive Secretary of the National Peace Council (NPC), Mr George Amoh, has stated that the exclusion of women in peace building and security issues pose a major threat to attaining peace and development ... the Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) in Accra.
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Angélique Kidjo to perform GUBA awards as it honours Yaa Asantewaa's death 100 years on

Ghana Web 23 Oct 2021
Angélique Kidjo will be in Ghana in November. • The GUBA Awards will celebrate and honour 100 years since the death of Yaa Asantewaa. • Kidjo will perform at the awards. Multiple Grammy award winner, Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, is expected to perform at this year’s Grow, Unite and Build Africa (GUBA) Awards ... .
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