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Invest Africa and Absa Group announce strategic collaboration

Business Ghana 17 May 2021
The new alliance combines Absa Group’s position as experts in providing a gateway to opportunities in Africa, with Invest Africa’s well-established network, in order to promote trade and investment across the African continent. We are delighted to be collaborating with Invest Africa ... As such, we are delighted to be collaborating with Invest Africa.

GIPC hints of 5 years tax holidays for aquaculture investors

Joy Online 17 May 2021
Speaking at the First Hybrid Aquaculture Conference in West Africa held in Accra, Mr ... Regional Senior Fisheries Officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization, Ndiaga Gueye said his outfit is investing in developmental projects in aquaculture in West Africa due to the prospects of the sector.

Genius Sports to Become Official Provider of Real-time Basketball Africa League Statistics

The Marshall News Messenger 17 May 2021
The BAL, which is headquartered in Dakar, Senegal, builds on the foundation of club competitions FIBA Regional Office Africa has organized in Africa and marks the NBA’s first collaboration to operate a league outside North America ... Yvon Edoumou, Basketball Africa League, +221 77 637 3401,

As West Africa starts vaccine rollout, what role should technology play?

Business Day Online 17 May 2021
In fact, the entire region has much work to do to build trust, enhance local and regional supply chains, effectively engage citizens and implement an effective vaccination rollout ... Bolstering the supply chain and building trust with citizens will be crucial to the effective vaccination of populations in the West Africa region ... West Africa at SAP.

Roundup: AU partners with TikTok to celebrate Africa Day through digital campaign 17 May 2021
... networking platform TikTok to celebrate Africa Day through a digital campaign ... The AU stressed that the overall objective of the "I Am African" campaign is to amplify the AU Commission's 2021 theme of the year "Arts, Culture and Heritage; Building Levers For The Africa We Want.".

Desert Locust situation update 17 May 2021

Reliefweb 17 May 2021
© FAO. OVERVIEW ... WHY IT MATTERS. A new round of breeding signifies the potential for a further increase in locust numbers in the Horn of Africa ... Locust numbers could build up in the interior of that may eventually threaten the Horn of Africa. CONTEXT. Locusts are currently active in the Horn of Africa and ... In , a mature swarm was seen south of Arta ... .

Victoria & Albert Museum to lend looted treasure back to Africa

The Times/The Sunday Times 17 May 2021
... some of its Turner collection to Africa ... The objects, some of the most famed from Africa, were accrued by the British state during the 19th century.

AU Organizes Digital Campaign to Celebrate African Day

Walta 17 May 2021
Levers for Building Africa We Want.”. The campaign also encourages young people in Africa to creatively express their views on what makes them proudly ...

Merck Foundation marks 'World Hypertension Day 2021'

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks World Hypertension Day 2021 in partnership with African First Ladies, Ministries of Health, Medical Societies and Academia, through their long-term commitment towards building Cardiovascular, Diabetes, and Endocrinology care capacity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

African Library Project: Portsmouth students making 'amazing' impact

Portsmouth Herald 17 May 2021
Since the winter, PHS’ Peer Leadership club has collected over 1,000 books to build a library in Malawi as part of the African Library Project, a grassroots group dedicated to building libraries throughout Africa ... to build the library.Gratifying results in Portsmouth.

Tech-savvy Mpumelelo Mahlangu’s innovative laptop for young people

Independent online (SA) 17 May 2021
Mahlangu said although he was still waiting for approval for licensing from the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa, the ultimate aim was to build an electronics brand that would be able to compete against foreign-owned brands.

FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Administration Is Advancing LGBTQI+ Human Rights at Home and Across the Globe

The White House 17 May 2021
... also supports capacity building for LGBTQI+ human rights organizations ... In Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, the Department is supporting civil society organizations to protect LGBTQI+ refugees in urban environments ... Building International Coalitions.&nbspThe U.S.

South Africa: Cricket SA's Social Justice Hearings Postponed Over Lack of Procedural Clarity

All Africa 17 May 2021
The start of Cricket South Africa's Social Justice for Nation-Building has been postponed due to a lack of clarity on the format of the proceedings ....

German, Dutch Leaders Express Strong Support for Israel’s Right to Defend Itself

The Algemeiner 17 May 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a media briefing at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Feb. 6, 2020. Photo. Reuters / Siphiwe Sibeko ... Synagogues have been vandalized as well as Israeli flags burned and antisemitic slogans shouted and written on banners at pro-Palestinian demonstrations in German cities. .

Foreign policy is Biden's best bet for bipartisan action, experts say – but GOP is ...

Cadillac News 17 May 2021
Democrats and Republicans also agreed that the United States needed to overhaul how it finances overseas development to compete with China, which has earned goodwill from Africa to Latin America by building roads, dams and other critical infrastructure.