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Upgraded virtual expo platform spurs Sino-African cooperation

China Daily 23 Jun 2021
The council is committed to actively cooperating with related African government departments, business associations and institutions, in order to jointly build important economic and trade platforms such as the China-Africa Entrepreneurs' Conference and the China-Africa Industrial Capacity Cooperation Expo, Sun said.
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McDan to establish Research Centre for African Trade in UPSA

Business Ghana 23 Jun 2021
The Centre which is subject to approval will among other things serve as an institute to lead a charge on trade research, capacity building and coordination of initiatives under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area ... He has also assured that Africa can achieve its transformational agenda with greater focus on industrialization.
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A friend indeed for Sierra Leone

China Daily 23 Jun 2021
... response to COVID-19, work with Africa to follow up on the 2018 FOCAC Summit in Beijing, and accord greater priority to cooperation on public health, reopening businesses, improving people's well-being, and building an even stronger China-Africa community of shared future.
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Merck Foundation brings together 13 African First Ladies and 27 Ministers at their 8th Annual Africa Asia Luminary

Yahoo Daily News 23 Jun 2021
In partnership with African First Ladies, Ministries of Health, Information, Education & Gender, academia, policymakers, International fertility societies, media and art, the initiative also provides training for fertility specialists and embryologists to build and advance fertility care capacity in Africa and developing countries.
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COCOBOD signs agreement with Swiss chocolate giant to process more Ghanaian cocoa

Business Ghana 23 Jun 2021
As part of the agreement, Ghana will also benefit through training, product development and technology guidance to build its local capacity in cocoa processing and value addition to meet both domestic and international consumption demands ... In his response, Heiko Feuring, the President of Bühler Middle East and Africa commended the leadership of Mr.
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Construction industry building up again after 2020 lockdowns

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2021
He expected the ACI would surprise on the upside in the second quarter of 2021, but the third quarter outlook was clouded by uncertainty about how long the third wave of the pandemic would be in South Africa. One area of optimism was a significant recovery of the value of building ...
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Foreign aid watchdog criticises government over handling of spending cuts

BBC News 23 Jun 2021
The aid budget has been reduced from 0.7% to 0.5% of national income - a difference of about £4bn ... In its report, the commission said cuts to the Newton Fund - which builds research partnerships with countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America - had been made "without consultation" and "little openness" ... Related Topics. .
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Mastercard Foundation to deploy US$1.3bn in partnership with Africa CDC

B & FT Online 22 Jun 2021
The new partnership builds on the efforts of the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access facility (COVAX), the COVID-19 African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT), and the global community to expand access to vaccines across Africa ... “Ensuring inclusivity in vaccine access, and building ...
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African Development Bank to invest $3 billion in Africa’s pharmaceutical industry

Business Ghana 22 Jun 2021
Adesina said the continent needs to build a strong healthcare system in order to recover. “The African Development Bank projects that Africa’s GDP growth will rebound to 3.4% this year. West Africa’s GDP ... “Africa should not be begging for vaccines.
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400m Africans covered as AU attracts $12b World Bank backing for vaccination

Business Day Online 22 Jun 2021
The World Bank at a meeting with African finance ministers announced it will provide for the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) to secure doses sufficient the targeted group ... Beyond the current emergency, building resilient health systems in Africa that can respond to future pandemics will be key.
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WHO plans vaccine tech transfer hub in South Africa

China Daily 22 Jun 2021
"This landmark initiative is a major advance in the international effort to build vaccine development and manufacturing capacity that will put Africa on a path to self-determination," Ramaphosa said.  "South Africa welcomes the opportunity to host a vaccine technology ...
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Africa should produce vaccines on the continent

Business Ghana 22 Jun 2021
This year, the Bank is organizing its annual meetings around the theme, “Building Resilient Economies in Post Covid-19 Africa.” The meetings will provide a platform for its governors to share their countries’ experience in addressing the pandemic and the policy measures they are employing to rebuild economies and livelihoods.
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South Africa to host mRNA COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer hub

Anadolu Agency 22 Jun 2021
“This is great news, particularly for Africa, which has ... “This landmark initiative is a major advance in the international effort to build vaccine development and manufacturing capacity that will put Africa on a path to self-determination,’’ Ramaphosa said.
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Brooklyn native examines stereotypes ‘pushed on Black people’ in master’s thesis

Metro USA 22 Jun 2021
Stating that rebuilding Africa is a process, Samuel said she is determined to help produce and build structures for communities that are yet to be heard of ... She said the building and construction sector is key to the development of Africa and the well-being of its population.

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