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China's vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind 28 Feb 2021
With past experiences and a common mission, China and Africa have helped each other and embarked on a distinctive path of win-win cooperation by seizing the opportunities presented by the Belt and Road Initiative, so as to turn China-Africa cooperation into a pacesetter for building a community with shared future for mankind.

Construction co Danya Cebus completes TASE IPO

Globes 28 Feb 2021
The offering consisted of NIS 146.3 million raised by the company directly, and an offer for sale by Africa Israel amounting to NIS 214.1 million ... Danya to build Me'uyan Sorek railway station ... Court approves Africa Israel debt settlement ... Before the IPO, Danya Cebus held 52% of Africa Israel Residences.

Dryad: International Inaction Breeds Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

The Maritime Executive 27 Feb 2021
In its 2021 annual report, British security intelligence firm Dryad Global suggests that large international organizations such as the United Nations, NATO and the European Union have been conspicuously absent in offering tangible solutions to piracy in West Africa.

Gqeberha: Changing names is symbolism, nothing more and nothing less

Independent online (SA) 27 Feb 2021
Editorial. It’s only 1 062km between Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein and Gqeberha, according to Google ... It’s famous for being the longest place in name, in South Africa ... As it was in 1948, when South Africa witnessed the first of what would be a wholesale raft of name changes – of institutions, buildings and places ... The two aren’t related.

Bulk of China’s tightened belt and road energy finance goes to Africa

South China Morning Post 27 Feb 2021
... billion, went into the building of a natural gas pipeline in Nigeria, funded by the Exim Bank of China.

US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base docks in Cape Town

Independent online (SA) 26 Feb 2021
The visit builds on US maritime partnerships with African nations and improves maritime safety and security in the region ... This is a partnership that builds shared prosperity, saves lives and creates security both in South Africa and the US and around the African continent.

African experts urge investments in nutrition

Sina 26 Feb 2021
Gerda Verburg, coordinator of SUN movement and UN assistant secretary-general said that improved nutrition outcomes are key to accelerate Africa's recovery from the pandemic ... "There is a need to build resilient food systems and reduce the burden of stunting and undernourishment in Africa during this era of COVID-19 pandemic," said Micha.

IOM Regional Office for Middle East and North Africa COVID-19 Response - Situation Report 20 ((28 January – 25 February 2021)

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
IOM in Egypt, in collaboration with the Middle East and North Africa Regional Office (RO) and IOM’s Africa Capacity Building Centre (ACBC), conducted health, border, and mobility management capacity building activities for a total of 90 national and international counterparts between 31 January and 04 February 2021.

AU official calls for strategic multilateral partnerships to address Africa's drug problem 26 Feb 2021
"To build the Africa we want, we must move beyond a catalogue of good intentions, and collectively step up responses to cope with the many challenges lurking," Elfadil said, adding that "this can only be achieved with adequate resources, and failure to do so is not an option.".

‘Moral evil, economic good’: Whitewashing the sins of colonialism

Al Jazeera 26 Feb 2021
... approach, such as Helen Zille, the white former leader of South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance party, who caused a storm when she said that apartheid colonialism was beneficial – by building the infrastructure and governance systems that Black Africans now use.

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY: Bridging the digital skills gap is key to addressing unemployment

Independent online (SA) 26 Feb 2021
... up a crypto account, technical analysis and crypto trading , the venture space and blockchain education; we recently concluded an 8-week developer programme for 1000 developers from Africa who were trained on how to build various blockchain applications on Binance Smart Chain.

ECA Price Watch points to construction sector as a key driver of growth

Ghana Business News 26 Feb 2021
Mr Bartholomew Armah, Director of Macroeconomics and Governance at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has said a vibrant construction ecosystem is an indispensable driver of growth in a country ... for Africa,’ which focused on ‘Price Evolution in the Construction Sector.’.

Jumia co-CEO Jeremy Hodara talks African e-commerce, and his company’s path to profitability

Crunch 26 Feb 2021
The second thing that happened is that we at Jumia have been very clear about the opportunities e-commerce represents in Africa. E-commerce is a real problem of access to consumption and has a strong value proposition to those who necessarily don’t fancy brick-and-mortar stores in Africa.

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