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China, Africa Work To Build Security Community

China has always worked to develop relations with Africa, with a commitment to upholding the greater good in the pursuit of shared interests and following the principles of sincerity, pragmatism, affinity and good faith, said Chinese President Xi Jinping in

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UNCOVERED: China Set To Sponsor Amaechi For President

I did not come to this decision lightly, says Minister .Asian giant pursues consolidation of strategic grip on Africa Yahaya Umar Long before his official declaration to join the presidential race the body language of the Minister of Transport, Honourable

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Digital Inclusiveness Key For Africa’s Growth – Huawei

By Joel Ajayi Global Vice President of Huawei, Hou Tao, has emphasised the importance of digital inclusiveness for Africa’s development. Tao noted that digital economy is outperforming all other sectors in terms of speed of growth, the dynamics of innovation,

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China, Africa To Strengthen Cooperation In Protecting World Heritage

A five-year plan was preliminarily formed to boost capacity building for China and Africa regarding world heritage conservation and management at a side event of the ongoing 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific

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COVID-19: AstraZeneca vaccine’s Benefits Outweigh Risks – Africa CDC

By Joel Ajayi The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that the benefits accruable from the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines continue to outweigh its risks, as more Africans show readiness to take the vaccines. Recently, COVAX rolled out AstraZeneca

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Int’l Parliamentary Congress Appoints Ekweremadu Chief Coordinator For Africa

Charles Ebi The International Parliamentary Congress, (IPC) has appointed former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, as its Chief Coordinator for Africa. The appointment was conveyed to Ekweremadu in a letter dated October 26, 2020, by the Secretary-General

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COVID-19: Africans Can’t Be Used As Lab Rats, AU-ECOSOCC Warns

The Africa Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council, (AU-ECOSOCC) Nigeria home office has noted with dismay, the plan/suggestion by some Scientists from Europe, especially France that, “Africans should be used as lab rats for vaccines being tested”. The Nigeria Representative,

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Funding Gaps Across Africa May Hinder 2030 Deadline On Malaria Eradication

By Genevive Okafor The achievement of the global target for malaria elimination by 2030; will likely be hindered by funding gaps across Africa, a new survey has said. The survey, Malaria Futures for Africa, MalaFa, is the first systematic attempt

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Africa’s Soil Loses Nutrient Worth $4bn Yearly – Expert

BY MARIAM SANNI, ABUJA A professor of Plant Nutrition, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, Ismail Cakmak, has revealed that the yearly loss of nutrients on African soil is worth about $4bn annually. He noted that development, adoption and utilisation of fortified

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59 Million Children In Africa Stunted, Says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 59 million children in Africa are stunted while another 10 million are overweight. The UN health agency also warned that Africa’s attempts to achieve health for all by 2030 could be

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