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How G-Gateway is Coding Digital Opportunities for Women in IT

G-Gateway is pioneered by the two women remarking their ingenuity amid the pandemic, climate change crisis, and in a male-dominated industry. It is the first female-led tech company in Gaza founded by Bassma Ali and Tasha Abu Safieh. Out of the uncertainties of an unusual year, the ICT company has set out to support women …

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Harry

HARRY BARNES-DABBAN: The Maven Designing Health Into The Future of African Ports

Harry Barnes-Dabban is the Founder and Executive Coordinator of Ports Environmental Network-Africa (PENAf), an organization created with the sole aim of securing the environmental health of African ports. Harry is influencing the future of African ports towards addressing existing challenges through local and international partnerships for a better future. He studied Environmental Policy and Governance …

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COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

Following a spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the first few days of the new year, Zimbabwe has reintroduced a 12-hour curfew from 6 pm until 6 am everyday for 30 days. The new curfew was announced on Saturday by Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. In his address, he stated the reasons for the new …

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Egypt

EGYPT: Go Green Exhibition to present natural gas-powered vehicles on the 6th

Egypt is set to launch the ‘Go Green Exhibition’, the first of its kind in a two-day event from 4th January to 6th, highlighting the conversion of vehicles to clean energy and replacement technologies at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC). The event has been sponsored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Despite the negative effect …

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COVID-19: How Africa Has Been Able To Manage The Pandemic

COVID-19: How Africa Has Been Able To Manage The Pandemic

Early in the year, a global phenomenon known as the Coronavirus, also known as “COVID-19” began to make the rounds and before anyone could say “Jack Robinson”, everyone was on lock-down and face-masks became the “new normal”. The emergence of COVID-19 birthed a lot of conspiracy theories, rumors and was a serious cause for global …

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Africa: Covid-19 Deaths Exceed 41,000

As of October 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,709,387 . Reported deaths in Africa have reached 41,144 , and recoveries 1,397,522 . South Africa has the most reported cases – 714,246, with deaths numbering 18,843. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (194,461), Egypt (106,397) Ethiopia (92,858), Nigeria (61,930) and …

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AfDB wins award for COVID-19 bond issue

The African Development Bank (AfDB) was selected in a poll of bond market players as the best issuer in the year of a COVID-19 bond for its $3 billion dollar-denominated Fight COVID-19 social bond issued on March 27.The winners of the GlobalCapital Bond Awards were announced last month at a virtual ceremony held for the …

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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 1.5m — Official

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa reached 1,497, 391 as of Saturday, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the death toll due to illnesses related to COVID-19 in Africa has reached 36,504 as of …

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Zimbabwe: Travelers to pay for COVID-19 tests at ports of entry

The Zimbabwean Government has announced that it will charge for COVID-19 tests done on travellers showing symptoms of the disease at ports of entry. The measure is meant to allow the government to replenish laboratory commodities, Information Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, told a post-cabinet media briefing on Tuesday.Zimbabwe will resume international flights on Thursday this week …

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Nigeria: Health Workers Call- off Warning Strike

Members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), have suspended their nationwide warning strike. Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, JOHESU National Chairman, made this known in a statement at the end of its expanded National Executive Council meeting on Sunday in Abuja. Biobelemoye directed all members of the union to resume work by Sept. 21 and also await …

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