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First Female African of The Year Honouree Awarded

By CNBC AFRICA | https://youtu.be/ZAUBx_RZ8Hc KEY POINTS The recipient of the 2020 African of the Year Award is Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Just like...

Africa’s Economy To Drop Eetween $173 – $236 Billion This Year – Adesina

President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has said that the negative impact of COVID-19 would lead to a decline in...

Election 2020 in Burkina Faso: The Critical Issues

On Sunday November 22, 2020, Burkinabés will be going to the polls in another presidential and legislative elections. This will be the country’s second...

Nearly 1 in 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths Linked To Diabetes In Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) finds that 18.3% of COVID-19 deaths in the African region are among people with diabetes, one of the conditions...

Jerry Rawlings, ex-Ghanaian President, Dies From COVID-19

Former President Jerry Rawlings of Ghana has died from complications of COVID-19. TheCable gathered that the ex-president died at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital...

PACJA Urges Biden to Keep Promise to Return America to the Paris Agreement

The Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) welcomes the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States (US) and urges him...

ICT Adoption can Increase Crop Productivity among Young Farmers in Tanzania

Study have shown that the involvement of Africa’s youth in rural development, and agriculture will not only boost food security on the continent but...

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina Cleared Of Wrongdoing, To Seek Re-election

An independent panel backed an African Development Bank has cleared Akinwumi Adesina of wrongdoing. The panel said it found no evidence of wrongdoing by AfDB...

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COVID-19: Bill Gates backs Yahaya Bello’s position on need to invest in healthcare

Mayowa Adeniran|  The recent position of one of the world's richest, Bill Gates, has corroborated the agitations of Kogi State...
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JONAPWD-LAGOS Commends Sanwo-Olu For Restoring Disability Empowerment Fund

Kenneth Afor |  The Joint National Association of Persons Living With Dissabilities (JONAPWD ) in Lagos state has commanded Babajide...

Groups Call On Judicial Panels Of Inquiry To Dispense Justice On Victims, Survivors Of Police Brutality

Kenneth Afor | The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) and Centre for Law Enforcement Education (CLEEN Foundation) has...

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COVID-19: Bill Gates backs Yahaya Bello’s position on need to invest in healthcare

Mayowa Adeniran|  The recent position of one of the world's...

JONAPWD-LAGOS Commends Sanwo-Olu For Restoring Disability Empowerment Fund

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