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265 communities in Northern Ghana receive resilient water sanitation and hygiene facilities under joint UN programme

By Cynthia Prah |  Several communities in Northern Ghana are pronounced flood prone, owing mainly to the low-lying nature of the area. Floods in this...

Schools must be Open, Accessible and Safe from Attacks, say African children

African children speak out about how the COVID-19 pandemic tipped an existing education safety crisis to breaking point While the continent is celebrating Day of...

France Stops Military and Financial Support Aid to C.A.R

France has suspended its military cooperation and budgetary aid on 10 million Euros to the Central African Republic government. “On several occasions, the Central African...

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...

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Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

...New data reveals world stepped up to prevent worst-case scenarios from happening; spotlights need for long-term investments to ensure...
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Op-ed: Africa Should Rethink Business Models for Impact and Sustainability

By Babatunde Oyateru | Corporate Identity Crisis It is no secret that humans anthropomorphise everything; perhaps it is down to the...

We Need to Strategise to Address Emerging Security Threats — Gbajabiamila

...says House ready to do more despite successes recorded The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has...

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Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

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We Need to Strategise to Address Emerging Security Threats — Gbajabiamila

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