AU establishes COVID-19 Fund; seeks to raise $1M to support member states

May 25, 2020 The African Union (AU) has created a COVID-19 Response Fund with the aim of raising US$1 million to boost the Union’s response towards the COVID-19 fight in Africa. The Fund was...

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Africa Regional Index underlines integration as key to building resilient economies

May 25, 2020 The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) has been launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC),...

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WHO to sign confidentiality clause with Madagascar on coronavirus herbal ‘cure’

May 22, 2020 The World Health Organisation is to sign a confidentiality clause with Madagascar on the formulation of its herbal remedy for coronavirus. The WHO had for long criticised Madagascar for...

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African countries get new tool to predict climate-related disasters

May 18, 2020 A new weather forecasting system in Africa allows meteorologists to track approaching storms in real time, potentially saving lives from climate-related disasters, scientists said on...

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Coronavirus: Ghana named among countries with best response in the world

May 18, 2020 Ghana’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic continues to attract global acclaim as nations intensify their search for solutions to deal with the pandemic. The Washington Post, the...

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Prepare for post COVID-19 challenges— European Union

May 13, 2020 Ghana has been urged to prepare for post-COVID-19 challenges that may occur after the pandemic in order not to be overtaken by events. The Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to...

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Debt relief calls get cool welcome in some of poorest nations

May 12, 2020 African officials fear market exclusion on temporary bond help Investors, IMF working on plans to ease countries’ debt burden African ministers held a video conference call to discuss...

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E-commerce flourishing in the wake of COVID-19 – WTO Report

May 7, 2020 A report by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has noted that e-commerce is flourishing in the wake of the COVID-19 and the accompanying measures to forestall its spread which...

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AU in discussions with Madagascar over herbal remedy for COVID-19

May 5, 2020 The African Union (AU) has disclosed that it is in discussion with the Republic of Madagascar to obtain technical data regarding the safety and efficiency of its announced herb for the...

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International Labour Day: Reflect on impact of youth unemployment in Africa

May 2, 2020 As we celebrate International Labour Day today, there is a need to reflect and reconsider the devastating impact of youth unemployment and underemployment in the African continent. At the...

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