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EU to support COVID-19 vaccination strategies in Africa

EU funding will, among others, contribute to ensuring the cold chains, roll-out registration programmes, training of medical and support staff as well as logistics.  Brussels, Belgium | THE INDEPENDENT | The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced today $121 million (€100 million) in humanitarian assistance to support the …

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KENYATTA: Kenya hinging on digital technologies to transform economy post-COVID

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed the contribution of digital technologies to Kenya’s transformation saying ICTs are helping the country to create employment opportunities for its youth and enhance delivery of public services. The president observed that digital technologies have enabled African governments and the …

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Global boxing body promises to uplift standards in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Umar Kremlev has lined up his ambitious plans to uplift boxing standards in Africa when he led the AIBA leadership and the national federations of the continent to discuss key boxing issues in a virtual forum here on Sunday. The Kremlev’s …

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Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Global leaders commit investments and partnerships on effects of climate change | THE INDEPENDENT | African and European countries and international institutions have announced that they will jointly invest more in climate adaptation in Africa. The pledges were among initiatives in the Adaptation Action Agenda unveiled at the first online …

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