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Contemporary Art from Africa roars on

Art market maintains surge amidst Covid-19 pandemic Storm Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Well, the Covid- 19 pandemic will not affect the booming art  market for contemporary art from Africa. This to many may come as a big surprise compared to how the pandemic has severed several businesses across …

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African Development Bank launches new Transaction Guarantee to support SMEs and trade in Africa

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | THE INDEPENDENT |   The African Development Bank (AfDB), through its Financial Sector Development’s Trade Finance operations, has launched a Transaction Guarantee instrument designed to provide up to 100% cover for non-payment risk to regional and international banks, for trade transactions initiated by local banks in Africa. The …

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More COVID-19 vaccines arrive

But experts says number of jabs too small for populations battling third wave Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Following recent calls from African leaders to manufacturers and rich countries to ensure equity in distribution of the desperately needed COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Region Office has …

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Huawei pledges support to Africa’s green energy revolution

Huawei harnessing renewable energy with smart PV solution Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will be on the frontline of powering the green energy revolution in Africa through provision of digital enablers, an executive said on Monday. Huang Su, director of Huawei Southern Africa Digital Power Business, said …

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