Africa


Official opening ceremony of the 2021 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group

Published June 21, 2021, 5:30 p.m. by rssfeed

What: African Development Bank Group Who: Opening ceremony of the African Development Bank Group’s 2021 Annual Meetings When: Online via live streaming

WHO Supporting South Africa to Establish COVID mRNA Vaccine Technology Transfer Hub

Published June 21, 2021, 4:24 p.m. by rssfeed

[WHO] Geneva/Johannesburg/Paris: Geneva/Johannesburg/Par -- The World Health Organization (WHO) and its COVAX partners are working with a South African consortium comprising Biovac, Afrigen Biologics and Vaccines, a network of universities …

Greenpeace Outraged By News That South Africa Won't Support Global Plastic Ban Treaty

Published June 21, 2021, 4:09 p.m. by rssfeed

[Greenpeace] This morning, a Mail & Guardian exposé revealed that the South African government plans to reject a new proposed global treaty on plastics. According to a leaked document [1] …

Burundi: CPJ, Rights Groups Call On EU to Uphold Burundi Human Rights Commitments, Including Press Freedom

Published June 21, 2021, 4:04 p.m. by rssfeed

[CPJ] The Committee to Protect Journalists and other human rights groups today called on European Union High Representative Josep Borrell and EU foreign ministers in a letter to uphold benchmarks …

Terrorism, Covid-19 to Feature in SADC Leaders' Meeting in Maputo

Published June 21, 2021, 4:03 p.m. by rssfeed

[Nation] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will on Wednesday hold an extraordinary summit of heads of state and government meet in Mozambique's capital Maputo.

S. Sudan Footballers Test Positive for Covid-19 Ahead of Arab Cup Games

Published June 21, 2021, 3:59 p.m. by rssfeed

[East African] At least eight football players in South Sudan's national tested positive for Covid-19 at the weekend, ahead of their FIFA Arab Cup Tournament, the country's football association said.

Golden Girls Shine in Europe

Published June 21, 2021, 3:10 p.m. by rssfeed

[Namibian] NAMIBIA's budding young superstars Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi once again delivered the goods when they won their races at international meetings in Europe over the weekend.

Teachers, Staff Urged to Be At School Ahead of Jabs

Published June 21, 2021, 3:08 p.m. by rssfeed

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Basic Education is calling on all teachers and staff to be at school in order to prepare for the COVID-19 vaccination programme set to start on …

Renamo Condemns Sex Scandal At Women's Prison

Published June 21, 2021, 3:05 p.m. by rssfeed

[AIM] Maputo -- Mozambique's main opposition party, Renamo, on Monday strongly condemned the recent allegations that guards at the Maputo Special Penitentiary for Women (EPEMM), better known as the Ndlavela …

Confed Cup (Semi-Finals/1st Leg) - Raja Hold Pyramids to Goalless Draw in Cairo (0-0)

Published June 21, 2021, 3:04 p.m. by rssfeed

[MAP] Cairo -- Raja Casablanca on Sunday held Egyptian Pyramids to a goalless draw in Cairo in the first leg of the semi-final of the CAF Confederation Cup.