Daily Archives: October 22, 2020

US Condemns ‘Excessive Force’ Used Against Nigeria Protesters

The United States condemned police brutality in Lagos Thursday, two days after at least 12 protesters were shot dead by Nigerian Security Forces. “We welcome an immediate investigation into any use of excessive force by members of the security forces. Those involved should be held to account in accordance with Nigerian law,” U.S. Secretary of

Millions of New Rapid COVID Antigen Test Kits Headed to Africa

JOHANNESBURG – New rapid coronavirus testing, soon to be available throughout Africa, could be a “game changer” for the continent, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The new, cheaper, less fragile tests could help health systems identify and treat cases more quickly, said Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, the World Health Organization’s Regional Director for Africa. 20

Recovery Stimulus Can Chart the Way for Resilient Economies in Sub-Saharan Africa

BOULDER, Colorado, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released its latest report that describes six core principles of stimulus and recovery that should guide the sub-Saharan Africa responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic crisis. Together, the principles in the paper are a framework for governments, development partners and the local […]

Le China Foreign Trade Centre signe des accords de coopération avec des partenaires commerciaux à la 128e Foire de Canton

GUANGZHOU, Chine, 22 octobre 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lors d’une cérémonie de signature virtuelle qui s’est tenue à la 128e Foire chinoise d’importation et d’exportation (« Foire de Canton » ou « la Foire »), le China Foreign Trade Centre (« CFTC ») a signé de multiples accords de coopération pour officialiser les partenariats avec l’Alexandria Business Association of Egypt, la Chambre de Commerce, […]