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Covid Vaccines

World leaders unite to commit to global equitable access for COVID-19 vaccines

· The Gavi COVAX AMC Summit “One World Protected” virtual event, hosted by the Government of Japan...

Refugees lack of access to Internet, face restrictions for work in digital economy

Refugees and displaced persons faced many issues in finding jobs in the digital economy of their host countries, especially due to regulations in those...

Half a million enterprises in S China’s Guangdong gain access to cloud services

By Chen Weiguang, Li Gang In South China's Guangdong Province, more and more enterprises are hopping on the fast train of smart manufacturing. As of...
Handwashing Stations

Access to handwashing facilities improves at basic schools in Tamale

Access to handwashing facilities at basic schools have improved in the Tamale Metropolis as most of such schools display veronica buckets with soap on...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Africa Challenges in Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccines

The covid-19 pandemic has caused substantial mortality and plunged national economies into deep recessions. Although the spread of the virus can be mitigated through...

MTN Nigeria payments access restored by banks

Banks have restored MTN Nigeria’s access to platforms needed for customer airtime purchases, which were temporarily halted in a tag of war over commissions. Nigerian...
Elizabeth Jennings Graham

Black Women and the Fight for Access to Public Transportation

From Elizabeth Jennings Graham, Ida B. Wells-Barnett to Claudette Colvin and Rosa Parks, African Americans have been pioneers in ending racial segregation Many people in...

Stakeholders in water, sanitation urged to enhance access to latrines

Madam Cynthia Sekyere, Nkwanta South Municipal Environmental Health Analyst, has urged Water and Sanitation Management Teams (WSMTs) to ensure the construction of household latrines...
Donald Trump

United States Supreme Court clears way for prosecutors to access Trump’s financial records

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against former President Donald Trump's effort to shield his financial records from prosecutors in New York, clearing the way...
Xu Xuefan, a villager in Fengxin county, east China's Jiangxi province, promotes local watermelons together with a volunteer, who is also a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), via live-streaming, June 4, 2020. (Photo by Deng Jiangang/People's Daily Online)

Over 98 percent of once-impoverished villages in China have access to broadband

By Yu Jingxian, Wang Zheng As modern communications technology has been introduced to more and more once poverty-stricken areas in China and communication network has...
Farmers Groundnut

UN Women and Standard Bank’s partnership on climate-resilient agriculture

Access to reliable data and market information is a critical tool in the drive to make Africa’s rural economies more equitable and sustainable, according...

Pan-African financier to improve Kenyans’ access to affordable homes

Pan-African real estate financier Shelter Afrique on Monday signed a partnership with Kenyan based regional lender NCBA Bank to improve access to affordable homes...

Facebook bans Trump from access to accounts indefinitely

dpa/GNA - Facebook banned President Donald Trump from his accounts indefinitely on Thursday, one day after pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol building. "The shocking events...

Health directorates urged to access the 0.5 DACF for malaria activities

Mrs Harriet Nuamah Agyeman, a Senior Programs Officer at Send Ghana has called on Health Directorates to capitalise on the 0.5 District Assembly Common...

Zambia launches blueprints to enhance access to information

The Zambian government on Monday launched two communication policies aimed at resolving and widening access to information and promoting a diverse media landscape. The...
Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams to change how participants access meetings next month

Microsoft is planning to introduce some important changes to Teams with regards to how participants access meeting chat based on how they were invited...
Veep Nhis

Ghana-Card holders can now use it to access NHIS – Veep

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) on Monday announced that it is linking the Scheme’s Card to the National Identification Authority's database to allow...
UK Ghana business council

UK-Ghana partnership to improve connectivity, access to infrastructure

The United Kingdom-Ghana partnership has mobilised funding and expertise to improve connectivity and access to infrastructure. A statement issued by the British...
State Institutions

Absence of decentralized state institutions hindering access to services – Study

The absence of decentralized state institutions is hindering access to essential services and justice by vulnerable communities in the Upper East Region, a study...

Food for All Africa organizes “Feeding Caravan” to commemorate UN World Food day

As a yearly ritual, today October, 16th 2020, marks UN World Food Day. Food is the essence of life and the bedrock of our...
Hearing Impaired Girl

Hearing-impaired girl gets access to education

For 14-year-old Salmu Alhassan, a hearing-impaired girl, education became a reality following the intervention of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
Western Togoland

Lawyers of alleged secessionists lament poor state of cells, access to clients

Where and how to bathe, access legal representation and amenities whiles in custody took centre stage when 31 alleged secessionists picked in the Volta...
Img Wa

Black Girls Matter: Speak Up for Our Girls Now – UNFPA

The world has witnessed some remarkable progress in how adolescent girls navigate their lives today. There is a large increase in their access to...

Poor road network impedes access to education in Lassibile

Poor road network linking the Lassibile community in the Wa West District to other areas with educational facilities is negatively affecting access to education. Some...
Cocoa Farmer

Solidaridad supports businesses to access finance for COVID-19 resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all facets of life including the health sector, academia, businesses, and the general socio-economic development of many nations. ...

Zambia conducts fourth survey on access to financial services

Players in Zambia's financial sector have embarked on a survey aimed at establishing the access to financial services in the country, the central bank...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a press statement on the European Green Deal at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

EU to participate in COVAX initiative for equal access to COVID-19 vaccine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday that her institution is ready to join the COVAX Facility, a pooled procurement...

Penplusbytes validates citizens’ reports on government’s assurances for fishing landing sites and the railway...

Access to information is a key necessity for citizens to demand transparency and responsiveness from government and at the same time hold government to...

No public activity, access to July 4 celebration in U.S. Houston

There is no public activity and access to the annual Houston Fourth of July celebration Saturday night as COVID-19 continues its rapid spread in...

Kenya coffee farmers to access revolving fund in 3 weeks

Kenya will start advancing to small-scale farmers directly, the three billion shillings (about 30 million U.S. dollars) Cherry Advance Revolving Fund in March, officials...