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Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Brazil to launch COVID-19 vaccination drive in January

Brazil will launch a mass vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in January, the government said on Tuesday. "We are signing...
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COVID-19 regulations drive up mobile phone usage in quarter in Uganda

COVID-19 lockdown regulations have pushed up mobile telephone usage in Uganda, a new report by the country's communications regulator has shown. ...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

Kenya to kick off clean up drive to spur environmental conservation

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that a national clean up campaign will kick off on Sept. 1 to help boost the country's environmental...
An anti-epidemic teleoperation robot developed by the College of Artificial Intelligence under China's Nankai University displays how it works, April 1. The robot can be controlled by mobile phones, and is able to measure temperature, serve as a hospital guide, disinfect, and transfer samples. Besides, it can also inspect the wards with the cameras installed, and help the doctors launch remote consultation. Photo by Liu Dongyue/ People's Daily Online

AI leads drive for Healthy China

By Feng Hua The in-depth integration of artificial intelligence (AI) technology into the medical industry in recent years is creating more possibilities for people's health...
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Driver jailed five years for fraud

Bright Sarkodie, a driver has been sentenced to five years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for defrauding a man of GH¢450,000.00 under the...
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AU commission chief urges Africans to drive toward self-sufficiency

Marking Africa Day, the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Monday underlined the need for Africans to chart their...
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Experts and policymakers urge enabling policies to drive Africa’s development

African experts and policymakers attending the Africa Business Forum have emphasized that African countries can achieve "exponential" economic growth with good governance and creation...
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Continental peace, stability to drive Africa’s sustainable development – Experts

African experts and policymakers on Monday stressed the crucial need to ensure continental peace and stability as a crucial imperative towards effectively harnessing Africa's...
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Ecobank empowers Journalists to drive financial literacy agenda in Ghana

Financial literacy is an essential life skill that has important impact on an individual, family well-being and on the economy as a whole. Over...
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African manufacturers urged to drive fourth industrial revolution

African manufacturers have been urged to exert concerted efforts to speed up the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa as part of Africa's drive toward...
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Experts, policymakers urge more investment in tourism to drive East Africa’s growth

Some 300 East African experts and policymakers on Thursday emphasized further investments in tourism as a priority sector to drive the momentum in East...

Zambian leader says citizens must drive development agenda

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Thursday said citizens must drive the country's development agenda by making deliberate efforts to work together. In...

Cross-border mergers drive FDI into COMESA

Cross-border mergers are among the factors driving foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) economic bloc, an...
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Continental free trade pact to drive Africa’s overall development ambitions

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a vital imperative to drive Africa's overall development momentum, the African Union (AU) said. ...
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Forthcoming African free trade pact to inspire economic integration

As the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) currently stands ready for entry into effect, experts and analysts have emphasized the pact as a...

Africa’s developmental Transformation is Closely Linked with Industrialisation

Mr Alan John Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, says Africa must pursue industrialisation as a strategic agenda towards transformation to promote...

DRC Refugees Fleeing Their Homes Due to Clashes – UN

People are fleeing deadly clashes that erupted at the end of last December between two communities in Yumbi, Mai-Ndombe Province of Democratic Republic of...

Tanzania put in place measures to save Lake Manyara National Park

Tanzanian authorities have announced new strategies aimed at saving Lake Manyara National Park, which is threatened deposition caused by farming activities. Telesia Mahonga, Karatu District...
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ECA Conference Demand Action on AfCFTA Implementation

The potential for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to become a powerful tool for driving industrialisation, economic diversification and development has been...
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Tanzania in drive to enhance war against poaching

The Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) has partnered with security agencies to enhance the fight against poaching in all 16 national parks across the east...

EBAFOSA Vision Needs People With High Sense of Responsibility

The Ghana chapter of the Ecosystems-Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly (EBAFOSA) has urged members to drive the vision of the Assembly with commitment. Dr...

Ghana depends on oil-palm production to create jobs

Ghana has intensified its effort at increasing oil palm production – to create wealth and jobs, by strengthening extension service support to growers. As part...

EAIF mobilizes US$385 million to invest in Africa

· Allianz becomes EAIF’s first commercial institutional investor · AfDB returns as an...

Easter Comedy: The Customer Experience Gathered

It was a collection of the best humor rock stars at the 2018 annual Easter Comedy night. A raucous atmosphere at the Accra International...
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Development Partners say to support Ghana’s “Beyond Aid” drive with investment and trade

Ghana’s Development Partners (DPs) are of the view that the country’s transition from Aid to Trade will take a gradual process and more trade...
Left-behind women and poor migrant workers make down jackets ordered by customers at a poverty alleviation workshop in an industrial concentration area in Guangshan County, central China’s Henan province, March 9, 2018. (Photo from CFP)

China’s Anti-poverty Program Improves Its Human Rights Record

China, at the annual session of its top legislative body in Beijing, has pledged to lift another 10 million people out of poverty in...
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S. Africa’s ruling party wants ICT to drive the country’s growth

The African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday said they want technology and innovation to be integrated into the entire South African society despite a...

Authorities in SW Tanzania in drive to introduce cashew farming

Authorities in southwestern Tanzania's region of Mbeya intend to introduce cashew nuts farming in a new drive to spur the economy of the east...

BBCC to drive broadband penetration

The Broadband Communication Chamber (BBCC) says it’s putting up measurers to drive broadband penetration in the country by bringing on board many Ghanaians who...
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Ghana Could Lose Investors Over Borrow Attitude – Gatsi

The way Ghana handled its energy bond, which failed to raise the target amount despite extension, could suggest a state of desperation to borrow...