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    • The office sector has been the hardest-hit asset class in South Africa
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Divergent Trends in Property Values across Africa (By Roger Long)

The outlook for each country’s market is largely tied to the expectations on the performance of the wider economy in that country

By Roger Long, Director of Valuation & Advisory Services, Broll Property Group (www.broll.co.ke) The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world. This report looks at the effect of the pandemic on property values in Africa, with a…

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Verdant Capital advises Baxi, a leading super-agent in Nigeria, on its sale to MFS Africa

The sale of Baxi is Verdant Capital’s fifth successful fintech transaction of the year

MFS Africa is acquiring Baxi to expand its network into Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and perhaps its most fintech dynamic market. Nigeria is also the largest remittance market in Africa representing one-third of intra-Africa remittance flows, and is home to the largest number of SMEs. Verdant Capital (https://Verdant-Cap.com) views the two…

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Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Meets Egyptian Ambassador

During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed

HE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi met Sunday with HE Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the country Amr Kamal El-Din El-Sherbiny. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed. 

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Africans Call On Global Community To Honor Commitment to a “just and inclusive” Energy Transition (By NJ Ayuk)

During the last couple of years, the global community has increased pressure on African countries to speed up their energy transition

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) When nearly 200 government and business leaders from around the globe signed the Paris Agreement in December 2015, they did more than commit to cutting greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change. They also called upon developed countries to…

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WHO Delivers Essential Health Supplies to Sudan

The shipments — consisting of over 283 metric tons valued at more than US$ 2 million — also include essential paediatric medicines to support the health of children

The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered critical medicines and health supplies from its logistics hub in Dubai to Khartoum, Sudan to address the health needs of 1.5 million people, including the protection of over 300,000 front-line health workers. This operation represents the single largest air bridge conducted between the…

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UN Special Envoy Ján Kubiš’ statement on the first anniversary of Libyan ceasefire agreement

The critical importance of the ceasefire agreement and its implementation was confirmed by the participants of the Libya Stabilization ministerial conference held on 21 October, in Tripoli

The Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Ján Kubiš, hailed the achievements secured by the (5+5) Joint Military Commission (JMC) since the signing of the comprehensive ceasefire agreement in Geneva a year ago. “We join the Libyan people in commemorating…

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Celebrating 76 years of partnership and close cooperation, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Lights up Office Tower on UN Day 2021

The illumination was part of several activities and events organized jointly with the UN system in Egypt to mark the 76th anniversary of the UN

As part of Egypt’s celebrations of 76 years of strategic partnership and joint cooperation with the United Nations, the headquarters of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs lit up this evening on the occasion of the celebration of United Nations Day, which falls on October 24. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry…

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Africa Investment Forum: Projects worth $140 million on the table to boost vaccines and healthcare in West and East Africa

After the presentations, a panel of investors provided their insight on investing in Africa’s healthcare sector

Members of the Africa Investment Forum team showcased two projects during a virtual investor roundtable as the continent looks to boost its healthcare sector and attract much-needed investment in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The projects, jointly worth around $140 million and located in East and West Africa, were…

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Galmudug Communities Lobby for More Women Participation in Politics

The workshop facilitator, Halima Ali, expressed optimism that the dialogues would bring about a change in attitude in Galmudug State towards supporting women candidates

Women politicians, clan leaders, youth groups, civil society organisations and key decision makers in Galmudug State came together last week in a dialogue on inclusive political participation in Somalia’s ongoing parliamentary elections. The dialogues, attended by about 200 participants in Dhuusamareb, were organized jointly by the African Union Mission in…

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Acting Assistant Secretary Lempert’s Trip to Tunisia and Libya

She also participated in bilateral meetings with senior Libyan officials, including Prime Minister Dabaiba and Foreign Minister Mangoush

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Yael Lempert visited Tunisia and Libya October 19-21.  During her trip to Tunisia, Acting Assistant Secretary Lempert met with Tunisian government officials, including Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi, welcoming Tunisia’s newly formed government and reiterated that the U.S. looks forward to the…