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Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 3 August 2020, 6 pm EAT

As of 3 August 2020, 6pm EAT African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (959,158), deaths (20,322), and recoveries (614,091) by region: Central (48,946 cases; 941 deaths; 34,611 recoveries): Burundi (395; 1; 304), Cameroon (17,255; 387; 15,320), CAR (4,614; 59; 1,635), Chad (936; 75; 813), Congo (3,387; 56; 923),…

Source: World Trade Organization (WTO) |

Coronavirus - Africa: World Trade Organization (WTO) members stress role of intellectual property (IP) system in fighting COVID-19

Developing and least-developed country members highlighted the challenges COVID-19 has presented in terms of access to medicines, vaccines and associated technologies

IP measures in the context of COVID-19 At the request of South Africa, WTO members engaged in a discussion on the important role the WTO - and the TRIPS Council in particular - play in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. Developing and least-developed country members highlighted the challenges COVID-19 has presented…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon and Climatepartner Celebrate Ten Year Partnership

Canon and ClimatePartner help customers reduce greenhouse gases and make an important contribution to fighting global warming

Canon Europe is celebrating its successful ten-year long partnership with international climate protection solutions provider, ClimatePartner, enabling Canon to offer carbon-neutral papers to its office and cut-sheet customers. As part of its global responsibility to provide the highest quality products and to conduct business in an environmentally-friendly and socially engaged…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Doctors Without Borders (MSF) applauds South Africa for championing health safeguards at meeting of World Trade Organization (WTO) members

South Africa took leadership in highlighting that the intellectual property (IP) barriers that stand in the way of access to COVID-19 drugs, tests and vaccines must be urgently overcome

As World Trade Organization (WTO) members met on 30 July for a Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Council formal session, South Africa took leadership in highlighting that the intellectual property (IP) barriers that stand in the way of access to COVID-19 drugs, tests and vaccines must be urgently…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

German Energy Investors Have a Bright Future in a Post-Covid 19 Africa

The reshaping of the continent from 2021 onwards provides a great opportunity for German companies and technology to fight energy poverty in Africa

On Thursday, the Germany-Africa Business Forum (GABF) is organizing an exclusive webinar to encourage new deals between German and African public and private energy stakeholders. This is an extremely timely initiative. Covid-19 has accelerated several major trends and dynamics within Africa’s energy sector which are set to significantly increase the…

Source: Embaixada EUA em Moçambique |

Coronavirus - Mozambique: COVID-19 Information

Mozambique’s civil aviation authority has suspended international passenger flights

Country-Specific Information As of August 03, 2020, Mozambique has 1,946 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 654 in which the patients have recovered, and 13 deaths. Mozambique’s civil aviation authority has suspended international passenger flights. The Mozambican Government announced a continuation of the Level-3 State of Emergency until July 29. Some…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe |

Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: Health Alert, New Lockdown Restrictions, and Commercial Flights

Ethiopian Airlines reports it has resumed flights from Harare to the United States

Event:  Update on Lockdown Restrictions and Availability of Commercial Flights On July 21, President Mnangagwa announced new restrictions under Zimbabwe’s lockdown regulations including: implementing a curfew from 6am to 6pm except for essential services. Given the new surge of reported cases of COVID -19 in Zimbabwe, the following types of…