AstraZeneca
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    • Africa PUMUA Nebulisation stations donated by AstraZeneca World Asthma Day Kenya Ivory Coast Ghana Ethiopia
    • AstraZeneca Ivory Coast PUMUA neb station opening Abidjan’s Teaching Hospital of Treichville with Pr Soro Deputy Chief of Staff of the MoH and Barbara Nel AstraZeneca African Cluster Country President
    • AstraZeneca PUMUA nebulisation station handover Dr Mathew Owili Dep. Governor of Kisumu Country, and Dr Sylvia Vito AstraZeneca Head Africa Acceleration
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AstraZeneca Africa PUMUA Initiative celebrates World Asthma Day with the handover of the first PUMUA nebulisation stations in 4 countries

AstraZeneca’s Africa PUMUA Initiative is a collaboration with Ministries of Health, local health providers, healthcare societies and respiratory health experts to redefine asthma care in Africa

World Asthma Day theme is ‘Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions’, challenging long-held misconceptions that prevent people with asthma from enjoying optimal benefit from the advances in the management of asthma; In Africa, it is estimated that over 40 million people are living with asthma; AstraZeneca’s Africa PUMUA Initiative (www.AstraZeneca.com) is a collaboration with Ministries of…

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    • Strong Sustainability Performance sees Perseus Mining deliver US$385 million to Ivorian and Ghanaian Economies in 2020 (3)
    • Strong Sustainability Performance sees Perseus Mining deliver US$385 million to Ivorian and Ghanaian Economies in 2020 (4)
    • Strong Sustainability Performance sees Perseus Mining deliver US$385 million to Ivorian and Ghanaian Economies in 2020 (5)
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Strong Sustainability Performance sees Perseus Mining deliver US$385 million to Ivorian and Ghanaian Economies in 2020

As part of its longstanding commitment to the communities in which it operates, Perseus reported increasing community investment by 71% to around US$1.9M in CY20

Perseus Mining Limited (TSX & ASX: PRU) (www.PerseusMining.com) has released its CY20 Sustainable Development Report. The report details the company’s progress over the past 12 months in delivering on its commitment to responsible mining operations in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, including an overall economic benefit to host countries totalling about…

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Kaspersky strengthens West African footprint

Kaspersky has partnered with value-added distributor DataGroupIT who will provide the global cybersecurity company with access to new markets in Nigeria and Ghana

As part of its strategy to grow its business in West Africa, Kaspersky (https://africa.kaspersky.com) has partnered with value-added distributor DataGroupIT who will provide the global cybersecurity company with access to new markets in Nigeria and Ghana. “DataGroupIT is a well-known distributor in Africa with a clear value-add when it comes…

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Zambia President and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp inaugurate the 8th edition of Merck Foundation Conference 2021

More than 75,000 participants, healthcare providers, policymakers, and academia from 70 countries attended the Luminary

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) annual conference was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Dr. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp Chairman of both of Executive Board of E.Merck KG and Merck Foundation Board of Trustees; The 8th Edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary” was…

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Coronavirus - African countries face high risk of COVID-19 resurgence

Three countries face very high risk of COVID-19 resurgence, 20 face high, 22 moderate risk, and only one country faces low risk, according to the risk assessment of 46 countries

The risk of COVID-19 resurgence remains high in several African countries due to poor adherence to public health measures, mass gatherings, low testing and vaccination rates, an analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) has shown. Three countries face very high risk of COVID-19 resurgence, 20 face high, 22 moderate…

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Zambia President, H.E. Dr. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU inaugurates the 8th edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary” with 13 African First Ladies

More than 75,000 participants, healthcare providers, policymakers, and academia from 70 countries attended the Luminary

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) annual conference was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Dr. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp Chairman of both of Executive Board of E.Merck KG and Merck Foundation Board of Trustees; the 8th Edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary” was…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 24 April 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,489,600), deaths (119,667) and recoveries (4,029,903) by region: Central (153,134 cases; 2,430 deaths; 136,967 recoveries): Burundi (3,759; 6; 3,200), Cameroon (65,998; 991; 60,031), CAR (6,224; 85; 5,246), Chad (4,747; 169; 4,382), Congo (10,678; 144; 9,631), DRC (29,498; 756; 26,156), Equatorial Guinea (7,505;…

Merck Foundation
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19 African First Ladies to participate in the Merck Foundation Annual Online Conference on 27th April 2021

Merck Foundation will conduct their annual conference, the 8th Edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary” from 27th April to 29th April 2021

The 8th edition of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) Africa Asia Luminary will be co-chaired by H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, First Lady of the Republic of Zambia and Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; The President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Mr. EDGAR LUNGU and Chairman of Merck KG executive…

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African Ministers of Air Transport adopt Common Position regarding International Travel

An extra ordinary meeting of Ministers of Air Transport and key stakeholders on 15th April 2021 to discuss this issue of green vaccine passport/certificates

H.E Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy convened an extra ordinary meeting of Ministers of Air Transport and key stakeholders on 15th April 2021 to discuss this issue of green vaccine passport/certificates with objective to agree on a common African position and establish a mechanism to properly communicate…

Merck Foundation
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Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2021, 8th edition to be conducted on 27th to 29th April 2021, with 19 African First Ladies as Guests of Honor

Merck Foundation will conduct their annual conference, the 8th Edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary” from 27th April to 29th April 2021

The 8th edition of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) Africa Asia Luminary will be co-chaired by H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, First Lady of the Republic of Zambia and Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; The President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Mr. EDGAR LUNGU and Chairman of Merck KG executive…