Source: UNICEF, Middle East and North Africa |

Coronavirus - Djibouti: First quantity of COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Djibouti

Djibouti second country in the Middle East and North Africa region to receive COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility

Djibouti is the second country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, to receive vaccines against COVID-19 following the arrival of a first shipment of AstraZeneca/Serum Institute of India (SII) vaccine at Djibouti International Airport. The vaccines were delivered with UNICEF’s support through COVAX, a coalition co-led by…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

Coronavirus: Côte d'Ivoire becomes second African country and first French-speaking country to receive vaccine doses via COVAX Facility

This marks the second batch that has been shipped and delivered to Africa by the COVAX Facility in an unprecedented effort to provide at least 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of 2021

The COVAX initiative shipped 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, licensed by the Serum Institute of India, to India, and 505,000 syringes to Abidjan, on 26 February 2021. This marks the second batch that has been shipped and delivered to Africa by the COVAX Facility in an unprecedented effort to…

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Webb Fontaine announces official launch of far-reaching Nepal National Single Window Trade and Customs project

Recently brought online the platform will interconnect 40 government and private agencies involved in Nepal international trade cycle

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com) and the Nepal Government have officially launched the Nepal National Single Window system (NNSW). The Nepal Department of Customs, who are the lead agency in this project, choose as a launch date Jan 26th which is WCO (World Customs Organisation) International Customs Day to emphasise the synergy…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Coronavirus - South Africa: Committee Chairperson says COVID-19 Vaccine arrival is Fruit of Good International Relations

Arrival of the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from India signifies the success of South Africa’s approach to bilateral and multilateral relations

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Tandi Mahambehlala, has said the arrival of the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from India signifies the success of South Africa’s approach to bilateral and multilateral relations. Ms Mahambehlala said: “We congratulate the Department of International Relations and…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Coronavirus – South Africa: Dr Dhlomo welcomes arrival of First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccine in SA

Welcomed the first shipment of one million doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII)

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health, Dr Sibongiseno Dhlomo, has welcomed the first shipment of one million doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) that has arrived in the country today. Dr Dhlomo said the arrival of the first consignment of the…

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Source: World Media Network |

Africa's top business leaders to participate in awards to celebrate India's republic day to independence day

The Awards' nominations will start from February 14th

Top influential business people and leaders will be attending the Paris Appreciation Awards season 2 starting from 26th January Republic day of India and ending on August 15th independence day of India, the Paris Appreciation Awards 2021 and World Media Network (www.WorldMediaNetwork.UK) is about shining a light on the most innovative businesses globally by promoting success, innovation, and…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Coronavirus: COVAX announces new agreement, plans for first deliveries

COVAX announced that, pending WHO emergency use listings, nearly 150 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford candidate are anticipated to be available in Q1 2021

COVAX announced the signing of an advance purchase agreement for up to 40 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine; rollout to commence with successful execution of supply agreements; additionally, COVAX announced that, pending WHO emergency use listings, nearly 150 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford candidate are anticipated to be available…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Coronavirus - Seychelles: India gifts Seychelles with COVISHIELD vaccines

The consignment arrived this afternoon on a special Indian Navy Aircraft ‘Boeing P81’

The Government of India has today gifted 50,000 doses of the COVISHIELD vaccine to Seychelles.  The consignment arrived this afternoon on a special Indian Navy Aircraft ‘Boeing P81’. The Indian High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. General Dalbir Singh Suhag, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for…

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Source: Accor |

Accor Middle East & Africa region expands with addition of India and Turkey

Middle East & Africa region expanded to include India and Turkey, under management of the Dubai Regional Office

Accor (www.group.Accor.com), a world-leading augmented hospitality group, has added India and Turkey to its Middle East & Africa region. The newly expended region will now comprise of a portfolio of more than 84,000 rooms across 400 hotels.  With the industry’s most dynamic portfolio of brands, covering every market segment from…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Indo-Africa Summit panel calls for strong Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to close Africa’s infrastructure gap, strengthen trade

The three-day event, which took place virtually from 4 to 6 November, drew lessons from India’s public-private partnership experience, which some speakers described as a good model for Africa

Panelists at the IMC Indo-Africa Summit called for stronger public-private partnerships to close Africa’s infrastructure gap and speed up intra-continental and world trade. The three-day event, which took place virtually from 4 to 6 November, drew lessons from India’s public-private partnership experience, which some speakers described as a good model…