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Kwik Delivery and Mastercard Partner to Provide Discounts to Nigerian Cardholders

Mastercard has over 70 million customers in Nigeria, making it the de facto leader on the debit card market in the country

Kwik Delivery (http://Kwik.Delivery/) and Mastercard announce a partnership starting this very day to provide discounts on all Kwik Delivery services to Mastercard cardholders in Nigeria. Mastercard has over 70 million customers in Nigeria, making it the de facto leader on the debit card market in the country. All Mastercard cardholders…

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Natural Gas to Transform Africa (By NJ Ayuk)

The continent’s gas industry is on the verge of real transformation, as the African Energy Chamber (AEC) notes in our 2021 Africa Energy Outlook

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (EnergyChamber.org) Africa has already made an indelible mark in the oil industry. It is home to four of the world’s top 20 crude oil producers — Nigeria, Angola, Algeria, and Libya — and these same four countries also have some of the…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

WHO calls for reinvigorated action to fight malaria

Global malaria gains threatened by access gaps, COVID-19 and funding shortfalls

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries and global health partners to step up the fight against malaria, a preventable and treatable disease that continues to claim hundreds of thousands of lives each year. A better targeting of interventions, new tools and increased funding are needed to change…

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

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 29 November 2020, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,150,439) deaths (51,481), and recoveries (1,815,839) by region: Central (65,085 cases; 1,188 deaths; 60,412 recoveries): Burundi (681; 1; 549), Cameroon (24,117; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,913; 63; 4,825), Chad (1,663; 101; 1,499), Congo (5,774; 94; 4,891), DRC (12,608; 333; 11,495), Equatorial Guinea (5,153; 85;…

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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 28 November 2020, 6 pm EAT

As of 28 November 2020, 6pm EAT African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (2,137,871) deaths (51,248), and recoveries (1,807,531) by region: Central (64,936 cases; 1,186 deaths; 60,408 recoveries): Burundi (681; 1; 549), Cameroon (24,117; 435; 22,177), CAR (4,913; 63; 4,825), Chad (1,663; 101; 1,499), Congo (5,632; 92; 4,891),…