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2Africa Consortium Announces New Cable Branches

The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable. The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing…

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Seychelles: African Development Bank approves $20 million loan to support Covid-19 recovery

The government program aims to deepen reforms introduced through the Bank’s Covid-19 Crisis Response Budget Support Program

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a $20 million flexible loan to finance Seychelles’ Governance and Economic Reforms Support Program, expected to help drive the island nation’s macroeconomic stability and recovery from Covid-19 in the medium-term. The government program aims to deepen reforms…

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Merck Foundation Health Media Training to be organized virtually in partnership with Mauritius Media Trust Board for Mauritian, Madagascar and Seychelles media to break Infertiliy stigma and support girl education and raise awareness about coronavirus

The objective of the training is to emphasize the significant role that media plays to break the stigma around infertility, in addressing sensitive social and health issues

Merck Foundation Health Media Training will be chaired by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com); Merck Foundation, to announce a call for applications for 6 different awards for Media, Film, Fashion and Music fraternity in Mauritius, Mauritius, Madagascar, and Seychelles to break Infertility stigma and raise awareness…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 20 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,190,181), deaths (137,350) and recoveries (4,611,132) by region: Central (187,195 cases; 2,944 deaths; 167,610 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,037; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,946; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (37,809; 879; 27,938), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 19 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,160,473), deaths (136,810) and recoveries (4,590,617) by region: Central (186,334 cases; 2,931 deaths; 167,582 recoveries): Burundi (5,121; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (11,032; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,945; 174; 4,768), Congo (12,298; 161; 11,330), DRC (36,956; 866; 27,911), Equatorial Guinea (8,698;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 15 June 2021, 6 pm EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,064,847), deaths (135,159) and recoveries (4,537,683) by region: Central (184,578 cases; 2,909 deaths; 168,227 recoveries): Burundi (5,026; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,943; 174; 4,767), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (35,668; 846; 29,183), Equatorial Guinea (8,650;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 13 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,032,157), deaths (134,564) and recoveries (4,514,338) by region: Central (183,827 cases; 2,897 deaths; 166,868 recoveries): Burundi (4,995; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,942; 174; 4,766), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (34,949; 834; 27,825), Equatorial Guinea (8,650;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 12 June 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (5,016,511), deaths (134,295) and recoveries (4,506,343) by region: Central (183,796 cases; 2,895 deaths; 166,758 recoveries): Burundi (4,975; 8; 4,198), Cameroon (80,090; 1,310; 77,305), CAR (10,987; 98; 7,103), Chad (4,942; 174; 4,766), Congo (12,121; 160; 11,211), DRC (34,949; 834; 27,825), Equatorial Guinea (8,640;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 30 May 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,823,429), deaths (130,277) and recoveries (4,360,420) by region: Central (173,028 cases; 2,787 deaths; 159,208 recoveries): Burundi (4,715; 6; 4,198), Cameroon (77,982; 1,270; 72,926), CAR (7,091; 98; 6,859), Chad (4,928; 173; 4,742), Congo (11,658; 153; 10,591), DRC (31,415; 782; 27,665), Equatorial Guinea (8,529;…

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Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as of 29 May 2021, 9 am EAT

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (4,812,313), deaths (130,025) and recoveries (4,351,816) by region: Central (172,873 cases; 2,781 deaths; 159,001 recoveries): Burundi (4,650; 6; 4,198), Cameroon (77,982; 1,270; 72,926), CAR (7,085; 97; 6,665), Chad (4,927; 173; 4,742), Congo (11,658; 153; 10,591), DRC (31,386; 782; 27,654), Equatorial Guinea (8,476;…