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African Energy Chamber calls for more US-Africa Energy investments with series about unjustified risk perceptions on Africa

U.S. companies stand to play a significant role in the road to a lower-carbon future in the continent, and to continue leading some of the most important markets in the energy industry

Following President Biden's Interim National Security Strategic Guidance signalling for continued growth in partnerships with African economies, at the African Energy Chamber ("AEC") (www.EnergyChamber.org), we believe it is vital to engage U.S. companies and investors to counter the often-wrong preconceptions about investing in the continent, as Africa has some of…

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Super league - FIFA chief Infantino: "We need to face the problems in football together"

Speaking to AS, the FIFA president offered his thoughts on the Super League, calling for dialogue with the clubs but also saying he understands the potential need for sanctions

In an exclusive interview with AS, FIFA president Gianni Infantino answers questions on the European Super League (ESL) and major clubs' conflict with UEFA, and discusses the issue of sanctions for the 12 breakaway rebels. He also talks about young people’s waning interest in football, clubs’ multi-million-euro losses and the…

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Coronavirus - Africa: The Chairperson of the AUC welcomes the USA decision for waiver of intellectual property rights for Covid19 vaccines

The Chairperson commends this important show of global leadership by the United States of America

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the announcement of the United States of America to support South Africa and India’s call for the temporary waiver of intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organization. The Chairperson commends this important show of global…

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Energy Capital & Power, Equatorial Guinea Partner for Investor Report, Documentary, and U.S. Event

Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons endorses the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea 2021 book and documentary and the U.S.-Africa Energy Forum

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce its partnership with Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH) for the premier U.S.-Africa Energy Forum (USAEF) 2021; ECP, in partnership with Equatorial Guinea’s MMH, officially commenced work in-country on the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea 2021 special investor…

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Rwanda’s TOP AFRICA NEWS reporter among 50 Journalists to attend "Combatting the Climate Crisis through U.S. Innovations Virtual Reporting Tour"

These journalists have been specifically selected by U.S. Embassies and Consulates

Mr. Ange de la Victoire DUSABEMUNGU, a journalist from TOPAFRICANEWS.COM, Rwanda’s Panafrican News Website, is one of 50 journalists selected from around the world to take part in the United States' Combatting the Climate Crisis through the U.S. Innovations Virtual Reporting Tour. Mr. DUSABEMUNGU is an experienced Communications Associate with…

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Energy Capital & Power, Kanflooens Partnership to Strengthen U.S.¬-Africa Energy Investment Opportunities

The partnership will help facilitate deals in the African and U.S. energy sectors, promoting investment and engagement

U.S consulting firm Kanflooens is a strategic partner of Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) for the highly anticipated U.S. Africa Energy Forum (USAEF); With the first-ever USAEF event taking place both virtually and in-person in Washington D.C. on 12 July and in Houston for the main summit and gala…

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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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United States Government delivers medical equipment to combat COVID-19 pandemic in Zanzibar

The shipment includes respiratory equipment such as pulse oximeters, pediatric and adult nasal cannulas, masks; and sanitation supplies such as backpack sprayers, and biohazard disposal bags

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has delivered a shipment of COVID-19 supplies to the Zanzibar Ministry of Health. USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain activity recently procured respiratory and sanitation supplies valued at $400,000. The supplies were delivered over the past month to the…

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Merck Foundation and African First Ladies plan to launch media recognition of “Mask Up With Care” to mark “World Health Day“ 2021 for enhancing COVID 19 awareness

Merck Foundation, year to date, in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, have provided for more than 1100 doctors from 42 Countries with 1 & 2 year speciality scholarship to improve access to quality and equitable healthcare in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 together with 19 African First Ladies by starting the “Mask Up With Care” Media Recognition Awards for African Media Representatives for advancing Community awareness about coronavirus. The awards are also announced for Media Representatives from Latin…

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USAID Airlifts Shelter Supplies to help Ethiopians affected by the Conflict in Tigray

The ongoing conflict has forced an estimated one million people to flee their homes - many of whom are now sleeping outside or in crowded shelters

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is airlifting 1,500 rolls of heavy-duty plastic sheeting— to contribute to emergency shelter efforts for more than 82,500 people affected by the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. This airlift will transport durable sheeting from USAID’s warehouse in Dubai to Ethiopia. The ongoing…