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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network

Classes have resumed in Abidjan

Schools reopened in Abidjan and its outskirts on Monday 25 May. This happens, one week after classes resumed in the rest of the country. Primary and secondary school students are back in school for classes that will continue until 14 August. All children will have to wear masks, and a rotation of one day per […]

Fight against desert locusts will take time, despite significant control gains – FAO Director

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of (FAO), QU Dongyu, has warned that efforts to control desert locusts will take time, noting increased concern for the Sahel and Southwest Asia is adding to the burden of efforts ongoing in the Horn of Africa and Yemen. Qu was joined by the UN Under-Secretary General […]

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Buhari wants to test Covid-Organics before it’s used

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari received several sachets of artemisia-based tea on Saturday 16 May, which the Malagasy authorities praise as a remedy against the new coronavirus. The Covid-Organics will be tested in Nigeria before being made available. It was the President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, visiting Abuja, who handed over the potion to his […]

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The most giant submarine cable to improve Africa’s internet connection

A cable of 37,000 km around the African continent. It is a gigantic project announced this week by a consortium of 8 companies: the construction of a submarine cable called “2Africa” which will leave the United Kingdom, direction Portugal and then go around Africa. This cable, which should be operational in 2023 or 2024, should […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic update in Africa

Africa had 54 027 confirmed cases of Coronavirus as of Friday, May 8. Covid-19 has already claimed the lives of 2 074people on the continent, according to the African Union Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. South Africa and Egypt are the two most affected countries, with 8 232 and 7 981cases respectively. They are […]

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Ivorian PM Amadou Gon evacuated to France for medical treatment

The Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Gon has been evacuated to France on Saturday, May 2, for “medical check-up”. The Presidency announced in a statement that the Minister of State, Minister of Defense Hamed Bakayoko, will be in charge of the interim. The presidency did not state clearly what Gon, who underwent a serious heart surgery […]

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Jack Ma Foundation made its third donation of health equipment to Africa

The CDC, a specialized medical agency of the African Union, on Wednesday, 29th April, received medical equipment donated by China’s billionaire Jack Ma Foundation in partnership with the Beijing government. The equipment will be distributed to the 55 member states of the African Union. The shipment, which includes 4.6 million masks, 500,000 tests, 300 ventilators […]

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Deconfinement measures being taken in African countries

While Nigeria is preparing to start easing coronavirus lockdown covering its largest city Lagos and capital Abuja from May 4, some countries have already announced the reopening of businesses. It is the case of Algeria, where on date, the government has reported a total of 3,256 confirmed infections with the virus, with 419 deaths and […]

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Two hundred more Cuban doctors in South Africa to help fight Covid-19

Two hundred Cuban doctors arrived in South Africa on Sunday April 26. They will join the 200 Cuban doctors already in South Africa as part of the medical cooperation. After a period of quarantine, they will be distributed throughout the country in support of the South African teams. Among these approximately 200 caregivers are epidemiologists […]

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Massive shop robberies in Brazzaville during night curfew

Congo-Brazzaville has been under night curfew since March 31. A measure associated with lockdown to block the way to the spread of Covid-19. However, during the past few days, tradesmen have been surprised to find that their shops have been looted at night. Among the many measures enacted by the authorities to deal with the […]

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