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World Logistics Passport welcomes Nigeria as strategic Hub in West Africa

Urdu Point 23 Sep 2021
Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa, with a vibrant and diverse industrial base and rapidly expanding regional and global trade interests ... Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World, said, "We view West Africa as a long-term growth market, with Nigeria spearheading growth in the region.
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WEST AFRICA : Sinohydro expands in West Africa with help of ex-president's godson Jean-Claude Soumah

Africa Intelligence 23 Sep 2021
Sinohydro, which has already won the contract to build the control tower for the future Ouagadougou-Donsin airport (AI, 16/03/21), is ....
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West Africa: Russia's Wagner Play Undermines the Transition in Mali

All Africa 23 Sep 2021
Washington, DC -- Reports that Mali's military junta has negotiated a prospective deal to bring in 1,000 Russian mercenaries from the notorious Wagner Group are anything but surprising ....
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Empty vaccine promises have ‘undermined the global health system’, says WHO Africa chief

The Daily Telegraph 23 Sep 2021
... West African nation ... “It just took over my holiday, that was the end of that,” says Dr Moeti, who in 2015 became the first woman to head the World Health Organization’s Africa office amid the devastating West Africa Ebola epidemic, which ultimately killed more than 11,000 people.
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US AFRICOM Commander visits Ghana

Graphic 23 Sep 2021
United States (US) Army General Stephen Townsend, the Commander of the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) began a multi-day visit to West Africa which included stops in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire on September 20-21, 2021 ... US Africa Command and our West African partners continue to work ...
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Top 10 think tanks telling sub-Saharan Africa’s new story

Business Day Online 23 Sep 2021
CDD is based in Abuja, where it shapes global opinion and provides resources to address challenges hampering democratic development in West Africa ... This includes budget monitoring and capacity building for the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Counterterrorism and West Africa Insight ... Africa.
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Crop Prospects and Food Situation ‐ Quarterly Global Report No. 3, September 2021

Reliefweb 23 Sep 2021
FAO assesses that globally 44 countries, including 33 in Africa, nine in ... Floods in West Africa and East Africa caused crop damage and losses in localized areas resulting in small production downturns in 2021, but the aggregate outputs are still forecast to remain above average.
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Nigeria, Ghana sprint to join digital currency race

The Jakarta Post 23 Sep 2021
Nigeria and Ghana are racing to adopt a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as they look to ride the wave of popularity of cryptocurrencies in West Africa’s two ...
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Tropics watch: Tropical Depression 18 expected to become season's next major hurricane

The Gainesville Sun 23 Sep 2021
Although it's still to early to determine where the system will go, there is potential for it to continue to track to the west as it nears the islands of the northern Caribbean and the Bahamas ... About 1,300 miles west-northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands ... Another tropical wave is expected to move off the west coast of Africa by the end of the weekend.
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Tropics watch: Tropical Storm Sam forms in Atlantic, expected to become major hurricane by weekend

The Ledger 23 Sep 2021
Although it's still to early to determine where the system will go, there is potential for it to continue to track to the west as it nears the islands of the northern Caribbean and the Bahamas ... Another tropical wave is expected to move off the west coast of Africa by the end of the weekend.How likely are they to strengthen?.
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Ghana will defend democracy and constitutional rule - President

Ghana News Agency 23 Sep 2021
Addressing the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America on Wednesday, the President noted that recent events in Mali and Guinea, in West Africa, have shown that not everyone in the region had accepted democracy as the preferred mode of governance.
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Ghana will defend democracy and constitutional rule – President

Ghana Business News 23 Sep 2021
Addressing the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America on Wednesday, the President noted that recent events in Mali and Guinea, in West Africa, have shown that not everyone in the region had accepted democracy as the preferred mode of governance.
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Tracking The Tropics: Tropical Storm Sam Has Developed In Central Atlantic

CBS Sports 23 Sep 2021
Many computer models forecast it will move west, then west-northwest and then possibly turn to the northwest ... a little more than 600 miles west-northwest of the westernmost Azores ... And another tropical wave is expected to move off the west coast of Africa by the end of the weekend.
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Tracking The Tropics: Tropical Depression 18 Strengthening In Central Atlantic

CBS Sports 23 Sep 2021
Many computer models forecast it will move west, then west-northwest and then possibly turn to the northwest ... a little more than 600 miles west-northwest of the westernmost Azores ... And another tropical wave is expected to move off the west coast of Africa by the end of the weekend.
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