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Daystar Power to be acquired by Shell

Algeria Times 06 Oct 2022
We have had a long and established presence in West Africa and with Daystar Power, we are taking our first steps into the renewable power space,” said Thomas Brostrøm, Shell’s Executive Vice-President, Renewable Generation ... for West Africa and beyond.”.

Ukraine’s uphill battle to gain Africa’s support

Joy Online 06 Oct 2022
Russian diplomats in Africa have sustained a prominent media and public presence as Moscow faces a global backlash over the war that has precipitated a global food crisis ... Shortly before Mr Lavrov’s Africa tour, newspapers in Egypt, Congo,-Brazzaville, Uganda and Ethiopia published an op-ed he wrote blaming the West for the food crisis.

LPG usage increase from 24.5 per cent in 2017 to 36.9 per cent in 2021

Business Ghana 06 Oct 2022
Speaking at the 3rd West Africa LPG Conference and Expo under the theme “Towards Making LPG The Clean Fuel of West Africa,”  he said the objective of the government was to ensure at least 50 per cent penetration by 2050.

The real US agenda in Africa is hegemony

Information Clearing House 06 Oct 2022
Washington's primary interest in Africa today is keeping the Chinese and Russians out ... Africa has 54 nations as UN members. Any truly representative UNGA meeting should place Africa’s problems at the forefront ... What is left unsaid in the west, is that only the importation of fertilizers to the EU is “allowed,” while transit to Africa is not.

Afreximbank, Nigeria Sign Host Country Agreement for African Medical Centre of Excellence

This Day 06 Oct 2022
“The AMCE Abuja is a first of its kind quaternary level medical facility in the West Africa region and one amongst the very few, if any, on the African continent ... The AMCE Abuja will serve as the headquarters for other AMCEs to be launched across Africa ... and Africa in general.

DNA from skeletons ‘challenges perceptions and understanding of ancient England’

Belfast Telegraph 06 Oct 2022
Ancient DNA extracted from skeletons in burial sites across England shows evidence of mass migration from Europe and movement of people from as far as West Africa, challenging perceptions that English ancestors lived in small elite groups, archaeologists have said.

GCPS obtains £10m grant to conduct in-depth research into NCDs in W/A

Business Ghana 06 Oct 2022
It would span a five-year period and see to the establishment of a “Global Health Research Centre for NCDs control in West Africa, “which would among others coordinate research, provide training and horn  skills of clinicians in the effective management of NCDs to improve the general health and wellbeing of the populace.

Uganda Ebola outbreak death toll 29, says WHO

Manila Bulletin 06 Oct 2022
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (AFP FILE/ MANILA BULLETIN) ... There are gold mines in the Mubende area which attract people from across Uganda, as well as other countries, the WHO’s Africa regional office said ... The worst epidemic, in West Africa between 2013 and 2016, killed more than 11,300 people ... .

Clamour for Medicine Security, Self- sufficiency in Local Manufacturing

This Day 06 Oct 2022
... to maintain its leadership in Africa ... Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement Positioning ... The group has evolved from a humble beginning of 20 foundation members to over 120 member companies holding forth in closing the widening gap in access to Medicine in Nigeria and West Africa.

White House says OPEC+ ‘aligning’ with Russia

The Siasat Daily 06 Oct 2022
Washington ... Criticizing the move by OPEC+ on cuts, the Biden administration said that it was a “shortsighted decision” ... WHO flags four India-made paediatric cough syrups in west Africa after 66 kids die ... In the previous two trading sessions, Brent plunged 7.1 per cent while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude slumped 8.1 per cent ... .

Where to Find the Monkeypox Vaccine in Miami-Dade and Broward

Miami New Times 06 Oct 2022
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1,922 cases of the virus — which was primarily found in parts of Central and West Africa before recently spreading around the globe — have been detected in Florida.

Geregu Makes History, Becomes First Power Company to List on Stock Exchange

This Day 06 Oct 2022
He joined Forte Oil Plc from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) where he had responsibilities for the Corporation’s ... Prior to establishing Gateway Partners, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank (West Africa), a role he occupied between 2010 and 2015.

S.Africa's Massmart in talks to close Game stores in East, West Africa

Reuters 05 Oct 2022
Oct 5 (Reuters) - South African retailer Massmart Holdings (MSMJ.J) said on Wednesday that it had begun staff consultations about closing its Game stores in East and West Africa, after efforts to find domestic buyers for the stores failed.

West Africa: NCD Campaign in West Africa Laudable

All Africa 05 Oct 2022
We commend the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) in the United Kingdom for providing funding for the establishment of the NIHR Global Health Research Centre for NCDs Control in West Africa ....

Massmart in talks to close Game stores in East, West Africa

Independent online (SA) 05 Oct 2022
South African retailer Massmart Holdings said on Wednesday that it had begun staff consultations about closing its Game stores in East and West Africa, after efforts to find domestic buyers for the stores failed.

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