The A – Z of anti-GM activists in Africa — Genetic Literacy Project

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he developed world — especially Western Europe and North America — have embraced genetic engineering in the medical field, mainly because the benefits can be seen directly. However, when it comes to agriculture, the benefits of genetic engineering are not immediately and directly noticeable; thus, public’s support of genetic engineering in agriculture is low, particularly […]

The A – Z of anti-GM activists in Africa — Genetic Literacy Project

Viewpoint: With two decades of resounding GMO maize success, South Africa offers lessons on food security for the rest of the continent — Genetic Literacy Project

African countries in the south of the Sahara have a lot to learn from South Africa’s successes in Genetically Modified (GM) plant agriculture. The southern African country appears poised for significant triumphs in its quest for greater food security, thanks to its embrace of agricultural biotechnology. [newsletter] Its adoption of Bt white maize in 2001-2002 […]

Viewpoint: With two decades of resounding GMO maize success, South Africa offers lessons on food security for the rest of the continent — Genetic Literacy Project

Coronavirus: Dar Excels in COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Monday revealed latest data of COVID-19 vaccination rollout, saying 80 percent of the first consignment of 1,058,400 doses has been administered, signaling a high response from the public. Equally, the Premier reiterated the government commitment to ensure the health of Tanzanians is highly protected at all times. Mr. Majaliwa disclosed […]

Coronavirus: Dar Excels in COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

At Paris Fashion Week, Ghanaian entrepreneur Roberta Annan launches €100 m Impact Fund to invest in Africa’s creative industries — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

Ghanaian businesswoman and entrepreneur Roberta Annan earlier this week launched a €100 million fund to channel investment into small and medium African creative and fashion enterprises. The Impact Fund for African Creatives (https://bit.ly/3BpJS1h) (IFFAC), will award grants of up to €50,000 to selected projects to accelerate development of the continent’s creative sector. The fund was […]

At Paris Fashion Week, Ghanaian entrepreneur Roberta Annan launches €100 m Impact Fund to invest in Africa’s creative industries — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

UN Endorses World’s 1st Malaria Vaccine as ‘Historic Moment’ — Newsmax – Newsfront

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the world’s first malaria vaccine and said it should be given to children across Africa in the hope that it will spur stalled efforts to curb the spread of the parasitic disease. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom…

UN Endorses World’s 1st Malaria Vaccine as ‘Historic Moment’ — Newsmax – Newsfront

U.S. Strengthens Nigeria’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

The U.S. Consul General, Claire Pierangelo, underscored the U.S. Government’s commitment and prioritization of Public Health Emergency Management as Nigeria works towards achieving the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) 2024 targets and meeting the International Health Regulations (IHR) requirements by strengthening workforce development, disease surveillance, emergency response, and laboratory… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/us-strengthens-nigerias-public-health-emergency-preparedness-and-response?lang=en

U.S. Strengthens Nigeria’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

African Development Bank’s SEFA provides $1 million to kick off modernization of Africa’s Hydropower Fleet — Financing for Development in Africa

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a $1 million grant for modernization of Africa’s aging hydropower fleet. The grant will fund the mapping and evaluation of African hydropower facilities’ rehabilitation needs. It will also support the preparation of modernization works for two pilot facilities to a bankable stage, a move expected to add 200 […]

African Development Bank’s SEFA provides $1 million to kick off modernization of Africa’s Hydropower Fleet — Financing for Development in Africa

Angola’s oil and gas industry continues to provide huge opportunities for investors, despite energy transition (By Verner Ayukegba) — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

By Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President at the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) Over the past three decades, Angola has proven to be a tier one destination for major oil and gas producers. It is for that reason, that the country is host to all major International Oil Companies. As the world continues to debate what […]

Angola’s oil and gas industry continues to provide huge opportunities for investors, despite energy transition (By Verner Ayukegba) — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

World Bank Financing for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Exceeds $4 Billion for 50 Countries — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

The World Bank announced today that it is providing over $4 billion for the purchase and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines for 51 developing countries, half of which are in Africa. More than half of the financing comes from the International Development Association (IDA), the Bank’s fund for the world’s poorest countries, and is on grant […]

World Bank Financing for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Exceeds $4 Billion for 50 Countries — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source