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Paul Kagame accuses the West of hoarding Covid-19 vaccines

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has accused the West of hoarding Covid-19 vaccines and “purchasing many times more doses than they need.” In an opinion article published on the news website The Guardian, the outspoken African leader “the current situation with regard to the access and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines vividly illustrates the decades-old contradictions of the world order.” “Rich and …

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Ghanaian-born surgeon ‘to help Gorilla Glue woman’

Dr Michael Obeng, a top Ghanaian-American plastic surgeon, has offered to help a woman whose story of a hair mishap has captured the attention and sympathy of many online, a CBSN Los Angeles TV station has reported. Tessica Brown shared a video on TikTok last week saying she had used Gorilla Glue instead of hairspray to hold her hair in place. The …

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Jerome Boateng’s ex-girlfriend commits suicide after splitting from him

Jerome Boateng has been granted early leave from Bayern Munich’s Club World Cup preparations in Qatar following the tragic news about his former girlfriend’s death. Kasia Lenhardt, 25, was found dead at a luxury apartment thought to belong to Boateng in Berlin’s upmarket Charlottenborg neighbourhood on Tuesday night by police. The couple had only split last week and Lenhardt killed …

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Morocco retain CHAN title with a 2-0 win over Mali in February 2021 clash

Morocco became the first team to successfully defend the African Nation Championship (CHAN) trophy with a 2-0 win over Mali in Cameroon. The Moroccans were made to work hard for their win and both of their goals came from second-half corners in front of around 6,700 fans at the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium in Yaounde. Soufiane Bouftini headed home the first …

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Covid-19: Oxford vaccine offers less South African variant protection

Africa variant, scientists say early trials suggest. A new study, not yet peer reviewed, involved about 2,000 people who were on average 31 years old. But Prof Sarah Gilbert, Oxford lead vaccine developer, said vaccines should still protect against severe disease. She said developers were likely to have a modified Oxford jab by the autumn to combat the South Africa …

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Boxer Isaac Dogboe bids father-manager Paul Dogboe farewell

Ghana’s young Boxing sensation Isaac Dogboe has revealed that he is no longer under the management of his father Paul Dogboe. The former WBO super bantamweight champion Isaac “Royal Storm” Dogboe, who has been inactive in the ring since his last bout in July 2020 made this revelation in an exclusive interview with GhOne TV of Ghana when quizzed on …

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A new case of Ebola virus detected in DR Congo

A new case of the Ebola virus has been detected in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s health ministry says. A woman from the town of Biena near the city of Butembo has died from the disease. The authorities say they are sending a response team to the area. This would be DR Congo’s 12th Ebola …

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Ugandan minister takes back ambulance after losing party primary

A Ugandan minister has withdrawn an ambulance she donated to residents of the northern town of Koboko ahead of the ruling party’s primaries which she lost, the Daily Monitor reports quoting the town’s mayor. The Minister for Investment and Privatisation Evelyn Anite donated the ambulance in September last year and tweeted a video of its handover to the municipality. The …

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Nigeria Bans cryptocurrency trade

Nigeria’s central bank ordered deposit-taking banks and other financial institutions to immediately close accounts transacting in or operating cryptocurrency exchanges, saying such deals are “prohibited.” Failure to comply with the directive will result in “severe regulatory sanctions,” according to a circular sent to financial institutions on Friday and published on the central bank’s website. The country’s Securities and Exchange Commission …

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Here are 20 of Africa’s best countries to do business

The World Bank Group has a major flagship publication which it publishes every year called the Doing Business report. The 2020 publication is the 17th in a series of annual studies measuring the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business, according to World Bank “presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be …

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