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“This afternoon, WHO gave emergency use listing to sign off on Beijing’s COVID-19 vaccine, making it the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhahom Ghebreyesus said…


Secretary-General Spotlights Highest Number of United Nations Personnel Lost in Single Year

As a result, this year’s memorial service pays tribute to the highest number of colleagues lost in a single year. We honour 336 United Nations personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty and due to the COVID-19 and related circumstances between 1 January and 31 December 2020…


It is this appeal, though, that creates dangers. Unconstrained, govcoins could fast become a dominant force in finance, particularly if network effects made it hard for people to opt out. They could destabilise banks, because if most people and firms stashed their cash at the central banks, lender…


current knowledge about SARS-CoV-2 transmission and reformatted to be more concise. that airborne virus can be inhaled even when one is more than six feet away from an infected individual. …


The genesis and evolution of the war in Tigray have been anything but law enforcement operations. The full force of Ethiopia’s army, with all its ground and Air Force assets, was involved alongside militia forces of neighbouring regional states, not to mention the introduction of drone warfare sup…


Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe announced this on Friday, saying at least 200,000 doses remained unused across the country. …


Ethio’s telebirr will provide services such as cash transfers and payments through customers’ mobile phones…


The basic income scheme, known as Thamarat (fruits) or the Sudan Family Support Programme, is an effort to soften the blow, officials say. The government hopes to use the programme to facilitate a permanent social safety net for the poorest million families, said Magdi Amin, senior advisor at S…


Foundational Digital Infrastructure Report

This pioneering collaborative work was made possible with the support of the Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam, National Bank of Cambodia, Bank of Ghana and the Central Bank of Kenya as well as Mastercard. …


Tewelde Goitom, known as “Welid”, operated in Libya between roughly 2014 and 2018 and is thought to have been at the heart of a highly lucrative and brutal trade trafficking desperate migrants trying to reach Europe…



While over-fishing and the climate crisis have contributed to dwindling catches elsewhere in Lake Malawi, the waters around Mbenje remain abundant with fish – something many attribute to the maintenance of the traditions established long ago and handed down generation to generation ever since…


imgur alternative

I would recommend https://picc.io as a imgur alternative. Its simple and easy to use…





All 15 of the large companies Reuters spoke to this week said that they now had vaccination schemes in place. Several outlined COVID-19 “war-rooms” they had launched to support staff and secure oxygen and other supplies. …


At the city’s Bhadbhada Vishram Ghat crematorium, workers said they cremated more than 110 people on Saturday, even as government figures in the city of 1.8 million put the total number of virus deaths at just 10…


Celebrating our Stateless African Heritage!

In this video, I will suggest a slightly different way of looking at African history. I am a Panafricanist and I understand the importance of our people knowing our history. As Marcus Garvey said - a people without knowledge of their history is like a tree without roots. …