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Leading South African Online Casino Gambling Guide

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Africa Senegal West Africa World 

Senegal hospital fire kills eleven newborn babies

A hospital fire in the western city of Tivaouane in Senegal has killed eleven newborn babies. Senegal’s president, Macky Sall said in a statement that the fire at Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital was in the maternity department. “To their mothers and their families, I express my deepest sympathy,” President Sall wrote in a tweet. Je viens d’apprendre avec douleur et consternation le décès de 11 nouveaux nés, dans l’incendie survenu au service de néonatalogie de l’hôpital Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh de Tivaouane.A leurs mamans et et à…

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Africa Nigeria West Africa World 

Nigeria arrests suspected head of cybercrime gang

– Advertisement – The cybercrime unit of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested a 37-year-old Nigerian man in an international operation spanning four continents. The arrest was coordinated and facilitated by the recently created Africa operations desk within INTERPOL’s cybercrime directorate, a statement on Interpol website said. The suspect is alleged to have run a transnational cybercrime syndicate that launched mass phishing campaigns and business email compromise schemes targeting companies and individual victims. Law enforcement and cybersecurity firms have witnessed the striking increase in many forms of cybercrime in recent…

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Africa Business Development Featured World 

The anatomy of investing for sustainable development in Africa

– – As economies across Africa look to recover from the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19 and the global supply chain issues that followed it, investment will be more important than ever. But it’s also becoming increasingly obvious that if the continent is to achieve its true potential, a different kind of investment strategy is needed. In addition to health and welfare, the last two years have also sharpened an already growing consciousness about the environment and climate. With the world scrambling to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees above…

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Africa World 

COVAX surpasses 1.5 billion COVID-19 vaccine deliveries

– – COVAX, the international coalition that is responsible for making Covid-19 vaccines accessible to countries around the world has surpassed the milestone of 1.5 billion deliveries. It has said that the COVID-19 vaccines delivered around the world had reached 1.5 billion, following a shipment of 2.26 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to Tanzania. A little over 15 months since its first international delivery to Ghana, COVAX has now shipped COVID-19 vaccines to 145 countries across the world. Nearly 90% of these have been fully funded doses…

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Africa Business Featured Tourism World 

Travel & Tourism in Africa to create 14 million new jobs in 10 years

– – The World Travel & Tourism Council’s latest Economic Impact Report (EIR) has revealed that the African Travel & Tourism sector is expected to create almost 14 million new jobs over the next decade. The positive forecast from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), which shows an average of 1.4 million new jobs every year, also reveals the sector will lead the economic recovery in the region, with its annual GDP growth set to outpace the overall economy for the next 10 years. According to the report, Travel…

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Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Gold Coast Elmina: How Africa’s Gold Changed The World

– – In the new documentary film titled “Gold Coast Elmina” Ghanaian author Seyram Agbleze tells the story of Elmina. In present day Ghana, Elmina remains only a shadow of itself and an average community in the Central region however it was in this same community that Europe made its historic contact with Africa centuries ago. The first Portuguese sailors that arrived on the coast of Elmina documented their observations, recording that even the lowest ranked people in this society were adorned with pricey gold jewelry. This would lead them…

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Africa Featured Southern Africa World Zambia 

Zambia: High rates of maternal deaths spark concerns

– – Mid wives around the world, celebrated their day, this month on 5th May, under the theme ‘100 Years of Progress’. For Zambian midwives and the health ministry, however, the International Day of the Midwife celebrations may have been bittersweet, thanks to the many cases of maternal health failings experienced in the country. The Ministry of Health, in Zambia, is concerned that the rate of infant mortality in the country, continues to be high. Health Minister, Sylvia Masebo, disclosed, recently, that Zambia was losing over 700 mothers every year…

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Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana’s plan to reclassify popular forest reserve sparks concerns

– – More than fifteen Civil Society Organization (CSOs) promoting environmental management are fiercely resisting moves by the government to reclassify the Achimota forest reserve for redevelopment. There has been an outcry over reports that President Akufo-Addo has granted Executive Approval for the 92-year-old national forest reserve to be re-classified. The document widely circulated on social media, suggested that the classification of the Achimota Forest Reserve has been lifted to pave way for a possible redevelopment for other purposes. The Instrument gazetted on behalf of President Akufo-Addo by the Lands…

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Africa Southern Africa World Zambia 

Zambia: Anger as embassies fly gay pride flags

– – The Swedish and Finnish embassies in Zambia have incurred the wrath of some Zambains after raising the rainbow flag on the premises. The flag which were hoisted together with the country’s national flags was a symbol of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and queer pride and LGBT social movements. Same-sex relationships are outlawed in Zambia, where British colonial-era laws on homosexuality still apply. The Swedish embassy in Zambia tweeted the rainbow flag using the hashtag #Idahot2022, which stands for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism…

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