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July 10, 2021

Blockchain technology could be particularly beneficial for women, says WTO director general

The former foreign and finance minister of Nigeria said the G20 should be looking into blockchain solutions to close the gender gap. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the director […]
July 10, 2021

US west heatwave: 31 million people brace for record-breaking temperatures

More than 31 million people across the US west and south-west are bracing for a brutal heatwave that could bring triple-digit temperatures this weekend, with authorities warning that […]
July 10, 2021

Senegal to build COVID-19 vaccine plant in bid to expand African access

Construction of a new plant in Senegal to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines is expected to begin later this year, and the facility should produce 25 million doses […]
July 10, 2021

Ghana to start piloting digital currency from September – Bank of Ghana

Ghana is to commence the piloting of its electronic currency by September, a senior official of the central bank said Friday. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, first deputy governor […]
July 10, 2021

Pfizer ask FDA to Authorize Third Covid-19 Shot As A Booster as Delta variant spreads

Pfizer and BioNTech said Thursday that research shows taking a third dose of their vaccine as a booster protects even more against Covid-19, including the Delta variant, and […]
July 10, 2021

14-year-old becomes first African-American to win US Spelling Bee in nearly 100 years

Zaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old from New Orleans, Louisiana, was crowned the winner of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night. Avant-garde, who is the […]
July 10, 2021

Rich Nations Should Put $30 Billion of IMF Cash Towards Africa Investments – African Ministers

Rich countries should reallocate at least $30 billion of new money from the International Monetary Fund towards investments in Africa to help countries battling the effects […]
July 10, 2021

Uganda starts distributing coronavirus relief funds to vulnerable citizens

Uganda’s Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, on Thursday, launched the distribution of COVID-19 relief funds to vulnerable citizens as the country remains under lockdown in a bid […]

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