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Launch of the 2021 Edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index | Africanews

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Radisson Hotel Group announces a record year in Africa, with 13 hotels and 2,500 rooms signed to date | Africanews

Radisson Hotel Group (www.RadissonHotels.com), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, is proud to announce a hotel expansion record in Africa with 13 signings to date, translating to a new hotel signed every 20 days. The Group’s expansion drive, adding 2,500 rooms to its African portfolio, includes the announcement of nine hotels in Morocco, the Group’s debut in Djibouti and the introduction of the Radisson Individuals brand in Africa. Adding…
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Coronavirus: Vaccinations Ramp up in Africa | Africanews

African countries have – in the past week – administered four times as many COVID-19 vaccines as they have in the past three to four weeks. This is according to World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti. She said the increase in vaccinations is due to fast tracked delivery of those doses. “I am encouraged that when deliveries pick up – as they have after…
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South Africa’s top court rejects Zuma’s bid to overturn sentence

Ex-President Jacob Zuma sought to have his jail sentence for contempt overturned, arguing it would endanger his health. South Africa’s top court has ruled that former President Jacob Zuma had failed in his bid to have his 15-month jail sentence for failing to attend a corruption inquiry overturned. The sentence was handed down in June after Zuma failed to testify at an inquiry probing corruption during his nine-year rule, seen…
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Africa CDC weekly COVID-19 Briefing I September 16, 2021 | Africanews

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Africa in the news: Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, and vaccine updates

Guinean special forces oust president and dissolve government On Sunday, September 5, Guinean special forces led by Col. Mamady Doumboya announced on state television that they had removed President Alpha Condé from office and dissolved the current government. In the announcement, Doumboya indicated that military officials would rewrite Guinea’s constitution and also accused Condé of human rights abuses and corruption. Condé, who was elected to a third term in October…
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Africa’s week in pictures: 3 – 9 September 2021 – BBC News

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Video News Release: Africa CDC weekly COVID-19 Briefing I September 9, 2021 | Africanews

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APO Group Partners with the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business to Coordinate the Biggest Trade Event in the Chamber’s History | Africanews

The Canada-Africa Chamber of business (Manila News-Intelligencer) (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) and APO Group, the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today further announced details of the largest ever conference to promote business (Manila News-Intelligencer), trade and investment between Canada and Africa in the organization’s 27-year history. The Accelerating Africa 2021 conference (https://bit.ly/3gsTfVA) will take place from 26 to 28 October 2021, with a programme of online and in-person events…
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Guinea capital Conakry on alert as heavy gunfire heard – BBC News

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