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African Ministers discuss measures to hold the pandemic effects

OThe rising COVID-19 cases in Africa induced the Ministers of Finance from the continent to hold a second virtual meeting this Tuesday (31) when they decided that the pandemic could spiral out of control unless measures are put in place now to curtail its spread.

UN launches an action plan to combat the pandemic

The UN has launched an action plan to combat the potentially devastating socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19: first case confirmed in Sierra Leone

The Ministry of Health and Sanitation of the Republic of Sierra Leone has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19.

Atepa Group formalizes partnership with IBRAF

A reference in the field of infrastructure on the African continent, Atepa Group signed a memorandum of understanding with the Brazil Africa Institute (IBRAF).

Brazil will help African countries to fight coronavirus

The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) established a cooperation strategy for Brazilian professionals to visit the Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa to combat the new coronavirus pandemic.

Technology “Made in Senegal” against coronavirus

The Institut Pasteur of Dakar is developing a quick kit to diagnose COVID-19, in partnership with the British biotechnology company Mologic. The test kits are being manufactured in Dakar and are expected to be ready for the market in June.
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Chinenyem Ozemela, a woman of vision

The Nigerian ophthalmologist Chinenyem Ozemela has devoted much of her life to combating preventable blindness and other eye diseases.

Three Nigerian writers that you need to know now

A new generation of Nigerian female authors draws attention to the world for their work, especially for bringing different female realities.

Nigerian female writers conquer the world

Nigeria's female voices are taking over the world. In 2019, three Nigerian writers - Akwaeke Emezi, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Diana Evans - entered the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. The award is considered one of the most prestigious in terms of English-language literature.

Fintechs on the rise in Africa

Fintech is a term derived from the union of the words financial and technology to define startups that offer financial services to the public until then neglected by the traditional institutions of the sector. Because they have lower operating costs, since they massively use new digital technologies, these companies are able to offer simpler and more efficient solutions to their customers.

Africa through comics: the geek market is booming on the continent

The world has always told history through illustrations. In prehistory, for example, communication took place through cave painting. Nowadays, comics have diversified and democratized the dissemination of illustrations in order to tell stories. Countries like Japan and the United States have turned this kind of art into a gigantic industry. In Africa, on the other hand, several talents have emerged in order to tell African history from another perspective and also give a new meaning to the genre. Mixing African tradition and the fictional universe of superheroes, some names are gradually gaining space and accumulating a legion of fans.

Brazil cooperates with Zimbabwe to strengthen the cotton sector

Brazil occupies prominent places in both cotton production and exports, attracting several partners interested in strengthening the cotton sector. The latest country to seek Brazil's support in Zimbabwe. An agreement was signed between the two countries to guarantee training and also the transfer of Brazilian cotton technologies to the African country.

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A break for the Ethiopian coffee

Spending hours and hours confined at an airport can put a damper on anyone's mood. For travelers connecting from 6 am at the Addis Ababa airport, this wait is a little more pleasant.

Tahrir Square, the new open-air museum in Egypt

It is a fact that the government of Egypt is investing heavily in tourism and part of this is linked to the...

Cape Town Art Fair 2020 brings together leading African galleries

The Cape Town Art Fair - the main art fair in Africa - reaches its eighth edition, bringing together the main galleries in South Africa, the African continent and abroad.

6 countries host traveling Pan-African contemporary art exhibition

One hundred works by 28 African artists, from 15 different nationalities, make up the itinerant exhibition Prête-moi Ton Rêve / Lend Me Your Dream.
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