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Covid-19: Moderna to build vaccine plant in Africa

The U.S drug maker, Moderna, is set to build a Covid vaccine manufacturing plantin Africa to help in the fight of vaccine inequality. The move comes after severalmonths Pfizer and BioNTech reached an agreement with a South African companyto start producing their Covid-19 vaccine for distribution in Africa....
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Launch of the “sustainable impact ” 2021 CSR barometer

Launched during the 5th edition of the AFRICAN BUSINESS & SOCIAL RESPONSBILITY FORUM which took place in Marrakech on September 22 and 23, the CSR Barometer “SUSTAINABLE IMPACT” 2021 aims to have a detailed mapping of the local contribution of Businesses and Organizations in Africa. First Barometer launched on a...
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Rwanda: discover CanalOlympia Rebero, the new cultural hotspot

The CanalOlympia Rebero cultural complex in Kigali, built by the French group Vivendi and Inaugurated in December 2020, brings together in one place a range of leisure and entertainment activities, making the project unique in the country.  By Abraham Uwimana                                                                                                                   Friday afternoon; it is almost 2 p.m. at CanalOlympia...
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Esports: let the game begin!

The recent craze for esports in Africa, driven by a number of combined criteria today heralds a strong entry of the continent into the global arena of this sector.  By Désiré Koussawo* Today I am inaugurating a new experience: that of media contributor! Indeed, Africa News Agency, a Pan-African media...
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Digital: €130 million deployed for African startups by 2025

By expanding and enhancing its capacity to assist early-stage African startups, Proparco is continuing its efforts to support VSE-SMEs. These efforts have already been stepped up since 2018 thanks to the Choose Africa initiative and are today bolstered by Digital Africa, which is now part of the AFD subsidiary. By...
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Economy: Sub-Saharan Africa to grow by 3 percent

The World Bank predicts the Sub-Saharan economy to grow by 3.3 percent after shrinking by 2 percent in 2020. The data was revealed in The Pulse, the World Bank's twice-yearly economic update for the region that was published on October 6. The economic growth will be fueled by elevated commodity...
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Patrick Bucyana : multi-solution entrepreneur

Patrick Bucyana, CEO of AC Group, a Rwandan company known for its popular Tap&Go smart card payment system, is a man with solutions, which he is successfully exporting elsewhere in Africa. Here is a portrait of an entrepreneur who is passionate about his country and his continent.  By DBM, Kigali                    ...
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