Daily Archives: November 5, 2020

Verityhurst Wants to Fund African Companies that are Interested to be Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

NEW YORK, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verityhurst (Pty) Ltd, a South African based Private Equity firm that has invested in three companies over the past five months, Labat Africa Ltd a diversified holding company that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Visual International Holdings Limited a property development company that is listed […]

Leading Power Digitalization: Huawei Launches Digital Power Club Global Tour

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei launches Digital Power Club Global Tour in key regions including Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa region. The Global Tour aims to showcase its latest technologies related to power digitalization including Smart PV, Data Center Facility, Site Power Facility and Modular Power. With the rapid development of digitalization […]

East & Horn of Africa COVID-19 Situation Report – #30, 04 NOVEMBER 2020 Update

EHoA SITUATION OVERVIEW Amid a rise in infections globally in what is being described as a second wave, the number of people infected with COVID-19 in the East and Horn of Africa (EHoA) is also on the rise. Migrants, including Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), are among vulnerable groups facing the worst impact of the pandemic,

United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework for Somalia 2021-2025

Joint Statement This United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2021–2025) represents the commitment of the Federal Government of Somalia and the United Nations to work together to achieve peace, stability, and prosperity for all Somalis in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals. This Cooperation Framework reflects the commitment

AU affirms commitment to UN Resolution on role of women in Peace and Security

Mogadishu, 4 November 2020 – The African Union Commission (AUC) Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, Ms Bineta Diop, has shared her office’ latest initiative: the ‘SheLeadsPeace’ campaign on Women, Peace and Security in Africa. The campaign aims to speed up Actions for Peace in Africa as the world commemorates the 20th Anniversary of

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the Sanitation for All (SWA) Finance Ministers’ Meetings – Africa

Excellencies, dear colleagues and friends, It is an honour to join you today. These discussions between health, water and finance ministers are among the most important meetings of the year. Investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is critical to preventing both pandemics and local outbreaks. Its absence leaves us exposed. In fact, one of our

Emergency call to action for measles and polio outbreak prevention and response

As COVID-19 disrupts immunization, a call for action and funds to protect children by vaccination Immunization has brought wild poliovirus to the brink of eradication and led to a dramatic decline in measles worldwide. During 2000-2018, measles vaccination prevented an estimated 23.2 million deaths, making measles vaccine one of the best buys in public health;

COVID-19 hits life-saving health services in Africa

Brazzaville, 5 November 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to key health services in Africa, raising worries that some of the continent’s major health challenges could worsen. The preliminary analysis by the World Health Organization (WHO) of five key essential health service indicators that include outpatient consultation, inpatient admission, skilled birth

FAO launches Food Coalition to lift food access, sustainable agri-food systems

Global alliance proposed by Italy and led by FAO aims to put zero hunger goal back on track after pandemic 5 November 2020, Rome – The need for concerted action to prevent the COVID-19 international health emergency from triggering a catastrophic world food crisis received a welcome new tool today as the Food and Agriculture