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Tourists urge Kenya to open skies policy
... projects, so there is a lot of focus on Mombasa. According to Mohammed Hersi , Pollman 's Tours and Safaris Director, Let s lobby on the open skies policy. Mr Hersi said Mombasa should not play second fiddle to Nairobi because it is the gateway to East Africa. The recent announcement by Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia that the government will rethink open skies policy is a major boost, according to Mr Hersi . Two weeks ago, Mr Macharia said that to position Mombasa globally, Kenya plans ...
Updated: 07/04/2022
Kenyan firms among six winners of Ashden Awards
... Collectives for Integrated Livelihoods Initiatives CINI from India. At the announcement, Ashden CEO Harriet Lamb praised African climate innovators for their efforts in reducing carbon emissions. With the crucial COP 27 climate talks taking place in Africa in November, it is great to see the continent s dynamic innovators showing how climate solutions can reduce emissions and also create work and reach the most disadvantaged. The innovators are taking advantage of the youth population's enormous ...
Updated: 07/04/2022
Vedanta aluminium production rises 3 per cent to 5,65,000 tons
... The total power sales increased by 32 percent to 3,577 million units, over 2,716 MU in the year-ago period. Vedanta Ltd , a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Ltd , is a leading oil and gas and metals company with significant operations in India, South Africa and Namibia.
Updated: 07/04/2022
DR Congo declares end to latest outbreak of Ebola
... deaths in Equateur province in June-November 2020. Thanks to the robust response of the national authorities, this outbreak has been brought to an end quickly with limited transmission of the virus, said Matshidiso Moeti , WHO regional director for Africa. Crucial lessons have been learned from past outbreaks and they have been applied to devise and deploy an ever more effective Ebola response. There were 2,104 people vaccinated in the outbreak, including 302 contacts and 1,307 frontline workers....
Updated: 07/04/2022
M&G’s South African unit named by Bloomberg
... Johannesburg market's large resources segment. Byrne said people underestimated the ability of earnings to rebound. Given the valuations we are seeing, it is more difficult to decide which stocks to exclude from our portfolios than to find good ideas. South Africa's economy is back to normal as before the epidemic hit, after expanding 1.9% in the three months through March, a potential boost for the financial sector. The country's main stock index fell 10% in the first half, but that was a better performance ...
Updated: 07/04/2022
DR Congo declares end of 14th outbreak of Ebola
... WHO said in a statement. The outbreak was the third in the province of Equateur in Congo. The outbreak has been brought to an end quickly thanks to the robust response of the national authorities, said Matshidiso Moeti , WHO Regional Director for Africa. She said that crucial lessons have been learned from past outbreaks and they have been applied to devise and deploy an ever more effective Ebola response. Vaccination has played a key role in containing recent outbreaks, and was launched just ...
Updated: 07/04/2022
Cambodia signs MoU with Binance to develop cryptocurrency regulations
... part of that process. In the Middle East, the approvals for Binance have been accelerated in the past few months. While Western cryptocurrencies are buying Super Bowl ads and sports stadium rights, Binance has taken over emerging markets in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America ruthlessly and custodially. They are winning, said Alex Gladstein , chief strategy officer at the Human Rights Foundation .
Updated: 07/04/2022
ECOWAS leaders lift sanctions on Mali after junta's proposal for 24-month transition
... the ECOWAS rejected a three-year transition proposed by coup leaders who took power in September in Guinea . They told Guinea 's junta to propose a new timeline by the end of July or face economic sanctions. READ MORE: WHO ramps up response in E. Africa amid the looming health crisis. The heads of state have appointed former President Yayi Boni as a new mediator and urged the Guinea junta to work with him and propose a new timetable. Economic sanctions will be imposed, according to Kassi Brou ...
Updated: 07/04/2022
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