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Three long-rand trades hit stop-loss levels as s.africa’s rand down
At least three long-loss levels within a week, as the rand fell to a 20 month low, as a result of the Bloomberg power outages in South Africa. At least three long-rand trades have hit stop-loss levels within a week, as the rand fell to a 20 month low, as a result of the Bloomberg power outages in South Africa. Societe Generale SA , Credit Agricole CIB and HSBC Holdings Plc recommended ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
WHO intensifies efforts to tackle looming health crisis in east Africa
... of inaction is high. In a statement issued in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, Fall said that the priority is to prevent people from starving, but we must also strengthen our health response to prevent disease and save lives. ALSO READ: Monkeypox : Africa says it is overdue as WHO weighs 'emergency' tag. The WHO convened a two-day meeting in Nairobi earlier this week to plan its response across the seven countries affected by the health emergency, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda, and coordinate with other UN agencies and partners. The UN health agency said it is setting up a hub in Nairobi from where it will coordinate response and deliver life-saving medical supplies to where they are needed most....
Updated: 06/30/2022
Rwanda to set up pharmaceutical body in Africa
... implementation of Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights on non-exclusive or exclusive licensing of proprietary technologies, know-how and processes, according to the Bank s statement. In the wake of the Covid 19 flu, some African countries including South Africa had called for a waiver on medical products and vaccines to ensure accessibility. The African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation will help to tilt access to proprietary technologies, knowledge, know-how and processes in favour of Africa, said ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Air pollution goes to unhealthy levels around the world
... huge impact on the air pollution in major cities because of this. This is a part of the formula that will lead to global warming. Hammes said something. The report also revealed some inequalities: Monitoring stations in some developing countries in Africa, South America and the Middle East are scant, resulting in a lack of air quality data in those regions. Hammes said that when you don't have that data, you're really in the dark. Hammes noted that the African country of Chad was included in the report ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
South African fossil dating back 1 million years, study says
... key part of the research and debates on our ancestry, Professor Kathleen Kuman , who was part of the research team led by Purdue University, told NBC News on Wednesday. Kuman , professor Emeritus at the University of Witwatersrand, said that these South African hominid fossils were largely contemporaneous with species in East Africa such as Australopithecus afarensis and are unlikely to be their descendants, revealing the more complex nature of how species evolved in the past. Lucy or Dinkinesh and her species, Australopithecus africanus , are about 3.9 million years old,...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Four in critical condition after deadly South Africa bar shooting
Four people in East London, South Africa, are in critical condition after attending a party that turned tragic. The Eastern Cape Premier's office tells CNN that the four remain under observation in the hospital and authorities are waiting to question them. Four people in East London,...
Updated: 06/29/2022
South African unions call workers back from strike
The labor unions at Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. agreed to call workers back from strike action but not before petrol bombs were thrown at houses of senior officials of senior authorities of South Africa's beleaguered power utility. The labor unions at Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. agreed to call workers back from strike action but not before petrol bombs were thrown at houses of senior officials of South Africa's beleaguered power utility. None of ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
G7 leaders condemn China's market-distorting trade practices
... in poorer countries around the world. Some receiving countries have found themselves stranded in debt, despite being welcomed enthusiastically in the beginning. Scholz warned that China's years-long lending spree in poorer countries, particularly in Africa, poses a serious danger that could plunge the world into the next financial crisis. Critics accuse Beijing of trying to buy influence in the south. In order to provide an alternative to the poorest of the world, the G 7 pledged $600 billion for global infrastructure programmes. The European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said that the huge programme showed partners in the developing ...
Updated: 06/28/2022
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