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Billionaire US billionaire opens Covid vaccine plant in Cape Town
... be the first in Africa to produce Covid 19 vaccines from start to finish. Soon-Shiong said the factory should produce a billion doses of the second-generation coronavirus vaccine within the year and produce a billion doses annually by the year 2025. South Africa 's third Covid vaccine-manufacturing facility is going to be the first in the continent to make the formula across every stage instead of making it from semi-finished batches. Africa is the least vaccinated continent in the world, with only 10....
Updated: 01/19/2022
South Africa captain Bavuma happy after beating India by 31 runs
Paarl South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma expressed happiness after defeating India in the first ODI on Wednesday. Paarl South Africa January 19 ANI South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma expressed happiness after defeating India in the first ODI on Wednesday. South ...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Global temperature: 2021 was the warmest year on record
... be remembered for a record-shattering temperature of nearly 50 C in Canada , comparable to the values reported in the hot Saharan Desert of Algeria , exceptional rainfall and deadly flooding in Asia and Europe , as well as drought in parts of Africa and South America . Climate change impacts and weather-related hazards have had life-changing and devastating impacts on communities on every continent, according to Prof. Taalas.
Updated: 01/19/2022
A wealth tax on the rich could net up to 125 billion dollars: Oxfam
... West, high earners pay a higher top rate of tax. In the UK, the top individual tax rate is 45 percent on annual income above 150,000 Sh 23.3 million, while French residents pay a similar rate for earnings above €152,260 Sh 19.7 million. Japan , South Africa , China and Germany also levy their top earners a top tax rate of 45 percent. American citizens and residents, who pay a top tax rate of 37 percent for earnings over $518,401 Sh 58.9 million per annum, pay a top tax rate of 37 percent. Neighbouring ...
Updated: 01/18/2022
Dollar rebound could choke emerging markets
... may gain against Group-of- 10 peers this year, he said. He pointed out that there was the possibility of upcoming elections in Colombia and Brazil , as well as the fallout of sharp political turns in Peru and Chile last year. Political risk in South Africa and geopolitical tensions for Russia may keep the rand and ruble on the back foot, while unorthodox policy in Turkey may continue to weigh on the lira. The renminbi could be put under pressure on emerging Asian currency, as a result of the diverging ...
Updated: 01/18/2022
TikTok: Nigeria lifts ban on social media site after Buhari removed
After the government reversed its ban on the social media site, users in Nigeria were allowed to access the platform for the first time in seven months. After the government reversed its ban on the social media site, users in Nigeria were allowed to access the platform for the first time in seven months. In June of this year, Nigeria s government ordered telecom companies to block access to the site after President Muhammadu Buhari removed a tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari , who was seen...
Updated: 01/18/2022
Arya.ag raises $60 million in Series C round
Arya.ag, an agritech start-up that claims to be India's largest integrated grain commerce platform, raised $60 million in Series C round, in a mix of equity and debt raise. Arya.ag, an agritech start-up that claims to be India 's largest integrated grain commerce platform, raised $60 million in Series C round, in a mix of equity and debt raise. Asia Impact SA, Lightrock India and Quona Capital led the equity round. Agritech platform has raised debt financing from the US International Development...
Updated: 01/18/2022
President Moon Jae-in welcomed in Saudi Arabia
H Crown receives the President of Republic of Korea upon his arrival in Riyadh. Mecca in Riyadh, massacres in Riyadh on a visit to Saudi Arabia. HRH Crown receives the President of Republic of Korea upon his arrival in Riyadh . President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea arrived in Riyadh on a visit to Saudi Arabia . The president was welcomed by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, who welcomed the president...
Updated: 01/18/2022
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