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Nile dam dispute : China gradually emerging as negotiator in Africa Region

Beijing may not have directly funded the controversial US$4.6 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) across the Blue Nile, but it provided loans for  related infrastructure and has an interest in a three-nation row over the project being resolved.   Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt – the three countries in dispute over the dam’s construction  are Read More…

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Rwanda employs anti-epidemic robots in its fight against coronavirus

More than 90,000 health workers worldwide have contacted the Covid-19 in the course of treating affected patients. To reduce these numbers, the Rwandan government wants its health workers to have limited physical contact with patients under their care. [splco_spacer size=”30″] It is to be noted  in January, doctors used a robot to treat the first Read More…

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US Senate passed bill targeting Chinese companies on American exchanges

In a major setback to Chinese government US Senate has passed a legislation that could ban Chinese companies from listing shares on American exchanges. In addition to this ban the new legislation may also ban Chinese companies from raising funds from American investors.   The bill, moved by Louisiana Republican Senator John Kennedy, on Wednesday Read More…

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Post curtail of Fund will America losses its grip on WHO ..

US President Donald Trump and his administration’s consistent attacks on the World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus have set up a curiosity at the proposed annual meeting of the World Health Assembly on May 18.   Trump, who has long accused the Tedros led WHO of playing into China’s hands over the coronavirus disease, Read More…

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With legal cases entangling Boeing flights might fail to take off in future

Boeing Co.’s 737 Max crisis has been largely self-inflicted, but now it’s passing some of the consequences onto its suppliers.   A crash of an Ethiopian Airlines-manned Max in March – just five months after a Lion Air jet of the same type went down – has put the planemaker at the center of a Read More…

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Cyclone Idai caused 242 deaths in Mozambique

  Mozambique’s Minister of Land and Environment Celso Correia said on Thursday the death toll has risen to 242 in the country after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands. Earlier on Thursday Correia had said the number of people dead Read More…

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WHO release world laziest countries list

According to a WHO report published on medical journal The Lancet, Kuwait has ranked last out of 168 countries with only 67 per cent of it’s population who are physically inactive. Uganda tops the list with being the most energetic country where only 5.5 per cent are physically inactive.  India was ranked 117 with 34 Read More…

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Ghanaian national Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at 80

It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness,” the foundation said in a statement. Kofi annan , who lived in Switzerland, was a Read More…