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COVAX Rollout Accelerating in Africa

Consortium News 30 Jul 2021
Covid-19 vaccine shipments to Africa are rapidly ramping up from multiple sources after a near-halt to deliveries in recent months ... Covid-19 vaccine deliveries from the African Union’s Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) are picking up, with a projected rise to 10 million each month from September.
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COVAX delivers 82 million doses of vaccines to Africa

Graphic 30 Jul 2021
Dr Moeti pointed out that vaccine deliveries from the African Union’s Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) were also picking up, with a projected rise to 10 million each month from September 2021 with the hope to meet the 45 million doses they had projected to achieve under the scheme by the end of the year.
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WHO official says COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa intensified

China Daily 30 Jul 2021
Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, said that nearly 4 million doses arrived in the continent last week, as plans to ramp up deliveries and inoculate 30 percent of the population by the end of this year gathers steam ... She said Africa required 820 million doses to ...
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African Development Bank supports development of satellite observations for African early warning systems

Reliefweb 30 Jul 2021
SAWIDRA laid the ground for the recent launch of the state-of-the-art East Africa Hazards Watch System(link is external), said Dr ... By advancing the development of prediction models that are best suited to Africa’s weather systems, the SAWIDRA program has transformed hydrometeorological service delivery on the continent.
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Africa: Covid-19 Vaccine Shipments to Africa Ramp Up

All Africa 30 Jul 2021
COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa are rapidly ramping ...
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Australian coal miner TerraCom reports fatality at S.Africa mine

Reuters 30 Jul 2021
TerraCom added that coal sale deliveries were delayed in early July due to the political unrest in South Africa. Earlier this month, the country witnessed its worst violence in years after protests broke out after the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma. read more ... ....
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The Latest: D.C. reinstates mandatory indoor mask requirements

Enid News & Eagle 30 Jul 2021
Africa outlook ‘encouraging’ amid dose shortage ... But Matshidiso Moeti told reporters on Thursday that just 10% of the doses needed to vaccinate 30% of Africa’s population by the end of 2021 have arrived ... “There’s a light at the end of the tunnel on vaccine deliveries to Africa but it must not be snuffed out again,” Moeti said.
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Anheuser-Busch InBev second quarter global beer sales surge

Independent online (SA) 30 Jul 2021
The blockchain-enabled supply chain platform BanQu was expanded to Latin America, following its success across several markets in Africa. BanQu gives farmers and recyclers improved security in the delivery and payment process and creates a digital economic identity allowing greater access to formal financial services ... edward.west@inl.co.za.
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AfDB approves US$20 million loan to support Covid-19 recovery |30 July 2021

Nation 30 Jul 2021
“The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the tourism sector which contributes about 25% of GDP and accounts for the largest share of the total employment,” said Nnenna Nwabufo, director general of the Bank Group’s East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office ... The pandemic has severely impacted Seychelles’ macroeconomic performance ... .
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COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa ramp up

Reliefweb 29 Jul 2021
Brazzaville, 29 July 2021 – COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Africa are rapidly ramping up from multiple sources after a near-halt to deliveries in recent months ... COVID-19 vaccine deliveries from the African Union’s Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) are picking up, with a projected rise to 10 million each month from September.
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Consultancy_Mapping Value Add to Education in East Africa

Reliefweb 29 Jul 2021
Each of these agencies has separate mandates to improve the delivery of education and improve learning outcomes for children in East Africa ... Develop a comprehensive mapping of government and development partners in East Africa identifying where there is saturation and gaps in the delivery of gender-responsive education programming and expertise.
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Africa outlook 'encouraging' amid dose shortage

The Times of India 29 Jul 2021
But Matshidiso Moeti told reporters on Thursday that just 10% of the doses needed to vaccinate 30% of Africa's population by the end of 2021 have arrived ... “There's a light at the end of the tunnel on vaccine deliveries to Africa but it must not be snuffed out again,” Moeti said.
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Covid: Stalled Russian vaccines cause global anger

BBC News 29 Jul 2021
Countries across the globe say they've been let down by broken promises and stalled deliveries of Russia's Sputnik V Covid vaccine ... One of the countries hit hardest by late deliveries is Iran ... Sub-Saharan Africa ... In sub-Saharan Africa, a combination of high prices, delayed deliveries and efficacy concerns have led to distribution delays.
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The Latest: Africa outlook 'encouraging' amid dose shortage

San Francisco Chronicle 29 Jul 2021
NAIROBI, KenyaThe World Health Organization’s Africa director says the continent of 1.3 billion people is entering an “encouraging phase after a bleak June” as supplies of COVID-19 vaccines increase ... “There’s a light at the end of the tunnel on vaccine deliveries to Africa but it must not be snuffed out again,” Moeti said.
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CaLP Regional Representative – West and Central Africa

Reliefweb 29 Jul 2021
The post holder leads and ensures the delivery of CaLP’s work in West and Central Africa as part of CaLP’s overall strategy ... Senior management experience (more than five years in similar positions), including strategy development, planning, delivery, and representation in an aid context.

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