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Global vaccination still a long way ahead

China Daily 02 Mar 2021
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is also chair of the African Union, has called on rich countries to donate 5 percent of their vaccines to needy countries, particularly in Africa. Some countries and organizations such as China, Russia, Portugal and the COVAX initiative have offered to supply vaccines to Africa.

China adopts comprehensive measures to protect Yangtze River environment 02 Mar 2021
Stretching over 6,300 km, the Yangtze River is the longest river in China and the third-longest in the world after the Nile in Africa and the Amazon in South America. Boasting rich biodiversity and mineral and water resources in its basin, the river is seen as the mother river of the Chinese nation and one of the cradles of Chinese civilization.

Range Rover Sport colours up with eight unique Mzansi-inspired hues

Independent online (SA) 01 Mar 2021
Inspired by Johannesburg, the city of Gold, Egoli yellow is a vibrant yellow hue, inspired by South Africa’s sunshine and the warmth of Mzansi’s people ... This deep satin black finish was Inspired by the rich history that trains have had in shaping South Africa - Stimela sa Sebusuku translates from isiZulu as ‘Midnight train’.

Special Report: Donors bet a U.S. firm could transform disease testing in Africa. Then COVID-19 hit

Metro USA 01 Mar 2021
Health experts say Africa is being priced out of the market ... For Africa, testing is critically important ... Just over half of those were for Africa ... As rich nations cheer early vaccination drives, most countries in Africa are still waiting for their first shots from a global vaccine sharing initiative co-led by the WHO and an African Union scheme.

The boy who never gave up

Independent online (SA) 28 Feb 2021
But it is also humbling for resource rich Africa which has become a laboratory renowned for condemning its youth to a life of hopelessness ... Dr Pali Lehohla is the former Statistician-General of South Africa and the former head of Statistics South Africa.

Still no intl pressure on Swaziland

Afrol News 28 Feb 2021
... Africa and Mozambique ... Perhaps one of the main differences, however, between Swaziland and North Africa and the Middle East is that the rich nations have an interest in these areas for various socio-political reasons and that the press take a critical interest in these nations.

The global scramble for vaccines - as over 100 countries yet to administer a single dose

RTE 28 Feb 2021
"rich countries should donate 5% of their vaccines to needy countries, particularly on our continent, Africa." Cyril Ramaphosa ... This marks the second batch that has been shipped and delivered to Africa by the COVAX Facility ... Vaccine supply isn’t just an issue in Africa, but also in some of the EU’s nearest neighbours.

Desmond Luke: A Profile in Courage

The Patriotic Vanguard 28 Feb 2021
education in the best schools and universities in England was taken for granted by the Luke clan, as was the eventual rise to the top of the colonial service in West Africa. A branch of the Luke clan was perhaps the wealthiest family in Fernando Po (now oil-rich Equatorial Guinea), and another was (though black) part of the wealthy elite in Spain.

If we don't waive vaccine patents, thousands of people will needlessly die

Business Insider 27 Feb 2021
But rich countries are buying up and hoarding available doses for their own citizens, sometimes buying more than three times as many doses as they need ... The German outlet DW reported that rich countries "balked" at calls from India and South Africa to relax patent rules, and opted to keep the status quo in place.

COVAX: Why Biden's billions won't fix Covid vaccine inequality worldwide

The Paducah Sun 26 Feb 2021
President Joe Biden last week announced $4 billion for a humanitarian program called COVAX — short for Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access plan — which aims to fairly distribute vaccines between rich countries and the developing world ... and other rich countries ... A shorter-term fix would be for rich nations to donate shots they've already stockpiled.

The Illegal Arms Trade and Israel

Beijing News 26 Feb 2021
Accordingly, the dollar is the world's reserve currency with the rest of the world funding the US banking system and economy, and America's wars, The Bank of England administers a "Saudi Arabian slush fund," the purpose of which is to fund covert destabilization of resource-rich countries in Asia and Africa.

Black history education in Illinois schools could soon expand. Here's what to know

Dispatch Argus 26 Feb 2021
Sarah Scheufele admits that she hasn't had all of the answers over the last year. Between the Jan ... So why should I have that option?" ... "Selecting a U.S ... "I know when I've taught history, I've always started by rooting history in Africa — going back and showing the rich history of Africans as a group of people prior to their enslavement," Saunders said.

Look: Amazing facts about Sharjah’s Mleiha region that kids will love

Gulf News 25 Feb 2021
Its strategic location – between East Africa and South-West Asia – makes it a natural bridge between continents, with a rich anthropological past ... There you can discover a hoard of incredible historical finds, including a stone tool made by hominins — precursors to Homo sapiens - one of the oldest tools made by humans found outside Africa.