Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases surpass 80,000

by BERNAMA/ pic by AFP
CAPE TOWN – South Africa has recorded 80,412 confirmed coronavirus cases with 1,670 deaths since the start of the outbreak ...

Thousands could die from coronavirus in Africa – WHO

by BERNAMA/ pic by AFP
ABUJA – Tens of thousands of people in Africa may die from the novel coronavirus if effective measures against the ...

Safari guides become unlikely stars as conservation turns to Instagram

It’s a critical lifeline for the African wildlife they protect
By JEN MURPHY MORE than half the world may be on lockdown, but more people than ever ...

WHO urges Africa to prepare for Coronavirus

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP
KIGALI – The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday that the window of opportunity that Africa has had to prepare for the ...

Summit showcases Russia’s growing Africa clout

by AFP / pic by BLOOMBERG
MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin (picture) opens Russia’s first ever summit with dozens of African leaders on ...

African swine fever is spreading fast and eliminating it will take decades

by BLOOMBERG/ pic by BLOOMBERG
The deadly pig virus that jumped from Africa to Europe is now ravaging China’s $128 billion pork industry and spreading ...

Gentle giraffes threatened with ‘silent extinction’

by AFP/ pic by AFP
KENYA – For most of his life as a Samburu warrior, Lesaiton Lengoloni thought nothing of hunting giraffes, the graceful giants ...

Rubber glove industry urged to tap into African market

by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR FILE
THE Malaysian rubber glove industry has been urged to strengthen its efforts to further tap into Africa’s vast market ...

Bharti to kick off IPO of Africa arm in May

By BLOOMBERG
MUMBAI • Bharti Airtel Ltd, India’s second-biggest wireless carrier, is preparing to kick off the initial public offering (IPO) of its ...

Investors brace for insights into world economy

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The world economy’s ability to rebound from its recent soft patch will be tested anew this week as data is released from ...

BRICS bank to lend RM3b to South Africa’s Eskom

JOHANNESBURG • The New Development Bank (NBD) plans to lend as much as US$780 million (RM3.17 billion) to Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd for infrastructure ...

An Africa invisible to Blackstone is winning back investors

The region experienced growth in inflows of FDI last year, thanks to a revival of interest in South Africa and a more stable environment in Egypt
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