TECNO Appoints Internationally Renowned Actor Chris Evans as its global brand ambassador

– Chris Evans as TECNO’s brand ambassador will debut in TECNO’s May 6th product online launch event and global product campaigns thereafter. SHENZHEN, China, April 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand, today announced its partnership with internationally renowned actor Chris Evans as its brand ambassador. Best known for his role as […]

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Institutional mistrust and child vaccination coverage in Africa

Abstract Introduction Despite considerable improvements in vaccination coverage over the last decade, half of the world’s unvaccinated and undervaccinated children are located in Africa. The role of institutional trust in explaining vaccination gaps has been highlighted in several qualitative reports but so far has only been quantified in a small number of high-income countries. Methods We matched information on child vaccination status from the Demographic Health Surveys with information on institutional trust from the Afrobarometer surveys at the subnational level. A total of 166 953 children from 41 surveys administered in…

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African Youth Engaging in Peace and Security

Africa remains the world’s youngest continent with a median age of 19.7 years. By 2050, one in three young people will live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Still, 80-90 percent of African workers are still engaged in the informal sector. Each year, 10-12 million African youth enter the labor market but only three million formal jobs are created annually. Meanwhile, nearly half of all African countries rank in the bottom quartile of Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. These trends underscore mounting social pressures. Faced with staggering youth unemployment and widespread dissatisfaction with…

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Cameroon Groups Call for President’s Son to Succeed Father

YAOUNDE – Cameroon’s President Paul Biya has been in power for nearly four decades and is Africa’s oldest and second longest-serving leader. Critics of Biya’s long rule suspect he is seeking a family dynasty after newly established groups this month started calling for his son, Franck, to succeed him. The most prominent of the four groups asking Franck Biya to replace his father is the Citizens Movement in Support of Franck Biya for Peace and Unity in Cameroon. Its coordinator, Alain Fidele Owona, says the movement was created at the…

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Alarm Grows in Africa as it Watches India’s COVID-19 Crisis

NAIROBI – Africa is “watching with total disbelief” as India struggles with a devastating resurgence in COVID-19 cases, the continent’s top public health official said Thursday, as African officials worry about delays in vaccine deliveries caused by India’s crisis. The African continent, with roughly the same population as India and fragile health systems, “must be very, very prepared” since a similar scenario could happen here, John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters. “What is happening in India cannot be ignored by our continent,”…

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Les designers de GWM décodent les secrets de conception des nouveaux modèles dévoilés au salon de l’automobile de Shanghai 2021

SHANGHAI, 30 avril 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Le 19 avril, Great Wall Motors (GWM) a dévoilé plusieurs nouveaux modèles et voitures conceptuelles au salon de l’automobile de Shanghai 2021. Plus précisément, la famille HAVAL a introduit le HAVAL JOLION et la 3e génération du HAVAL H6. GWM PICKUP a dévoilé un pick-up de taille normale amélioré et […]

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