New Ebola outbreak kills 3 in Guinea: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, The west African country of Guinea has detected five Ebola virus cases and three Ebola-related deaths over the past one week, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the 55-member African Union, said the five new Ebola cases put the overall number of cases detected in the continent to 35, 18 of which resulted in fatalities. “Guinea has detected a total of 23 Ebola cases out of which 12 resulted in deaths while nine other patients recovered,”…

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West Darfur Tribal Clash Death Toll Rises to 87

WASHINGTON – The death toll from inter-communal clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur state has climbed to 87, with 191 people injured, according to the United Nations. Thousands have fled the state capital, El Geneina, where fighting has raged for several days between Arab militia and Masalit tribesmen. About 3,300 people fled the neighborhoods of Hay Al Jabal, Al Jamarik, Althawra and Tadamon to nearby mosques and public buildings, the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said. Some civilians fled to neighboring Chad. The OCHA statement said…

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US Exercise Focuses on Role of Police, Courts in West Africa Counterterrorism

JOHANNESBURG – About 80 law enforcement and judiciary officers participated in last week’s inaugural West Africa Joint Operations regional exercise — a small figure compared to the thousands of personnel who sometimes take part in military-led counterterrorism exercises. But this modest exercise could have a big impact against terrorism, said Julie Cabus, deputy assistant secretary and assistant director of the training directorate in the U.S. Bureau of Diplomatic Security. For this exercise, Cabus said, trainers and participants examined the complex systems of courts and law enforcement in several West African…

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African Leaders Push for Strong Action on Climate Change

JOHANNESBURG – A pandemic has blanketed the planet. Economies have cratered. Across the world, people are scared, anxious and unsteady about the future. And you want to talk about climate change? Yes, say African leaders. Now. African heads of state met virtually this week to make a push for the global community to do more to fight climate change in Africa, arguing that this environmental crisis could — and in fact, is — making the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic worse in the developing world. They are pushing a bold,…

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XELS, an eco-conscious blockchain platform for buying and trading carbon credits, lists on Bittrex Global

Startup to provide businesses and individuals with access to a decentralized carbon market that’s intuitive, transparent, and free of fraud. TOKYO, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — XELS, a startup that’s tackling climate change by increasing participation and transparency in carbon markets, listed its eponymous XELS token on Bittrex Global today. XELS will provide both businesses […]

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XELS, an eco-conscious blockchain platform for buying and trading carbon credits, lists on Bittrex Global

Startup to provide businesses and individuals with access to a decentralized carbon market that’s intuitive, transparent, and free of fraud. TOKYO, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — XELS, a startup that’s tackling climate change by increasing participation and transparency in carbon markets, listed its eponymous XELS token on Bittrex Global today. XELS will provide both businesses […]

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XELS, une plateforme blockchain respectueuse de l’environnement pour l’achat et l’échange de crédits carbone, est cotée sur Bittrex Global

Startup visant à fournir aux entreprises et aux particuliers l’accès à un marché du carbone décentralisé, intuitif, transparent et exempt de fraude. TOKYO, 7 avril 2021 /PRNewswire/ — XELS, une startup qui s’attaque au changement climatique en augmentant la participation et la transparence des marchés du carbone, a inscrit son jeton éponyme XELS sur Bittrex Global aujourd’hui. XELS fournira […]

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