Leaders to Gather at Coach Africa’s ‘African Excellence Summit 2021’ to Share Vision for the Future of Africa

Three-Day Business Summit to bring together continent’s top decision makers in hopes of driving Africa’s transition towards a purpose-first economy KAMPALA, Uganda., April 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Coach Africa is proud to welcome attendees from all corners of the continent for Africa’s #1 virtual business summit – African Excellence Summit 2021. The African Excellence Summit is an […]

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UN Warns COVID-19 is ‘Roaring Back’ as Yemen Faces Famine

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Thursday that the world’s largest humanitarian crisis in Yemen is getting even worse with the COVID-19 pandemic “roaring back” in recent weeks as the Arab world’s poorest country faces a large-scale famine. In a grim update to the U.N. Security Council, Mark Lowcock said tens of thousands of people already are starving to death, with another 5 million just a step behind. Lowcock added that March was also the deadliest so far this year for civilians, with more than 200 killed or…

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Africa’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Pass 4.38 Million: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, Apr 16 (NNN-ENA) – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 4,383,168 as of yesterday, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), said. The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union (AU), said, the death toll from the pandemic stood at 116,727, while 3,933,939 patients across the continent have recovered from the disease. South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Egypt are among the African countries with the most cases in the continent, according to the Africa CDC. In terms of…

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WFP: Millions in West, Central Africa Facing Hunger Emergency

GENEVA – The United Nations World Food Program warns that millions of people in West and Central Africa are facing catastrophic levels of hunger driven by conflict and soaring food prices. More than 31 million people, an increase of 10 million over last year, are expected to be unable to feed themselves during the upcoming June to August lean season. This period precedes the next harvest and is the time of year when food stocks in West Africa are at their lowest. A U.N. food analysis found nearly 2.7 million…

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