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Pfizer-BioNTech to start producing Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa in 2022

CNN 21 Jul 2021
Several countries including Mali, Niger and Ethiopia have hardly administered any doses per 100 people ... My uncle died of Covid-19 before he could get a vaccine in Kenya, and I got mine in a US drugstore ... Countries including South Sudan and Kenya have either run out of jabs, or have come close to running out, as cases surge across the continent ... .

Sudan in Talks With Russia on Expanding Energy, Infrastructure Cooperation - Top Diplomat

Urdu Point 15 Jul 2021
"The relations between Sudan and Russia vis-a-vis the business have ... We are now discussing in-depth to expand these relations to include other mining metals, as well as working in the infrastructure of Sudan, that is to say, the transportation, the railway," al-Mahdi said.

South Sudan is ready to write a new narrative, says Commissioner General for South Sudan ...

Urdu Point 10 Jul 2021
(UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 10th Jul, 2021) DUBAI, 10th July 2021 (WAM) - South Sudan will turn 10 years old ... The next World Expo in Dubai is a first step to changing the narrative, says Deng Deng Nhial, Commissioner General for South Sudan at Expo 2020 in an opinion piece ... In my opinion, South Sudan is one of the wonders of the world.

Thousands of medieval Islamic tombs found in galactic pattern

The Jerusalem Post 09 Jul 2021
Thousands of Islamic tombs from the medieval era were found in Kassala, in eastern Sudan by an archeological team ... As an introduction, the researchers explain that Sudan is a gold mine for archeologists as it is filled with countless funerary monumental manifestations of Nile Valley and its historical civilization ... .

Kenya Cements Its Place As East Africa’s Business Hub

The Tennessee Tribune 07 Jul 2021
After a rigorous year-long process of applying for a Kenyan work permit, his luck came in July 2018 ... The six-members states are Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, and South Sudan ... But I’m glad mine went through because we know how the Kenyan government has been strict in issuing work permits to foreigners,” Mziwanda said ... “We are on course.” ... .

SUDAN : Herbert Smith Freehills well placed to revise mining code

Africa Intelligence 06 Jul 2021
A revision of Sudan's mining code is being considered as part of the series of reforms planned by Abdallah Hamdok's government aimed at attracting foreign investors ....

’The revolution was hijacked’: Inside the conflict in Darfur

Al Jazeera 06 Jul 2021
Darfur, Sudan – On the streets of El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur – nestled between private houses mostly made of earth – are large, concrete public buildings ... In 2003, confronted by endless rebellions in Sudan’s peripheries, those in power in Khartoum were caught by surprise at the emergence of a small but successful rebellion in Darfur.

Horn of Africa: Washington’s Next Arab Spring?

GlobalResearch 02 Jul 2021
It is extended politically and economically often to include Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya and Uganda ... “In terms of an immediate focus, without question, there has to be attention paid to Tigray,” adding that his other leading priorities were the Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute, and the tensions over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Does a New ‘Gold Standard’ Really Protect Miners?

Human Rights Watch 30 Jun 2021
For instance, the London Bullion Market Association—the certification body for gold refineries—has certified gold refineries with serious human rights abuses, including violence against local residents by mine security personnel in Tanzania, and conflict-related abuses in Sudan.

Sudan signs nine concession deals for gold, copper mining – agency

Mining Weekly 18 Jun 2021
Sudan on Thursday signed nine concession agreements for ...

The Marathon: Ethiopia And Bitcoin

Bitcoin Magazine 17 Jun 2021
Africa is large, young and dynamic ... As a country and people we should be looking to escape the inflationary ills of the petrodollar (and its wicked derivatives) and instead mine, save and budget in bitcoin ... “Could Sudan and Ethiopia, with massive wind and solar resources powering Bitcoin mining and a growing electric grid, be Norways of the future?”.

Legal framework required to enable creation of intra-African infrastructure, trade: AfCFTA secretary general

Egypt Today 11 Jun 2021
Ibrahim said Sudan has embarked on a reform program and promulgated relevant laws ... The minister added that introducing more ports in Sudan will benefit many African countries, particularly closed ones ... As for the sectors South Sudan aspires to attract investment to, they include agriculture, mining, and mapping natural resources among others.

Sudan's newfound devotion to environmental protection

The New Arab 09 Jun 2021
Sudanese leaders then hired independent observers to monitor the operations of mining companies ... While post-revolutionary fervour in Sudan has dissipated over time, the environmental movement there continues apace ... promoting rural development, reforming land laws, regulating the mining industry, and preparing Sudan for the effects of climate change.

Former rebel leader’s new battle is fixing Sudan’s economy

Business Day 09 Jun 2021
Sudan increased petrol and diesel prices on Tuesday to levels that reflect import costs, effectively ending state subsidies of the fuels ... Ibrahim estimates about 80% of gold mined in Sudan is smuggled abroad, depriving the government of much-needed revenue and in part limiting its tax-to-GDP ratio to just 5%.

Sudan mining policy still needs work, says law firm

Mining Weekly 08 Jun 2021
Sudan has come to light as a jurisdiction that is more open to ...

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