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BA.4 case: South African national enrolled in Hyderabad business school

The Times of India 21 May 2022
At the same time, global analysis reveals that 61,190 samples have been analysed and updated, with only 549 of BA.4 subvariant and majority (123) of them emerging from Africa ... "BA.4 was first discovered in Africa in January this year ... It has been designated as a variant of ...

South African artist makes traditional work boldly modern

The Associated Press 20 May 2022
SIYABUSWA, South Africa (AP) — Bold blue, yellow, and pink triangles play off each other in a zigzag pattern marching down the side of a rural home in South Africa's northern Mpumalanga province ... No longer confined to rural South Africa, Mahlangu's graphic art has enlivened jumbo jets, BMW automobiles and large-scale public installations.

Meet South African Artist Esther Mahlangu: Traditional House-painting Art Gets Global | Mint

Live Mint 20 May 2022
A zigzag pattern of bright blue, yellow, and pink triangles marches along the side of a rural residence in South Africa's northern Mpumalanga region. Mahlangu's graphic art has enlivened jumbo aeroplanes, BMW automobiles, and large-scale public installations, and he is no longer confined to rural South Africa.

Conference seeks new ground to finance Africa recovery

China Daily 20 May 2022
Delivering a keynote speech on Tuesday, Macky Sall, the president of Senegal, called on Africa's development partners to agree to a renegotiation of the terms of the multilateral system ... She expressed hope that in restructuring the multilateral system, Africa would become a continent that actively contributes to designing global solutions.

Afreximbank, FCI endorse factoring for SME financing in Central Africa

B & FT Online 20 May 2022
The Africa We Want ...Afreximbank stands ready to provide the requisite support, including the technical capacity needed for the design and development of a factoring law in other CEMAC countries and Africa as a whole, while also supporting its practical implementation in the Republic of Congo.”.

Positive impacts recorded in collaborative efforts between UN system and Africa

Capital Ethiopia 20 May 2022
The report focused on the UN system’s support for the African Union and its New Partnership for Africa’s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) ... “Africa’s Regional ... “Africa’s landlocked countries themselves understand the importance of the AfCFTA for growth and infrastructure development.

Rich nations offer debt guarantees on South African climate deal

Mining Weekly 20 May 2022
A group of the world’s richest nations offered South Africa debt guarantees as part of a proposed $8.5-billion deal ...

Britain's monkeypox outbreak 'DOUBLES in size': Eleven new cases 'will be announced TODAY' as UK ...

The Daily Mail 20 May 2022
The tropical disease is endemic in parts of Africa and is known for its rare and unusual rashes, bumps and lesions (file photo) ... Antiviral drugs and jabs designed to target smallpox have cross protection against monkeypox, with the two viruses genetically very similar ... A Monkeypox outbreak occurred in the US after rodents were imported from Africa.

Egypt is latest to join in interest rate hikes, raises it by 200 basis points

Gulf News 20 May 2022
Egypt is the latest emerging economy to opt for a bold move against the background of global monetary tightening designed to smother inflation fanned by the attack on Ukraine. It acted hours after South Africa raised rates by the biggest margin in more than six years and the Philippine central bank hiked its benchmark for the first time since 2018 ... .

IAVI and Moderna Launch First-in-Africa Clinical Trial of mRNA HIV Vaccine Development Program

Pharmiweb 19 May 2022
IAVI and Moderna Launch First-in-Africa Clinical Trial of mRNA HIV Vaccine Development Program. Phase I trial in Rwanda and South Africa aims to evaluate mRNA HIV vaccine antigen for safety and immunogenicity and strengthen regional scientific capacity ... in Tembisa, South Africa.

A look at how Covid disrupted SA aviation operations

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
It is also to provide an affordable opportunity to the continent to participate in an event of this magnitude for the first time in Africa,” she said. The conference will be composed of Academia and Research Organisations, System Integrators and Procedure Designers.

The SMME landscape in SA remains divided and complex

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
Even though South Africa has many policy initiatives designed to support the SMME sector, these have to be co-ordinated and implemented to address the pressing issues of businesses in this sector ... This should see improvement in the integration between South Africa’s core and marginalised business segments.

Experts urge greater adoption of non-motorized transport in African cities 19 May 2022
According to Assiano, the next generation of Africa's civil engineers and urban planners should be trained on designing infrastructure that could facilitate greater uptake of non-motorized transport in cities and towns.

Monkeypox is now spotted in Italy and Sweden — bringing number of countries with confirmed ...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2022
It brings the number of countries outside of Africa was confirmed or suspected cases to seven ... Until now the virus had only ever been detected in four countries outside of western or central Africa, and all of the cases had direct travel links to the continent ... Seven countries outside of Africa have confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox.

Campus news

The Sun Chronicle 19 May 2022
... from graphic design students ... Katherine Daby of North Attleboro presented “Dialogue on Global Identity,” which shared reflections on novels by authors from South Africa, India, the Caribbean, and Americas that focus on pluralistic identities.Savannah College of Art and Design.

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