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Reliefweb 19 Jan 2022
... and service delivery in Africa and beyond. The Thematic Specialist will provide guidance on mainstreaming gender and inclusion in project design and implementation and contribute to generate evidence on the linkages between corruption and discrimination in Africa and beyond.

911 Porsche Design 50th Anniversary Edition revealed with special features

Independent online (SA) 19 Jan 2022
Stuttgart - 50 years ago, and barely a decade after creating the first 911, Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche launched the exclusive lifestyle and merchandise brand called Porsche Design. To mark the occasion, the Stuttgart-based carmaker has launched the 911 Porsche Design 50th Anniversary Edition, of which only 750 will be made.

Evolve founder to mentor medical cannabis entrepreneurs

The Malta Independent 19 Jan 2022
Busuttil Delbridge and his expert team at Evolve played a pivotal role in the design and build of the first medical cannabis processing facility in Malta ... He recently internationalised the brand, becoming the first company in the world to design and build an EU-standard GMP laboratory in West Africa.

Two years of advocacy against witch persecution in Africa

Ghana Web 18 Jan 2022
This initiative was put in place to tackle witchcraft accusations and witch persecution in Africa ... AfAW was founded to supply these links, and yes to try and right the wrongs of witch-hunting in Africa. I had objections to how the issue of witchcraft accusations in Africa had been explained and addressed ... The explanation otherized Africa and Africans.

Tanzanian designer blends Maasai traditional wear with drawings of wild animals

Independent online (SA) 18 Jan 2022
A Tanzanian woman designer is breaking the fashion ceiling with a style of her own thanks to her creativity that has taken her a fashion design journey of three years to achieve breakeven ... She said Endelea wants to support fashion designing in Africa by working with people in power and ordinary people by teaching them and passing skills on them.

Hestan Secures Two GOOD DESIGN® Awards

Citizen Tribune 18 Jan 2022
Hestan secures two GOOD DESIGN® Awards for indoor products ... Presented by the Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the GOOD DESIGN® Awards honor the leading and best contemporary designs manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America.

Hong Kong orders cull after imported hamsters test positive for Covid

La Prensa Latina 18 Jan 2022
In response, authorities have issued a temporary ban on hamster imports ... Arrivals to Hong Kong must quarantine for 21 days at a designated hotel. In November, Hong Kong was one of the first countries outside Africa to report the presence of the contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus ... EFE.

The Little Engine That Could: Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Creation of the UN ...

Jurist 18 Jan 2022
I stepped away from my career as a member of the Senior Executive Service of the United States, to travel to West Africa and seek justice for the murder, rape, maiming, and mutilation of 1.2 million human beings ... We were all proud of that designation ... Facing Down Terrorists, Warlords, and Thugs in West Africa--A Story of Justice.

Cuba implements new protocols as cases top 1 mn

Suryaa 18 Jan 2022
At present, there are 17,443 active Covid-19 cases across the country, 41 of them being treated in intensive care units ... In addition, all passengers from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique must stay at designated quarantine hotels for a week at their own expense ... ....

Roundup: Cuba implements new protocols as COVID-19 cases exceed 1 mln 18 Jan 2022
HAVANA, Jan ... At present, there are 17,443 active COVID-19 cases across the country, 41 of them being treated in intensive care units ... In addition, all passengers from South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique must stay at designated quarantine hotels for a week at their own expense ... Enditem .

Osinbajo flags-off Decagon’s tech park in Benin

Business Day Online 18 Jan 2022
The park, a mini-city for software engineers, is being developed in Benin by Decagon, one of Africa’s leading source of world-class software engineers. Designed to be an exciting live, work, and play project with a first phase that spans over 20,000 square metres, the Park ...

New media initiative to put global media’s coverage of Africa under the spotlight

Business Ghana 17 Jan 2022
The aim is to establish the dominant themes, narratives and journalistic practices shaping the image of Africa.  ...  Moky Makura, Executive Director of Africa No Filter, said ... The Global Media Index is part of our watchdog role and is designed to show what’s right rather than wrong with reporting on Africa.

SA Reserve Bank’s proposed monetary policy implementation framework: What it is and why now

Independent online (SA) 17 Jan 2022
In South Africa, it was, sadly, business as usual, despite critical plodding from careful economists ... On this critical score therefore, the SARB’s copied approach hardly meets South Africa’s urgent developmental objectives which must be factored in when designing an implementation framework.

Rohit close to getting match-ready, likely to be available against West Indies

India TV 17 Jan 2022
Rohit, who was also the designated Test vice-captain for the tour of South Africa, sustained a left-hamstring strain during a net session just prior to the team's departure for the tour and had to pull out. He was subsequently also forced to skip the ODIs in South Africa, starting ...