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More helping hands for Africa

China Daily 02 Dec 2021
At the same time, China adheres to putting Africa's needs first and supports African countries' endeavors to boost their capacity for independent development by helping them overcome infrastructure, talent and capital barriers, and achieving green and sustainable development.

Chinese FM meets with Cameroonian FM 02 Dec 2021
China is ready to work with Cameroon to implement the important initiatives announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping on cooperation with Africa and actively explore cooperation in green development, digital economy, agricultural trade and other fields, so as to help Cameroon achieve better development.

China Pledges 1 Billion Vaccine Doses To Africa In Wake Of Omicron

IFL Science 02 Dec 2021
Included in the speech were four main points that China was looking to strengthen in the continent, including fighting COVID in cooperation with Africa, expanding trade and investment into African economies, promoting green development, and "upholding equity and justice".

China-Africa ties to spur digital field

China Daily 02 Dec 2021
China's Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday that it will step up efforts to formulate specific work plans for nine programs in areas like digital innovation, which are designed to deepen China-Africa cooperation ... The digital divide in Africa is becoming even more challenging during the pandemic ... "Huawei has been in Africa for more than 20 years.

Access Bank emerges Africa’s Most Sustainable Bank

Business Day Online 02 Dec 2021
In keeping with its ethos of advancing catalytic opportunities to deliver financing for sustainable development by advocating for approaches such as blended finance and green investment, Access Bank issued Africa’s first Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) certified corporate green bond ($41 million).

Neeraj Chopra cancels South Africa trip, to train in US

The Telegraph India 02 Dec 2021
The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has forced India’s Olympic Games gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra to cancel his training trip to Potchefstroom in South Africa ... The Athletics Federation of India and Sports Authority of India had given the green light for the South Africa training.

Liverpool thrash Everton at Goodison Park; Gerry Thornley’s Munster Q&A

The Irish Times 02 Dec 2021
With the majority of Munster’s travelling party to South Africa having finally been given the green light to fly home following a Covid-19 outbreak within the squad, attention will now turn to whether or not the province can fulfil their next fixture - a European tie away to Wasps on December 12th.

Magnificent Cape Town, Quiet Windhoek, Sane Africa, by Linh Dinh

The Unz Review 02 Dec 2021
There is no ‘one size fits all’ in relation to anything in South Africa ... With a white friend, I visited Langa, South Africa’s oldest black township ... A small gent in a green jacket and yellow shirt, the colors of the national rugby kit, he said he had been recruited to South Africa 53 years ago by Harry Oppenheimer himself, and was paid in gold.

Innovative financing can help unlock promises at Egypt's COP27 - minister

Reuters 02 Dec 2021
Register ... Egypt has a $25 billion development finance portfolio that has helped fund an infrastructure boom and protect the economy from the impact of COVID-19 ... Egypt was the first country in the Middle East and North Africa to issue green bonds, and has established a goal for 30% of public projects to meet environmental standards by 2024 ... Register.

VUMA NGCOBO: How SA can avoid repeating the missed opportunity of the Joule

Business Day 02 Dec 2021
SA is not a stranger to innovation and technology development ... These technologies and processes were innovative and have significantly changed the world we live in, for the greater good of humankind ... SA, through Optimal Energy, could have been a global leader in driving the green energy transition, in Africa and abroad ... .

Advancing with the times and seeking common development to build a China-Africa community

Independent online (SA) 01 Dec 2021
Third, China and Africa will accelerate green development and enhance capacity for sustainable development ... The signing of the China-Africa Declaration on Climate Change, one of the four outcome documents, demonstrates the commitment of China and Africa to pursuing green development.

China vows to promote trade ties with Uganda: FM

People Daily 01 Dec 2021
China will facilitate export of African countries' agricultural products into China by building a "green channel," further expand the scope of the zero-tariff treatment for products imported from Africa, and strive for importing products worth 300 billion U.S. dollars from Africa in the next three years, Wang said.

The African Development Bank explores the continent’s off-shore renewable energy potential

Business Ghana 01 Dec 2021
Financial institutions like the African Development Bank and other green energy funds should work with authorities in Africa and the small island development states to mobilize concessional finance to implement seawater air conditioning projects in their mitigation and ...

OFW home from South Africa quarantined

Manila Standard Today 01 Dec 2021
Health authorities said Wednesday they have not detected the globally feared Omicron variant as yet in a quarantined returning Filipino migrant worker who arrived home from South Africa last week—when the country was still on the green list.

New travel rules mean 'I can't afford to fly home'

BBC News 01 Dec 2021
Some UK residents in South Africa have said new travel rules mean they can't afford to fly home ... Hannah Day rushed to South Africa to take care of her son who was seriously unwell after a venomous snake bite ... The one thing that would help? If South Africa was moved to the green list, or if self-isolation at home was re-introduced.