Africa Renewal: August 2021
—Benedict Okey Oramah, President of Afreximbank and Chairman, Board of Trustees of the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund.
Ghana was the first country in the world to receive vaccines through COVAX in late February.
Africa announces the rollout of 400m vaccine doses to the African Union Member States and the CaribbeanThe first time Africa has undertaken a continent-wide procurement of this magnitude, the vaccines are sufficient to immunise a third of the African people.
George Wyndham, 31, will represent his country in table tennis at the Paralympic games.
Meet lawyer Haben Girma, 33, a fierce advocate for disability rights
Steady improvements in literacy are driving positive transformation and helping improve livelihoods.
The report highlights that human influence has warmed the climate at a rate that is unprecedented in at least the last 2,000 years.