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a nurse administers a second COVID-19 dose.
Health

Pivotal point in Africa's COVID-19 third wave

WHO urges African countries to urgently ramp up COVID-19 vaccinations as the squeeze on vaccine shipments eases.
World Health Organization
By WHO
Health

COVID-19 deaths in Africa surge

Namibia, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia accounted for 83% of the new deaths recorded in the past week.
World Health Organization
By WHO
An image of An image of Wavel Ramkalawan, political leaders and health workers took the COVID-19
Health

COVID-19: African countries scramble for vaccines

Rich countries hoard available and future vaccines, as poor countries wait.
Sustainable development

Power from the wind in South Africa

Turbines generate hope for clean energy
Women’s empowerment

‘Renewed energy for women's empowerment’

Interview with head of UN Women in Southern Africa
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Young Africans put technology to new uses

Kenyan software a tool for political participation
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Africans extend solidarity to Haiti

Money, food and medicines from “mother Africa” to her diaspora
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At last, signs of progress on AIDS

Policy shift in South Africa, as new infections decline across the continent
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Climate deal: hard work lies ahead

Africans press strong case at Copenhagen talks
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An African chorus on climate change

From activists to presidents, a call for urgent global action
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Emerging economies hold promise for Africa

But governments must play smart to get the best deals
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Reforming Africa’s security forces

For armies and police that protect citizens, not abuse them
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Trading from Cape to Cairo

Regional groups aim to expand trade within the continent
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Enlisting men for women’s equality

South African initiatives against sexual violence, gender i
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A bank in every African pocket?

Mobile phones expand access to financial services
NEPAD in action

Pipeline benefits Mozambique, South Africa

A joint partnership to transport natural gas
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