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Salley named CEO of Africa U.; Orangeburg native, SCSU alum called ‘Mr. Africa University’

The Times & Democrat 27 Oct 2021
Salley has been named president and chief executive officer of Africa University (Tennessee) Inc. The Africa University (Tennessee) Inc ... Salley the first president/CEO of Africa University Inc., the U.S. organization that raises, holds and distributes funds for the benefit of Africa University,” board Chair Lisa Tichenor said.
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Afreximbank partners with ATPS, provides $500,000 support

Algeria Times 27 Oct 2021
Think Tanks play a crucial role in Africa as catalysts for ideas, helping develop material solutions to some of the continent’s most complex and intractable challenges ... Nicholas Ozor, Executive Director of ATPS said, ''I am very excited on this landmark partnership between the Afreximbank and the ATPS.
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Tingo Mobile Plc, the core subsidiary of Tingo Inc. (OTC: IWBB), signs a strategic partnership ...

The Salamanca Press 27 Oct 2021
27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To further deepen its financial services in Nigeria and with ambitious expansions plans across Africa in the coming years, Tingo Mobile Plc (OTC ... The Company's strategy and market execution provide an opportunity for Africa to be a core focal point to solve several key areas, including food security.
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Why the aviation industry needs flexibility to overcome pandemic woes

Independent online (SA) 27 Oct 2021
This is especially true for South Africa, where tourism is a major driver of its economy and contributes R425-billion or 8.6% towards the GDP ... Wrenelle Stander, the newly appointed chief executive of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa, expects the domestic aviation markets in Southern Africa to only recover to 2019 levels by the year 2023.
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Global leaders call: No success at COP26 without a fair deal for Africa

Sierra Leone Telegraph 27 Oct 2021
STA21 presents a blueprint for climate adaptation and showcases the opportunities climate adaptation offers to solve previously intractable problems and put Africa on a more resilient pathway towards “green growth” ... “The climate emergency has Africa at the cross-roads ... But adapt to it and Africa will thrive.”.
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State and Trends in Adaptation Report 2021: How Adaptation Can Make Africa Safer, Greener and More Prosperous in a Conference edition Warming World

Reliefweb 27 Oct 2021
STA21 presents a blueprint for climate adaptation and showcases the opportunities climate adaptation offers to solve previously intractable problems and put Africa on a more resilient pathway towards “green growth” ... He highlighted AAAP as an important opportunity to realize a resilient and prosperous future for Africa..
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CAPRISA and Evotec Launch New Project to Fast-Track New Technology for HIV Prevention

Algeria Times 27 Oct 2021
The Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and Evotec establish a new collaboration to develop a broadly neutralizing antibody against HIV to help slow the spread of the virus, especially in Africa ... Dr Werner Lanthaler, Chief Executive Officer of Evotec SE ... CAPRISA is a world-leading AIDS research centre based in Africa.
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Six Nations chief expresses caution about expanding the championship

The Irish Times 27 Oct 2021
South Africa’s bid to join the Six Nations has encountered a setback after the tournament’s chief executive, Ben Morel, said he would be “very cautious” about expanding the championship ... South Africa is committed to the Rugby Championship.
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Economic model must transition to production for recovery – John Kumah

Ghana Web 27 Oct 2021
Essentially, the AfCFTA has the potential to stimulate intra-African trade in agriculture, manufacturing and value-added products which employ more labour and can contribute positively to increasing employment opportunities for young people,” he said speaking at the Africa Globalised Investment Forum held in Accra.
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We're hiring: Deutsche expands investment bank in revenue quest

Reuters 27 Oct 2021
Deutsche Chief Executive Christian Sewing last week formally opened a new New York headquarters, a major hub for the investment banking operations that were hit hard by the 2019 restructuring ... An example of the repositioning is South Africa, where Deutsche wants to become a top dealer in government bonds again, executives told Reuters.
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We’re hiring: Deutsche expands investment bank in revenue quest

Metro USA 27 Oct 2021
Deutsche Chief Executive Christian Sewing last week formally opened a new New York headquarters, a major hub for the investment banking operations that were hit hard by the 2019 restructuring ... An example of the repositioning is South Africa, where Deutsche wants to become a top dealer in government bonds again, executives told Reuters.
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Cross border trade challenges still prevalent

Graphic 27 Oct 2021
At a validation workshop by the GNCCI in Accra on October 22, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the chamber, Mr Mark Badu-Aboagye, stated that the success of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) depends on the regional economic bloc such as Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
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COVID briefs

News-Press Now 27 Oct 2021
Moderna to supply Africa with up to 110 million COVID doses ... "We are in position to secure more vaccines from Moderna but want to see more concrete details emerging about their production in Africa," he said ... Africa and its 1.3 billion people remain the least-vaccinated region of the world against COVID-19, with just over 5% fully vaccinated.
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Citigroup Warns of Hefty Charges From South Korea Consumer Business Closing

The Epoch Times 27 Oct 2021
... East and Africa. The Wall Street lender's plan is part of Chief Executive Officer Jane Fraser's turnaround strategy to bring the bank's profitability and share price in line with its peers.
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Rand trades on the back foot overnight

Independent online (SA) 27 Oct 2021
The rand fell in tandem with softening demand for commodity prices, a partial reversal of strong performance on Monday, while local sentiment was dented by the resumption of rotational power-shedding, according to Oxford Economics Africa.
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