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Africa bonds grow ever stronger

China Daily 29 Nov 2021
With the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation opening on Monday in Dakar, Senegal, this page looks at the issues expected to be discussed while highlighting the successes of past meetings and the broader efforts to strengthen ties between the two sides.
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Nation reaches out further to Africa

China Daily 29 Nov 2021
Just over 21 years ago, more than 80 ministers from China and 44 African countries gathered in Beijing for the first ministerial conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, known as FOCAC. The aim of this gathering in October 2000 was to renew, develop and expand Sino-African ties in the 21st century.
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'Stock benchmarks may fall 5-10% from current levels'

The Times of India 29 Nov 2021
Mumbai ... Investors must consider deploying cash in potential winners amid this weakness, they said ... "Ten percent is a reasonable correction from the top," he said ... With travel restrictions already cropping up after the variant of concern was detected in South Africa, money managers said renewed restrictions are driving investors to safe-haven assets ... .
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South Africa’s just energy transition: A balancing act

Mail Guardian South Africa 28 Nov 2021
South Africa’s transition to renewables must also be mindful of the unique environmental conditions that inhibit and prohibit certain types of sustainable energy sources ... Ultimately, South Africa’s transition to renewables will depend on its ability to attract sustained energy investments.
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SHIRLEY WEBBER: Africa’s growth a challenge and opportunity amid energy transition

Business Day 28 Nov 2021
... investments in Africa to incorporate niche commodities including lithium, biofuels and other renewable energy spin-offs and this theme is leading to improved price discovery and interest in the African energy market as it transitions from fossil fuels to clean energy over time.
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As African nations banned, SA says it’s ‘punishment’ for honesty

The Times of India 28 Nov 2021
Nations in southern Africa protested bitterly on Saturday as more of the world’s wealthiest countries cut them off from travel, renewing a debate over border closures from the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic and compounding the problems facing poorly vaccinated countries.
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As Omicron variant circles the globe, African nations are blamed and banned

The Times of India 28 Nov 2021
Nations in southern Africa protested bitterly Saturday as more of the world’s wealthiest countries cut them off from travel, renewing a debate over border closures from the earliest days of the coronavirus pandemic and compounding the problems facing poorly vaccinated countries ... One nation after another shut its doors to southern Africa.
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WHO Calls for Renewed COVID Prevention Efforts Amid Omicron's Spread

Beijing News 28 Nov 2021
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - The World Health Organization says renewed efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is needed as scientists scramble to determine the risks posed by the new omicron variant. Low vaccine rates combined with public fatigue over safety measures are putting more people in Africa at risk.
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HomeBiogas Is Powering Homes With Recycled Natural Gas

The Algemeiner 28 Nov 2021
... as a renewable energy source.Related coverage ... Recently, HomeBiogas won a UN tender to supply its system for organic waste treatment and renewable energy production to hundreds of refugee camps in Africa, making them more sanitary, while cutting down on waste treatment costs.
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FX Week Ahead: First-rate hike in six years fails to steady Cedi as Naira rally ...

B & FT Online 28 Nov 2021
US seeks to renew economic influence in Africa. The US has pledged to rebuild its relations with Africa as a counterpoint to China’s growing presence on the continent ... President Joe Biden also plans to host a US-Africa summit to bolster relationships.
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Omicron variant has over 30 mutations, may evade vaccine immunity: AIIMS chief

The Times of India 28 Nov 2021
The new variant, first found in South Africa, has already triggered global alarm with several countries announcing renewed travel restrictions to prevent a potentially deadly outbreak ... The new, and potentially more contagious variant, was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) from South Africa on November 24.
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Nations closing borders over variant riles Africa

NWA Online 28 Nov 2021
Nations in southern Africa protested bitterly Saturday ...
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Will flight restrictions help as new virus variant emerges?

The Star Democrat 28 Nov 2021
A new coronavirus variant identified in South Africa is leading to a new round of travel restrictions just as many had finally begun to ease ... said Friday it will ban travel from South Africa and seven other African nations by non-US citizens beginning Monday ... The moves have renewed ...
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Market wary of new COVID-19 strain

Manila Standard Today 28 Nov 2021
Analysts said investors were concerned the discovery of a new strain from South Africa, named Omicron, might result in renewed mobility restrictions and lockdowns, which could unravel economic gains ...Fears of a new virus strain that was discovered in Southern Africa is causing a wave of caution across global markets,” BDO Unibank Inc ... .
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