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Jack Radics And Chiubb Rock To Host The Ultimate Feel Good Concert In Griffin, GA

Johnson City Press 23 Jun 2021
Others slated to appear include , Stevie Face, The International Women in Reggae, an all-female Reggae band making waves throughout music the industry , Womba Drummers and Tsoombi�Ensemble from Africa,�with more artists scheduled to be confirmed at a later date. According to Radics, he was eager to lend his name and support to the event ... � ... ....
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China agrees to restructure DR Congo’s borrowings

Asiatimes 22 Jun 2021
The global lender considers 70% of GDP to be the norm in central Africa, the premier said ... Beijing has often faced accusations of “debt-trap diplomacy” due to the scale of its lending to developing countries in Africa and elsewhere, as well as the secretive nature of the loan contracts.
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Africa should produce vaccines on the continent

Business Ghana 22 Jun 2021
Africa needs solutions to help it navigate through the very challenging times posed by the Covid-19 pandemic,” Adesina said ... It is planning to commit $3 billion to develop the pharmaceutical industry in Africa, Adesina said. “Africa should not be begging for vaccines,” Adesina said. “Africa should be producing vaccines,” he stressed.
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G7: Solidarity against China but no strong commitment

Swords Today 22 Jun 2021
The Chinese aspirations on these famous new Silk Roads are worrisome in many respects, but the lack of transparency on loan terms, especially for third countries, especially Africa ... This is already happening in some countries in Africa or Asia.
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How Nigeria’s manufacturing sector can enjoy effective AfCFTA participation

Business Day Online 21 Jun 2021
Presently Nigeria has one of the highest lending rates in Sub Saharan Africa as the financial regulator pegged its Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at a double digit of 11.50 percent leaving deposit money banks to lend as high as 25 to 35 percent interest loans.
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Rand hits four week low against the dollar

Independent online (SA) 17 Jun 2021
With the local economy remaining weak, the rand's recent rally has been mainly on the back of global factors, including higher commodity prices which benefit resource-rich South Africa and expectations US lending rates will stay lower for longer. REUTERS .
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Supporting the Green Deal around the world with Team Europe

Business Ghana 16 Jun 2021
71% of our financing in sub-Saharan Africa supported least developed countries or fragile states ... The European Investment Bank Development Report 2021”, which details our €5 billion lending in Africa last year and presents a series of expert articles highlighting solutions to today’s development challenges.
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Banks and sustainability in a post COVID-19-environment: Absa’s viewpoint on Green Possibilities

Business Ghana 16 Jun 2021
Some banks across the globe have responded to the pandemic by focusing on employee and customer health, payment relief and immediate business stabilisation (capital preservation, in particular) ... In Africa, ESG considerations are becoming increasingly important in lending decisions, especially those which include natural resources and extraction ... .
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Africa’s Fintech infrastructure and the roadmap to digitization

Business Day Online 15 Jun 2021
In the last 15 years, Africa’s development outlook has improved significantly, with the growth of digital technology, mainly driven by the mobile revolution and digital innovation ... However, while the pandemic undoubtedly accelerated Africa’s transitioning to digital, there remains more to do in terms of scale and access.
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Patent waiver proposal on Covid vaccines gets widespread support at G7: MEA

Hindustan Times 14 Jun 2021
He said French President Emmanuel Macron also highlighted the need to focus on ramping up production capacity in Africa and called on India to lend its expertise as an important production hub globally ... As chair of G7, the UK invited India, Australia, South Korea, South Africa to the summit as Guest countries.
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Banks and sustainability in a post-Covid-19-environment: Absa’s viewpoint on green possibilities

Joy Online 14 Jun 2021
Some banks across the globe have responded to the pandemic by focusing on employee and customer health, payment relief and immediate business stabilisation (capital preservation, in particular) ... In Africa, ESG considerations are becoming increasingly important in lending decisions, especially those which include natural resources and extraction ... .
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At G7 summit, France called on India to lend production capacity expertise to Africa: MEA

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jun 2021
France has highlighted the need to focus on ramping up COVID-19 production capacity in Africa and called on India to lend its expertise as an important production hub globally, the ministry of external affairs said on Sunday.
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PM call for G-7 support to TRIPS waiver gets backing of WTO, UN

Business Line 13 Jun 2021
President Macron (of France) highlighted the need to focus on ramping up production capacity in Africa, and called on India to lend its expertise as an important production hub globally,” Harish added.Text-based deals ... India, together with Australia, South Korea and South Africa, ...
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G7 nations agree on vaccine donation and scrutiny of China

The Irish Times 13 Jun 2021
“As you know, last time the G7 met, there was no mention of China ... They agreed to launch a new initiative called Build Back Better for the World (B3W) to counter the Belt and Road Initiative, China’s overseas lending and investment system that has increased its influence across Asia, Africa, Latin America and parts of Europe ... ‘Cook the books’ ... .
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What President Biden and Sen. Romney said this week about taking on China

Deseret News 12 Jun 2021
As the New York Times reported Saturday, President Joe Biden urged Western nations and Japan t o throw their economic might into developing nations to counter what is called “Beijing’s Belt-And-Road Initiative” which is an overseas lending and investment program which is dumping money into Africa, Latin America and to an extent, Europe.

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