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Israeli company influenced dozens of elections in Africa, investigation finds

Israeli company influenced dozens of elections in Africa, investigation finds Israeli company influenced dozens of elections in Africa, investigation finds

a clandestine company Israeli of electoral manipulation in social networks was used to influence dozens of elections in the world, especially in Africabut also in other cases in Mexico and Spainaccording to a group of investigative journalists. The company, without legal existence, called “Team George” by journalists, following the pseudonym of one of those responsible, […]

Five things about DR Congo, a Catholic country, poor and full of wealth

Five things about DR Congo, a Catholic country, poor and full of wealth Five things about DR Congo, a Catholic country, poor and full of wealth

The Pope Francisco will travel on January 31 to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)the largest Catholic country in Africawhich enjoys a subsoil rich in mineralsalthough the majority of its population is poor. Rich country with poor population Copper, cobalt, gold, diamonds, uranium, coltan and tin are some of the minerals present in the subsoil […]

Mexico supports food trade with 15 African countries

Mexico supports food trade with 15 African countries Mexico supports food trade with 15 African countries

With the objective of increasing the presence of Mexican products in Africa In the medium term, the Government of Mexico works to increase the shipment of Mexican products to Nigeria, reported this Saturday the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Sader). In a statement, the agency specified that Mexico currently maintains trade in food with […]

Japan to seek permanent seat for Africa on UN Security Council

Japan to seek permanent seat for Africa on UN Security Council Japan to seek permanent seat for Africa on UN Security Council

The first Minister JapaneseFumio Kishida, pledged on Sunday at a Japan-Africa in Tunisia to “remedy a historical injustice” and to press for the continent to obtain a permanent seat on the Security Council of United Nations. “In order to act effectively” and consolidate peace and security in Africa, “it is urgent to remedy the historical […]

The WHO believes that Africa can control the coronavirus pandemic in 2022

The WHO believes that Africa can control the coronavirus pandemic in 2022

If current trends continue and the rate of vaccination continues to increase, Africa “can control the coronavirus pandemic in 2022”, the director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Africa, Matshidiso Moeti, said today. “The pandemic is entering a different phase. (…) The virus will continue among us, but with the vaccines and the accumulated […]

Ómicron: the arrival of the new variant in Latin America and how it prepares to face it

Ómicron: the arrival of the new variant in Latin America and how it prepares to face it

During the last week of November, Africa put the world on alert by detecting new cases of COVID-19 infections of a variant unknown until then and that could face a new pandemic wave. Ómicron, as the WHO dubbed it, has become potentially more contagious than Delta and has at least 32 mutations. Initially it was […]

France lifts ban on flights from southern Africa, but with restrictions

France lifts ban on flights from southern Africa, but with restrictions

Updated on 12/01/2021 09:50 am France will allow flights from ten countries in southern Africa from Saturday but with “drastic” restrictions, since it will only allow French citizens, the European Union, diplomats and cabin crew to disembark. Passengers must undergo a test COVID-19 upon arrival, and they will have to do seven days of quarantine […]

US, Canada and EU close borders to southern African countries due to omicron variant

US, Canada and EU close borders to southern African countries due to omicron variant

Updated on 11/26/2021 04:34 pm The United States, Canada and the European Union (EU) announced on Friday the closure of borders to travelers from southern African countries in response to the appearance of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The government of Joe Biden He said that the people of South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, […]

Guinea: WHO announces Marburg fever outbreak in West Africa

Guinea: WHO announces Marburg fever outbreak in West Africa Guinea: WHO announces Marburg fever outbreak in West Africa

In the West African state of Guinea, the authorities have announced an outbreak of life-threatening Marburg fever. As the World Health Organization announced on Monday evening, this is the first case ever in West Africa. Less than two months after the end of an Ebola outbreak in the state, the highly contagious fever was discovered […]

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