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Coronavirus – Africa: Displaced people urgently need aid and access to social safety nets as coronavirus causes severe hardship

Download logoThis is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented social and economic impact globally. Economies are grinding to a halt, jobs and livelihoods are lost on scales never seen before. Entire societies are affected by this public health crisis. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is alarmed at the in

Coronavirus – Africa: Joint statement of the Alliance for multilateralism

Download logoThe COVID-19 pandemic is a wake-up call for multilateralism. Trying to cope with the immediate devastating effects of the virus, nations have turned toward imposing unprecedented executive measures, including closing borders. However, a virus knows no borders. All countries are affected. We must remain united in our shared humanity. The fight against this global pandemic, which is taking so many lives and challenging our societies, requires more and enhanced international cooperatio

COVID-19 Scientific and Public Health Policy Update – (March 24, 2020)

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In addition to our weekly brief on the spread of COVID-19 and the actions that Africa CDC is taking to help member states, Africa CDC has begun to share a weekly brief detailing the latest changes in scientific knowledge and public health policy changes, as well as updates to the latest guidance from WHO and others. Contents of this document are not intended to serve as recommendations from the Africa CDC; rather, it is a summary of the factbase to help inform member states. It i

Africa – Outbreak Brief #10: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

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Outbreak Update: Globally, a total of 333,393 coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmed cases1, and 14,508 (CFR 4%) related deaths have been reported to date. Since the last brief (17 March 2020), 165,803 new COVID-19 cases and 7,900 new deaths have been reported globally. Thirty-five new countries and territories, including 13 African countries, are reporting cases2, and 40 new countries, including nine African countries, are reporting deaths3 for the first time. The di

Gold Fields’ Chilean mining project gets green light

Gold Fields has stated its intent to raise funds to support its new Salares Norte mining project in Chile as well as its boost in profits due to increased gold production and a higher gold price. Gold Fields CEO, Nick Holland joins CNBC Africa for more.

Gold Fields plans to break ground on Chile gold mine prospect

Global diversified gold producer, Gold Fields, unveiled an investment of almost $12 billion into a South American project. Sven Lunsche, Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Gold Fields joins CNBC Africa for more.

China tariffs could help Australia gain share from US wine, nut and fruit producers

China's imposition of tariffs of up to 25 percent for U.S. agriculture could be a big gain potentially for Australia, particularly for wine and certain nuts and fruits.

S.Africa’s Sun International raises stake in Sun Dreams

South Africa's Sun International will boost its stake in Latin America-focused Sun Dreams.
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