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Moderna files patent suit against BioNTech, Pfizer for COVID vaccine

U.S. biotech company Moderna dragged German rival BioNTech and its partner pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to court over alleged patent infringements in the development of...

Nigerian govt cautioned against accepting Philip Morris’ COVID-19 vaccine

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has alerted the Nigerian government to the possibility of the Canadian government approaching it to accept...

UNGA President welcomes technology to produce COVID-19 vaccine in Africa

The President of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, on Friday, February 18, 2022, welcomed the announcement of six countries on...

Nigeria, others to receive first COVID-busting vaccines in Africa

World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa and Tunisia will be the first countries on the African continent to receive...

U.S. donates 5m doses of J&J vaccine to Africa

U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, said U.S. has donated an additional five million doses of the Johnson &...

ADB approves $95m loan to Cambodia for COVID-19 vaccine purchase

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $95 million for the Cambodian government to purchase COVID-19 vaccines from 2022 to 2023,...

Africa vaccine production long term project, says CDC

Director, Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), John Nkengasong, on Thursday, february 10, 2022, said Africa’s vaccine production would be a long...

U.S. offers to provide North Korea 60m doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Washington on Friday, January 21, 2022, offered to provide North Korea  60 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine through the United Nations’ tools. Kim Kyung-hyup, the...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6_2022)...
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IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated the final draft of the Summary for Policymakers and a...

Nigeria requires $410bn to achieve energy transition plan by 2060

The Federal Government says Nigeria requires $410 billion to achieve its energy transition plan by 2060 to address challenges and policy...

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UCLG Africa’s FAMI 6 forum to explore outcomes of COP27

At the 6th edition of the African Forum of...

IPCC circulates final draft of Synthesis Report to Sixth Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has circulated...