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African leaders reaffirm support for AfDB as President Adesina begins second term

The meetings were held virtually due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 outbreak September 1, 2020/AfDB African leaders on Tuesday reaffirmed their support for the African Development Bank Group ( and its leadership under Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as he begins his second five-year term with a renewed mandate to […]

Industry Lobby the US Government to Make Africa Backslide on Plastics

The efforts by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) would undo progress that Kenya and other African states have made to address plastic pollution August 31, 2020/Greenpeace The American Chemistry Council has lobbied the US government during the COVID-19 pandemic to use a US-Kenya trade deal to expand the plastics industry’s […]