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Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC’s Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative delivers first tranche of over 15 million vaccines

The Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC jointly announced that 15.2 million vaccines purchased under the Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative are currently being distributed across Africa. Through Saving Lives and Livelihoods, the Mastercard Foundation is purchasing vaccines for more than 65 million people. This is the first tranche of vaccines …

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US Marks 60 Years Of Development Assistance To Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a month-long activity this month to commemorate a major milestone, marking 60 years since its founding by President John F. Kennedy and development support to Nigeria. Nigeria was among the first countries in the world to receive development assistance under …

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Stakeholders deliberate on Sustainable Financing for Health at the EDC, PharmAccess 2021 Healthcare Conference

On the 18th of November 2021, PharmAccess Nigeria partnered with Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University to host its 1st annual Healthcare Conference themed “Talent, Technology and the Nigerian Health Sector”. The aim of the conference was to identify additional funding mechanisms and strategies in building an efficient health system …

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iProduce Africa to improve SMEs export capabilities in Nigeria

Islamic Development Bank sponsored iProduce Africa, an agribusiness center is striving to boost the operations and export capabilities of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria. iProduce Africa also seeks to take advantage of the government’s Zero-Oil Plan to build a blueprint for a strategic non-oil export-led economic diversification agenda. …

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Buhari discusses investment, trade with Afreximbank, AfCFTA chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the Nigerian government will continue to support efforts to broaden the economy through multilateral financing. Buhari spoke at a parley with Prof. Benedict Oramah, President, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat. They met on Sunday …

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