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Afreximbank and AfCFTA announce Pan-African payment system operational roll-out

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and AfCFTA Secretariat on Tuesday announced  the operational roll-out of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS). The revolutionary Financial Market Infrastructure is to enable instant, cross-border payments in local currencies between African markets. By simplifying cross-border transactions and reducing the dependency on hard currencies for …

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WHO calls for rethink of healthcare delivery

The World Health Organization (WHO) says health care is fundamentally changing around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic and called for a rethink of the traditional ways of healthcare  delivery The pandemic, according to WHO, has heralded the reimagining of healthcare delivery models from siloed and static-into new models …

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Global COVID-19 cases and deaths decline – WHO

The number of weekly COVID-19 cases and deaths globally continued to decline in the past week, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday. More than 3.6 million cases and just under 60,000 deaths were reported between September 13 and 19. “This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases reported globally …

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