Tackling emerging antimalarial drug resistance

WHO is launching today a new strategy to respond to the urgent problem of antimalarial drug resistance in Africa. The strategy is being released during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, a global annual campaign to improve awareness of the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics and other medicines.  In recent years, there have been reports from Africa of emerging parasite resistance to artemisinin – the core compound of the best available medicines to treat malaria. There are also worrying signs that […]

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A New Step for Kenitra Site to Support Growth Plans for Middle East and Africa Region

At the occasion of meetings with the Moroccan Head of Government, the Minister of Industry and Trade, and the Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Investment, Convergence and Evaluation of Public Policies, Stellantis today announced an over €300 million investment in its Kenitra manufacturing facility aimed at doubling the site’s production capacity and launching the “smart car” platform. This enhanced capacity supports the Company’s growth plans for Middle East and Africa region, as it pushes to […]

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Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team – Racing the Future

By partnering with Q36.5, our riders will benefit from their expertise in creating world-class performance cycling innovations We are proud to announce the Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team (https://www.Q36-5.com/), and to unveil the 23-rider squad that will represent us in the upcoming 2023 season. Italian cycling brand Q36.5, known for its award-winning cycling innovations, will be the sponsor and technical garment provider of the team, which will be managed by Douglas Ryder. Our mission of ‘Racing the Future’ will guide the […]

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The Africa Eco Race has arrived in Dakar, with video

Africa Eco Race stage 12 As tradition dictates, the 14th edition of the AFRICA ECO RACE came to an end on Sunday 30 October 2022 at Lac Rose in Dakar, with the final photo under the finish arch of the entire organisation team. VIDEO: STAGE 12 – RACE REPORT Before that, this final day had seen the 22 km long Lac Rose special stage with a start from Niokhob beach, followed by the podium ceremony during which the winners and […]

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Africa Eco Race – Final stage without surprises, with video

AFRICA ECO RACE 2022 – STAGE 11 During the briefing on Friday evening at the Ouad Naga bivouac, Manfred KROISS, the Sporting Director of the AFRICA ECO RACE 2022, had indicated that the final timed sector was complicated because the tracks were covered with vegetation, masking the traps of the track. He therefore advised competitors, especially those on motorbike, to be very vigilant. A message received by all because there was not the slightest problem on this last special of […]

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Africa Eco Race 2022 stage 10 review and video

Whether on two or four wheels, those who emerged from yesterday’s special stage, a 456 km loop around Ouad Naga, will undoubtedly be heroes. Indeed, it was by all accounts the most difficult stage since the creation of the AFRICA ECO RACE in 2009. VIDEO: STAGE 10 – RACE REPORT Why? Quite simply, because the course was 100% sand with a lot of dunes, all at temperatures reaching up to 50 degrees. However, almost everyone who started yesterday was at […]

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Africa Eco race 2022 stage 7 with video

After the cancellation of the first special stage in Mauritania, everyone was eager to get started yesterday morning at the start of this 7th stage between Chami and Akjoujt. VIDEO: STAGE 7 – RACE The start had been brought forward by 30 minutes so that the competitors could avoid driving in the high temperatures of the afternoon. Even though yesterday’s route was particularly difficult, there were no real problems for the participants of this 14th edition of the AFRICA ECO […]

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Rethinking the Foundations of Export Diversification in Africa

Soaring food and energy prices are hitting African countries especially hard as they struggle with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and the war in Ukraine. To cope with current crises and insulate itself against future shocks, Africa must diversify its economies. The continent of 1.4 billion people is among the least diversified regions in the world with regard to exports. Download the full report Download the executive summary Commodities account for more than 60% of total merchandise […]

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