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Covid-19 must not become ‘yet another disease of poverty’ – Bill and Melinda Gates

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, which this year documents the pandemic’s impact on progress ... towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It argues that Africa should be able to refocus on the bigger development challenges in the months ahead, as long as it builds on health innovation and growing strength in laboratories and pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Nigeria: Will music streaming ensure Afrobeats doesn’t skip a beat?

Burna Boy’s fifth LP album 'Twice as Tall' clinched the Grammys for Best Global Music Album in March 2021. Receiving the award via video teleconferencing ... could not dampen this momentous event for the Nigerian, whose real name is Damini Ogulu. It was a roaring win for Afrobeats, the nascent music genre - a fusion of West African rhythms superimposed on an American Hip-Hop ethos - that began to gain popularity at the turn of the millennium.