APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The price of OPEC basket of 13 crudes stood at $103.20 a barrel on Thursday, August 11, 2022, compared with $101.29 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations.
APA - Rabat (Morocco) — The Moroccan ambassador to China, Aziz Mekouar, on Thursday, reiterated the adherence of the Kingdom of Morocco to the One China policy, as a basis for relations between the two friendly countries.
APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed started up electricity production from the second turbine at its controversial mega-dam on the Blue Nile on Thursday, despite continuing objections by Egypt and Sudan over the project.
APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government has hired private lawyers to assist it clear a backlog of applications by Zimbabweans seeking to beat a December 31 expiry of special exemption permit, Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced.
APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has embarked on a mass COVID-19 vaccination drive in Namibia amid indications that just over a quarter of the country’s adult population has been fully vaccinated.