French Soldier Killed After Attack on Mali Military Base

A French soldier has died after a rocket attack on the French army base in Gao, Mali. The French Armed Forces Ministry released a statement Sunday morning saying the attack occurred on the Gao, Mali, Operation Barkhane military base on Saturday. The statement claimed the attack was carried out by

Logistical Challenges Hampering Africa’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drives

As deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa finally pick up, many nations are struggling with the logistics of accelerating their inoculation campaigns, the head of Africa’s disease control body said on Thursday. Only 6.6% of Africa’s population of 1.2 billion is fully vaccinated, John Nkengasong, head of the Africa Centres

Africa’s COVID-19 Vaccination Pace Slows Despite Receipt of Supplies

African health officials say the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations has slowed on the continent, raising concerns about stopping the pandemic. They are calling on Africans to get inoculated as soon as vaccine arrives through the COVAX initiative, which aims for equitable, global access. The World Health Organization African Region also

Deposit Rates in Qatar

Deposit rates at opening as issued on Tuesday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as following: USD JPY CHF GBP 1M 5.44281 -0.10000 1.65000 5.27000 2Ms 5.55484 -0.35000 1.70000 5.34000 3Ms 5.66686 -0.30000 1.60000 5.39000 6Ms 5.89111 0.10000 1.70000 5.80…

The Qatari-Chinese Business Forum kicked off with the participation of over 70 local companies and nearly 60 Chinese companies from the industrial province of Guangdong, specializing in various fields, to discuss investment opportunities in the two countries.

Chairman of the Qatar Businessmen Association HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani said in a speech that the forum represents an opportunity to discuss the shared investment and trade advantages between the two countries, stressing that China is an im…