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Joint Statement: International Just Energy Transition Partnership

Press release | November 2, 2021 Joint Statement: International Just Energy Transition Partnership France, Germany, UK, US and EU launch ground-breaking International Just Energy Transition Partnership with South Africa. The governments of South Africa, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, along with the European Union, have today announced a new ...
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Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo!

Does food, entertainment and stalls where you can buy innovative products from small women-owned businesses sound like a good time?   We are excited to announce the very first Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo! This wonderful initiative is brought to you by the U.S. Mission to South Africa, American Corner Makers Valley and Victoria Yards. Through the expo, ...
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We should invest today to improve health tomorrow

News 24 | Friday, October 22, 2021 | David Marchick and Todd Haskell The capacity shortage of Covid-19 vaccines on the continent threatens to prolong the pandemic and leave Africa open for other health threats, writes David Marchick and Todd Haskell. One year ago, a world transformed by Covid-19 waited for the arrival of lifesaving vaccines. ...
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DFC and Aspen Pharmacare Partnership Seeks to Advance COVID-19 Response and Long-Term Global Health in Africa

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation October 21, 2021   GQEBERHA, South Africa – U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) officials, joined by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Todd Haskell, today toured Aspen Pharmacare’s sterile vaccine manufacturing facility in Gqeberha, South Africa. The visit follows the announcement of IFC, DFC, and European partners’ commercial financing of Aspen. The ...
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DFC COO Marchick Meets with Leadership of Biovac, South African Bio-Pharmaceutical Company

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation October 20, 2021 MEETING READOUT The below is attributable to DFC Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala: U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Operating Officer David Marchick today met with Morena Makhoana, CEO of Biovac, the South Africa-based bio-pharmaceutical company. Biovac, in cooperation with Pfizer and BioNTech, is poised to fill and ...
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