South African Company Approaches License to Sell J. & J. Covid Shot

South African pharmaceutical manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare announced on Tuesday that it has completed the first agreement to control the production of a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa. The agreement with Johnson & Johnson will allow Aspen to bottle and market the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Africa under the brand name Aspenovax. Aspen would then have …

South African Company Approaches License to Sell J. & J. Covid Shot

South African pharmaceutical manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare announced on Tuesday that it has completed the first agreement to control the production of a Covid-19 vaccine in Africa. The agreement with Johnson & Johnson will allow Aspen to bottle and market the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Africa under the brand name Aspenovax. Aspen would then have …

African Dance Studies Pioneer Kariamu Welsh dies at 72

Growing up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn in the 1950s, Kariamu Welsh was fascinated with the older girls and their double Dutch jump rope moves. Once he was old enough to participate, he quickly excelled, rocking and weaving with the best of them. Years later, in the 1970s, when she became an innovative choreographer …

Putting West African Art in a Global Spotlight

French President Emmanuel Macron said in 2017 that African artifacts were returned from French museums. “priority” Cécile Fakhoury discovered a figure for her government that truly shocked and unsettled her: about 90 percent of the sales from her gallery in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, were made to international collectors. considering the reason Galerie Cecile Fakhoury Selling …

Endangered African Penguins with Multiple Bee Stings Found Dead

More than 60 endangered African penguins were recently found dead, all without multiple bee stings and no other external injuries, according to officials in a coastal city in South Africa where birds regularly migrate. 63 dead African penguins were found on Friday. Boulders Penguin Colony, in Simon’s Town, about 25 miles south of Cape Town, …