Africa 54

February 24, 2021 11:30 AM
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On this edition of Africa 54, Niger’s ruling party candidate Mohamed Bazoum is declared the winner of the recent presidential election; Guinea started an Ebola vaccination campaign as authorities race to contain the first resurgence of the virus there since the world's worst outbreak in 2013 to 2016; The U.S. Senate confirms career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

A54 Technology: Young entrepreneurs in Africa are struggling to keep startup companies afloat in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. For Africa 54, VOA's Paul Ndiho spoke to Vivienne Belonwu whose Nigerian company HYBR Scaling Solutions uses strategies and technology to keep businesses going.