Africa 54

July 23, 2021 12:30 PM
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On this edition of Africa 54: condemning Tigrayan forces and praising the filling of a major dam project, thousands rallied in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed; Former President Jacob Zuma, whose jailing this month led to South Africa's worst outbreak of violence in years, was granted compassionate leave to attend the funeral of his younger brother; And Africa is demanding that Global pharmaceutical firms license production of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa rather than just do piecemeal contract deals.