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COVID-19

Combating COVID-19 Pandemic – The South African Parliament Experience

By Alkali Amana On March 5, 2020, South Africa became one of the earliest African countries to report a confirmed case of the Coronavirus which...

Africa to receive 220 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

The World Health Organization, WHO has stated that once a COVID-19 vaccine is approved, Africa will get at least 220 million initial doses. According to...

New dashboard launched to help Commonwealth Governments tackle Coronavirus

A COVID-19 dashboard has been launched by the Commonwealth Secretariat to help member countries make vital decisions during the ongoing crisis. The Commonwealth COVID-19 Dashboard...

Analysis

Humanity is the Most Valuable Metric in the Middle of a Pandemic

The quote, "you can't manage what you can't measure" is attributed to renown management thinker, Peter Drucker. What that statement means is that you...

Racism: Rekindling Black Transnational Activism of yore 

By Kingsley Okeke The world woke to the news of the death of one of Africa’s most prominent reggae artist, Majek Fashek early June 2020,...

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COVID-19: Passengers’ safety is our priority – Ethiopian Airline CEO

By Boma Benjy - Iwuoha The COVID-19 Pandemic halted travels across most of the World's major cities, and with most of the World's major cities...

Business

Ethiopia: More French Companies Keen to Invest in Ethiopia in Various Sectors – French Ambassador

According to French Ambassador to Ethiopia, Remi Marechaux, Prominent French organizations indicate enthusiasm to put resources into Ethiopia in the region of energy, logistics,...

Gakara Mine: Africa’s Gateway to The Rare Earths Mineral

Africa is blessed with abundant natural resources, beneath and above the earth surface.   From South to North and from East to West, each region...

Ethiopia: More French Companies Keen to Invest in Ethiopia in Various Sectors – French Ambassador

According to French Ambassador to Ethiopia, Remi Marechaux, Prominent French organizations indicate enthusiasm to put resources into Ethiopia in the region of energy, logistics,...

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Politics & Economy

AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina, promises to transform the development landscape of Africa

…Assumes office for a second term of five years  The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina has been officially sworn in for a...

West African Power Pool Set to Receive $2 Million from The Nigerian Government

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved a contribution of $2 million towards the implementation of the 2020 budget of the West African Power...

Nigerian government launches MSMEs Survival Fund

…opens portal for registration  As part of its efforts to cushion the effect of COVID-19 on Small and medium scale businesses, the Nigerian government...

SDGs

African Development Bank approves $1.5 million emergency grant to curb desert locusts ravaging East and Horn of Africa

The proposed assistance will be channeled to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- The Board of Directors of the African Development...

Tanzania: Entrepreneur Invents Handwashing Tool to Curb Covid-19

According to Unicef, hand-washing with soap, when done correctly, is crucial in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), but millions of people...

Tanzania Fire: – Kilimanjaro Firefighters Receive Food and Water Donation

On Saturday, October 17 following the Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism Dr Hamis Kingwangalla call on Monday, Various stakeholders, donated food and water...

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WTO: 79 countries Supports Okonjo-Iweala for the Role of Director-General

Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has guaranteed that she has back up from 79 nations, as she contests for the position of the Director-General of the...

SAMCHI Group – The Journey Into The Future From A Strong Foundation

We are in interesting times as businesses. But as I have come to know, great disruptions birth even greater innovations and solutions. Having started my...

The Need to Prioritize Empowerment of Women and Girls in Africa’s COVID -19 Response – H.E Dr Jewel Howard -Taylor

By Kembet Bolton The Vice President of the Republic of Liberia H.E Dr Jewel Howard-Taylor has emphasized the need to prioritize the empowerment of women...

Environment

Can South Africa Solve Its Energy Crisis?

Policy debates in SA’s energy sector are becoming increasingly polarised, but it is critical to ensure broad participation if we want to re-imagine the energy...

South Sudan to Repair War-Torn Oil Wells

South Sudan has begun to repair and pump oil from wells damaged in the civil war and will ramp up production by the end...

Gakara Mine: Africa’s Gateway to The Rare Earths Mineral

Africa is blessed with abundant natural resources, beneath and above the earth surface.   From South to North and from East to West, each region...