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COVID-19

IFC Invests in Nigeria’s Zenith Bank to Support SMEs, Address Challenges Related to COVID-19

The International Finance Corporation – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced an investment up to $100 million in Nigeria's Zenith Bank Plc. To help it increase support to clients and companies whose cash flows have...

Is fintech the key to African SMEs’ Covid-19 recovery?

Over the next 15 months, Africa is set to receive a total of $50bn towards its economic recovery from the World Bank, which has...

How Ghana’s 3Ts Strategy helped in slowing the spread of COVID-19

Ghana has attracted commendation for its swift response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. With the outbreak of the pandemic, the government prioritized the 3 Ts...

Analysis

Africa and the Myth of Industrialization

By Carlos Lopes Carefully developed backwards and forward linkages, and industrialization has the potential to diversify economies and reduce exposure to external shocks. Considering South...

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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African of the Week – Tony Elumelu

African Leadership magazine profiles African economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu as our African of the Week Elumelu is the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, United Bank...

Business

Infrastructure fund Africa50 helps Egypt’s solar power sector take off

A 37-square-kilometre solar park so large that it can be seen from space, with over seven million photovoltaic panels, and funding of $4 billion....

BUA Group Set To Establish Ultramodern Cement Plant, 50mw Power Plant In Adamawa – Nigeria

BUA Cement, one of West Africa's largest Cement companies, has announced that it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant....

Partnerships: Key to Africa’s Recovery and future Growth Post COVID – Ken Giami

By Admin. The publisher and founder of the African Leadership magazine, Dr Ken Giami, has called on all stakeholders in the Africa project, including non-African...

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Politics & Economy

IFC, Offers $185m Loan to Expand SBSA SMEs COVID-19 Lending Program

Businesses in South Africa are struggling following the disruption of regional and global activities across the tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, and other sectors due to...

Malawi’s New President Rolls out First Batch of Ministerial Appointments

Following the recently held presidential election in Malawi, Lazarus Chakwera was sworn in as the new president of the country, for a five-year term...

China will Cancel Some Debt of African Countries

By Chu Maoming, China’s Consul General in Lagos Within the FOCAC framework, China will cancel the debt of relevant African countries in the form of...

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...

Nigeria’s Niger Delta University shines at the 4th Africa Summit 2020 – as Vice-Chancellor, Prof. SG Edoumiekumo wins African Educational Icon award

The Niger Delta University, located in Bayelsa State, in Nigeria’s South-South region, was honoured at the 4th Africa Summit 2020, which held virtually on...

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SAMCHI Group Kenya CEO recognized for Business Integrity at ALM Africa Summit 2020

Recognizing her entrepreneurial contributions to the socio-economic development of her country, the African Leadership Magazine, UK-based pan-African publication, honoured leading Kenyan businesswoman and Chief...

Women’s Day 2020: Chidinma Uwajumogu demands Total Empowerment Of Okigwe Women

The President,  Development Initiative For African Women, Dr. Chidinma Uwajumogu, took the time on Sunday to join the rest of the world to commemorate...

The Inspiring Journey of Africa’s Female Leader of the Year 2019 – Rawya Mansour

Long before Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals became the buzz, there was one woman's commitment to Environment & Health Protection; Climate Action;...

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...

Can Capitalism Beat Climate Change?

By Lord Adair Turner Only clear targets can transform rational self-interest from a potentially catastrophic force into a powerful driver of beneficial change. Once investors...