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COVID-19

Ethiopian Wins Overall Excellence for Outstanding Crisis Leadership 2020 Award

The Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced that it has won the 'Overall Excellence for Outstanding Crisis Leadership 2020 Award,' of the Global Finance magazine. Ethiopian...

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

AfCFTA – The Road to January 2021: What The Free Trade Agreement Portends Economically

By Alkali Amana On March 21 2018, in Kigali, Rwanda, at a gathering of the African Union Summit, the African Union Treaty establishing the African...

Enhancing Negotiating Capacity in Africa to Benefit from Infrastructure Deals and Agreements

By Alkali Amana Africa’s huge infrastructure gap in 2018 stood at $45.5 billion, and between 2018 to 2040, this investment gap is expected to stand...

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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

All you need to know about Nigeria’s new law on business registration

By Alkali Amana In 2018, the Nigerian Senate, otherwise known as 'The National Assembly', in its 8th term sought to improve upon the Companies and...

Nigeria expects more Benin Bronze returns as soon as next year

Nigeria is expecting to receive more of its stolen Benin Bronzes back from the collectors and Western museums as early as next year as...

Liberia launches 300 acres rice harvest

The Liberian minister of agriculture, Mrs Jeanine M. Cooper, and her entourage visited farmers in Lower Dobli Clan, Fuamah District, Bong County recently to...

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Politics & Economy

Sweetening the Deal – How the Eswatini Sugar Industry is helping keep the country’s economy afloat amidst global uncertainties

Available statistics show that Sugar remains Eswatini’s main export commodity. The country is the 4th largest sugar producer in Africa and the 25th largest producer in the world. Sugar production accounts...

United Kingdom Prepares for Big Post BREXIT Trade Blitz

The UK’s Trade Commissioner for Africa Emma Wade-Smith sits at the heart of a renewed effort to boost Britain’s economic footprint on the continent. As...

‘Disgrace’ and a ‘mess’: Africans taken aback by U.S. election turmoil

For some Africans, President Donald Trump's actions in the aftermath of the U.S. election have been a cause for dark humour, while others reacted...

SDGs

A case for improved Health Budget in Africa

By Katherine Igiezele A healthy society is a productive society. A country's or continent's ability to thrive is intricately linked to its state of wellbeing,...

Kenyan Schools Embrace Indigenous Foods

Today, students of Mundika High School in western Kenya will be greeted by a spread of nutritious local vegetables with exotic-sounding names, like a...

UN votes $15m to combat famine in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa States in Nigeria.

The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund has given $15m to ensure that the projected famine in the north-east states of Nigeria Borno, Adamawa,...

The ALM Woman

WTO: Why Okonjo-Iweala is yet to be named the new Director-General

By Kingsley Okeke But for the United States’ opposition to her candidacy, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala would have been named the first African and female to...

29-year-old Fadji Zaouna Maina becomes the first Nigerien scientist to join NASA

History was made in the Niger Republic recently when 29-year-old Fadji Zouna Maina became the first-ever Nigerien to be employed by the world-famous National...

Impact of Gender, Perinatal Mental Health On Women’s Leadership

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to...

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...

Mali makes electrification gains with 50MW solar plant

A 50MW solar plant west of Bamako in Mali is now the largest operational plant in West Africa. A flagship Akuo Group project, the Kita...