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COVID-19

COVID-19: USP offers guidance on strategic response model to African Regulatory Authorities 

The world faces an existential threat owing to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic that has now shut down major economies and caused...

AfDB approves 88 million euros emergency budget support for COVID-19 response for Senegal

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday May 29, 2020, approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, which has...

African And Global Philanthropists Team Up to Assist Nations with Covid-19 Medical Equipment

Philanthropist across Africa and the globe are working together to help African nations secure urgently needed ventilators, breathing support devices and other medical equipment...

Analysis

The Challenges of Remote Working in Developing Nations

By Mayowa Jolayemi Over the past few years, analysts and futurists have sufficiently predicted a future of work which is expected to be gradual and...

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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Africans For African: Leading Africans and Institutions Driving The Continent's Response Against Coronavirus

Ethiopian Airline Sees Growth In Demand For Cargo Movement Amidst Lockdown

Commonwealth Secretary General: We Should Not Go Back To Business As Usual After Coronavirus

The Barrel Trouble: The Falling Price Of Crude And It's Impact

5 Reasons African Businesses Can Not Be On Pause

African of the week

African of the Week – Strive Masiyiwa Pan-African Philanthropist Re-Imagines Rural Zimbabwe

As our African of the week, we are profiling Zimbabwean billionaire businessman, and philanthropist, Strive Masiyiwa. Masiyiwa is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the...

Business

Why I Am Resolute in My Afro-Optimism

By Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa It is becoming clear that most - if not all - our major social, economic and political...

Now is the time to set yourself up for the future of best practices

By Dr Ibrahim Abduba ERPM Strategy and Business Development Leader – East & West Africa at Oracle It has been said over and over by a multitude...

Trade and Investment Opportunities in Africa Today – Reframing the Perception

No doubt, perceptions about Africa, especially in the west, is far from the realities on the ground. These not-so-correct perceptions have adversely affected trade...

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Politics & Economy

NATSAVE set to support SMEs in Zambia amidst COVID-19 disruption

  The National Savings and Credit Bank of Zambia, NATSAVE, have said it plans to help in securing about 200,000 jobs in the country through...

Nigeria Increase Measures to Curb the Spread of COVID-19

“We are fully aware that such measures will cause much hardship and inconvenience to many citizens,” “But this is a matter of life and...

Algerian President Establish Panel Responsible for Drafting New Constitution

The President of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune recently announced the establishment of a panel responsible for preparing draft proposals for the revision of the constitution,...

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...

African Development Bank approves $500,000 emergency relief aid to tackle the impact of COVID-19 in Egypt

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic in March 2020, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has gone to exceptional lengths to...

The ALM Woman

A woman on a Mission : My journey to being a Pastors Wife, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist – Helen Oritsejafor

About 90 million people - roughly half Nigeria's population - live in extreme poverty, according to estimates from the World Data Lab's Poverty Clock....

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...

Liberia: African Development Fund Approves $34.7 Million for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy in Liberia takes a new turn as the African Development Fund (ADF) recently signed agreement with Liberia’s Minister of Finance & Development...