By Edwin Obido Africa has been appreciated for its value and culture spread around the world. A part crippling this up the growth of African values to the world happens to be their attitude towards mental illness. A lot of superstitious belief borders around mental illness in Africa. An indigenous African...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that Nigeria's digital currency, the eNaira has been "drawing substantial interest from the outside world" since it was unveiled on October 25, 2021. In its 'Country Focus' article on Nigeria authored by Jack Ree of the African Department and published in its website,...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $150 million to support ETC Group’s the trade and agriculture value-chain development in Africa. Amba Mpoke-Bigg, Head, AfDB Communication and External Relations Department, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, in Abuja. Mr Mpoke-Bigg said that AfDB’s board of directors had approved a $150...
The World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with South Africa's Liquid Intelligent Technologies to expand data centre capacity and roll out fibre-optic cable on the continent, the groups said in a joint statement on Monday. The partners said that the link-up with Liquid Intelligent Technologies, formally Liquid...
By Alkali Amana The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Mr. Simbi Wabote, has called on African governments and policymakers to speed up efforts and be deliberate about local content development on the continent. Addressing a convention of African leaders at the African Leadership Magazine Summit...
By Alkali Amana As the world develops every day, the reliance on technology to solve problems and carry out activities increases. The level at which humanity resides at the moment resonates with Godfrey Reggio’s words when he said ‘it is not that we use technology, we live technology. Africa is...
…Winners, Runners-up to be decorated at the 6th Invest in Africa Summit 2021 (Virtual) on 16-17 September 2021 Portsmouth United Kingdom August 16, 2021 African Leadership Magazine has unveiled the winners in the 12 categories of the 2021 African Business Leadership Awards (ABLA) while thanking everyone who submitted nominations and participated in the...
By Kembet Bolton “Africa has never looked so attractive as an investment destination, and I want to see more British businesses seizing the opportunities’’-This call to action by Graham Stuart (Under Secretary of State at the Department of International Trade) in 2019, buttress the need for British investors to pay...
Jibran Qureishi, Head of Africa Research at Standard Bank Group Last month, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) announced that it would postpone the launch of its single currency, the ‘eco’, to 2027, due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the move does not come as...
By Christy Cole It is a downward spiral towards food insecurity as Covid-19 hikes unemployment, inflation and hurts access to food within Africa's most populous nation. A local saying in Nigeria, 'No food for lazy man' ties agricultural products directly to the farmer's physical prowess. But with COVID-19 and the latest...