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...
By Janet Abena Quainoo Ghana has not been the same since the first case of coronavirus was reported in early 2020. Following the reports from both prints and digital media, the mortality rate has been reported to be on the low with the total cases standing at 91,928 with a...
By Khadija Yusra Sanusi Kwame Nkrumah’s ‘Africa Must Unite’ idea was introduced to the world in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1963. In his speech, he called for an establishment of a committee of Foreign Ministers, officials, and experts to inaugurate two commissions. The first, he envisions, will frame a constitution...
The Government of Ethiopia has awarded the first private telecoms license in the country's history to an international consortium of telecoms operators under the name, 'the Global Partnership for Ethiopia'. The partners in the consortium, led by Safaricom Plc, include: the Vodacom Group; Vodafone Group; Sumitomo Corporation – one of...
News from Malawi reveals that The Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband (DVV International), has launched an online platform for professional adult educators in Africa branded with the name MOJA. The platform was built in a bid to effectively enable adult educators and learners to easily interact...
The Ghanaian National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and the Mastercard Foundation under their Young Africa Works Business Formalization Project are implementing a scheme aimed at helping MSMEs within the country get certification from regulatory organizations, with about 560 Micro, Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the local...