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Poised to serve as a catalyst for trade development for IOC members countries, the International Islamic Finance Corporation, ITFC, has continued to assist organizations in member countries to gain better access to trade finance. As well as equipping them with the competitive edge for global business. In this interview...
Mastercard has set out an ambitious plan of bringing 1 billion people and 50 million SMEs into the digital economy by 2025. In this exclusive interview with African Leadership Magazine UK, the division president for Sub-Sahara Africa shares the company's strategy towards achieving this plan. Excerpts: How is Mastercard helping...
By Kingsley Okeke The Chief Executive Officer of Africa's leading aviation company, Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gabremariam has said that the company's dominance in the continent's aviation industry is not threatened by the COVID-19 induced disruption of the industry. Mr Gabremariam made this known in an exclusive interview with African Leadership...
Elected as the 4th President of Sierra Leone in 2007, after five years in the Parliament, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma was faced with the arduous task of rebuilding a country devastated by ten years of war which had only ended in 2002. He met this new challenge with...
The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed had a hideous impact on nations globally, leaving no one untouched. Although the International Monetary Fund has projected a deep coronavirus-induced global recession, which threatens a nearly 4% drop in world GDP and could drag the GDP of African economies into a fall of...
The Commonwealth, one of the world's oldest political associations of states, has its roots in the British Empire when Britain ruled countries around the world. And ever since 1949 when the modern Commonwealth was founded, the institution has been at the forefront of promoting world peace, representative democracy, individual...
All over the world, education has been identified as the bedrock of development. However, the defective education system in Nigeria has continued to clog the wheel of progress. From inadequate funding; to poor educational infrastructures, Nigeria's educational system has been plagued with myriads of problems. In addition to these...
Ethiopia's young and elegant Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed - fittingly named the "Obama" of East Africa, has gained global acclaim as the wonder kid of modern-day governance in Africa. Prime Minister Abiy has received global acclaim for his role in restoring peace in the Horn of Africa and championing...
The racially motivated killing of George Floyd, an African American, by the Minneapolis Police sparked-off protests in at least 140 cities across the United States. A streak of racially motivated deaths of African Americans in the United States in the last two months pushed the black community to a...
The world faces an existential threat owing to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic that has now shut down major economies and caused significant global disruption. The World Health Organization estimates that about 44 million people could get infected by the Virus in the continent, and a projected...