Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing today's society. It doesn't matter where you live or how old you are; climate change affects your life and will continue to do so unless action is taken. Everyone has a part to play in mitigating climate change, youths included. Mayokun...
Like other countries across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the economic growth of Burundi and affected the balance of payment. In this exclusive interview with the African Leadership Magazine UK, the Minister of Finance, Domitien Ndihokubwayo, talks about the government's efforts to rejuvenate the economy, post-pandemic. Excerpts. Reports show...
The AfCFTA initiative is widely considered to be a potential game-changer in terms of Africa's economic fortunes. Secretary-general Wamkele Mene spoke to African Leadership's Stephen Williams in this exclusive interview. Mr Secretary General: Thank you very much for talking to the African Leadership magazine. Could we ask you about your...
Senator Abraham Dillon is a politician, civil rights activist and humanitarian. He currently holds a senatorial position in the House of Representatives in Liberia. In an exclusive interview with African leadership magazine, he shares his thoughts on integrity and why he is big on people-oriented areas. Excerpts; 2022 is loaded with...
It is an exciting time in the world to be an engineer. In recent decades, the engineering workforce has helped make substantial advances in communications, health, defence, infrastructure and manufacturing (Blue et al., 2005), and the time between the emergence of new technologies and their implementation has steadily declined...
According to an IMF report, greater inclusion of women as users, providers, and regulators of financial services would benefit beyond addressing gender inequality. It fosters greater stability in the banking system, enhances economic growth, and contributes to more effective monetary fiscal policy. In spite of this business case for...
COVID-19's economic impacts have contributed to a sharp rise in defaults of corporate and household debt that is eroding the asset quality of banks across countries. As the pandemic continues, banks could face a substantial increase in non-performing loans (NPLs) due to the rise in household and company defaults. It...
It is an unavoidable truth that money and commerce make the world go round. Well, so does giving, with knobs on. Giving does more than simply warm our hearts, but also has a positive impact on the person giving, the person receiving, the community and even the world. Whether donating...
By Fumnaya Ijeh Infrastructures play crucial roles in the development of any country's economic growth. They improve mobility, efficiency, and productivity of labour.  The poor state of infrastructure is the bane of Nigerians doing business within the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, and this is hindering business owners and traders...
The challenging economic and security situation in Mozambique has left financial institutions focused on remaining robust, resilient and well-capitalized. Mr. Joao Figueiredo became chairman of MOZA BANCO, one of the leading banks in the country at a time when the Bank was mending back from a crisis that it was...