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...
The Corona Virus pandemic, also known as COVID-19, has been growing exponentially in some parts of Africa, especially in recent weeks, with the region's total rising to 29,463 cases and 1,079 deaths, for the week ending May 3, according to official reports. The African governments’ response to the threat of...
Africa's leading airliner, Ethiopian Airlines, has said it is re-strategizing towards minimizing the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Airline's operations globally.   In an interview with African Leadership Magazine, the Airline's Regional Manager for Southern Africa, Abel Alemu, restated that the Airline industry is one of the worst-hit by...
Easily one of Africa’s most illustrious sons, the continent’s promoter - in - chief, and President, African Development Bank Group Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s pro-Africa shuttles across the globe is receiving attention. He recently emerged African of the Year 2019 in the continent's premium vote-based poll, which attracts over 1...
 We are very fortunate today to have an opportunity to sit down with Sim Tshabalala, the Chief Executive of Standard Bank Group. Thank you for taking time away from all these busy meetings to spend some time with us and our listeners. What is it about the World Economic Forum...
Mozambique, a southern African nation which dotes along the coastline of the Indian Ocean is home to the Laraf Group. The Laraf Group has invested in a multisectoral manner, dominating the Mozambican market in agriculture, manufacturing, construction, logistics, communication and transport. Mr. Faizal Antonio, the Chief Executive Officer gives...
Ahmed Al Shemeili is the head of CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) unit in Supreme counsel for National security (NCEMA) and leading the strategical planning for the CBRN emergency in the UAE. He is Head of the national committee for Nuclear and radiological preparedness and response. He recently...
John B. S. Davies is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Liberia Bank for Development and Investment, President of the Liberia Bankers Association and the current President of the West Africa Bankers Association. He is a business professional with over twenty years of professional experience spanning areas in...