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Date: February 10th, 2020. Venue: The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, 7 Concourse Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30328, USA. Theme: Promoting U.S. Economic Relations with Africa. The United States’ relationship and engagements with Africa continue to advance across multiple fronts; and significantly, the economic links remain an impetus of this multi-dimensional relationship. Correspondingly, the...
ResponsAbility, a leading Swiss impact asset manager, has announced the first close of its new energy access fund. With USD 200 m climate debt fund, ResponsAbility and other private partners seek to addresses the lack of access to clean power globally with a strong focus on Sub-Saharan Africa and...
South African Siya Kolisi has been named the UK Rugby Union Writers’ Club personality of the year for 2019, during the RUWC’s annual dinner in London. The Springboks’ captain was recognised with the annual Pat Marshall Memorial Award having led South Africa to their emotional World Cup triumph in Japan. Since...
President Uhuru Kenyatta appoints acting finance minister, Ukur Yatani, to the job.  Kenya's president reshuffled his cabinet and announced the government's economic strategy for the next few months.  Ukur Yatani who has been acting in the role since last July, in replacement of Henry Rotich, the former finance minister, has won...
Theme: Harnessing Africa’s Global Economic Appeal Date: January 21st, 2020. Time: 1.30pm – 5.00pm Location: Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR Event Brief Statistics from the African Development Bank (AFDB) shows that Africa’s GDP growth reached roughly 3.5% last year, up by 1.4 percentage points, from the 2.1% recorded in 2016....