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A two-year transitional government led by a president chosen by the army has been proposed by Experts appointed by Mali’s military junta on Friday. AFP reported that the proposed deal was contained in a document that has been submitted to hundreds of participants at a three-day forum in Bamako aimed...
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) in African private sector have expressed optimism about the future of the continent. In a survey, which was commissioned by the Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee (PAFTRAC), and conducted by African Business magazine in partnership with the Afreximbank, to gauge the private sector view...
In order to complement various national and sub-regional operations, African Development Bank’s Board of Directors Wednesday approved $27.33 million in grants to boost the efforts of the African Union (AU) to mobilise a continental response to curb the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The approval followed a meeting of the extended...
By News Agency ECOWAS leaders who met in Niamey, Niger on Monday have given the military junta in Mali until Sept. 15 to name a transitional president and a prime minister, according to a statement read at the end of a summit on Monday. The 15-nation bloc said the president and...
President Nana Akufo Ado of Ghana has endorsed a proposal for the establishment of a Nigeria-Ghana Business Council to be established by law in both countries. The Ghanaian leader has also suggested the setting up of a joint ministerial committee between the two countries that would "shepherd" issues between Ghana...
Novartis and the African Union (AU) through the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) have announced a new collaboration to facilitate the supply of medicines from the Novartis Pandemic Response Portfolio to AU member-states and Caricom countries. AMSP portal is an online marketplace that enables the supply of COVID-19-related critical medical...
African Energy Chamber's Local Content Advisory Committee has held its first meeting, placing local content development at the core of its activities towards the continent's economic recovery. The meeting agreed that with several established markets like Nigeria or Angola and frontier energy markets such as Senegal or Uganda, the oil...
The re-elected president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has assured African leaders and stakeholders that Africa will be stronger and more resilient in his second term at the continent's biggest lender. Adesina, who gave the assurance in a speech during his swearing-in ceremony and oath-taking, which...
Ghanaian government has responded to the allegations contained in a statement by the Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, accusing the West African country of treating Nigerians unfairly. Ghana, in a line-by-line statement by the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, gave what the country described as "a more...
Despite being at what he calls “the low ebb of resources caused by COVID-19 and fallen oil prices,” Nigeria will continue to provide support for the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) based in N’djamena, Chad Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. According to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,...