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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Experts at the 2020 Global Philanthropy Forum have called for greater collaboration among funders to address the severe threat that climate change poses to Africa’s development. The experts, who at a virtual session oranised by the African Development Bank, highlighted the critical role of innovative approaches towards mobilising climate adaptation...
The US Export-Import Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to the growth of the US-African cooperation by constituting Sub-Saharan Advisory Committee for 2020 and 2021. The committee is composed of pro-investment and pro-business advisors who understand Africa and would be instrumental in growing the US-African cooperation and flows of goods, services...
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...