Monday, May 10, 2021
Following what appears to be the decision of Cape Verde to defy the ruling a of the ECOWAS court concerning the detention of Venezuelan diplomat and businessman Alex Saab, his lawyers have written to officials in Cape Verde urging them to immediately enforce the court's ruling. Femi Falana and Dr....
As women in hairnets and anti-coronavirus masks sort through folded nappies coming off a conveyor belt, the head of the Nigerian firm they work for wonders how much longer he can afford to keep them in employment. Around 80% of the materials that go into Lagos-based diaper and sanitary towel...
Ghanaian consumer confidence declines by 15 points Nigerian sentiment also experiences a significant decline Against a backdrop of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, West African consumer sentiment has experienced a sharp drop in the Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for Quarter 2, 2020. Ghana’s figures show a substantial decrease of...
Governments must be held accountable for African countries’ slow progress on global education goals since underperforming schools and teachers are usually victims of a dysfunctional system, the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO said last week Wednesday. Sub-Saharan Africa falls behind other parts of the world by most education standards, with one...
Africa’s economic, business and public policy analysts are forecasting that the speed and scope of the continent’s post-COVID-19 recovery will largely depend on the effective implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). These views were contained in the recent UN publication, “Africa Renewal.” The AfCFTA is an African...
In this Interview, Charlotte Bwana, Head of Business Development and Media Partnerships, for Audiomack Africa highlighted the company’s efforts towards developing local talents, its investment activities in Africa, as well as the company’s plans for the region. Tell us about Audiomack and its purpose. Audiomack is a free music streaming...
It explored digital responses that can be quickly deployed to address the disruptions to food systems, caused by COVID-19 Africa must seize the opportunity of the COVID-19 pandemic to deepen the digitalization of agricultural value chains and transform the sector, speakers at a webinar jointly hosted by the FAO Investment...
The hue and cry about domestic workers having a regulation to govern their activities in Ghana and abroad is no longer an illusion but a reality.  Domestic work is one of the world’s oldest occupations. It basically refers to domestic chores performed in a home or domestic setting. The...
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the Pan-African multilateral EXIM Bank, announces the signing of a 7-year US$350 Million Term Loan Facility to provide financing to OCP Group, the world’s largest phosphate mining and leading fertilizer company which will support OCP Group’s expansion plans across Africa. Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of Afreximbank, observed...
When Khimbini Hlongwane spent most of his small safari tour company's savings on the deposit for a new minibus in February, it seemed like a safe bet. His revenues had doubled in the previous year. And bookings by American, British, and Brazilian tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of elephants,...
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