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WHO pledges support for boosting safety of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it had joined forces with African governments to boost the safety of COVID-19 vaccines as their rollout...
green investment

EU-Africa Green Talks in Madrid: A green future for Africa

The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in collaboration with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign...

Holberton announces US$20 million funding to accelerate its development in Africa

The funding will allow the Californian-based startup to develop its computer engineering training solutions for universities, training centers, and companies on the African continent. ...

Twitter to build Africa headquarters in Ghana, Nana Addo welcomes it

Twitter has announced it has settled on Ghana as the place to establish its Africa headquarters. “Today, in line with our growth strategy, we’re excited...
Kwame Nkrumah Circle Interchange

Africa’s annual infrastructure financing gap estimated at US$64 to 108 billion

Africa’s annual infrastructure financing gap is estimated at 64 to 108 billion dollars, a research conducted by the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET)...
AfCFTA Detractors

AfCFTA: Africa must shun detractors

Mr Silver Ojakol, the Chief of Staff of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, has asked African countries to shun detractors and...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 4.33 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,330,666 as of Saturday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
Mapping Africa

YPSA presents new hope in ending bloody, intractable conflicts in Africa

A GNA Feature by Jesse Owusu Ampah The Youth for Peace and Security Africa (YPSA) is presenting new hope in ending bloody and intractable conflicts...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 4.31 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,317,900 as of Friday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...

The Truth: It is good that China Is Investing in Africa’s Energy and Transportation...

April 8, 2021 Below are two articles examining China’s investment policy in Africa that should be read to learn the truth about China’s lending to...

Booming China-Africa logistics offers lifeline, economic promise for Africa

With the development of China's "dual circulation" paradigm, China-Africa trade value has increased by 20 times in the past two decades, leading the growth...

2 Ghanaian Covid-19 innovations make Forbes Africa 100 list

Two Ghanaian innovations created amid Covid-19 have made the top 100 Forbes Africa Invention, Innovation and Icons list for year 2020. The two innovations are...

AGRA’s VALUE4HER program poised to accelerate women’s agribusiness in Africa

Women play significant role in agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa, providing up to 50% of the agricultural labor force by producing food while ensuring family...
Ethiopian Tigray

False Narratives of Ethiopian Conflict Are Toxic

April 5, 2021 In two months, Ethiopia will have national elections, which can potentially shape the future of the largest nation in East Africa. False...
Mapping Africa

The challenge for Africa: Jobs for the Boys and Girls

“Education is that whole system of human training within and without the schoolhouse walls, which molds and develops men and women” WEB Du Bois Talented...
Covid-19 Vaccine

Why vaccines for Africa is a matter of global security

In a statement released today, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has called for a series of urgent actions aimed at upscaling vaccine access in Africa. Africa...

Wix Partners Nigerian Payment Gateway to Boost E-commerce Presence In Africa

SeerBit is pleased to announce it is partnering with Wix, a leading  global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, to...

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 4.27 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,270,903 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 4.24 million – Africa CDC

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,239,639 as of Friday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...
Africa Map

Africa can benefit from China’s anti-poverty experience

Africa could learn from China's poverty-eradication experience so as to lift more Africans out of poverty and usher in a brighter future, a United...
Samuel Abdulai Jinapor

Support government to make Ghana a mining investment hub in Africa – Jinapor

The Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Samuel Abu Jinapor, has urged stakeholders within the mining sector to support the Akufo-Addo-led Government to...
Emile Heksey

Emile Heskey Partners Entrepreneur Davison Simango to Make Commitment in Africa

Emile Heskey, Former England Footballer, has teamed up with entrepreneur and businessman Davison Simango to launch Alkebulan Group. Alkebulan Group is dedicated to the development...
A health worker at a local health centre in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, prepares a vaccine injection. (Courtesy UNICEF/Sibylle Desjardins)

Biden Must Lead All-Out Effort to Vaccinate Africa From COVID-19

Dr. John Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Dr. Nicaise Ndembi, senior science advisor for the Africa CDC, and Dr....
A Polish border guard stands beside a European Union flag during a ceremony at the Czech-Polish border checkpoint in Hradek nad Nisou, Czech Republic, Dec. 21, 2007. (Reuters Photo)

Thirteen states threatened with EU restrictions on visa policy

dpa/GNA - Thirteen states in Africa and the Middle East are reportedly being threatened with restrictions on the issuing of visas for the...
Housing Projects

Shelter Afrique eyes US$1.1 billion bond to fund low cost housing in Africa

Pan-African housing development financier Shelter Afrique on Friday announced that it is seeking to raise 121 billion shillings (about 1.1 billion U.S. dollars) through...
Autochek Truck Marketplace

Autochek launches Africa’s first online truck marketplace

Automotive start-up seeks to provide a structured market for truck loans and services Autochek, the auto tech company that aims to build solutions...
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Zindi hosts UmojaHack Africa 2021, Africa’s largest data science hackathon for students

data science students from 120 universities in 21 African countries will gather in their labs and in their homes to compete in UmojaHack Africa...

Africa’s Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration Accelerator Now Open for Applications

Final call for innovative corporates to join as founding partners. Technology sectors such as FinTech, InsureTech, AgriTech, eCommerce, HealthTech, and CleanTech are not only...
West Africa: Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, East Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia

Africa Displays Pockets of Positivity Amidst COVID-19 Fallout

The latest NielsenIQ Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) report Recalibrating for an Unprecedented Future which looks at the prospects of key countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...
Africa Map

Digital transformation, a game-changer for Africa in driving innovation and economic growth

Mr Bernardo Sarmiento, Director of the Trade Capacity Building branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, (UNIDO) says digital transmutation is a key...