Strategic partnerships to boost Africa’s mining sector

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider, has announced several strategic partnerships on the sidelines of the recently concluded 2024 Mining Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa to boost Africa’s mining sector, ushering the continent into a new era of growth and prosperity. Since 2014, AFC has invested over US$1billion […]

Sierra Leone to promote oil potentials at energy forum

Foday B. L. Mansaray, Director General of the Petroleum Directorate of Sierra Leone (PDSL), will promote the country’s upstream opportunities and available blocks at the upcoming Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum in Paris, France on May 14-15. Though considered a frontier exploration market, Sierra Leone features a working petroleum system with four significant discoveries […]

Five new teams to compete in Basketball Africa League

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced that five new teams and three new countries are among the 12 teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the 2024 BAL season, which will tip off on Saturday, March 9 at SunBet Arena in Pretoria, South Africa.  The 4th BAL season will feature a record […]

Africa: Fellowship for Sustainability practitioners

Sustainability professionals in Africa are set to benefit from advanced skills, cross-sectoral collaboration and insights into effective investment strategies after Impact Africa Consulting Limited (IACL) launched the Sustainability Practitioners Fellowship for 2024. The fellowship aims to establish a strong network of sustainability practitioners and foster global partnerships for sustained impact as IACL continues to enhance […]

Ecobank celebrates success of Africa Cup of Nations

As the 34th edition of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 drew to a thrilling close on Sunday, Ecobank, the leading pan-African banking group, celebrates the remarkable achievements and spirit of unity witnessed throughout the tournament. Jeremy Awori, Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Group, expressed his delight at the success of the […]

Tunisia launches refined tool to monitor projects

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has launched the Remote, Appraisal, Supervision, Monitoring, and Evaluation (RASME) initiative in Tunis to strengthen the supervision of development projects using cutting-edge processes. RASME, a collaborative effort between the AfDB, the World Bank’s Geo-Enabling for Monitoring and Supervision initiative, and KoBoToolbox , provides real-time digital data-gathering tools that enable […]

Sweden adopts strategy against organised crime

The Swedish Government has adopted Sweden’s first comprehensive national strategy against organised crime. The strategy serves as a direction for the work against organised crime, with the purpose to reduce vulnerabilities exploited by criminals. The national strategy presents priorities and identifies central actors. Organised crime poses a serious threat to the Swedish society. The deadly […]

US, Africa Business Summit slated for May in Texas

The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) is proud to announce that the 2024 U.S.-Africa Business Summit will take placeon May 6-9 in Dallas, Texas. Under the theme “U.S.-Africa Business: Partnering for Sustainable Success.” CCA’s signature event is the premier platform focused on U.S.-Africa trade, investment, and commercial engagement that annually brings together African heads of […]

War crimes: Massaquoi’s acquittal confirmed

A Finnish court of appeal on Wednesday issued its judgement and confirmed the acquittal of Gibril Massaquoi – former Revolutionary United Front (RUF) commander and spokesman – for war crimes, crimes against humanity, torture, and murder that he was accused of committing in Liberia during the country’s second civil war (1999-2003). According to the judgement, the Tampere […]

Architecture drives cultural representation

Shaping our physical environment, creating a sense of identity and place, and supporting economic development are but a few of the functional purposes of architecture. Architects play a critical role in providing places for people to live and work, improving the quality of human life and supporting the aesthetics within a designed environment. This year’s […]