• Cote d’Ivoire joins Arab-Africa trade program

    Wednesday, May 15, 2024

    The Arab Africa Trade Bridges Program (AATB) General Secretariat has announced the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire ( Ivory Coast) as a new member of the program. This strategic addition marks a significant step towards enhancing trade, economic cooperation, and regional integration between Africa and the Arab world. The AATB program has been very active in […]

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  • Harnessing gas to boost economic development

    Sunday, May 12, 2024

    Many African countries are harnessing gas and other cleaner and greener energies to drive their industrialization journey. African countries including Ghana and Nigeria are investing in gas infrastructure and promoting its utilization, and by extension are addressing energy poverty and environmental challenges. The Minister of Energy for Ghana Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who recently confirmed […]

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  • AWIEF celebrates decade of women’s entrepreneurship

    Monday, May 6, 2024

    Celebrating a decade of impact, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces the AWIEF2024 Conference and Awards. This milestone event is scheduled for the 28th and 29th of November at South Africa’s Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), under the theme “Future for All: Collaborate for Growth. Solve Inequity. Act on Climate”. The AWIEF2024 conference will […]

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  • Liberia: Joseph Boakai, a president in need of help

    Sunday, May 5, 2024

    By Seltue Karweaye  Liberian President Joseph Nyumah Boakai has clocked 100 days in office. He took the oath of office on January 22. Commentators, analysts, political observers and politicians have busied themselves dissecting the president’s performance in office, particularly his major decisions and policy options. Many have also commented on the achievements recorded and the […]

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  • Adesina talks Sustainable Development Goals

    Monday, April 29, 2024

    African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has emphasized the critical need for significantly increased financing to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at the Islamic Development Bank’s 50th anniversary celebrations in Riyadh, he highlighted a growing annual financial shortfall of $4 trillion, a gap that threatens to derail efforts to achieve the […]

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Jan
10

Africa Cup of Nations: Transforming football

Africa Sports Unified (ASU), a boutique strategic consultancy and knowledge hub dedicated to connecting and developing a sustainable Pan-African sports ecosystem, has is delighted launched its Africa Cup of Nations 2023 Overview Report. ASU today released an in-depth report on the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023, offering a comprehensive analysis of the tournament’s impact […]

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Jan
7

Weaker economic situation in Sweden

Inflation is starting to come down but Swedish businesses and households are still burdened by high prices and interest rates. This means a weaker economic situation and that the Swedish economy is considered to be in a recession that will last until 2025. These are Swedish Ministry of Finance’s conclusions presented last month in a […]

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Jan
5

Basketball Africa League begins in March

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced that the league’s expanded fourth season will tip off on Saturday, March 9 at the SunBet Arena in Pretoria, South Africa.  The 2024 BAL season will feature the top 12 clubs from 12 African countries playing a record 48 games in Pretoria; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; and Kigali, […]

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Jan
3

Unleashing the unexplored potential for global unity

The Black Impact Foundation will host the third edition of the Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) in Dubai on February 27. This prestigious event, organized by Energy Capital & Power, centers around the theme of Black Excellence: Unleashing the Unexplored Potential for Global Unity, encapsulating the profound impact of Black individuals across various fields, from sports and […]

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Dec
31

Turk Eximbank Joins Africa Finance Corporation

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, Friday announced an equity investment from Turk Eximbank on behalf of the Republic of Türkiye, marking a historic milestone in onboarding the Corporation’s first non-African sovereign shareholder. The equity subscription from Türkiye’s official export credit agency advances AFC’s mission to be the bridge between Africa […]

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Dec
28

Examine the leadership of the Supreme Court nominee

By Alexander Redd, Th.D As a nominee for the Liberian Supreme Court, Cllr. Musa Dean has caused quite a stir and sparked concerns among diverse groups in Liberian society. People are questioning the reasons behind his nomination and are calling for a thorough scrutiny of his performance as the head of the Justice Ministry. President […]

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Dec
26

Using data to boost African mental health research

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), in partnership with Wellcome, is set to unveil a new initiative in 2024 that aims to address existing gaps in our understanding of anxiety, depression and psychosis and improve evidence-based decisions making practice in Africa. The Mental Health Data Prize – Africa is embarking on a transformative […]

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Dec
25

Small African agribusinesses use tech to up their game

Agritech solutions and digital marketing can help empower agricultural startups. As literacy increases in rural areas and infrastructure improves, young farmers and agri-processors working with the International Trade Centre (ITC) can integrate new tech solutions into their operations. ITC’s Alliances for Action, under the Netherlands Trust Fund V (NTF V) program, has partnered with Bopinc, […]

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Dec
20

Dambe Warriors League, MTN become partners

Dambe Warriors League (DWL), the premier sports organization dedicated to promoting the ancient martial art of Dambe, is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with MTN, Africa’s largest mobile network operator. This partnership signifies a pivotal moment for DWL as it strives to expand its reach both domestically and internationally by providing unique fan […]

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Dec
20

Equality and social justice at Global Black Impact Summit

The legal landscape serves as a dynamic arena in which individuals of diverse backgrounds shape the course of equality and justice. As the Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) approaches – scheduled for 27 February 2024 in Dubai – it is fitting to celebrate the contributions of Black lawyers, judges and legal scholars who have played […]

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