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 […]

US, African Development Bank forge stronger ties

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken has praised the African Development Bank Group for the exceptional efforts it is undertaking to help Africa feed itself and the rest of the world. “Extraordinary work is being done to get to a place where Africa feeds itself and a place where Africa feeds the world. I’m […]

Enabling black-owned businesses to go global

Black-owned businesses have emerged as integral players in the global economy, able to foster economic empowerment and contribute to enhanced diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In the United States, the number of Black-owned businesses increased by nearly 14% pre-pandemic and accounted for a larger share of increases in revenues, employees and payrolls than other […]

Ecobank commits to growth in Africa

Ecobank, the leading pan-African financial services group, unveils its new brand campaign ‘A BETTER WAY | A BETTER AFRICA’ today, at the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 (AFCON). Ecobank is a proud official sponsor of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 and is leveraging the unifying, exhilarating […]

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 […]

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 […]