Cameroon: AfDB President lays foundation stone of Lom Pangar Dam power plant

On Sunday 17 July 2017, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar...

Tanzania: Merck Foundation to Build Capacity in Healthcare Sector

The Merck Foundation has committed to building healthcare capacity and improving access to innovative and equitable healthcare solutions across Tanzania. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO, Merck...

South Africa Commits $7.7m to Support Emerging Black Filmmakers

According to the Director of Film Production at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) of South Africa Nelly Molokoane, the dti will...

African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation Gains Momentum

The 3rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE), held in Khartoum, Sudan, from July 15th to 17th, attracted 47 participants...

ZIFF AWARDS NIGHT 2017: THE WINNERS

The Zanzibar International Film Festival hosted its official Awards Ceremony, presented by Zanlink. At this event, the various juries presented all of its awards, from...

Rwanda’s Electronic Case Management system to receive global award in USA

The Ministry of Justice’s Integrated Electronic Case Management System (IECMS) will today be awarded for its innovation at the prestigious Top 10 Court Technology...

New survey Provides report card on SDG progress of African Countries

A new report has shown the top 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa that are on course towards attaining the UN-backed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

Ghana, Russia sign MoU to Develop Rail Project

Ghana’s government, through the Ministry of Railway, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russian railway company, Geo Services, for the construction of...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approves historic agreement with...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a historic framework agreement known as the Pillar Assessed Grant or Delegation...

Mozambique: Paving the Way towards Sustainable Forests

The World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have signed the $6 million agreement to support the Government of Mozambique in its...