Saturday, August 6, 2022

COVID-19 creates fundamental shifts in Africa’s consumers

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption...

SH150 MILLION FOR BUSIA TREE PLANTING PROJECT

Development Diaries: BUSIA governor Sospeter Ojaamong has said his government will use Sh150million to plant trees. He said the trees will be planted in all public and private institutions...

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi now African Union (AU) Chairperson

Nearly six years after Egypt was suspended from the African Union (AU) in 2013, its president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has now taken over as AU...

MERCY JOHNSON WANTS KIDS OFF THE NIGERIAN STREETS

Development Diaries: Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson, who had her birthday on August 28, has decided to use her non-governmental organization, Mercy Johnson Foundation, to assist...

Meet the Three African Start-ups Pitching for $1m Venture Funding

The Chivas Venture, the search to identify the most promising social entrepreneurs globally has unveiled 30 start-ups, among them three from Africa, as finalists...

MENINGITIS VACCINE A “STUNNING SUCCESS”

IRIN – Humanitarian News Analysis, Developement diaries: A new meningitis vaccine being rolled out in Chad has resulted in an astonishing 94 percent drop in the incidence...

WORLD BANK TO CONTINUE SUPPORTING HEALTH CARE SERVICES FOR MOTHERS AND...

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$ 18 million today to help Sierra Leone continue to expand improved health services to...

Africa50 raises USD 830 million for infrastructure in Africa

The new and innovative infrastructure investment platform promoted by the African Development Bank held its Constitutive General Assembly on the 29th of July 2015 Africa50...