French President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France’s relationship with Africa, speaking at an exclusive session hosted by the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Lagos today. He passionately advocated a new partnership, prioritizing the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s renaissance, highlighting the importance of the...
Emmerson Mnangagwa will take part in the AFRICA CEO FORUM on 26 and 27 March in Abidjan. * A government delegation will present the strategy for the southern African country’s economic revival to the investor community gathered for the occasion. * In an unprecedented inter-presidential panel, former Nigerian president Olusegun...
The seventh edition of the AFRICA CEO FORUM, the largest international gathering of CEOs and investors from the African private sector, will be held on 25th and 26th March, 2019, in Kigali, Rwanda. With Africa swinging into action to strengthen regional integration, the choice of Rwanda, a...
Public health experts visit Malawi and Kenya, arguing that Africans must have access to lower-risk alternatives to smoking. Smoking tobacco results in the world's deadliest preventable diseases, ending the lives of half of all smokers prematurely. By the end of the century, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one...
The pay-out enables nearly 30,000 farming households to cover immediate needs including the purchase of food and payment of children’s school fees  Poor rainfall in parts of Africa has triggered the largest insurance pay-out to date for vulnerable farmers under an innovative climate risk management scheme known as the R4...
Hon. Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, headed Uganda’s delegation to the fourth Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue that took place at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin from 17 – 18 April 2018. The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue was hosted by the Federal Government together with...
The sectors targeted for the mission are agriculture and agro-processing, chemicals, plastic and pharmaceuticals, infrastructure, built environment professional services, electro-technical, steel fabrication, steel tubing, mining and capital equipment  The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a delegation of nineteen South African companies on a Trade and Investment...
Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, led the Series A investment round alongside existing investors FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a $10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund,...
Use of biometric technology across multiple points from check-in to boarding is first in the world in terms of its integration across airport stakeholders Advanced stage of implementation with testing programme already “live”, and pilot trials involving passengers to follow In phased development since 2015, the multi-million dollar...
Zhejiang Export Online Fair Announces Consumer Goods and Hardware Expo for Kenyan Market The virtual expo and business matchmaking platform is being organized by Yiwu Municipal Bureau of Commerce and co-organized by Zhejiang Broad International Convention & Exhibition Co., Ltd.  The pandemic has...