Jack Ma and Alibaba Foundations donate COVID-19 Medical Equipment to African Union Member States

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and the Government of Ethiopia received a consignment of medical equipment Africa’s response to the Coronavirus...

Ecobank announces new appointments

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors. Dr. Georges...

COVID-19 Exacerbates Africa’s Social And Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities, Says Report

Uncertainty regarding the duration and the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic will keep risks high for economies and banking sectors across Africa, S&P Global...

MFW4A: Call for essays on financial sector development

The Making Finance Work for Africa Partnership (MFW4A) invites researchers and students enrolled in an academic institution to submit an essay on the African...

Facebook Launches New Business Resource Hub to Support Business Impacted by Coronavirus

Facebook announced the creation of the Business Resource Hub to support businesses being affected, whether directly or indirectly, by the recent outbreak of COVID-19. The...

Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism launches $2.2 mill project in Nigeria to boost fertilizer supply...

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) has kick-started a $2.2 million project to provide fertilizer suppliers in Nigeria with financial support to improve supply...

Moustafa Mokrane, the new Managing Director of Bolloré Transport & Logistics Tunisia

Moustafa Mokrane was appointed general manager of Bolloré Transport & Logistics Tunisia at the end of January. Moustafa Mokrane, 42, joins the teams of...

Given Opportunity, Youth Have Been the Force for Positive Change, says Afreximbank’s Prof. Oramah

The new Africa presents the continent’s youth with an excellent battleground to join and wage the economic struggle that will finally liberate Africa, Prof....

The African Development Bank Group appoints M. Solomon Quaynor as Vice-President, Private Sector, Infrastructure...

The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Solomon Quaynor as the Vice President for the Private Sector, Infrastructure...

Receivables finance Can Help Close Africa’s $90 Billion SME Financing Gap, Says Kenya Central...

Receivables finance is an important tool that can help to close the $90 billion funding gap faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in...

Orange launches Orange Money in Morocco and confirms its position as a major player...

After securing approval last summer from the "Bank Al Maghrib", Orange Morocco announces today the launch of Orange Money in the kingdom. This service...

Bolloré Transport & Logistics opens a new subsidiary in Ethiopia

Bolloré Transport & Logistics Ethiopia officially opened its doors on 21 February 2020. The new subsidiary was created as part of a joint venture...

Coronavirus triggers : health or social experiment?

By Maria Nadolu, globe-trotter. We’re having one of our usual globetrotters’ long phone calls; we’re used to travel more than 6 months a year, switching...

URGENT: Coronavirus COVID-19, UN Confirms First Case

The first case of Coronavirus at the United Nations (UN) in Dakar, Senegal was confirmed. The United Nations is working closely with the Government...
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