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Africa’s Digital Economy Could Contribute $180bn to the Region’s Growth by Mid-decade

The World Economic Forum’s latest report, “Attracting Investment and Accelerating Adoption for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa”...

Donors Called Out for Bringing Near to Expiration Vaccines

Africa’s top public health bodies have called for donated COVID-19 vaccines to come with a shelf life of...

Horrific Blast Rocks Ghana’s Mining Town

At least 50 people were feared dead in an explosion in Ghana on Thursday, after a mining truck...

The Rise and Rise of Facebook in Africa

Western users may be logging off, but across the continent of Africa, the social media company is indispensable...

Liberia Mourns the Deaths of Worshippers

At least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a crowd...

How to Get Back Learners Who Dropped Out of School

Uganda reopened schools this month after a nearly two-year shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of...

Namibia Not Backing Down on its Gay Laws

A panel of three judges has dismissed an application by same-sex couples in Namibia for their foreign spouses...

The Devastating Impact of Boko Haram’s Activities Transcends Nigeria’s Borders

The Institute for Economic and Peace Global Terrorism Index Report in 2020 highlights that Boko Haram ranks among...

New Infrastructure Project Puts Government and Residents at Loggerheads

The City of the Dead lies inside Historic Cairo, a heritage area subject to its own particular rules...

Holding Thumbs for Kenya’s Miracle Birth

Conservationists have called the birth of twin elephants a unique moment. Among the endangered species twins form about...

1.5 million children lack treatment for severe wasting in Eastern and Southern Africa

The number represents almost half of the estimated 3.6 million children in urgent need, who are not being...

Mastering Digital Change In The Modern Organisation

In 2022, the leadership role most likely to enable digital transformation by leveraging strategic thinking, thanks to a...

Network International Launches Tap On Phone In Partnership With Mastercard To Expand Digital Payment

Acceptance Across Middle East & Africa Partnership will enable 500,000 new merchants and SMEs to accept payments through...

West Africa: Extreme poverty rises nearly 3 per cent due to COVID-19

The proportion of people living on less than $1.90 a day jumped from 2.3 per cent last year...

What 2022 may hold for technology’s role in Africa

By Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 20th January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The past year...

Cases drop for first time as Africa’s fourth COVID-19 wave ebbs

Newly reported cases fell by 20 per cent in the week that ended on 16 January, while deaths...

Bybit Announces Launch of NFT Platform With Mystery Boxes of Monster Galaxy NFTs, Exclusive Artworks Curated by ONBD and REALY Apparel

SINGAPORE, 20 January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the launch of...

Trends Shaping The Workspace In 2022

The first half of 2021 saw the return, albeit slow, of employees to offices and the realisation for...

aYo Zambia Wins The Hearts And Minds Of Consumers, Industry

Less than two years after launching in Zambia, microinsurer aYo has passed the 2.85 million customer enrolment mark...

iSON Xperiences

iSON Xperiences to service 50% of telecom customer service market in SA Global customer experience management firm iSON...

Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira: Celebrating The Magic Of Mozambique

Escaping to paradise is made easy in Mozambique, one of the world’s best-kept travel secrets! So says Eduardo...

The Inclusion of Rwanda as a Potential Relocation Destination for Migrants Raises Eyebrows

Rwanda – one of two African countries to which the UK government is reportedly considering sending asylum seekers...

Airlines Operating on the Continent Face Particular Challenges

Firstly, the industry has to contend with huge disparities in economic and air transport development. There is also...

Credit Unions in Africa Switch to Fintech

From table banking to credit unions, the savings and credit cooperative organization (Sacco) sector in Africa is fast...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Pledge US$300 Million To CEPI For Covid-19 Pandemic Response

Today the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome each pledged US$150 million for a total of US$300...

Tunisia Needs “Deep Reforms” Such as Drastically Reducing its Vast Public Wage Bill

Approaching the end of his three year term, Jerome Vacher outgoing IMF country chief for Tunisia said that...

Las Vegas Resident’s Three-week Adventure through Egypt

LaLanda Thompson visited the cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, Aswan and Luxor. She enjoyed Giza’s Pyramid...

Truck Delays at the Border Wreak Havoc for Uganda’s Fuel Users

Ugandans were struggling Monday with a fuel shortage that has sent prices skyrocketing, as hundreds of trucks remain...

UN chief lauds ‘demonstrable effort to make peace’ in Ethiopia

According to a statement released by his Spokesperson, António Guterres spoke on the phone with the former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, to exchange views on...

Embracing ‘Engaged Journalism’ To Drive The Meaningful Message Of Sustainability: Moments That Matter

Dive into the world of photography and visual arts with Fiona Shields on January 24th, 2022 in an...

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Pledge US$300 Million to CEPI for COVID-19 Pandemic Response and to Accelerate Epidemic Preparedness

The foundations call on world leaders to support the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help end...

5 Ways for Africa and the World to Work Together and Restore Trust

By Chido Munyati Head of Regional Agenda, Africa, World Economic Forum The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the critical...

Closing the Cyber Gap: Business and Security Leaders at Crossroads as Attacks Spike

The accelerating pace of digitalization, fuelled by COVID-19, has led to a record-breaking year for cybercrime.A new survey...

Financial Success

The start of a new year is an ideal time to set new financial goals as well as...

USAID-Funded Trade Hub And Locafrique Launch $24 Million Partnership

To Increase Financial Inclusion For Agribusinesses In Senegal The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through the West...

Adolescents Left Behind Global AIDS Response – Experts

By Joyce Chimbi The ominous warning came in 2019 through an anonymous message on her mobile phone to stay...

Simbi Wabote And The Burden Of Leadership

By Kingsley Okeke It was an inspiring speech; indeed, it was not the formulaic expressions often associated with...

Sudan urged to stop unnecessary use of force against protestors

Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani said the human rights situation in Sudan continues to be of serious concern, with peaceful...

Bybit Enables Peer-to-Peer Transactions – Africa.com

SINGAPORE, 18 January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges has taken trading to...

SAP names Emmanuel Raptopoulos Regional President of EMEA South

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 18th January 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- SAP has appointed Emmanuel Raptopoulos as the new President for...