The African Risk Capacity Limited (ARC Ltd) has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors (NEDs), Mr Jurgen Meisch and Mr. Phillip Pettersen, to join its Board of Directors to bring independent strategic guidance and oversight to its operations.
Participants of a virtual meeting on the regional impacts of and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic,call for accelerated health integration in Africa.
The director of regional integration and trade at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Stephen Karingi, told an online group of journalists on 11 May 2020 that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could help African economies recover from the impact of COVID-19.
Authorities in Sub-Saharan Africa must ensure their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic include specific protections for the rights of women and girls, Amnesty International, Women’s Link Worldwide and the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region (IPPFAR) said in a report published today.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) estimates one full month of lock-down across Africa would cost the continent $65 billion (about 2.5% of its annual GDP).
The African Development Bank (AAA) has raised an exceptional $3 billion in a three-year bond to help alleviate the economic and social impact the Covid-19 pandemic will have on livelihoods and Africa’s economies.
The African Development Bank and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have called for stronger links between technical and vocational education and training and industry to equip young people with the skills they need to boost technological advancement, trade and growth in Africa.
The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) today announces the 25 finalists for its Challenge of Invention to Innovation (Ci2i) competition in five categories to be held on 10-11 March 2020 in the NEF Innovation Salon.
The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.
This week, the Communications, Advocacy & Policy Opportunities and Outreach for Poop (CAPOOP) group launched its first ever sanitation media fellowship. On the side-lines of the 20th AfWA Congress, eight fellows from across Africa participated in a media training before participating and documenting key events during the Congress.