The Zayed Sustainability Prize has announced that solar-powered lighting solutions developed by one of its previous winners have been installed in the Egyptian village of Habisha, in the Asyut Governorate – as the latest deployment from the UAE-driven humanitarian initiative, 20by2020. With an aim to improve standards of living...
Africa Finance Corporation , an infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announces the successful issuance of its inaugural CHF150 Million Reg S senior unsecured benchmark Green Bond (the “Bond”) under the Corporation’s US$5 Billion Global Medium-Term Note (“GMTN”) programme , maturing 2025 (“the CHF150 million Green Bond ” or...
To accompany the session, Africa Oil Week has released the latest in a series of complimentary reports produced alongside its long-standing partner, Wood Mackenzie It's no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with ambitious emissions targets, are currently forcing oil and gas Operators worldwide to re-evaluate – and in many...
Presented by Legal Week, the annual ceremony aims to celebrate Africa's legal talent and recognize the legal community's achievements each year Centurion Law Group (Centurion) (https://CenturionLG.com/) was also nominated in the categories International Law Firm of the Year and In-House Rising Star; Centurion attorneys have previously received awards and been...
Every year, rainy season in Africa rhyme with drinking polluted waters, wading in stagnant feces-infested rainwaters and sleeping in unhealthy conditions. Yet we all have the right to clean water, hygiene and sanitation. - Recalling the essential role played by national parliaments in their legislative, budgetary and control functions in...
The two-hour virtual event, held in English, Korean, and Chinese, offered participants an opportunity to learn more about the Bank and its operations The African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) today held a workshop to convey the continent's immense investment and partnership opportunities to Asian business leaders, particularly as the continent seems...
COVID-19 relief campaign supported 31 member unions through a dedicated solidarity fund In June Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com) announced the immediate release of EUR 170,000.00 from a solidarity fund for its member unions. The Rugby Africa Executive Committee had initiated the relief campaign given the current health crisis and the immediate...
Mr Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the presenter of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Reality Show Season Five ‘Lockdown’, says a grand winner, will emerge through number of votes accrued to a housemate. Obi-Uchendu disclosed this on his official twitter page @Ebuka, where he wrote “How your favorite BBNAIJA housemate will ‘fly’ into...
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through Power Africa, on Tuesday awarded $2.6 million (N1.2 billion) grant to nine energy companies to electrify 288 rural health facilities without reliable access to power. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Power Africa is a U.S. Government-led initiative that brings together...
South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has urged the United Nations to spare no effort at ending racism and other forms of prejudice. Ramaphosa, who is the Chairman of the African Union, made the call in his pre-recorded video statement to the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. It is...
In South Africa, there were almost 10 million malware attacks and a staggering 43 million Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUA) detections Kaspersky (https://africa.Kaspersky.com) security solutions have reported on 28 million malware attacks in 2020 and 102 million detections of potentially unwanted programs (pornware, adware etc.) they have accounted for by the...
According to the World Bank, just under 20 percent of the population in the DRC currently has access to electricity Every time I take an Uber, the first topic of small talk is what my roots are. The reactions that I am half German and half Congolese differ greatly between...
She’s Next, Empowered by Visa and Small Business Street Teams Go Virtual as Part of our Quest to Reach 50 Million Small Businesses Globally As the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) National Small Business Week begins in the U.S. and businesses worldwide prepare for an unprecedented holiday season, Visa (NYSE: V) is...
It is the responsibility of the people of the Sahel to free themselves from the current cycle of violence, by prioritising peace, both as a human right and also a development goal If today Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad are painted red on the security maps of the...
Located in Nigeria, the school will come fully equipped with a state-of-the-art solar-powered and water well system Global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful (www.Paxful.com), has announced that they will be building a fourth school in its #BuiltwithBitcoin's (https://BuiltWithBitcoin.org) 100-school initiative which aims to bring quality education centers to emerging countries. Located...
The webinar will be held on 23 September at 15h30 CET The discussion will be centred on the topic: Investment and Trade for Africa's Economic Development; Co-moderated by the Germany Africa Business Forum and spearheaded by H.E Günter Nooke, Africa Envoy to Chancellor Merkel, the discussion also includes NJ Ayuk,...
Mozambique's first onshore LNG plant would be creating tens of thousands of jobs - and contributing to sustainable, long-term economic growth JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 21, 2020/ -- By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) When Anadarko Petroleum Corp. confirmed last year it would be constructing a $20 billion...