Coronavirus: Putin says vaccine has been approved for use

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a locally developed vaccine for Covid-19 has been given regulatory approval after less than two months of testing...

Ethiopian power play can electrify regional cooperation

From learned legal debates on what defines ‘significant harm’, to allegations about mediators-turned-arm-twisters; the benign, but naïvely optimistic, talk of carrying on in the...

UNRSF, GRSF partner to improve road safety delivery in World Bank funded projects in...

The Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), hosted by the World Bank, and the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) will jointly support a comprehensive...

Nigeria signs African Trade Insurance Agency agreement

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the instrument of accession of the agreement for the establishment of the African Trade Insurance...

Equatorial Guinea continues proactive industry engagement to support the oil sector

In order to maintain the engagement with the oil sector of Equatorial Guinea in light of the ongoing crisis of Covid-19 and...

Nigeria will become West Africa’s gold-producing hub –FG

Nigeria is on its way to becoming a major gold-producing hub in the West African region, the Federal Government declared on Monday.

Uganda’s increase in coffee exports will benefit its economy

Uganda located in the central-eastern part of Africa remains one of the poorest countries in the world. With the GDP per capita (per purchasing...

South Africa in line for first digital census

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will conduct a trial to the first ever digital census to be conducted in the country. The...

European Investment Bank set to support Egypt’s agriculture, healthcare sectors

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to support Egypt’s agriculture and health sectors amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Minister of International...

Ugandan e-commerce platforms power recovery from COVID-19 crisis

David Akanshumbusha sells groceries at a stall in Nakawa market on the outskirts of the Ugandan capital, Kampala. He’s...

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Preparations for partial privatization of Ethio Telecom completed

In a statement issued the Ministry of Finance and the Public Enterprises Holding and Administration Agency have announced the completion of a...

WHO plans a vaccine tech hub – to be built in South Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced the establishment of the first messenger RNA (mRNA) technology transfer hub for Covid-19 vaccines -...

Sudan renews call for border-free agreement with South Sudan

The head of the Sudanese Transitional Military Council, Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan urged the Joint Border Committee of Sudan and South Sudan...