GHACHIFA appreciates China-Africa summit on COVID-19

The Ghana China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA) has expressed appreciation at the holding of the virtual extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19. The GHACHIFA, commending the organizers, said the video conference which was jointly initiated by China, South Africa and Senegal, was important in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit was attended by […]

US-China feud can help grow jobs in Nigeria, Africa

By Debo Onifade Though Mexico and Canada will continue to be the top two trading partners of the United States for many years, the rising US-China feud over trade and corona virus can certainly help grow jobs in Nigeria and other African countries if African politicians brace up to rival China. US President Donald Trump […]

COVID-19: Ghana has fourth-highest confirmed cases in Africa

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has announced that African Union member states have reported 275,327 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of June 19, 2020. According to the Africa CDC figures, there have been 7,395 deaths and 125,316 recoveries in the region. Most cases in Africa South Africa has recorded the […]

Duapa Africa initiates ‘Beyond COVID-19’Project

Duapa Africa, a high-impact and high-growth Pan African business and development firm dedicated to the socio-economic transformation of Africa through innovative solutions has impacted several lives with its six weeks virtual initiative dubbed ‘Beyond Coronavirus’. The virtual initiative comprising webinars, community engagements, discussions, and experience sharing engaged various high profile experts, policy makers, business people […]

Ramaphosa launches platform for Covid-19 supplies in Af…

South African President and African Union Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa. (Photos: Gallo Images / Media24 / Deaan Vivier | African Union Flag / Wikipedia) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched an online one-stop-shop to address the scarcity and high prices African countries have been confronting in trying to procure critical medical supplies and equipment to […]

Jabi Lake Mall Board Denies Authorising Naira Marley Concert

Naira Marley Peter uzoho The senior management and the Board of Directors of the Jabi Lake Mall Development Company have expressed shock and disappointment over what they described as the unauthorised Naira Marley concert that took place in the outdoor parking last weekend. THISDAY gathered that the board has condemned this illegal action in the […]

6 Kenyan Startups Chosen for Google’s Startups Accelerator Africa 2020

Google has announced the new class of startups that have been selected for this year’s Startups Accelerator 2020, which was formerly known as Launchpad. This year, they will be hosting a combined class with 20 startups instead of 12. Due to the unique nature of 2020 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Africa Class 5 […]

South African Rand Leads Laggards

Friday, June 19, 2020 / 1:23 PM / United Capital Research / Header Image Credit: Bloomberg   Monetary Policy in Africa: Shooting for growth In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, global monetary policy authorities have launched several expansionary programs, to cushion the virus’ negative economic effect on growth. African economies were no different, as the […]

Survey shows the youth have a negative outlook on SA’s future

By ANA Jun 17, 2020 Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareThe African Youth Survey 2020, a project of South Africa’s Ichikowitz Family Foundation, has revealed that many of the youth in South Africa are concerned about the country’s future and are showing a weakening trust in its democracy. The inaugural survey, conducted by research and polling firm […]

S.A, Kenya and Nigeria are Africa’s Best in English Proficiency

– Kenyans were ranked number 18 in the world as among the best in English proficiency – South Africa was ranked top in Africa followed closely by Kenya – In terms of cities, Nairobi was ranked number one in Africa followed by Lagos – The ranking was based on English proficiency tests done by a […]