The African Legal Support Facility (the ALSF), is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Anyango Agimba and Ambassador Arve Ofstad to its management board. The two new members bring a wealth of experience in international policy, international trade, judicial reform and economic development. Agimba, a Kenyan national and currentRead More →

Candidates must have solid, demonstrable experience writing about African business-related topics How we made it in Africa (, the award-winning business publication, is offering exciting opportunities for journalists and editors from across Africa to join its team on a freelance basis. Assignments will include interviewing top African entrepreneurs and writingRead More →

The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and the West African Development Bank (BOAD) have signed a Framework Agreement to further strengthen their development cooperation in the member countries of the Western African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU): Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte-d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo. TheRead More →

The African Energy Chamber is set to release its Africa Energy Outlook for 2021. This edition follows a successful initial launch of the series with the 2020 outlook report released in October last year. Join the conversation using the hashtag #ChamberEnergyOutlook2021. As the discussions around the energy transition and the impactRead More →

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2020, IDC and Huawei jointly released the white paper for the electric power industry — Building the Future-Ready Power Enterprise: Road to a Successful Digital Transformation. In the white paper, IDC proposed a methodology for the transformation of electric power enterprises. This methodology supports and aligns withRead More →

The fifth Africa Fintech Summit will be hosted virtually this year through the Accelevents ( platform on November 9th, 10th, and 12th, 2020. The Summit takes place at the backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has brought unprecedented need for digital trade & finance and positioned fintech as key to economic recovery. This year’s SummitRead More →

For several years now, typhoid fever and diarrhoea cases have fallen significantly in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, especially in the major district of Kawempe, according to an African Development Bank ( report published on 7 October. Kawempe is an administrative subdivision that has developed rapidly, but water and sanitation infrastructureRead More →