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 (www.HowWeMadeItInAfrica.com), 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 (https://bit.ly/3ki0PC8) 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 (https://www.AfDB.org/) report published on 7 October. Kawempe is an administrative subdivision that has developed rapidly, but water and sanitation infrastructureRead More →