Authorities at the Roberts International Airport have been meeting with stakeholders, both local and international to explore the possibility of reopening the Roberts International Airport to commercial flights. Bishop John Allan Klayee, Managing Director of the Liberia Airport Authority(LAA) told FrontPageAfrica Thursday that ongoing discussions have been going on for someRead More →

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 5, 2020/ — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved Nigeria’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) 2020-2024, which builds on the successes and challenges of the 2013-2019 edition, and incorporates emerging developmental realities and opportunities shaping Nigeria’s political and economic landscape, includingRead More →

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 4, 2020/ — How can Africa build on the solidarity shown during the coronavirus pandemic to achieve the continent’s development goals in the post-COVID world? That was the question posed at a webinar hosted by the African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) and theRead More →

LAGOS, Nigeria, June 2, 2020/ — The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has forced families to spend their free time mostly at home. Staying at home usually also means spending much time using different Internet connected devices. For clear reasons, children’s growing online activity can cause lots of worries to their parents.Read More →

The lockdown has been tough for David Mkoswe, a mechanic who lives in Alexandra, a sprawling township on the north-eastern edges of Johannesburg. Since Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa’s president, restricted the country’s 56 million inhabitants to their homes in late March, Mkoswe only earns if he works, and any savingsRead More →

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, May 30, 2020/ — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic, in support of the costs of its national COVID-19 Economic and Social Resilience Program. The financing,Read More →

COVID-19 has intensified the debate on the global renewable energy transition; the African Energy Chamber and Africa Oil & Power hosted a webinar focusing on renewable energy development in the short and long term; seventy-two percent of the world’s installed capacity in 2019 originated from renewable resources. The world’s incredibleRead More →

DHL acquires a stake in their strategic partner company, Link Commerce, in support of growing e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa and other global emerging e-commerce markets; Africa’s online retail market predicted to reach an 11-digit dollar value in 2020. DHL Express today announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce, theRead More →