The National Basketball Association (NBA) ( today named Victor Williams CEO of NBA Africa, effective Aug. 17, 2020, it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Williams, an accomplished investment banking executive with extensive experience growing businesses across the U.S. and Africa, will be based in the league’s Johannesburg officeRead More →

Chelsea play maker and Brazilian footballer Willian Borges, Sunday August 9, confirmed he is finally leaving Chelsea Football Club. Sharing a heartfelt message via his official Twitter page, he wrote A OPEN LETTER TO THE FANS OF @ChelseaFC A OPEN LETTER TO THE FANS OF @ChelseaFC — Willian (@willianborges88)Read More →

“Aggressive and bold” action is needed as Africa’s coronavirus cases pass the one-million mark, according to the African Union (AU) body dealing with the pandemic. It says South Africa – where testing has been widespread – accounts for more than half of all cases. Tanzania’s lack of data meanwhile isRead More →

“Germany-Africa Economic Relations: Making Deals Post COVID-19” highlighted opportunities for German businesses in Africa’s power production, clean energy, and digitalization and technology sectors; An opening keynote was given by H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea; Panelists included Ibrahima Mané, DirectorRead More →

Climate financing by seven of the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) totalled $61.6 billion in 2019, of which $41.5 billion (67%) was in low- and middle-income economies, according to the 2019 Joint Report on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance. The study expands the scope of reporting for the first timeRead More →