Ericsson recognized for COVID-19 response leadership by Global Business Alliance

The Global Business Alliance (GBA) recognized Ericsson for its innovative contribution to combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the pandemic, GBA members have utilized their...

Bill and Melinda Gates Release 2021 Annual Letter: “The Year Global Health Went Local”

On Wednesday, Bill and Melinda Gates shared their 2021 Annual Letter, “The Year Global Health Went Local.” In this year’s letter, Bill and Melinda...

South Africa to get Covid-19 Vaccine for Two-third of its Population

South Africa's health minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday announced plans to vaccinate 40 million people against COVID-19 by February this year in order to achieve...

Burundi ex-president Pierre Buyoya dies from Covid-19 in France

The former president of Burundi Pierre Buyoya has died in Paris of Covid-19 at the age of 71. A close member of his family told...

Africa private sector to benefit from European Investment Bank ‘best-practice

The European Investment Bank and Global Development Network published on Wednesday an analysis of impact investment best practices from across Africa, alongside hosting their...

Female headed households empowered through e-commerce

By Dumisani Sigogo As the recession tightens its grasp on communities in the wake of Covid-19 induced job losses, women in Africa, who are the...

World leaders expected to discuss strategy for post-coronavirus economic recovery in Barbados

The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi on Wednesday signed an agreement for the hosting of UNCTAD15, officially...

Stop the media onslaught in Zimbabwe, African editors demand

By Dumisani Sigogo Journalists, writers, and human rights campaigners together with other prominent Africans have strongly condemned the continued crackdown against activists, newsmen, and writers...

Military Curfew blasted as move to curtail planned anti-government protests

By Dumisani Sigogo Pro-democracy activists have lambasted Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Munangagwa who has imposed military-style dawn to the dusk curfew as a severe measure to...

Lesotho reverts back to hard lockdown

By Dumisani Sigogo As the COVID-19 infections are swelling out of control, Lesotho has announced that it is returning to a hard lockdown by changing...

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