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The Government of Kenya, AstraZeneca and the United Nations call for intensification of efforts in the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)


Today, on the four-year anniversary of the launch of the Healthy Heart Africa (HHA) programme, the Ministry of Health, AstraZeneca and the United Nations Partnerships for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) convened a high-level discussion on the need for public-private partnerships (PPPs) to integrate NCD prevention and control more effectively in primary health

Police Committee concerned by diversion of modernisation budget to fund Consumables

Republic of South Africa: The Parliament
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The Portfolio Committee on Police has raised various concerns over the implementation of the seven-point plan criminal justice system (CJS) project. The project wa

Minister asks International Telecommunications Union (ITU) delegates to support resolution on Somalia

Ministry of Posts, Telecom and Technology of Somalia
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Somalia’s Minister for Post, Telecom and Technology, said the government recognizes that ICTs form the foundation of socio-economic development a

Fresh impetus for the African Air Transport Professions Institute (IAMA) S.A.


With its acquisition of a 55% holding, ASAM S.A. (http://www.ASAMmali.com) is joining ASECNA SERVICES SA/AG (35%) and Air France Finance (10%) (http://www.AirFrance.com) as owners of IAMA’s capital so that they can develop the African Air Transport Professions Institute (IAMA). Bas

Ambassador Miyashita attends 20th Anniversary of the foundation of New Hope Technical Institute (October 19, 2017)

Embassy of Japan in Rwanda
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Some Japanese volunteers of Women’s Federation for World Peace/Japan (WFWP/Japan) came to Rwanda in 1994 right after the genocide. And they established WFWP/Rwanda in 1995

Counting Down to Africa’s Biggest Early Stage Investor Summit

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)

Africa’s early stage investor community will convene on November 11th and 12th, 2018 for the 5th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2018), hosted by Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) (https://VC4A.com) and African Business Angel Network (ABAN). This exclusive investor-only event unites key ecosystem stakeholders from across the

South Africa Filmmakers arrive in America on Investment Mission

The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa

A group of South African filmmakers has arrived in the United States of America to participate in the American Film Market that opens in Los Angeles today. The group is on an Outward Film and Television Investment Mission t that is organised and funded by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).

African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Africa has sustained gains in domestic resource mobilisation made since 2000, as tax revenues remained stable in 2016, according to Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018. Providing internationally comparable data for 21 participating countries, the report finds that the average tax-to-GDP ratio was 18.2% in 2

Telecommunications and Postal Services Committee adopts iNeSI Bill

Republic of South Africa: The Parliament
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The Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services has, in principle, finalised and adopted the Ikamva National e-Skills Institute Bill [B10-2018].<


How The U.S. Fell Dangerously Behind In Coronavirus Testing

The deadly coronavirus pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks, and exposed a weak spot in the United States’ preparedness for a public health emergency. Experts say aggressive diagnostic testing is essential in order to learn where and how an

Abdul Samad Rabiu’s BUA Group pledges N1bn to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria

Entrepreneur Abdul Samad Rabiu's BUA Group has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....

Tony Elumelu’s United Bank For Africa donates $14mn to COVID-19 relief across Africa, this is how it will be used…

Entrepreneur Tony Elumelu's UBA has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is...

Motsepe family & associates join Rupert and Oppenheimer families in donating R1bn to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

On Monday South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that South Africa's richest families the Rupert and Oppenheimer families had each contributed ...

Government’s response to Moody’s downgrade of SA to junk status

Covid-19 and South Africa's downgrade to junk will truly test South African financial markets.