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Billionaire Jeff Bezos should address concerns of Amazon workers worldwide during COVID-19, Amnesty says

The multinational U.S.-based company Amazon must ensure its workers across the globe receive adequate health and safety protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, Amnesty International said, as hundreds of U.S. Amazon workers prepare to call in sick...

Why Adesina deserves a second term at African Development Bank amid coronavirus pandemic – Perspectives by Dr. Patricia Laverley

This article is intended to highlight the recent achievements of the African Development Bank under President Akinwumi Adesina, underscore the need for a smooth Presidential re-election, and highlight the contributions of the Bank to COVID-19 containment...

Ecobank pledges $3 million to fight against COVID-19 across Africa

Ecobank Group has contributed about $3 million to the fight against COVID-19 across its footprint in Africa.  The pan-African bank said the money would be used to support the efforts of governments, the...

Why African countries should work together and coordinate trade and investment response to COVID-19

In a statement, the African Union, Afreximbank, Afrochampions and UNECA said Africa would be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and a holistic and coordinated response was needed. "The WTO projects a...

MTN announces $13.5 million relief package to tackle COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

MTN Group on Wednesday announced it was setting aside a $13.5 million (R250 million) relief package to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic across its operations in 21 markets. “We believe it is the...

South Africa’s telecoms giant MTN ramps up efforts to support customers and communities as COVID-19 spreads across markets

In a statement to TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington D.C. on Monday, mobile telecommunications giant MTN revealed that 17 of its 21 markets have COVID-19 infections, adding that it was ramping up efforts to support...

Major player in mobile money in Africa and the Middle East Orange launches Orange Money in Morocco

After securing approval last summer from the "Bank Al Maghrib", Orange Morocco announced on Tuesday the launch of Orange Money in the kingdom to allow Moroccans make mobile payments and transfer money using their phones.

South Africa’s telecom giant MTN signs UN women empowerment principles to advance gender equality in Africa

South Africa's mobile telecommunications giant, MTN Group, has signed the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles to advance gender equality and empower women. Headquartered in Johannesburg, MTN Group Limited, formerly M-Cell, is a South Africa multinational mobile telecommunications company...

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina names South African national Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Acting Senior Vice President

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday, named Ms. Bajabulile “Swazi” Tshabalala as Acting Senior Vice President of the Bank with immediate effect. Ms. Tshabalala, currently the Vice...

Key takeaways from GE Gas Power Summit for Sub-Saharan Africa in Cape Town

With recent major gas discoveries in Tanzania, Mozambique, Senegal, Mauritania and South Africa, Africa is poised to use gas technologies that are faster, more reliable, more cost-effective and more environmentally-friendly than coal or oil.

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African Development Bank approves €88 million ($98 million) loan for Senegal to respond to COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday approved a loan of 88...

Read IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva’s remarks to World Economic Forum highlighting the “great reset” needed amid COVID-19

My thanks to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and to Professor Schwab for bringing us together.

African equity capital markets activity see downward turn but increase in domestic investors -PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance of Africa’s capital markets between...

Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him...
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