Africa: Post-Covid-19 – a Chance to Leapfrog Africa’s Development Through Digitalization

[Africa Renewal] Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century,…

Africa: Solar Fridges to Chill Covid-19 Shots in Rural Africa

[SciDev.Net] Nairobi — Solar-powered refrigerators could be a game-changer in Africa’s fight against COVID-19 by helping…

Africa: Rural-Urban Migration Cuts Bush Burning, Air Pollution – Study

[SciDev.Net] Accra — Harmful emissions of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) were reduced in 13 African countries in…

Africa: COVAX Publishes First Round of Allocations

[Unicef] Geneva/Oslo/New York — The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi)…

Africa: UN Peacebuilding Commission Must Prioritise Protecting Youth Activists Facing Retaliation

[IPS] United Nations — The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission must prioritise the protection of youth activists…

Africa: Tobacco – Can Smoke-Free Products Contribute to Improved Public Health?

[allAfrica] Paris — On February 17th, 2021, Philip Morris International (PMI) held an online event entitled…

Africa: Will Africa Ever Get the Covid Vaccine?

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — With a reported death toll of more than one hundred thousand and more…

Africa: Making Peace With Nature Is Possible, If We Start Now

[Africa Renewal] Despite a dip in greenhouse gas emissions caused by the pandemic, the world is…

Africa: Mo Ibrahim Foundation Welcomes Historic Appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala As Director-General of the WTO

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — The Mo Ibrahim Foundation welcomes the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General of…

Africa: Bill Gates Says We Can Avoid Climate Disaster With Green Manufacturing, but How?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The multi-billionaire says tech can decarbonize cement and steel

Africa: Debutants Namibia, CAR Share Spoils in Group B

[CAF] Namibia scored a late equaliser to rescue a point against Central African Republic in their…

Africa: Transition to Digital Economy Must Ensure Access to Those in the Digital Gap

[IPS] It is crucial to ensure that any transition to a digital economy has mechanisms in…

Africa: Where ‘Charities’ May Harm

[allAfrica] U.S. President Joseph Biden’s pledge to implement a policy of cooperation with other countries, while…

Africa: Tanzania Beats Uganda in U-20 Afcon Warm-Up

[CAF] Tanzania U-20 bounced back to thrash their counterparts Uganda 5-3 at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium, Dar…

Africa: African Countries Embracing Biometrics, Digital IDs

[Africa Renewal] From the spread of digital apps, like the Nigerian-based FarmCrowdy, which is helping farmers…

Africa: Seat of Institutions – Cameroon Remains Fertile Ground

[Cameroon Tribune] The country continues to host offices of regional and international organisations, proof of a…

Africa: Ai Could Transform the Finance Function in the Next Decade

[CAJ News] THE role of the chief financial officer (CFO) has expanded beyond the traditional gatekeeper…

Africa: ‘Africa Risks Having Least Vaccinated Population On Covid-19’

[New Zimbabwe] South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says Africa has a risk of remaining with…

Africa: Turkey Seeks to Strengthen Relations With ‘Benevolence’

[DW] Ankara’s strategy to increase its influence in sub-Saharan Africa seems to be working as it…

Africa: Minster Kemayah Underscores Institutional Reform At AU

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — The Foreign Minister of Liberia, H.E. Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. has underscored…

Africa: Greenpeace Africa Condemns Creecy’s Misinformation Campaign

[Greenpeace] In response to the lawsuit filed against her by environmental NGOs groundWork and the Vukani…

Africa: New Sanitation and Wastewater Management Benchmark Tool Highlights Opportunities to Boost Health and Economic Growth in Africa

[UNEP] The African Development Bank, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and GRID-Arendal have released the inaugural…

Africa: Closing the Gap Between Developed and Developing Countries – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

[IPS] Amsterdam/Rome — Developing countries as a group have been growing faster than developed countries for…

Africa: Five Unusual Technologies for Harvesting Water in Dry Areas

[The Conversation Africa] Water scarcity is among the top five global risks affecting people’s wellbeing. In…

Africa: Mastercard to Accelerate Digital Payment in Africa

[This Day] Mastercard, a technology payment company and its strategic partner, Network International, with focus on…

Africa: Biden Lifts Travel Ban On Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Others

[Daily Trust] President Joe Biden on Wednesday lifted the travel restriction the Trump administration had placed…

Africa: Greenpeace Africa Responds to Ramaphosa’s Davos Address

[Greenpeace] Responding to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s comments at the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda this morning,…

Africa: Experts Call for Stronger UK-Africa Collaboration

[This Day] A panel of experts has called for a stronger collaboration between the United Kingdom…

Africa: Amnesty and FA Launch Guide for Increasing Refugee Women’s Participation in Football

[AI London] Amnesty International UK, in partnership with the English Football Association, have today launched a…

Africa: Continent Nears 82,000 Covid-19 Deaths

[allAfrica] As of January 21, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,336,851. Reported…

Africa: Covid-19 Vaccines for African Countries – Some Key Questions Answered

[The Conversation Africa] Vaccines for COVID-19 are generating a lot of talk. To shed some light…

Africa: A Bleak Future – Young People and a Dialogue About the Climate Crisis

[Daily Maverick] Daily Maverick’s Our Burning Planet and Maverick Citizen are partnering with the Climate Justice…

Africa: 20 Years On, Wikipedia Wants More Diversity Among Contributors

[RFI] Twenty years after its creation, the online encyclopedia seeks contributions from more people outside the…

Africa: Why China-Africa Ties Can Only Get Better in 2021

[Nation] Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi has concluded a five-nation visit to Africa,…

Africa: Presidency On Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Securing First Tranche of Covid-19 Vaccines

[Govt of SA] The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) established by African Union Chair President…

Africa: Lafarge Africa Extends Deadline for National Essay Competition Entries

[This Day] Lafarge Africa Plc., the Nigerian operations of the world’s leading building materials company, LafargeHolcim,…

Africa: Anticov Treatment Clinical Trial Crucial for Africa

[IPS] Nairobi — The ANTICOV COVID-19 clinical trial, aimed at identifying treatments that prevent mild cases…

Africa: Trump Has Destroyed America

[Nation] The picture of the greenhorn Republican Senator for Missouri Josh Hawley thumping a defiant fist…

Africa: AU Should Press for Equitable Access to Covid-19 Vaccines

[HRW] Julia Mwangaza* is a 41-year-old health practitioner at a hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s…

Africa: Tony Elumelu Foundation Pledges Support for Africa’s Economic Recovery

[This Day] The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has explained that the opening of the application portal…

Africa: Malaria Bites Harder Under the Cover of Covid-19

[Nation] Global efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 have pushed the fight against malaria to…

Africa: Don’t Wrack Your Brains On What Tech Gifts to Buy This Christmas Period – Here Are the Top 3

[CIO] We all know somebody in our lives that is supposedly impossible to shop for. But,…

Africa: Are Digital Health Passports a Good Idea?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] The rollout of the first batches of COVID-19 vaccines in Britain and the…

Africa: FAO Moves to Scale Up Response to Fall Armyworm As Pest Continues to Spread

[FAO] Rome — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is increasing efforts…

Africa: Armed With Proposals, Young Climate Activists Hunt Decision-Making Power

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London — Kept off the streets by the pandemic, young climate activists are…

Africa: South Africa and Tunisia Looking Forward to Welcoming Production Companies for Film and TV Location Shooting Post-Pandemic

[Balancing Act] London — For South Africa, the Covid-19 pandemic shut down the lucrative business of…

Africa: The Scramble for Covid-19 Vaccine As Africa Left Out

[Nation] Last Wednesday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres had a virtual meeting with AU leaders. On…

Africa: African Union Commission Set to Launch a Multi-Donor Action Against Illicit Financial Flows in Africa

[African Union] Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) have been at the centre of discussions in Africa due…

Africa: UN Again Warns Against Nationalism in Covid-19 Response

[Premium Times] UN Chief says the world must unite to make coronavirus vaccines available to everyone,…

Africa: Huge Progress in Cutting Malaria Deaths is Threatened by Lack of Funding and Attention – Malaria Experts

[allAfrica] Cape Town — Although Africa continues to be the region in the world hardest hit…