On August 20-21, Kigali, Rwanda will be hosting the Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference. Over 500 delegates, mostly made up of the young, will come together from across Africa to discuss how to boost employment opportunities in agriculture on the continent through use of information and communication technologies (ICT) as well as entrepreneurship.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has awarded a total of 14 scholarships for Persons With Disabilities (PWD) in the Delta region of Nigeria.
EXX Africa, a business risk intelligence services provider for Africa, just published a special report on the state of illegal arms trading along the Horn of Africa.
Though timing has not yet been announced, Zambia's government has announced it will be taxing internet phone calls in the near future.
A new pan-African award competition has been announced, for a new generation of early stage social innovators in Africa solving tough problems in the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) focus areas.
On August 13, a new continent-wide news agency, ADV, was announced by the African Daily Voice Group.
China-based Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co. Ltd., a a solar product manufacturer, made a major bet on the growth of renewable energy in Africa with the opening of its new its new PV module manufacturing facility in South Africa.
Oradian, a Zagreb, Croatia based digital financial services company, has formed a strategic partnership with the Association of Non Bank Microfinance Institution of Nigeria (ANMFIN) to boost financial inclusion throughout Nigeria.
In a dangerous trend spreading everywhere, the lack of affordable healthy fruits and vegetables is causing obesity to skyrocket in South Africa.
A new crossborder mobile money transfer pilot test was just completed on the stellar blockchain, via a connection between ImpalaPay Kenya and PesaChoice of Rwanda.
The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed a Grant Agreement for ¥1.062 billion yen from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), for a Project for the Improvement of Road Maintenance Equipment in Kinshasa City.
On August 8, all of Rwanda’s employees from the Medical Technology and Infrastructure Division’s Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) were fired on allegations of graft.
The Gambia just signed off as a participant in the region-to-region Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and West Africa.
On August 12, Egypt’s Giza Criminal Court pronounced life sentences against Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie, Essam al-Erian, group spokesman for the local Muslim Brotherhood, and senior member Mohamed El-Beltagy for incitement of violence.
South Africa's Select Committee on Economic Development has adopted the National Minimum Wage Bill.
Niger is holding a major summit meeting with the heads of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) from 15-18 August 2018.
On August 2, the African Development Bank Group's External Representation Office for Asia hosted a seminar in Tokyo to drive interest in the upcoming Africa Investment Forum.
Zambia was host to a team of experts from the African Development Bank from July 23-27, to find businesses in the nation's water and agriculture sector which would be eligible for new financing mechanisms it is offering in that country.
Togo-based Ecobank, an independent pan-African banking group, has selected the finalists for its 2nd annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology startups.
The Cote d'Ivoire based African Development Bank's President, Akinwumi Adesina, made a strong plea to help farmers across the African continent get access to new technologies which could transform agricultural production and yields.
The Mail & Guardian just named Bridgett Majola and Jtumeleng Mikhovha, two lawyers at global law firm Baker McKenzie's Johannesburg, South Africa, office as among the Top 200 outstanding young South Africans in recent years. On the occasion of South Africa's Women's day, they talk about their careers, what it means to break from poverty and their role as women working in the law in Africa.
A new task force has been formed by the African Development Bank in Nigeria, in partnership with the Federal Government There, to form the first Public-Private Round Table on Youth Employment and Skills Development.
One of the fastest growing real estate markets in Africa are the ones referred to as Francophone West. It will be the focus of the bilingual Francoreal Property Investment Summit coming up in October in Dakar, Senegal.
The South African Farmers Development Association has issued a statement of support for an increase in the Dollar Based Reference Price (DBRP) from $566 to $680, but with some concerns.
Project sponsors in sub-Saharan Africa or U.S. companies working with African project sponsors are eligible to apply for new grants for energy-related projects paid for by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. The announcement of the opportunity was made on August 6.
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