COMESA Institutions, CBC and TDB, Partner for the Validation of the Regional Digital Integrated Common Payment Policy for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)

COMESA Institutions, CBC and TDB, Partner for the Validation of the Regional Digital Integrated Common Payment Policy for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)

Kigali Rwanda, Wednesday 20th January 2021: “The digital payment system platform dividend for COMESA and Africa at large, can be enormous with potential gains in growth of regional trade (sourcing
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Sustainable Sewerage System Vital in Urban Development

Sustainable Sewerage System Vital in Urban Development

By Simon Thomas Two years ago the National Construction Authority said more than 70 percent of buildings in Nairobi were unsafe for occupation. A rough estimate shows this is about three out of every
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Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna to Earn $14.7B from COVID-19 Vaccines Sales by 2023

The year 2021 is set to become quite a year for the pharma companies leading the COVID-19 vaccine race, with significant revenues on the line. As some of the most
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Sasakawa Africa Association Partners with IT Firms to Provide E-Agric Extension Services to Farmers

Sasakawa Africa Association Partners with IT Firms to Provide E-Agric Extension Services to Farmers

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO The agriculture sector remains the main thrust of Uganda’s economic growth. This is because the sector contributes about 25% of the National Gross Domestic Product and it employs over 70% of
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Pfizer Appoints Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East

Pfizer Appoints Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2021: Pfizer announced today the appointment of Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East (AfME) region. Patrick's Pfizer
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THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK APPOINTS DIRECTORS GENERAL AND DEPUTIES

THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK APPOINTS DIRECTORS GENERAL AND DEPUTIES

The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Directors General for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and Deputy Directors General for the East, Central,
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Artificial Intelligence Helping African Farmers in the Fight Against Locusts

Artificial Intelligence Helping African Farmers in the Fight Against Locusts

Kuzi is a free early warning tool, delivered by SMS, that helps farmers across Africa to predict and control locust attacks. Kuzi uses satellite data, soil sensor data, ground
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ICT the Solution for Youth in  Agriculture

ICT the Solution for Youth in Agriculture

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO Agriculture has been categorized as the largest economic sector in most African countries, offering opportunities for poverty alleviation for youth, yet there is still a low percentage of
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Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Cure Tourism’s Pandemic Woes?

Tourism has been hit harder than most industries by the coronavirus pandemic. However, news that an effective vaccine could soon be available has raised hopes that a recovery may come sooner than expected. On November 9 US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech announced that a jointly developed vaccine candidate was effective at […]

Emirates and Airlink have announced an interline agreement, widening Emirates’ reach into Southern Africa as countries begin opening their borders for travellers.

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COMESA Institutions, CBC and TDB, Partner for the Validation of the Regional Digital Integrated Common Payment Policy for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)

Kigali Rwanda, Wednesday 20th January 2021: “The digital payment system platform dividend for COMESA and Africa at large, can be enormous with potential gains in growth of regional trade (sourcing and supply) which is currently below 20%. But turning this vast potential into reality will require the collective efforts of our governments, the private sector, […]

Pfizer Appoints Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East

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COMESA Institutions, CBC and TDB, Partner for the Validation of the Regional Digital Integrated Common Payment Policy for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)

Kigali Rwanda, Wednesday 20th January 2021: “The digital payment system platform dividend for COMESA and Africa at large, can be enormous with potential gains in growth of regional trade (sourcing and supply) which is currently below 20%. But turning this vast potential into reality will require the collective efforts of our governments, the private sector, […]

Pfizer Appoints Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East

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