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Sudan: 15 attacks on health facilities and workers in two months

With the crisis escalating in Sudan, there have been 15 reports of attacks on healthcare workers and health facilities since last November, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.  NEW YORK, USA, January 13, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-According to WHO’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, the Organization is following the escalating crisis “with great concern”.  So far, 11 incidents have been confirmedin the capital, Khartoum, and other […]

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3 African Presidents, 1 Football Star, others emerge winners in the 10th ALM Persons of the Year Award

PORTSMOUTH, United Kingdom, January 12th, 2021,-/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, as the African Political Leader of the Year 2021; the President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi, as the African Peace & Security Leader of the Year 2021; Egyptian Football Star, Mo […]

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Innovative Insurance Policy Purchased To Protect Up To 800,000 People In Zimbabwe From Drought Risk

HARARE, Zimbabwe, January 11, 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A global network of humanitarian agencies has today announced the purchase of an innovative insurance policy in partnership with African Risk Capacity (ARC) and the Government of Zimbabwe. The policy is to protect more than 800,000 people in Zimbabwe from drought risk during the 2021/2022 agricultural season.  […]

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Epson and Usain Bolt ink partnership to promote cartridge-free printing

East / West Africa, January 10th, 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Epson has announced a partnership with Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, across the Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Russia (EMEAR) region, where Bolt will be the face of a brand awareness campaign for Epson’s cartridge-free EcoTank printers.  Eight-time Olympic gold medallist, and widely considered to […]

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Faith and vaccination are not mutually exclusive

Interviewed by Beverly Amira ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 10, 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Religious leaders from the Christian, Hindu and Muslim communities in Kenya recently came out to support the government’s efforts to vaccinate the population against Covid-19. They called on their congregants to shun myths and misconceptions associated with the vaccine and to […]

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African Youth Insights: Top Concerns Post-Covid and the many opportunities available for Africans to access UK Education

Highlights from the recent British Council Market Research  Andrew Zerzan, the Director of Education, Arts & Society for the British Council in Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 20th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-As the youngest continent in the world, Africa is expected to double its youth demographic to nearly one billion people in the coming few […]

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Alkebulan hosts Alicia Keys afterparty to celebrate new album launch

DUBAI,UAE, 20 December 2021 /African Media Agency (AMA)/ – Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician, producer, accomplished actress, and New York Times best-selling author, Alicia Keys, celebrated at the world’s first African Dining Hall, Alkebulan on Friday, fresh from her live performance at Expo 2020, where she performed as part of the illustrious ‘Infinite Nights‘ series.   Mame Sow, […]

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Africa’s e-government efforts are bearing fruit

By Sunil Geness, Director: Global Government Affairs & CSR at SAP Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 20th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on governments and citizens, countries across the African continent are looking at e-government with renewed interest and urgency.  In its latest E-Government Survey, the UN notes that governments around the […]

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Enjoy the Holidays with MerryGo Kids’ dazzling all-star “A MerryGo Christmas” Album 

LAGOS,Nigeria, 17 December 2021 /African Media Agency (AMA)/ – Lagos-based multimedia and entertainment company, Continued Entertainment has launched a Holiday album – “A MerryGo Christmas”; a culmination of a year-long consolidation of the outfit’s engagement with its teeming publics via its popular MerryGo Kids franchise. The album, produced in collaboration with some of Africa’s most in-demand entertainers […]

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Legendary global African marketer Thebe Ikalafeng honoured with a Financial Mail Adfocus Lifetime Achievement Award

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa ,20 December 2021/ African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Financial Mail Adfocus has honoured renowned marketer, Thebe Ikalafeng, with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to marketing, branding and the industry in a standout global African career that spans over 25 years. The Jury agreed that not only is Ikalafeng a legendary […]