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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 […]

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New report on COVID-19 in Africa shows widespread willingness to get vaccinated, underscoring need for consistent supply and additional logistical support

Individual COVID-19 preventive measures, such as handwashing and wearing masks, mark the path forward in protecting people while vaccine efforts scale up  NEW YORK, 17th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As the Omicron variant dominates the COVID-19 news cycle, new research from the Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC) indicates that people in African Union Member States […]

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South Sudan: ‘Headwinds’ warning from UN mission chief over peace accord

The UN Special Representative in South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom, issued a warning to the Security Council on Wednesday that new “headwinds” could threaten the country’s fragile peace accord, following years of brutal civil conflict.  NEW YORK, USA, December 16, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“I call on the parties to muster a renewed sense of political will and build trust, to avoid a state of paralysis, and, in a worst-case scenario, a collapse of the peace […]

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AfCFTA drives optimism among Africa’s CEOs despite COVID-19 uncertainty

LAGOS, Nigeria, 14th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African CEOS expressed optimism about their business and economic growth over the next 12-18 months. A new survey of African CEOs from 46 countries conducted by PAFTRAC, the Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee, found that found that CEOs were confident that their businesses will grow in […]