Africa Agribusiness ICT

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 the Uganda’s, population. This sector also provides great potential and avenues for economic growth and inclusion, particularly for women and the youth. Statistics shows that women make […]

Africa Markets Wellness

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 experience spans more than 20 years in leadership roles with multiple successes across geographies.  In his new role as Regional President for AfME, Patrick will […]

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Europe’s China Gambit

Dani Rodrik, CAMBRIDGE – Just as 2020 was ending, the European Union and China announced the completion of a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) between the two economic giants. This “will be the most ambitious agreement that China has ever concluded with a third country,” boasted the official announcement from the European Commission. The CAI gives European […]

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The Truth About Trump’s Mob

Jeffrey D. Sachs NEW YORK – The storming of the US Capitol on January 6 is easily misunderstood. Shaken by the ordeal, members of Congress have issued statements explaining that America is a nation of laws, not mobs. The implication is that the disruption incited by President Donald Trump is something new. It is not. […]