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Why gender equality depends on mass vaccination

By Carême Kouamé Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 29th November 2021 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/-It was 6pm. Bathtime. Assetou, the neighbour’s cleaning lady, chased after my neighbours’ children trying to wrangle them into the house. As she struggled with her bosses’ kids, I thought about her own. Assetou has a three-year old daughter. After leaving work, she […]

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« Waiting to see » almost killed me

By Murielle E. Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 29th November 2021 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/-I am Murielle. Former beauty queen. Executive. Mother of three. If there is one thing that characterises me at first sight, it is elegance. I’m always dressed to the nines, perched on high heels. I am the kind of woman you meet in […]

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Ministers call for Acceleration of Water Security and Access to Safely Managed Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria, November 26, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Africa Water and Sanitation Week Conference ended today with the issuance of The Windhoek Multi-Stakeholder Resolutions for Accelerating Water Security and Access to Safely Managed Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa. The Conference was convened virtually by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) and the African Union […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY : December 1st Digital Press Briefing with Katrina Fotovat, Senior Official, Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues

EVENT:  Please join us on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, for a digital press briefing with Katrina Fotovat of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues on the topic of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (GBV.) Ms. Fotovat will discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to preventing and responding to GBV, including through […]

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Three rules for marketing in the post-pandemic era

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 26th November, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The COVID pandemic has changed the way businesses sell and market their products and services to customers, and there is likely no return to the old normal.  Prior to the pandemic, enterprise marketing efforts were largely focused on in-person activities, such as conferences, exhibitions, trade shows and […]

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Ethiopia: Humanitarian aid needed as situation deteriorates in Tigray

With the dire humanitarian situation in Tigray, Ethiopia, continuing to deteriorate, it is critical to establish a regular flow of humanitarian aid into the region, the Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General said on Wednesday.  NEW YORK, USA, November 25, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Yesterday, almost 40 trucks with humanitarian supplies, including food, left the Afar capital of Semera for Tigray – the first convoy to do so since 18 October.   Meanwhile, trucks containing fuel […]

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Under the Theme of “Deploying a Resilient, Sovereign and Sustainable Infrastructure to Foster African Innovation”

The 10th edition of the ATDA 2021 kicks off at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Benguerir, Morocco More than 15 African countries will be represented by their institutions, including Ministers of the Digital Economy and the Post Office CASABLANCA, Morocco, 23 November 2021 /African Media Agency (AMA)/ – The ATDAs will launch their opening on November 25, […]

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West Africa’s circular economy efforts at the forefront of fostering a more sustainable future

By Titilayo Adewumi, Regional Sales Director: West Africa at SAP  LAGOS, Nigeria, 23rd November, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Africa’s population is expected to triple by 2100, with a substantial percentage of that growth concentrated in West Africa. Nigeria alone will be home to nearly 800 million people by the turn of the century, making it the […]

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INVITATION TO LAUNCH EVENT: KASA! Ending Sexual Violence in West Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria, November 22, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Ford Foundation, Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) are partnering to address and reduce sexual violence, and its deep-rooted drivers, across West Africa with a focus in Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal. Together, they are launching Kasa!, an initiative that […]

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Payguru and Iyzico Launch Direct Carrier Billing for Digital Wallets in Global First

TPAY MOBILE company Payguru partners with leading Turkish virtual POS provider to enable first-ever digital wallet top-ups via DCB LAGOS, Nigeria, 23 November 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Payguru, a TPAY MOBILE FZ-LLC company, today announces the launch of a new use case for Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) in partnership with Iyzico, the leading provider of virtual Point of Sale […]

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Women and mental health in Africa: as part of its signature Heal by Hair program, the Bluemind Foundation unveils a report of cross studies between African women and their hairdressers

Lomé, Douala, and Paris, November 22, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 66 million women suffer from depression and anxiety disorders in Africa, and 85% of them do not have access to treatment. Indeed, only one in five African countries has a mental health policy, and most of them devote less than […]