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Lawyering in Crisis: African countries among innovation leaders against COVID-19

There have been 192 innovations directed at COVID-19 from Nigeria alone, as well as more than 90 from South Africa ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 4, 2020/ — African innovators have shown creativity and ingenuity in finding solutions to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, but face legal barriers to safeguarding their intellectual property. There have been 192 […]

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Emerging Economies Need New Finance, Not Moratoriums

By Mauricio Cárdenas BOGOTÁ – Many are calling for a temporary moratorium on all debt repayments by developing and emerging economies, in order to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from triggering a tsunami of sovereign defaults. Rather than waiting passively until debtors stop meeting their obligations, the argument goes, creditors would be better off agreeing now […]

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AfDB welcomes $10 million Clean Technology Fund investment for Ethiopia’s energy mix

Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 8 May, 2020 – The African Development Bank has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund (CTF), one of two funds within the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), to extend a $10 million  concessional senior loan for development of the 50 MW Tulu Moyo Geothermal Power Plant project […]

Procter &Gamble (P & G) President for Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa (AMA), Suranjan Magesvaran was in Kampala last week to meet with Ugandan leaders on a mission to re-affirm their investments.
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Procter & Gamble boss in Uganda to re-affirm investments

Procter &Gamble (P & G) President for Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa (AMA), Suranjan Magesvaran was in Kampala last week to meet with Ugandan leaders on a mission to re-affirm their investments. Magesvaran met with Uganda’s Minister for the Presidency Esther Mbayo at the State house  as a sign of showing his company’s commitment […]

Crown Beverages Limited (CBL), the bottler of Pepsi, Mirinda, Mountain Dew, Sting, and Nivana Water has today launched a new customer reward promotion dubbed Nyongeza Aya Bass.
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Crown Beverages launches ‘Nyongeza’ campaign worth Ush1.5 billion

Crown Beverages Limited, the makers of Pepsi, Mirinda, Sting, Nivana and Mountain Dew has launched yet another promotion campaign dubbed ‘Nyongeza Aya Bass with Mirinda’ to give back to their customers. Nyongeza is a multi-ethnic Ugandan word that means, “give more” while Aya Bass is a popular slang that means, “let’s go” that was popularized […]

The Results-Based Financing (RBF) and Debt Facilities under the KOSAP are financed by the World Bank
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Kenya launches US$47m financing for Private Sector to provide Solar Solutions in Marginalized Counties

The Kenyan government has launched a US$47 million (KSh4.7 billion) Facility under the Kenya-Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP). This is aimed at spurring the private sector to provide viable solar and clean cooking solutions to about 1.1 million people in the 14 marginalized counties of West Pokot, Turkana, Marsabit, Samburu, Isiolo, Mandera, Wajir, Garrisa, Tana […]