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Is Covid-19 The Last Nail in The Minimum Wage “Coffin”? What is The Way Forward for Economic Recovery from The Pandemic for Uganda?

Even in good times, minimum wage policy is not easy to enforce. Minimum wage legislation may be good politics but it is questionable whether it is good economics especially in the context of neoliberal economic ideology. It just simply has too many ramifications. It may be precisely for this that the President, in his discretion […]

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Ant Group’s Long March

Shang-Jin Wei NEW YORK – The Chinese fintech conglomerate Ant Group, known for its digital payments and other online financial services, has just been stopped in its tracks, after Chinese regulators suspended its simultaneous public listing, originally scheduled for November 5, on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchanges. The suspension is possibly in response […]

Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio-Safety measures.
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Ethiopian Airlines opens new passenger terminal at Addis Ababa Bole Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Group has announced that it has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio-Safety measures. The new terminal has check-in hall with sixty check-in counters, thirty self-check-in kiosks, ten self-bag drop/SBD/, sixteen immigration counters with more e-gate provisions, sixteen central […]

Africa Digest Uncategorised

JACK MA FOUNDATION’S AFRICA NETPRENEUR PRIZE INITIATIVE (ANPI) SELECTS TOP 50 FINALISTS OF 2020 “AFRICA’S BUSINESS HEROES” COMPETITION

Top 50 finalists were selected from over 22,000 applications across all 54 African nations The finalists represent 21 African countries, half are female, and work in 18 sectors like agriculture, AI, e-commerce, fashion, healthcare, renewable energy and ICT Finalists will advance to the next round of selection and will participate in an exclusive virtual boot […]

Africa Uncategorised Wellness

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 […]