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AfDB to Avert Looming Food Crisis
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AfDB to Avert Looming Food Crisis

Abidjan 23 May 2022 – The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors has approved a $1.5 billion Emergency Food Production Facility to help tackle the global food crisis sparked by the Russian-Ukraine conflict. The funds will help 20 million African farmers produce an extra 38 million metric tons of food to address growing fears […]

Ethiopia’s Financial Markets Receive Boost
Africa Investment

Ethiopia’s Financial Markets Receive Boost

Addis Ababa, May 23, 2022: Ethiopia’s financial markets have been boosted by a series of announcements and commitments by Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, a specialist development agency working to strengthen financial markets across sub-Saharan Africa. Launch of FSD Ethiopia and partnerships with Ethiopia Investments Holding enhances efforts to deliver beneficial development and financial outcomes […]

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Promoting African agency on the global stage: communicators gather in Rwanda to establish roadmap 

KIGALI, Rwanda, 23 May 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The flagship event of Africa Communications Week 2022 hosted by KGL FWD with support from Africa No Filter and RwandAir will take place on 23 and 24 May 2022. The event brings together Africa focused communications professionals across Rwanda and other parts of the continent to discuss how communication can […]

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More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021

NEW YORK, USA, 19 May 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Thursday, citing the latest Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID).  IOM has welcomed the report, produced by its partner the Internal […]

5 Innovative B2B Lead Generation Strategies for Post Covid Success
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5 Innovative B2B Lead Generation Strategies for Post Covid Success

Meta: Empathetic selling, custom messaging, and value-driven solutions are central to driving lead generation in a post-covid world. Here are 5 tactics worth considering. We’re all too familiar with the tectonic disruptions the Covid-19 pandemic dealt the business world. Some businesses saw unprecedented growth, while most barely it made through the economic reverberations that followed. […]

What Justifies China's Zero-COVID Policy
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What Justifies China’s Zero-COVID Policy

Zhang Jun, SHANGHAI – A tough decision to lockdown Shanghai, China’s largest city, shocked the world. After six weeks, and despite a sharp decline in infections, Shanghai’s lockdown has imposed enormous costs on the city and its residents. Given that the Omicron variant has a low mortality rate among the vaccinated, and much of the rest of […]