Europe’s Green Opportunity

Ann Mettler and Cyril Garcia BRUSSELS – The COVID-19 crisis has presented Europe with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to launch a new era of economic growth. If the private sector and governments across the European Union work together on bold, innovative policies in the near term, they can address not only the current crisis but also […]

Africa Agribusiness

Closer Africa-Europe Collaboration Needed to Deliver Food and Nutrition Security Roadmap, Says Leading Research Body

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) calls for more engagement as the long-term EU-AU research and innovation partnership (LEAP) reaches its midpoint. November 26, 2020, ACCRA, Ghana – Africa’s apex organization for coordinating and advocating for agricultural research and innovation has called on more African and European countries to prioritize investment in science, […]

Africa Industry Opinions

Real Estate Financing a Key Catalyst in Reducing the Housing Deficit in Uganda

In a virtual thought leadership engagement held yesterday under the theme “Real Estate Financing in the New Normal”, experts have stressed the role played by financing in closing the housing deficit gap in Uganda. With the growing population currently standing at 42 million as per UBOS May 2020 statistics, there is continued need of addressing […]

Africa ICT

Huawei Awarded for COVID-19 Network-Operations Solution

JOHANNESBURG, November, 2020 – A Huawei solution to support network operation centres during the COVID-19 pandemic has won the COVID-19 Response Award at the AfricaCom Virtual Awards. The Huawei O&M Autin grid-based operations solution won the prize, which recognises organisations and initiatives that have successfully deployed technology solutions in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Industry Travel

Escape to Dubai this winter and enjoy a free hotel stay on Emirates   Dubai, UAE  25 November 2020 – Emirates is making winter getaways to Dubai even more attractive with a complimentary stay at the JW Marriot Marquis Dubai, one of the world’s tallest 5-star hotels. The skyscraper hotel features award-winning dining options, its […]