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Nigeria orders supplies for 400,000 COVID-19 tests to increase testing capacity

The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has ordered for 250,000 supplies for tests and another 150,000 extraction kits to fast-track molecular...

IFAD launches $40 million fund to help prevent rural food crisis in wake of COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic and economic slowdown threatening the lives and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable people, the UN’s International Fund...

Several African countries to benefit from IMF’s immediate debt relief

Africa is the biggest winner from the International Monetary Fund’s first batch of debt relief as 19 countries from the continent will...

25 Million Jobs at Risk with Airline Shutdown

The International Air Transport Association has released new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing with plummeting...

Ethiopia restricts Entry of Foreign Firms in the financial sector

Ethiopia has issued a new directive that allows diaspora and local enterprises engage in provision of mobile money services.

African Development Bank approves $1.5 million emergency grant to curb desert locusts ravaging East and Horn of Africa

The proposed assistance will be channeled to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)AThe Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on...

Telecoms Report: Safaricom vulnerable in strength

Changes in Safaricom’s ownership seem to have freed the company up for more rapid expansion into other markets. In...

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How Mozambique’s history of violence is dashing hopes of economic progress

There is no saying that is so common in the minds of Mozambique citizens above the age of 40...
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Another win for President Nguesso ensures Congo’s economic crisis will prolong

At 77, Congo’s President Sassou Nguesso is four times older than the average Congolese, whose median age...

Why Equatorial Guinea’s bail-out plan with IMF crashed

Despite being promised an IMF bailout over a year ago, Equatorial Guinea is still waiting for the funds...

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LAUNCH: THE STATE OF AFRICA 2020 CONFERENCE

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