Y'Africa, the TV show that showcases African talent: Orange announces a third season dedicated to the continent's athletes

Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the third season of its flagship program Y'Africa, which will be broadcast weekly from mid-April on 15 national TV channels across Africa; This new season is dedicated to the journeys of 28 rising sporting talents from 12 countries; Like the first two seasons, it is directed by Dan Assayag and produced […]

52 Players from 11 Countries to Compete in Basketball Africa League Nile Conference in Egypt

2024 BAL Season (BAL.NBA.com) Continues Friday, April 19 with Nile Conference Group Phase in Cairo; 24 Players with NBA, NBA G League and NCAA Experience to Feature on Nile Conference Rosters; Tickets on Sale Now at BAL.NBA.com and Tazkarti.com; Fans Can Save Up to 35% On Group Packages. Download document: https://apo-opa.co/4d5ATpa The Basketball Africa League (BAL) today announced […]

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) contributes to Acre Impact Capital’s $100 million private debt fund for climate-aligned infrastructure projects across Africa

Download logo RMB (www.RMB.co.za) one of Africa’s leading corporate and investment banks, has invested in Acre Export Finance Fund I which targets commercial debt tranches of Export Credit Agency (ECA) transactions supporting climate-aligned infrastructure in Africa. The fund has announced its first close on 17th of April in which it has successfully raised an equity […]

TelCables’ Partner Program is shaping the future of digital connectivity in West Africa

TelCables West Africa, part of the Angola Cables global network (http://AngolaCables.co.ao), shared details of its innovative Partner Program at a recent event held at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. This initiative is designed to empower companies in West Africa to shape the future of digital connectivity, tap into the rapidly growing enterprise […]

Professor Asutay Wins 2024 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics

Professor Mehmet Asutay has been selected as the first-place winner of the 2024 Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Prize for Impactful Achievement in Islamic Economics (www.IsDBInstitute.org) for his significant and influential contributions to the field of Islamic economics and finance. The prize laureate is a Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Political Economy & Finance at Durham […]

Driving efficiency and productivity in Africa’s agriculture sectors requires strategic partnerships, greater investments, and the power of digital technologies

Download logo Hunger levels in Africa have increased in the past two years, due to lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing conflicts, the climate crisis and economic shocks, but the continent’s possibilities are vast and optimism about the opportunities that lie ahead is in order, QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization […]

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) and GE HealthCare bring Advanced Mammography Technology to Tanzania to Improve Access and help Address Breast Cancer Mortality Rate

Radiologists at Muhimbili National Hospital, part of the Muhimbili University of Health and Sciences and the largest public hospital in Tanzania, will receive the latest mammography technology and advanced imaging training to help clinicians improve detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer in the country; the project aims to help lower Tanzania’s 50% breast cancer mortality […]

Towards a certified electronic signature in West Africa

The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with the support of the European Union through the Digital for Development (D4D) Hub, is exploring with its Member States best practices and experiences in certified electronic signatures. The aim is to define a roadmap towards a common and concerted approach to the digital […]

Uganda: Members of Parliament (MPs) endorse quota system for student loan scheme

Download logo There is hope for learners in rural schools to benefit from the higher education students’ loan scheme after Parliament adopted a recommendation introducing the district quota system.  The recommendation was passed following the adoption of the Higher Education Students’ Financing (Amendment) Bill, 2024 during the plenary sitting on Wednesday, 17 April 2024 chaired by […]

Uganda: Plant trees in memory of fallen Ex – National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Boss, Among urges public

Download logo Speaker Anita Among has paid homage to the fallen former Executive Director of the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Dr Tom Okurut, who died after undergoing brain surgery at Platinum Hospital, Kampala on Sunday, 14 April 2024. In memory of Dr Okurut, who was an environmental enthusiast, Speaker Among persuaded all Ugandans to […]