AUDA-NEPA launches the MSME Academy for all Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

AUDA-NEPAD (the African Union Development Agency) ( has announced the launch of the MSME Academy, in partnership with Ecobank Group.   Spearheaded under the AUDA-NEPAD “100,000 MSMEs by 2021” (100K MSMEs) programme for Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, the Academy provides easy access to practical training and resources on  financing opportunities in various countries, […]

Facebook Unveils Book of Life & Business Lessons from Top South African Women in Celebration of Women’s Month

As part of its celebrations around Women’s Month in South Africa, Facebook ( today unveiled ‘Inspiring #Changemakers: Lessons from Life and Business’ – a book heroing the careers, lives and life lessons of 13 inspirational South African business women and changemakers. Celebrating the positive impact these women are having within society and across their respective […]

Canon Revolutionizes African Film Industry and Unveils a Knowledge-Sharing program

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) ( a leader in imaging solutions, proudly showcased the compact and versatile 5.9K CCNA next-generation professional Cinema EOS System cameras. Leading African directors, including Kunle Afolayan and Merzak Allouache, hailed the EOS C500 Mark II with elevating their latest productions. Alongside the inauguration, Canon unveiled a knowledge-sharing initiative for […]

Coronavirus – African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,055,964) deaths (23,582), and recoveries (744,438)

Download logo African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,055,964) deaths (23,582), and recoveries (744,438) by region: Central (50,518 cases; 963 deaths; 37,732 recoveries): Burundi (408; 1; 315), Cameroon (17,586; 393; 16,060), CAR (4,641; 60; 1,721), Chad (945; 76; 843), Congo (3,745; 60; 1,625), DRC (9,488; 224; 8,363), Equatorial Guinea (4,821; 83; 2,182), Gabon […]

Coronavirus – UNICEF campaign on wearing masks as COVID-19 cases soar across the Middle East and North Africa

With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Middle East and North Africa, wearing masks has become more critical than ever. To date, over 1.2 million cases were confirmed across the region with nearly 35,000 deaths. Wearing masks can become tiring, inconvenient and at times tedious. There is no question, however, that it is […]