The head of the Africa Investment Forum, African Development Bank Senior Director Chinelo Anohu, has called for stronger strategic partnerships and greater involvement of African sovereign wealth funds to rebuild the continent’s economies following the Covid-19 pandemic.
African participants in the first-ever AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum (ACTIF2022) taking place in Bridgetown, Barbados will benefit from a decision by the Government to waive visa requirements for passport holders from 24 African countries who would have needed visas to enter the country.
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR) a eu un impact retentissant au fil des ans et continue d'être la force motrice du changement et de la transformation à travers l'Afrique.
The African Business Roundtable (ABR) has made resonating impacts over the years and continues to be the force driving change and transformation across Africa.
The World Bank has approved a $100 million support program for the Africa CDC that will help enhance the institution’s technical capacity and strengthen its institutional framework to intensify support to African countries in preparing for, detecting, and responding to disease outbreaks and public health emergencies.
The Deputy Chairperson of the African Union, H.E. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, opened the Boma of Africa event on 8th July 2022 to crown the activities marking this year’s Africa Integration Day.
The President of Uganda, H.E. Yoweri Museveni has committed to reaching over 1 million young people in Uganda annually with opportunities to accelerate the African Union Commission’s vision of reaching 300 million young people by 2030 under the 1 Million Next Level initiative.
To coordinate, support, monitor, and evaluate the implementation of the African Union One Health Strategy for Zoonotic Disease Prevention and Control across the Member States, the African Union Interagency Group on One Health has been established.
The Africa CDC in partnership with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) launched the first in a series of hands-on training on real-time PCR-based monkeypox virus (MPXV) diagnosis.
The Economic Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) launched its updated brand identity, which includes a new logo, colours, font and website as part of the African Union’s rebranding of Organs and Agencies.
In 2021, Africa notches strong progress in building tax transparency, tackling Illicit financial flows
African countries’ requests for information for tax collection purposes rose 26% over the previous year, signaling continued progress toward tax transparency in spite of a challenging environment.
The largest public health partnership between a global philanthropic organization and an African institution – has proven to be catalytic.
The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) and the Arab Republic of Egypt, and the Arab-Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program, have signed a Framework Agreement to increase economic integration and support sustainable growth in all Arab and African countries.
Grégoire Ndjaka is the new Chief Executive Officer of the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB), re-elected by Members of the Executive Council, in the sidelines of the Union’s 13th General Assembly, in Dakar.
For the very first time, a matchmaking permanent platform between African local authorities and investors interested in local Africa was launched.
The African Union has launched the Global Dialogue on Drug Demand Reduction between Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean as testimony of collective efforts to resolve concerted action to common problems.
The African Development Bank has kicked off virtual consultations on its Integrated Safeguards System to adequately address emerging environmental and social issues.
It is with great excitement that the Africa CDC announces its second Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), which will take place from 13-15 December 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
Netflix the world’s leading streaming service is set to showcase African talent and stories to its subscribers around the world through a collection dubbed ‘From Cape to Cairo’ .
Union Africaine et Union Européenne renforcent la coopération pour le développement suite au sommet UE-UA
Union africaine et Union européenne ont convenu conjointement de l'importance des technologies numériques, des données et des innovations en tant que moteurs de la création d'emplois inclusifs et du développement durable.
AfDB and Africa50, in partnership with the AU and AUDA NEPAD, to create Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa
The African Development Bank Group and Africa50, in partnership with the African Union Commission and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), are exploring collaboration with global partners to create an Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa.
BioNTech introduces first modular mRNA manufacturing facility to promote scalable vaccine production in Africa
BioNTech has taken a next step to improve vaccine supply in Africa by introducing its approach to establishing scalable vaccine production by developing and delivering turnkey mRNA manufacturing facilities based on a container solution.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the 55-nation African Union (AU) agreed to renew and deepen their cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear technology to help address climate change, disease detection and treatment, food security and other development challenges in Africa.
Parsyl has announced that it will partner with the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to make available 10,000 vaccine monitoring devices to African Union member states in support of Covid-19 vaccine distribution on the continent.
Réformes de la dette devraient être au centre des initiatives pour sortir l’Afrique de la phase critique
Les pays africains devraient mener des réformes économiques cruciales et de gouvernance pour permettre au continent de sortir de la crise historique provoquée par la pandémie de Covid-19.
Africa CDC and CDDEP release African antibiotic treatment guidelines for common bacterial infections and syndromes
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) have released a first edition of the African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines for Common Bacterial Infections and Syndromes.
Institut Pasteur Morocco and Rwanda Biomedical Centre designated as COVID-19 vaccination centers of excellence
Africa CDC has designated two institutions to serve as part of a network of Centres of Excellence (CoE) for COVID-19 vaccination.
The first International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) will take place from December 14-16, 2021 and will focus on the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine, the strengthening of health systems and the lessons learned from the fight against COVID-19.
From 25th-29th October 2021, scientists, entrepreneurs, institutional leaders and students from Africa and beyond are meeting in Rwanda and online for the second continental African Plant Breeders Association Conference.
Moderna, Inc. announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make up to 110 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine available to the African Union.
Africa Investment Forum, projects worth $140 million on the table to boost vaccines and healthcare in Africa
Members of the Africa Investment Forum team showcased two projects as the continent looks to boost its healthcare sector and attract much-needed investment in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mali a couvert deux cycles de reconstitution du Fonds africain de développement (FAD), le FAD-13 (2014-2016) et le FAD-14 (2017-2019).
M. Hani Salem nommé directeur général en finance commerciale islamique lors des Global Banking & Finance Awards 2021
Ces prix récompensent le rôle stratégique que joue le directeur général de l'ITFC dans les secteurs bancaires et financiers en Arabie Saoudite et au Moyen-Orient, en constante évolution, dans un contexte de pandémie de Covid-19
African Union partners with APO GROUP to Re-brand and Re-position Africa to the world at the Expo 2020 Dubai
The African Union has announced a partnership with the APO group to Re-brand and Re-position Africa to the world at the Expo 2020 Dubai, to be held from October 2021 to March 2022.
The African Union Commission together with its partners organized the ‘Innovating Education in Africa Virtual Expo 2021’ to showcase technical innovations in education.
Pour l'Afrique, c'est l'occasion de montrer au monde son vrai visage, notamment ses innovations, ses opportunités commerciales, son art, sa culture, son patrimoine et sa beauté naturelle
Forum pour la résilience en Afrique pour affronter les défis multiformes du Covid 19 et du changement climatique
La quatrième édition du Forum pour la résilience en Afrique s’est ouverte à un moment où les communautés les plus vulnérables du continent sont confrontées au triple défi posé par la pandémie de Covid-19
Quinze pays africains ont atteint l’objectif de 10 % de vaccination de la population contre la COVID-19
Quinze pays africains, soit près du tiers des 54 pays du continent ont entièrement vacciné 10 % de leurs populations contre la COVID-19.
Le Centre mondial pour l’adaptation (GCA) et la Banque africaine de développement ont lancé la première édition d’un concours « Défi des solutions d’adaptation pour les jeunes Africains »
African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote a new paradigm in health
Participants of a G20 Compact with Africa meeting assessed Africa’s progress in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy calls for the integration of jobs and skills for youth across Bank operations to maximize the impact on increasing employment opportunities.
UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Cameroon’s Minister of Finance discussed, the country’s need to move fast while keeping up the fight against COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health of Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola since 1994
The African Union (AU), African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) and UNICEF are partnering to ensure the seamless procurement and delivery of vaccines to AU Member States.
The United States and international partners are investing $80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help end the COVID-19 pandemic and spur sustainable growth.
World Bank partners with African Union to support rapid vaccination for up to 400 million people in Africa
In a boost to the African Union’s target to vaccinate 60% of the continent’s population by 2022, the World Bank and the AU announced that they are partnering to support the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) initiative.