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January 18, 2022
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QUESTION:  Okay.  So people are talking about how this is a resuscitation – your visit to Africa is a resuscitation of U.S. Africa policy, and you’re thinking that this time around, perhaps your policy is going to be tailored to every country’s needs.  Is that going to be the case this time around? SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Well, […]Continue Reading
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… over 2,000 participants from both public and private sector officials expected to attend East African Community, Istanbul, Turkey 20th October, 2021: The upcoming 3rd Africa-Turkey Economic and Business Forum that will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from 21st to 22nd October, 2021 will increase the flow of investment and business opportunities between Turkey and Continue Reading
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– Statement by the Turkish President at a press conference ahead of his African tour which includes Angola, Togo and Nigeria Erdogan: “Turkey is a strategic partner for African countries” Ankara AA / Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called his country’s relations with African countries “strategic”. This is what emerged Continue Reading
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The Global Taiwan Institute’s (GTI) Annual Symposium, the flagship event on GTI’s calendar, is a yearly forum that convenes leading experts on US-Taiwan policy to discuss current challenges and propose future solutions. This year’s event, organized under the theme of “US-Taiwan Relations: Forging a 21st Century Agenda,” was conducted over two half-day virtual sessions on Continue Reading
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The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, has called for increased impact investing in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, for the continent to attain its full potential. Onyeagwu made the call in a keynote address at the Africa Investment Risk & Compliance Summit 2021 organised by the Emerging Business […]Continue Reading
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Experts in the Health sector and government representatives at the launch of the Independent Task Team on Equitable and Universal Access to Vaccines and Vaccination in Africa have said that the continent would become self-sufficient in vaccine production Nigeria’s former President of Nigeria and Chairman of the Coalition on Dialogue in Africa, Olusegun Obasanjo, said […]Continue Reading
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With vaccine deliveries at a near-standstill and lacking key resources in frontline care, Africa is poorly prepared for the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the UN warned on Thursday. “Many African hospitals and clinics are still far from ready to cope with a huge rise in critically ill patients,” the World Health Organization’s regional […]Continue Reading
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As of May 23, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,748,002 while over 20,248,590 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 128,192 and 4,292,139 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,632,571 – and 55,772 people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( […]Continue Reading