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Improving digital access offers greatest private-sector investment opportunity in achieving the SDGs in Africa, says Standard Chartered

Opportunity2030 study reveals an almost USD200 billion private-sector investment opportunity in contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in five African countries; The study examines the most impactful opportunities for investing in three infrastructure-focused SDGs in five high-growth markets

Keynote Speech delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina at the UK-Africa Investment Summit, Sustainable Infrastructure Forum

By Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina

Good morning everyone!

It’s a pleasure to join you at this special side event organized as part of the UK-Africa Investment Summit. Let me congratulate the organizers, the Department for International Development (DFID) and Her …

Sunday Independent article is devoid of truth

The Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams notes with extreme disappointment, an article published on Sunday, 19 January 2020 in the Sunday Independent titled, “Taxpayers foot bill for Minister’s anniversary”.

Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams refutes the unfounded allegations made …

UK Looks to Fast-Growing Africa for Trade Ties After Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry touted the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday as their country prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world.

But Britain faces tough challenges as it seeks to assert …

IMF Institute Training at Africa Training Institute (ATI), Ebene, Mauritius

In collaboration with the Governments of Mauritius, China, Korea, and Australia, and with additional financial support from beneficiary countries Seychelles, Angola, and Togo, since June 2013 the IMF Institute and other IMF departments have been offering courses in macroeconomic management

IMF Institute Training at Africa Training Institute (ATI), Ebene, Mauritius

In collaboration with the Governments of Mauritius, China, Korea, and Australia, and with additional financial support from beneficiary countries Seychelles, Angola, and Togo, since June 2013 the IMF Institute and other IMF departments have been offering courses in macroeconomic management

South Africa still far away from true reconciliation: Pres Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa still has much further to go before achieving true reconciliation, President Cyril Ramaphosa said as the country marked Reconciliation Day on Monday.

The South Africa of today still suffers from the effects of centuries of discrimination, …

Five years of thirst: South Africa’s Eastern Cape battles brutal drought

ADELAIDE (South Africa), South African farmer Steve Bothma heaved a sigh of relief when the weatherman finally predicted rain.

His excitement was short-lived. Just a few days later, the forecast changed. It was back to cloudless sunshine.

In South Africa’s …

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