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African Craft and Design Site Afrikrea Hits U.S. $10 Million Plus in Transactions and Rolls Out a One-Stop Shop, E-Commerce Solution for Exporters

London — From the very earliest of days of the internet in Africa, a recurring idea has been that it would be possible to sell African craft and design globally to European or American buyers looking for something…

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Africa: Covid-19 Death Toll Exceeds 126,000 Across Continent

Cape Town — As of May 16, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 4,681,225 while over 15,420,119 vaccinations have been administered across the continent. Reported deaths in Africa reached 126,088 and 4,196,658 people have recovered. South Africa has the…

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Africa: Online Platform for Professional Adult Educators in Africa Launched in Malawi

The Institute for International Cooperation of the Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband (DVV International), has launched an online platform for professional adult educators in Africa called MOJA in Malawi by effectively enabling adult educators and learners to easily interact with their…

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Africa: Sisi to Head to Paris Today to Attend Conference On Sudan, Africa Summit

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will head to Paris on Sunday to take part in a high-level conference on Sudan and on a summit on financing African economies, to convene Monday and Tuesday respectively, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi…

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Africa: Cairo, Paris Share Close Viewpoints Towards Africa Stability, Development – Diplomat

Egyptian Ambassador in Paris Alaa Youssef stressed that Cairo and Paris share close viewpoints towards boosting security, stability and development in the African continent. Speaking to reporters, the diplomat said the two countries’ leaderships are keen to main…

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Africa: France-Africa Summit Aims to Counter Covid’s Economic Impact

France is due to hold a summit for selected African heads of state to spur economic growth in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts differ on the guest list and conference expectations citing reality on the ground. On…

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Africa: Development Partnerships or Transactional Politics? An Insight Into the Continent’s Struggle for Economic Transformation

Africa’s ministers of finance and economic development convened in Algiers on 8 May 2001 for their annual meeting. Their conference is usually unremarkable: this was a rare occasion in which it was momentous. In his memoir Know the…

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Africa: Director-General’s Opening Remarks At Member State Information Session On Covid-19 – 13 May 2021

I would like to start by saying Eid Mubarak to all Muslim brothers and sisters, and wish them healthy, joyful, and safe Eid. Your Excellency Harsh Vardhan, Chair of the Executive Board, Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, dear colleagues and…

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Africa: Director-General’s Remarks At WHO Global Research and Innovation Forum – 13 May 2021

Esteemed guests, dear colleagues and friends, Fifteen months ago, WHO convened the first Global Research and Innovation Forum following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. It brought together 500 scientists from 60 countries to identify key priorities…

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Africa: Director-General’s Remarks At 2nd Health for All Film Festival – 13 May 2021

Esteemed guests, dear colleagues and friends, Wherever you are in the world, I wish you a good morning, a good afternoon or a good evening. I am delighted to be here today to announce the winners of the…

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