International Human Rights Commission Africa Climate Summit 2023 Comes Off Tomorrow

  The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) Africa Climate Summit 2023, is scheduled for tomorrow via a live zoom meeting. It is themed “The Impact of Human Rights on Climate Financing, Mitigation and Adaptation in Africa”. It is to hold a conversation on solutions gathering on Climate Change in Africa towards realising the future of…

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Over 200 Leading African and Global Organizations Set to Convene at Africa Fintech Summit Lusaka, Zambia, this November

  The stage is set for the largest gathering of fintech stakeholders from around Africa and the globe as the Africa Fintech Summit prepares for its 10th edition. The summit, renowned for fostering meaningful conversations, partnerships and other ecosystem-enabling engagements, is scheduled to take place from November 2-3, 2023, at Ciela Resort and Spa in…

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Seeds of Change towards Forests of Prosperity; Communities working to restore degraded forests in the northern savannah zone of Ghana

  Ghana’s shea industry generates employment and income for about a million rural women in northern Ghana. These women are mostly involved in gathering and processing shea fruits into butter. Many people across Ghana and beyond have developed strong taste for the shea butter as a great cosmetic. The shea trees usually grow naturally in…

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AU COVID-19 Bingwa Initiative and The Access Challenge Join Forces to Drive COVID-19 Vaccinations In DR Congo

  Amidst the challenges brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, leaders have taken unprecedented steps to combat the virus. Most recent statistics show that about 52% of Africans have now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 versus about 70% globally .2, 4 Although there is still work to be done to catch up to global…

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Opera now offers up to 1.5GB of data per month for free to Safaricom users in Ethiopia, launching its first free data campaign in the country

  Opera – a leading global web innovator – is launching its free data campaign in Ethiopia. Partnering with Safaricom – which recently entered the Ethiopian market – the move follows Opera’s strategy of fostering increased internet access across the African continent.   Free data campaigns have been a key aspect of Opera’s Africa First strategy….

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Selena Gomez Named International Artiste of The Year After Featuring On Rema’s Super Hit Song

Selena Marie Gomez and Rema American singer, Selena Marie Gomez, has been named the International Artiste of The Year, thanks to her collaboration with Nigerian superstar, Rema, on the remix of his super-hit song, ‘Calm Down‘.   She won the coveted award over the weekend at the 16th edition of the Headies Awards. Selena Gomez…

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Ace Broadcast Journalist Nathaniel Attoh To Host Ghana Outstanding Women Awards 2023

  Ace broadcast journalist, Nathaniel Attoh, is the host for this year’s Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA) fixed for this Sunday at the Accra International Conference Center (AICC) , organizers of the event have announced.   The celebrated emcee’s vast experience coupled with team ASKOF, organizers of the event’s readiness to deliver a high class…

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Yemi Alade Releases Music Video Shot On Island In southern Caribbean Sea (watch)

  Yemi Alade   Nigerian Afropop superstar and songwriter, Yemi Alade, has released an artistically superb music video for hit song, ‘Fear Love.’   The colorful video was shot after Yemi had a beautiful concert on the enchanted island of Guadeloupe, a French-speaking Island in the southern Caribbean Sea.   Yemi released ‘Fear Love’ –…

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Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet joins urgent call for increased investment and action in Green Growth and Climate Finance Solutions at Africa Climate Summit

CEO Simon Harford and H.E. Professor Yemi Osinbajo   Ahead of the inaugural Africa Climate Summit (ACS) the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) has underlined President Ruto and the African Union’s call for increased investment and collaboration to address pressing climate challenges in Africa and end energy poverty with clean energy. GEAPP…

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Hantec Celebrates 33 Years of Success and Global Expansion with Further Growth in Africa

   Hantec Group, a trailblazing leader in the trading world, today proudly marks its 33rd anniversary as a key player in the financial industry. Operating across 19 cities under their family of three brands – Hantec Financial, Hantec Markets, and Gaitame Finest – the group stands as a beacon of innovation, expertise, and commitment to…

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Op-Ed: Why Africa Needs to Find Solutions to its Own Problems

  By Sola Adegbesan, Head of Sales, Africa Regions and International, Global Markets at Standard Bank  Africa, the second-largest continent and home to 1 billion people, has long captured the imagination of the world. Today, different thinkers, political and business leaders are preoccupied with a single question – how to help Africa’s economy grow so…

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GCBL Joins Business Coalition for Global Plastics Treaty with strong commitment to address pollution

  The Global Chamber of Business Leaders (GCBL) has become one of the few worldwide business organizations to join the Business Coalition for a Global Plastics Treaty.   By joining the Business Coalition for a Global Plastics Treaty, the Switzerland-headquartered GCBL is demonstrating its strong commitment to addressing the pressing issue of plastic pollution on…

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