Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Tag: Africa

Gates Foundation awards Africa CDC chief

Addis Ababa based, John N. Nkengasong, the Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has received the 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This comes as the canter is receiving kudos for its works in battling the pandemic.

African CEOs decry WTO systems as unfair

A survey commissioned by the Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee (PAFRAC) and conducted by the African Business magazine in partnership with Afrexim Bank, has revealed that African CEOs are explicitly calling for a fairer system in the global trade.

Ethiopian physician up for Ja Ma business heroes competition

The Founder of Lalibela Networks PLC, Wuleta Lemma (PhD) has been shortlisted for the Jack Ma Foundations 2020 Africa’s Business Heroes Competition, a self-described flagship philanthropic program in support of African entrepreneurs.

African airlines to lose USD two bln

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday announced that as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated restrictions, African airlines are forecast to lose USD two billion in 2020.

Africa CDC, MasterCard Foundation partner to accelerate testing

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and MasterCard Foundation have partnered to respond to COVID-19. Through its COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Program, Masters Foundation is committing USD 40 million to the Africa CDC’s Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT). 

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