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General Assembly Creates New Permanent Forum Of People Of African Descent

Capping years of deliberations, the UN General Assembly on Monday established a new platform to improve the lives of Afro-descendants, who have for centuries suffered the ills of racism, racial discrimination and the legacy of enslavement around the globe. The 193-member body unanimously adopted a resolution establishing the United Nations Permanent Forum of People of African Descent, …

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SAP Africa Appoints Tracy Bolton As COO

SAP Africa has announced the appointment of Tracy Bolton as its new Chief Operating Officer for the Africa region. Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, says Bolton has played a crucial role in helping SAP expand its offering to new customers and drive cloud adoption among African enterprises. “Tracy has demonstrable success in leading …

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Mercenaries ‘impede’ peace, must leave Libya to allow elections

The continued recruitment and presence of mercenaries in Libya is impeding “progress in the peace process” and an obstacle to upcoming elections, independent UN human rights experts said on Friday, calling for their “long overdue” departure. NEW YORK, USA, 02 August 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“Nine months after the ceasefire agreement calling for withdrawal of foreign …

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‘We are with you’: The South African care centres providing hope for survivors of sexual violence

MTHATHA, South Africa, July 14, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- In the Sinawe Thuthuzela Care Centre, located in the small town of Mthatha in Eastern Cape Province, Lerato*, a 20-year-old first-year student at the local university, bends forward on her chair, her head fixed to the floor. She looks sad, tired and dejected, avoiding any eye contact. …

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Crypto Derivatives Leader Bybit Enters Spot Trading

SINGAPORE, 15 July 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, hitherto the world’s largest derivatives-only cryptocurrency exchange, has announced its expansion into the crypto spot trading market.  Bybit Makes Audacious Stride Into Spotlight Bybit’s new spot trading platform opens to all on July 15 at 6AM UTC, and comes with zero maker fees. Upon launch, BTCUSDT, ETHUSDT, XRPUSDT and EOSUSDT will …

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Sharp rise in Africa COVID-19 deaths, WHO reports

COVID-19 deaths in Africa have risen sharply in recent weeks, amid the fastest surge in cases the continent has seen so far in the pandemic, the regional office for the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  NEW YORK, USA, 15 July 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Fatalities are rising as hospital admissions increase rapidly as …

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Technology at the service of African youth and the continent: TEG Campus, the biggest tech meeting in Africa, returns for a 4th edition on the theme “The Tech Response”

Equatorial Guinea, 16 July 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- From July 22 to 27 in Equatorial Guinea, the annual TEG Campus event will bring together, and for the 4th year in a row, African players in the world of technology. The objective: to value and promote emerging technologies in Africa, while educating and raising awareness of the …

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New PRCA Africa Network Board brimming with talented innovators

LONDON, England, July 21, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has revealed the names of ten African PR leaders who will form the inaugural Board of the Association’s new Africa Network. The PRCA launched its Africa Network in April as part of plans to extend professional development opportunities to PR …

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Close partnership between India and Africa could improve the welfare of 2.5 billion people post Covid-19, participants at 2021 Indo-Africa business conclave say

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, July 21, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Covid-19 pandemic has provided the impetus for a stronger partnership between India and Africa with potential benefits to both as they build back sustainably after the crisis, experts attending the 16th CII-Exim Bank Digital Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership affirmed. Speaking at the virtual event’s opening, Subrahmanyam …

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IFPMA and Speak Up Africa to unveil winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award

DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 22 July 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) and Speak Up Africa (SUA) will exclusively announce the final three winners of the first Africa Young Innovators for Health Award. The announcement will take place during the official Award ceremony from09:30 (GMT) on Thursday, 16th September 2021. The Ceremony will be a …

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