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Brand Africa to recognize and rank the “Best Places in Africa” for tourism, investment and citizen mobilisation in Africa.

DURBAN, South Africa ,16 November 2021-/ African Media Agency (AMA)/- Brand Africa today launched “Brand Africa | Africa’s Best Places,” the pan-African initiative to recognize and rank the best places for tourism, investment and citizen mobilisation in Africa. The goal of the initiative is to inspire pride, raise the standards and grow the competitiveness of African places …

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CV VC initiates an African investment strategy to build a blockchain accelerator for Africa – 100 Startups over 4 Years.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 16 November, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African blockchain disruptors and early-stage startups have joined CV Labs Global Incubation Program Batch_03. The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy, to invest in blockchains’ wider applicability to solving problems and creating new markets, beyond crypto.  …

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Central African children in crosshairs, UN calls for their protection

Children in the Central African Republic (CAR) have suffered a spike in grave violations since the end of 2020, according to a new UN report on the situation in the country, issued on Monday.  NEW YORK, USA, November 15, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The report on children and armed conflict in CAR highlighted that between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2021, 1,280 children suffered one or more grave …

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and UNICEF Announce $150 Million Guarantee to Support Access to Vaccines and Health Supplies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

New four-year commitment will help UNICEF procure COVID-19 tests, treatments, and vaccines; mitigate the pandemic’s disruption of routine immunization; and support the procurement of other essential health supplies SEATTLE, STOCKHOLM, COPENHAGEN, 12 November 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), and UNICEF today announced a $150 million …

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Social enterprises could hold the key to a prosperous and equitable future for Africa

By Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa  LAGOS, Nigeria, 12 November, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As we continue rebuilding following the economic and social damage caused by the pandemic, there is ample opportunity for optimism. I am encouraged by the continent’s rich history of innovation and ingenuity. After all, Africa is the cradle of humankind, …

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Correction – Start Network offers emergency assistance to displaced people in Somalia conflict

“On 22nd October, the below alert was issued to you with an incorrect reference to Somaliland. We have corrected this and ask that you make the correction on your published article to reflect the corrections. These include Somaliland instead of Somalia in the headline. Thanking you in advance and apologies for the inconvenience. MOGADISHU, Somalia, 11 November 2021 -/African …

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Corruption is the most common story Africa’s youth hear about the continent

Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, 10 November 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Young people in North Africa are unlikely to befriend, date or marry someone from sub-Saharan Africa. This revelation was made in the ‘One Africa?’ report which unpacks narratives about Pan-Africanism and continental integration.  The research polled 4500 people aged 18 to 35 in Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Ivory Coast, …

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Thousands flee DR Congo fighting for Uganda: UNHCR

Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced at least 11,000 people to flee to neighbouring Uganda since Sunday night, representing the largest refugee influx in a single day for more than a year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.  NEW YORK, USA, November 10, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Women …

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Ethiopia: Future of Tigray and Horn of Africa ‘in grave uncertainty’

A year-long conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has reached “disastrous proportions”, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Monday, warning of “grave uncertainty” surrounding the future of the country and stability of the whole Horn of Africa region. NEW YORK, USA, November 09, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-Fighting began in early November last year, …

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Agri Resources Group – Promoting sustainable agriculture as a response to the global pandemic

LONDON, UK, November 8, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As we approach the two-year mark since the beginning of the global pandemic, many from the public and private sector are coming together with the common goal to “Build Back Better” for a more resilient economy. Such is the case with Agri Resources Group (a subsidiary of Monaco Resources Group), which for …

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