African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank Group Appoints Dr. Rabah Arezki as Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management

Dr Rabah Arezki, a citizen of Algeria, is currently the Chief Economist for Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank, a role he has held since 2017

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Rabah Arezki as Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, effective 1st October 2020. Dr Rabah Arezki, a citizen of Algeria, is currently the Chief Economist for Middle East and North Africa Region at…

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
Source: Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) |

Coronavirus: African Union Member States reporting COVID-19 cases as at 13 July 2020 9 am EAT

Northern (124,349; 5,345; 53,520): Algeria (18,712; 1,004; 13,375), Egypt (82,070; 3,858; 24,419), Libya (1,433; 39; 341), Mauritania (5,126; 144; 2,026), Morocco (15,745; 250; 12,283), Tunisia (1,263; 50; 1,076)

African Union Member States (54) reporting COVID-19 cases (594,841) deaths (13,238), and recoveries (297,480) by region:  Central (40,570 cases; 835 deaths; 22,366 recoveries):  Burundi (232; 1; 141), Cameroon (15,173; 359; 11,928), CAR (4,288; 53; 1,145), Chad (880; 75; 790), Congo (2,222; 47; 615), DRC (8,033; 189; 3,615), Equatorial Guinea (3,071;…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Abbott Laboratories must understand that Africa has changed especially with Covid 19

Abbott Laboratories miscalculated the situation believing that they were dealing with the old Africa where there would be no consequences for their reprehensible actions

When Centurion Law Group (https://CenturionLG.com) decided to take on this matter against Abbott laboratories, we knew the classic misrepresentation and bullying will come. We are not surprised at Abbott’s assertion that it is unaware of claims arising out of the company wilfully breaching contracts, failure to deliver Covid test kits,…

Huawei Enterprise
Source: Huawei Enterprise |

Electric Power Industry Needs Urgent Transformation, Huawei's New ICT Empowers Smart Grids

Electric power companies around the world are looking to improve quality and efficiency by deploying data centers and reconstructing management platforms

Today marked the Seventh Huawei Global Power Summit themed "Bits Drive Watts, Building a Fully Connected Smart Grid". Held online, the summit invited global customers, partners, industry experts, and thought leaders in the electric power industry to discuss the impact and response to this year's pandemic, and political and economic…

Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda
Source: Ministry of Health, Republic of Rwanda |

Coronavirus - Rwanda: COVID-19 update (12 July 2020)

Total cases: 1,337 (+38) Tests: 183,341 (+4,060) Recovered: 684 (+21) Deaths: 4 (+0) Actives cases: 649 Kigali:29 (Barimo itsinda ry'abafungiye muri za kasho/Includes cluster of police station detainees), Rubavu:5, Kirehe:2, Nyamagabe:1, Abatwara amakamyo bashyizwe mu kato bakigera mu gihugu/Truck drivers isolated on entry:1

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
Source: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) |

Coronavirus - Nigeria: 571 new cases of COVID-19 Nigeria

571 new cases of COVID-19 Nigeria; Lagos-152 Ebonyi-108 Edo-53 Ondo-46 FCT-38 Oyo-20 Kwara-19 Plateau-17 Osun-14 Bayelsa-14 Ekiti-14 Katsina-14 Akwa Ibom-11 Kaduna-11 Rivers-11 Niger-10 Ogun-7 Kano-6 Cross River-4 Bauchi-2 32,558 confirmed 13,447 discharged 740 deaths  

Centurion Law Group
Source: Centurion Law Group |

Centurion hires new Business Development Manager to lead its European expansion

Paloma brings years of experience as a legal marketing consultant advising leading European and Latin American law firms on their communications and marketing strategies

German based on demand legal firm has appointed Paloma Gutiérrez Keever to support the firm’s lawyer on-demand offering, Centurion Plus, in Europe. From our Frankfurt office, Paloma will be supporting the growth of Centurion (https://CenturionLG.com) with a focus on Germany. She will be instrumental in growing partnerships with European firms, corporations…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

African Energy Chamber Salutes the Bank of Central African States (BEAC)’s Authorization to Open Foreign Currency-labelled Escrow Accounts

The Chamber notes the leadership of the BEAC in taking initiatives that will preserve jobs, encourage local content and help the oil & gas sector recover

In its Ordinary Meeting held on July 2nd, 2020, the Board of Directors of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) has allowed the opening of foreign currency escrow accounts by petroleum and mining operators. The authorization was given within the implementation framework of key dispositions of Regulation No. 02/18/CEMAC/UMAC…