Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina’s Speech at the Federal Inland Revenue Service Tax Dialogue

African economies are projected to recover this year

By Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) Your Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Your Excellencies, Governors, Excellencies, Ambassadors Honorable Ministers Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen I would like to wish you Mr. President and all…

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Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (20 January 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 38,806

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 20 January 2021 confirm 178 cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 38,806. 11 COVID-19 deaths reported have been investigated and confirmed. The deaths are reported from various parts of the country

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (20 January 2021)

The total confirmed positive cases are now 99,444

136 people have tested positive to the disease, out of a sample size of 3,787 tested in the last 24 hours. The total confirmed positive cases are now 99,444. The cumulative tests so far conducted are 1,134,494. 176 patients have recovered from the disease. 162 from the Home-Based Isolation and…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

OUT NOW! 2ND edition of “Billions at play” outlining the road to recovery for the African Oil and Gas Sector, post Covid-19

The book offers pragmatic answers and solutions to the historic challenges that the industry has faced throughout 2020

As we step into the second year of the pandemic, the question at hand, globally is, how are we going to recover from the Covid-19? In the 2nd edition of “Billions at play: The future of African Energy and Doing Deals”, NJ Ayuk, provides some insight on how leaders and…

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Coronavirus - Nigeria: COVID-19 update (20 January 2021)

1386 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; Lagos-476 Rivers-163 FCT-116 Kaduna-114 Oyo-68 Plateau-62 Ogun-56 Imo-55 Osun-55 Edo-51 Anambra-50 Kwara-44 Kano-17 Ebonyi-14 Cross River-10 Delta-10 Jigawa-8 Bayelsa-6 Ekiti-6 Borno-2 Taraba-2 Zamfara-1

Source: Save the Children |

Save the Children welcomes decline in violations against children in South Sudan

In analysing the findings from the Second and Third CAAC Reports, Save the Children found that the number of child victims in South Sudan has steadily declined each year

Save the Children welcomes the decline in the number of grave violations against children in South Sudan such as killing and maiming, sexual abuse and recruitment. While children in the country are still being harmed at unacceptable levels, the number of violations has significantly declined over the past five years,…