Industrial action by Nigeria’s university lecturers has entered its seventh month. The strike is one of the longest by academic staff in Africa’s most populous country.
The 25 women awardees have been selected from an initial nomination list of 157 equally worthy candidates.
The World Bank is warning of the real danger of a massive economic downturn across the world.
Morocco has a large fertiliser industry with huge production capacity and international reach.
Until the war in Tigray started in November 2020, Ethiopia was a favoured investment destination.
South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, has not been able to provide a steady electricity supply for several years now.
Executive directors must approve all World Bank loans and guarantees, country assistance strategies, the administrative budget of the Bank, and the Bank’s key operational policies and procedures.
Across countries in Africa, only 33% of adults have an account at a bank or another financial institution. Among the women, this rate is only 27%.
Emilio Mwai Kibaki had a rich and multifaceted legacy as a long serving public official.
Mwai Kibaki was a gentleman who survived the murky Kenyan politics unscathed.