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CREDIT: THE GUARDIAN At one time or another, nations and individuals confront crisis points – moments of existential challenge that also open up new possibilities. African countries, at just such a crisis point as a result of the novel coronavirus, face three possible outcomes post-pandemic: play catch-up, stand still or fall even further behind the […]

via After COVID-19, will Africa catch up? — Idowu Omisore’s Blog

After COVID-19, will Africa catch up? — Idowu Omisore’s Blog

 
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Posted by on September 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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1. The 4th ATAF High-Level Tax Policy Dialogue attracted over 529 officials from Ministries of Finance and African Tax Administrations of 48 African Union (AU) member states, Members of Parliament, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), Civil Society, African Development Bank (AfDB), African Central Banks, African Stock Exchanges, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations […]

via Africa: Outcome Statement – 4th High-Level Policy Dialogue — News24Nation | Thought. Information. Truth

Africa: Outcome Statement – 4th High-Level Policy Dialogue — News24Nation | Thought. Information. Truth

 
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Posted by on September 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The image of Africa as a technological laggard is set to be seriously challenged as a number of developments converge in 2007. Alongside the booming African mobile phone market – itself now getting global attention for innovation – the African computer scene will soon have both […]

via Computing in Africa is Set to Get a Big Boost — David South Consulting

Computing in Africa is Set to Get a Big Boost — David South Consulting

 
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Posted by on September 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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In Abidjan, during the second edition of the Bushman Film Festival, in March 2019, which highlights the West African production of films made on the smartphone. ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP Tribune. Africa with its 1.3 billion inhabitants is undoubtedly a demographic power and the technological leapfrogging opportunity offered by mobile telephony has enabled the continent […]

via “There is an urgent need to think of an Africa-wide digital strategy” — Archyde

“There is an urgent need to think of an Africa-wide digital strategy” — Archyde

 
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Posted by on September 2, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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via Constitutionalism and the response to the Covid-19 pandemic in Cameroon

Constitutionalism and the response to the Covid-19 pandemic in Cameroon

 
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Posted by on August 31, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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Nairobi — From rape and sexual exploitation to child marriage and early pregnancy, COVID-19 has unleashed a myriad of “shadow pandemics” on girls across Africa, say child rights groups Until the new coronavirus hit Kenya in March, 17-year-old schoolgirl Anna believed the world was hers for the taking. It didn’t matter that she lived in […]

via Africa: Futures Destroyed – Covid-19 Unleashes ‘Shadow Pandemics’ On Africa’s Girls — THE COMMUNICATOR 🕊

Africa: Futures Destroyed – Covid-19 Unleashes ‘Shadow Pandemics’ On Africa’s Girls — THE COMMUNICATOR 🕊

 
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Posted by on August 31, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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Ruby Peacock analyses how Covid-19 and the lockdown imposed by the government led to an assault on South Africans’ human rights.

via Covid-19: an analysis of the human rights impact in South Africa – PART I — BPP Human Rights Blog

Covid-19: an analysis of the human rights impact in South Africa – PART I — BPP Human Rights Blog

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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Over 461,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 222,000 recoveries & 11,000 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX. Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-africa-covid19-who-africa-update-as-of-5-july-2020?lang=en

via Coronavirus – Africa: COVID-19 WHO Africa Update as of 5 July 2020 — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

Coronavirus – Africa: COVID-19 WHO Africa Update as of 5 July 2020 — Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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South Africa’s president has said coronavirus infections appear to have peaked in the country, as he announced a sweeping relaxation of lockdown measures. President Cyril Ramaphosa said nearly all restrictions on the country’s economy will be eased from Monday. A controversial ban on the sale of alcohol and tobacco will be lifted. Domestic travel, small […]

via COVID-19 : South Africa eases lockdown as ‘outbreak reaches peak’ — International Daily Info

COVID-19 : South Africa eases lockdown as ‘outbreak reaches peak’ — International Daily Info

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
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Hiding Behind a finger! Part 2 by Femme Africaine Date 3 August 2020 Africa is a place where, judging from the way we treat one another when it comes to issues of authority are involved, the issue of Human rights is but just a myth. It is sad and worrying that black Africans continue to […]

via Part 2: The Trials and Tribulations of Covid-19 In Africa — memewrites2020

Part 2: The Trials and Tribulations of Covid-19 In Africa — memewrites2020

 
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Posted by on August 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

 
 
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