Category archives for: Industry

Actor to Launch International Black Book for African Diaspora

August 2019, International Black Book (IBB) is developing a directory of businesses and non-profits (NGOs) for the African diaspora.

Why South Africa’s Plans for Universal Healthcare Are Pie in the Sky

South Africa has a skewed healthcare system with an under-funded public sector and an expensive private sector. Shutterstock Alex van den Heever, University of the Witwatersrand August 20 2019//-Performance in South Africa’s two tier health system – the public and the private – has been worsening for some time. Politicians have attempted to attribute the […]

Nigeria Moves to End Communicable Diseases

Abuja, Nigeria, August 20, 2019/ — “I have been injecting drugs for a long time and we share syringes,” says Ali who lives in the suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and recently diagnosed to be co-infected with Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV.

Recession Ahead? Great – Bring it on!

London, UK, August 19, 2019//-As stock markets fall and leading economies contract, we must all brace ourselves for another recession.

Clinical Trial Misconceptions in Ghana Could Be Prevented If…

Accra, Ghana, August 17, 2019//-Dr Derrick Edem Akpalu, a Development and Democracy Fellow in the field of Public Health at the Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), a leading think-tank in Ghana and beyond, stated that clinical trial (CT) misconceptions in Ghana and other parts of Africa could be prevented if researchers are proactive.

Presidential Aspirant Surviving Another Angola Sleaze Storm

Luanda, Angola, August 16, 2019//-Despite overwhelming indications of his involvement in a crooked overseas deal that swindled state coffers of €25 million, one of Angola’s most controversial politicians, once touted as the future president of the country, looks set to evade justice again.

Ghana Needs More Efficient Spending to Fix Gaps in Education

Students like these only stand a chance with proper resource allocation. Wikimedia Commons Victor Osei Kwadwo, United Nations University August 16, 2019//-The Millennium Development Goals were announced to the world in the year 2000. They marked a significant milestone in instituting a goal-based approach towards development.

Ghana’s Female Logistics Giant Wins Global Award

Accra, Ghana, August 15, 2019// – Ladybird Logistics, a Ghanaian company internationally renowned for exclusively employing and training female drivers to drive trucks, has been named among recipients of the 2019 “Top Woman-Owned Businesses in Transportation”.

The case for a New Global Edtech Readiness Index

August 14, 2019//-Many medium and low income countries around the world are preparing to significantly increase their investments in the use of educational technologies — or have already begun to do so.

Aurecon Capitalizes on Rapid Growth to Form Defence, National Security Market

August 14, 2019//-Global engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon announced a new Defence and National Security market to service the AUD100 million business it has rapidly grown over the past five years in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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