Category archives for: Industry

Future of the Cannabis Industry in Africa

July 11, 2020//-Marijuana use has a long history. Its production started for medical reasons, probably in Asia somewhere around 500 BCE. Cannabis was later introduced to Africa, Europe, and America, where colonies grew crops and used them for textiles.

What Will it Take to Achieve COVID-19 Containment and Economic Revival?

July 11, 2020//-The coronavirus pandemic is the most urgent global crisis of our time, exposing structural weaknesses and exacerbating inequality.

How South African SMEs Can Survive and Thrive Post COVID-19

July 11, 2020//-The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold human suffering across Africa and is likely to leave an indelible impact on the continent’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

NDC Running Mate: Ghanaians Look Up to NDC for Answers to Socio-economic Challenges

Accra, Ghana, July 11, 2020//-The Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has stated that Ghanaians, especially women, are looking up to the party for answers to scoio-economic challenges that affect them.

Index: A Young Population Has Been Africa’s Best Defense Against COVID-19

Washington, USA, July 11, 2020//–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– A new index designed to fill a critical information gap and help African governments, health officials, non-governmental organizations, and others respond to the coronavirus pandemic finds that although Africa has not yet been overwhelmed by COVID-19.

COVID-19 Stalls Progress On Global SDGs

July 10, 2020//-The coronavirus crisis is pushing critical economic, social and environmental development targets beyond reach, UNCTAD warned on 8 July as it launched the 2020 edition of its SDG Pulse.

Africa Coronavirus Cases Pass 500,000 As Continent Peels Back Restrictions

July 10, 2020//-While Covid-19 cases continue to rise many African countries are beginning to ease restrictions.

Homegrown Tourism Will Boost Industry’s Recovery

July 10, 2020//-Kenya’s tourism had a solid year in 2019, with market data showing a continued maturity of the sector. For starters, international arrivals rose above the two million mark year over year.

IFC Provides $10 Million Equity Investment to Mountain Nazca II

Mexico City, Mexico, July 9th, 2020//- The International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the World Bank Group, announced a $10 million equity investment in Mountain Nazca II, a venture capital fund focused on investing in early-stage technology companies in Latin América, predominantly in México.

How COVID-19 Is Impacting the College Application Process

July 9, 2020//-Just as the pandemic has accelerated a shift to online learning, it is also reshaping the college application process.

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