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Adebayo Adedeji: Winning Edge of Travels and Leisure Mogul

This Day 05 Feb 2023
This year, he restructured the company and stepped into the new role of Group Chief Executive Officer ... This is one of the notes you may likely get on a first encounter with Adebayo Adedeji, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Wakanow, the leading travel tech company in Africa ... He foresees a future where Africa will be a solutions provider.

Date set for legal challenge against Monsanto/Bayer's "bogus" drought tolerant GM maize

GM Watch 05 Feb 2023
In 2017, the African Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) lodged legal proceedings with the High Court of South Africa to review and overturn the decisions of the South African Executive Council (EC) ... Thus, in the same year, the ABC approached the High Court for a review, supported by Legal Aid South Africa.

Football: African Nations Football championship (Chan 2022) Final |04 February 2023

Nation 04 Feb 2023
Originally scheduled for July 10 to August 1, 2022, Caf rescheduled the tournament to January 2023 following an announcement at an executive committee meeting, due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa as well as the already-scheduled 2022 Fifa World Cup in November – December 2022.

Newmont Africa’s Akyem mine pays ¢184.6m as dividends to government

Joy Online 03 Feb 2023
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has commended Newmont Africa for its compliance with tax and other financial payments to government ... The cheque presentation was made by executives of Newmont Africa, led by the Regional Senior Vice President of Africa Operations, David Thornton.

TNC Africa Co-founder, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi Joins Wakanow

This Day 03 Feb 2023
Prominent media personality and Co-Founder and Executive Producer for one of Africa’s most promising media and entertainment startups, TNC Africa, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi has joined Wakanow, Africa’s leading travel tech company.

Scatec sells its shares in Upington solar plant for nearly R1bn to Stanlib unit

Independent online (SA) 03 Feb 2023
Norfund is also selling its 18% equity share to Stanlib as part of the same transaction ... “With the capital raised, we will be able to support and further drive our ambitions and projects in South Africa – and the broader sub-Saharan Africa region," said Jan Fourie, Scatec executive vice-president, sub-Saharan Africa ... .

Over Dh900,000 in grants, training: UAE initiative to empower youth to save lives, combat neglected tropical diseases

Khaleejtimes 03 Feb 2023
Reaching the Last Mile (RLM), in partnership with Speak Up Africa, has launched an initiative to empower youngsters to lead efforts to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Africa ... “The potential to eliminate NTDs in Africa is within our grasp ... Yacine Djibo, executive director of Speak Up Africa, said.

Major General Victor Ezugwu: Building  Nigeria’s First Indigenous Mine Resistant, Ambush Protected Armoured Carrier

This Day 03 Feb 2023
Recently, Chiemelie Ezeobi reports that alongside other gallant officers and men of the service, he was awarded for ‘Courage, Commitment and Patriotism’ by Security Watch Africa Initiatives in The Gambia ... For the President / Chief Executive Officer of Security Watch Africa (SWA), Mr.

Reaching the Last Mile & Speak Up Africa launch initiative to mobilize youth leaders in support ...

Business Ghana 03 Feb 2023
The initiative, which will be delivered in partnership with policy and advocacy organization Speak Up Africa, will provide US $250,000 in grants and training to at least 10 youth-led entities within Senegal and Niger over a 15-month period ... Yacine Djibo, Executive Director at Speak Up Africa, said ... About Speak Up Africa.

BRICS Can Resolve Global Issues, South African FM Says

Sputnik 03 Feb 2023
Ealier this year, South Africa took over the BRICS presidency from China and began to execute duties as the BRICS chair. The African state became a part of the international bloc in 2010 and has chaired it twice – in 2013 and 2018 ....

African leaders unite in pledge to end AIDS in children

Business Ghana 03 Feb 2023
“We have helped shape the Global Alliance and have ensured that human rights, community engagement and gender equality are pillars of the Alliance,” said Lilian Mworeko, Executive Director of the International Community of Women living with HIV in Eastern Africa on ...

Security expert suggests measures to address conflict at Bawku

Joy Online 03 Feb 2023
Executive Director for West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE), Mutaru Mumuni Muqthar has suggested measures that can be taken to address the current violent clashes in Bawku in the Upper East Region ... Subsequently, he suggested that the current security force deployed in Bawku should be changed ... .

Willie Kimani: Kenya ex-policeman sentenced to death for lawyer's murder

Yahoo Daily News 03 Feb 2023
A Kenyan court has sentenced to death a former policeman for the murder of a human rights lawyer and two others in a case which shocked the nation ... The four were found guilty of three counts including murder ... An army officer behind an attempted coup in 1982 was the last person to be executed in Kenya. Africa Live ... ....

Airtel Africa Q3 Results: Profit rises 7.5% to $193 million

The Times of India 02 Feb 2023
Africa on Thursday posted a 7.5 per cent growth in profit after tax at USD 193 million, about Rs 1,586 crore, in the third quarter ended December 2022 ... These strong results are testament to this strategy despite the current macro-economic and geopolitical uncertainties," Aitel Africa Chief Executive Officer Segun Ogunsanya said in a statement.

Airtel Africa Q3 net profit rises 7.5 per cent to USD 193 million

Financial Express 02 Feb 2023
Total customer base of Airtel Africa increased by 10.1 per cent to 138.5 million during the reported quarter on year-over-year (YoY) basis ... These strong results are testament to this strategy despite the current macro-economic and geopolitical uncertainties,” Aitel Africa Chief Executive Officer Segun Ogunsanya said in a statement.Also Read.

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