Only two African countries have ratified the African Union's treaty for the creation of the African Medicines Agency, two years after its adoption. ... However, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame intends to make up for this delay.
Since the official news was announced of the death of Tanzania's President John Magufuli, many are waiting with bated breath to see if the country's ... new president, Samia Hassan Suluhu, will steer the country on the same path as her former boss or take a different approach. Tundu Lissu, head of the opposition party Chadema, argues she has the power to give Tanzania a democratic foundation.
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The death of Tanzania's President John Magufuli came at time when the country was feeling the pinch of its autocratic regime. But at the start ... of his first term, his hands-on management style, honed in his years as the country’s works minister, endeared him to a population that had long given up on the idea of visionary leadership like under Julius Nyerere in the decades after independence.
Rwanda is pumping money into the tourism sector, which has badly been hit by Covid-19 says Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Uzziel Ndagijimana. ... He believes the partnership between RwandAir and Qatar Airways will help put the country in a better place to benefit from the post-Covid economic upswing.
Nigerian banker Bola Adesola, Standard Chartered's senior vice-president for Africa, talks about the London-listed bank's strategies and priorities ... – assuring that the hundred-year-old bank can still innovate.