Morocco was among the world’s pioneers in vaccinating its population against Covid-19 and is now eager to start producing its own vaccines. ... King Mohammed VI presided over a ceremony on 5 July at the Royal Palace of Fez, during which he signed deals that will now allow Morocco to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines and other serums.
Moves by South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa to reform the governing African National Congress (ANC) by ridding it of leaders implicated ... in large-scale government corruption, or "state capture", are slowly bearing fruit.
The Zimbabwean government is hyping the country's good headline statistics, but the country's economic problems – no new aid from development ... institutions amidst high inflation, high unemployment and high levels of poverty – remain unchanged.
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Ecobank’s debt listing on the London Stock Exchange on 24 June provoked a lot of reactions. The symbolism was strong: the UK bourse invited ... Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the banking group’s holding company, to open the session on the main market and mark the successful issuing of $350m worth of "sustainability" bonds.
Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute, who was recently questioned by investigating judges over the mismanagement of funds earmarked for Cameroon’s ... Covid-19 response, is in a sticky situation, all while facing challenges from powerful rivals. Is he paying the price for going his own way in President Paul Biya’s administration?
Tunisia, Mauritius, Morocco... For African tourism, the loss of earnings as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic could reach $250bn in ... 2021. Estimating the losses in the sector, a report by the United Nations predicts that there will only be some kind of a return to normal in 2023.
Standard Bank is in the process of concluding an agreement with Singaporean fintech Dltledgers to use Blockchain technology to improve soft commodities ... trade between Africa and countries of the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN), the bank’s head of trade Vinod Madhavan tells The Africa Report.