While African nations are mobilising to manufacture vaccines locally, industrial capacity is uneven and negotiations with pharmaceutical giants ... such as Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer-BioNTech remain opaque.
Equity Group expects its BCDC operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to make a “significant” contribution to group profitability ... from the second half of this year, CEO James Mwangi tells The Africa Report.
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Elected president in 2017 on the promise of delivering an economic miracle, João Lourenço has faced challenges with regard to debt, privatisation, ... Covid-19. Not to mention intense criticism, even from within his own political party.
Barely two years old, Uganda Airlines launched a few months before the coronavirus grounded flights worldwide. But insiders say the current malaise ... runs far deeper, with allegations of nepotism and corruption prompting experts to worry the same fate awaits this latest iteration of Uganda Airlines as hit it predecessor. Can the government pull up before its too late?
Pan-African groups, especially Moroccan ones, are beginning – little by little – to gain a share of the trade-finance market. They are gradually ... becoming more influential as they invest in financial inclusion, support entrepreneurs and take up digital innovations.
The government of Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan has turned a page on the Covid-denialist policies of the late former president John ... Mugufuli by launching a national task force, which is recommending the country purchase vaccines and cooperated with the World Health Organisation (WHO) by publishing statistics and taking other measures.