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IMF’s Georgieva Urges Africa To Embrace Green Transition Given Threat Of Climate Change

Georgieva said it was paramount for Africa and its growing population to ensure sustainable agriculture with more drought resilient seeds The head of the International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged African countries to accelerate their transition to clean energy sources and sustainable agriculture given what she called the “existential threat” posed by climate change. “This …

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African Development Bank And Google Collaborate On Digital Transformation In Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Google have formalized cooperation aimed at advancing digital transformation in Africa. The parties signed a Letter of Intent during the Global Africa Business Initiative at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The agreement underscores a shared commitment to harness emerging technologies, extend and improve infrastructure, and refine …

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Ethiopia: US Secretary Of State Blinken And Prime Minister Discuss Security Challenges And The Importance Of Peaceful Resolution And Humanitarian Assistance

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Matt Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today discussed security challenges in the Horn of Africa and the shared goal of a unified, peaceful, and prosperous Ethiopia. Secretary Blinken expressed concern about the situations in the Amhara and Oromia Regions and underscored …

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USA President’s Advisory Council On African Diaspora Engagement To Strengthen Cultural Awareness And Partnership Opportunities In Africa

The White House says a new advisory council composed of prominent Americans of African heritage aims at “enhancing dialogue between U.S. officials and the African diaspora” — a key focus of President Joe Biden’s partnership-focused revamped Africa strategy. The initiative coincides with a steady, two-decade rise in immigration from the continent that will have a …

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Cassava Technologies and Atlas AI partner to drive digital transformation in Africa

Cassava Technologies (https://www.CassavaTechnologies.com/), a pan-African technology group, has announced a partnership with Atlas AI, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) analytics platform, aimed at maximising the positive impact of connectivity and digital services across Africa, using data-driven insights to accelerate digital transformation and economic growth. Through this partnership, Cassava will be able to deliver cutting-edge AI development …

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South Africa: FM Naledi Pandor Received In Washington By Secretary Of State Anthony Blinken

As stated by Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor today in Washington, D.C. Secretary Blinken and Minister Pandor had a productive and direct exchange, affirming the need for robust cooperation between South Africa and the United States on issues of …

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UAE Willing To Fund And Advance Africa’s Energy Transformation – Emirate Minister of Climate Change Affirms

Earlier this month, the UAE pledged to invest $4.5 billion to accelerate Africa’s switch to clean energy The UAE is ready to help Africa with finance and technology for the continent’s energy transformation, said Mariam Almheiri, the Emirate’s Minister of Climate Change and Environment. The country’s experience in developing green energy and industry projects, including …

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SPAR Qatar Launches “Discover South Africa” Festival

Food retail chain SPAR Qatar has recently launched its South African products festival “Discover South Africa” in SPAR Tawar Mall branch. The launch ceremony was attended by HE Ambassador of South Africa to Qatar, Ghulam Hoosein Asmal, along with a host of embassy dignitaries. The “Discover South Africa” festival aims to showcase and highlight the …

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South Africa: China And The State Forge New Frontiers In Space Cooperation – Promising Opportunities Await

There is huge potential and there will be big opportunities in the field of space cooperation between China and South Africa as the two nations have recently decided to enhance their collaboration in this regard, observers said. Wang Yanan, chief editor of Aerospace Knowledge magazine, said that China wants to maintain and deepen its communications, …

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