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Africans can do business with the UN - Christian

Friday, August 23, 2019
Christian Saunders is the United Nations Assistance Secretary-General in the Office of Supply Chain Management, providing institutional support for UN field offices, including peacekeeping missions in Africa. As he spearheads internal reforms to improve supply chain efficiency, Mr. Saunders would ...

A legacy of youth empowerment - Mohamed Orman Bangura

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Orman Bangura rsquo;s life journey has been a remarkable one. The death of his father when he was a toddler devastated the family rsquo;s finances. At the time, his widowed mother thought her son rsquo;s best shot at a good life was becoming a tailor or a baker. At just 11 years old, Mr. Bangura enl ...

The 2019 ‘Transform Africa Summit’ Confirms the Future of Digital Economy

Thursday, June 20, 2019
The enviable 2019 Transform Africa Summit that was held in Kigali Rwanda came to a very colorful end on 17th May 2019.This summit that was primarily held to discourse on management of digital economy in Africa was even more pan-African in spirit compared to the several summits that have b ...

The youth can lead Africa into the future

Friday, May 24, 2019
Aya Chebbi of Egypt is the first-ever youth envoy of the African Union. Her appointment in November 2018 boosts the AU rsquo;s efforts to include the talents and skills of the continent rsquo;s bulging youth population in achieving its Agenda 2063, a framework for Africa rsquo;s socioeconomic transf ...

No real development in Africa without regional integration

Thursday, May 23, 2019
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Ahunna Eziakonwa is the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Ms. Eziakonwa had served as the UN rsquo;s Resident Coordinator in Ethiopia, Uganda and Lesotho. In this interview with Africa Rene ...

Technology is a liberating force for African women

Saturday, May 18, 2019
As ride-hailing apps proliferate across the globe, the year-old An Nisa Taxi in Kenya is one of the standouts in Africa. Developed by 33-year-old Mehnaz Sarwar, An Nisa is run by women and serves female passengers and children exclusively. Ms. Sarwar sought to overcome two obstacles: limited j ...

Preparing Africa’s graduates for today’s jobs

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Many Africans with advanced qualifications are finding their university degrees are just not enough to land a job in the current market. Ruth Rono graduated from Chuka University, Kenya, in 2015 with first-class honours. Without a job after many years of trying, Ms. Rono was forced to take menial ...

Moving Africa To The Next Level

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
What could be said about a continent recorded as the world 39;s second largest and second most populous continent? A continent of about 30.3million km square, covering 6% of the earth 39;s total surface area. A continent with over 1.2 billion people (which is 16% of the world 39;s population.) A ...
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anticipation of death is more dangerous than death itself.
By: Oliver Anthony Quain