Following continuous decline in agricultural productivity due to climate change, African governments should set up projects and work with reinsurers/insurers to protection for the agricultural sector. Deputy Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer of African Reinsurance Corporation, Mr. Ken Aghoghovbia, who made the assertion, noted that agriculture supports 55 to 62 per cent of the labour force […]

The African Development Bank, the UN Economic Commission for Africa, and the UN Development Programme are set to jointly host the 2023 African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from November 16–18. The conference, to be held in a hybrid format at the UN Conference Centre, will bring together African ministers, UN partners, development experts, […]

The African Petroleum Producers Organisation has kicked against the push for a speedy implementation of energy transition in Nigeria and other countries in Africa. APPO, an inter-governmental oil and gas organisation with 18 member countries, said Africa was biggest victim of the speedy energy transition being spearheaded by the developed nations of the world. The […]

African leaders seeking to broker peace in the Ukraine war are set to launch their mission “in mid-June,” South Africa said Tuesday.   President Cyril Ramaphosa last month said Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had each agreed to receive a six-member African peace team.   The African leaders, meeting on Monday, […]

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