Development

African Union Chairperson Appoints African union Youth Envoy

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on Thursday appointed Ms. Aya Chebbi from Tunisia as his Envoy for the Youth.

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“Chancellor Merkel your name is written in gold in Africa”: African Development Bank’s Adesina to stakeholders at G20 Investment Summit, Germany

On an official visit to Germany, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina commended the Presidents and Heads of State of the Compact with Africa countries for their strong commitment to reforms, adding the African Development Bank has worked very closely with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on the policy matrices and advancing them with positive results in the compact countries.

Microsoft 4Afrika deepening Data & AI capabilities in Africa to enhance employability and entrepreneurship

Digital transformation is re-imagining industries around the world. Technology is no longer a nice-to-have, but a necessity for staying in business. Research shows that modern technologies like artificial Intelligence (AI) will contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030, making it the biggest commercial opportunity in today’s fast-changing economy (PwC). AI is also expected to create 2.3 million jobs by 2020 (Gartner).