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2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition
2 SA short films selected in African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film CompetitionArticle

A total of 10 short films, including two from South Africa, have been selected for the African Women in the Time of Covid-19 Short Film Competition - which is being held by the Ladima Foundation, in partnership with DW Akademie...

2 Jul 2020

Maria Helena Semedo, deputy director-general, UN FAO
We must act now to avert an imminent food crisis in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has reached Africa at a time when the continent is already grappling with multiple crises...

Maria Helena Semedo 30 Jun 2020

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APO Group to facilitate WHO Africa Covid-19 online press briefingsArticle

APO Group has collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa for the provision of online press conferences during the Covid-19 pandemic...

19 Jun 2020

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Aftermath of Covid-19 requires Africa to be bold in its path to recoveryArticle

Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the ECA, says tackling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic effectively to ensure Africa grows back and builds back better in the aftermath of Covid-19 requires boldness...

19 Jun 2020

How socially-led innovation can bring positive change in unchartered times
How socially-led innovation can bring positive change in unchartered timesArticle

There's an old and somewhat overused saying attributed to Winston Churchill that is nevertheless appropriate in these uncertain times: never let a good crisis go to waste...

Muhammad Nabil 11 Jun 2020

Webinar: Covid-19 will not define the property market's future
Webinar: Covid-19 will not define the property market's futureArticle

Broll's inaugural webinar focused on strategies and solutions that can be employed during the recovery phase of the Covid-19 crisis...

10 Jun 2020

Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector now
Planning is more important than prediction for Africa's property sector nowArticle

An understandable response to the economic fallout of Covid-19 is for governments, industries and businesses trying to predict the path that the global economy will take in the coming months and years...

Gerhard Zeelie 9 Jun 2020

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Africans are concerned about ills of social media but oppose government restrictionsArticle

When it comes to fighting Covid-19 in Africa, the internet and social media have been a double-edged sword. But concerns about misinformation extend beyond the Covid-19 crisis...

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 3 Jun 2020

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better
After Covid-19, Africa can build back betterArticle

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

Healthcare workers testing people in Nairobi, Kenya during a mass testing exercise for Covid-19. Photo by SIMON MAINA/AFP via Getty Images
Sub-Saharan Africa needs to plug local knowledge gap to up its anti-Covid-19 gameArticle

Africa remains one of the regions least affected by Covid-19, although evidence suggests it is an evolving and growing pandemic. It is now present in all African countries and territories...

Alex Ezeh & Sharon Fonn 28 May 2020

Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing
Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowingArticle

Africa must now, more than ever, develop and implement policies to enhance capacity to compete in the agriculture sector, processing, trade and industry...

26 May 2020

#AfricaDay: A celebration of resilience
#AfricaDay: A celebration of resilienceArticle

On this Africa Day 2020, we celebrate our resilience in the face of the disruptive Covid-19 pandemic...

Dr Mamphela Ramphele 25 May 2020

A resilient Africa will continue to rise above the Covid-19 crisis
A resilient Africa will continue to rise above the Covid-19 crisisArticle

Let's not allow the very real challenges of the virus overshadow the progress Africa has made...

Pieter Bensch 25 May 2020

Global solidarity with Africa is an imperative
Global solidarity with Africa is an imperativeArticle

As Covid-19 spreads across the continent, Africa has responded swiftly to the pandemic and, as of now, reported cases are lower than feared...

António Guterres 21 May 2020

Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travel
Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travelArticle

Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...

7 May 2020

Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in Africa
Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in AfricaArticle

The young average age of the population in Africa is likely to be a positive factor, given that Covid-19 seems to be exacting a higher toll on older patients around the world. However...

3 Apr 2020

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More than 600 cases of #Covid-19 in AfricaArticle

More than 600 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in 34 countries in Africa as of 19 March, compared with 147 cases one week ago...

20 Mar 2020

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Covid-19 in Africa: fewer cases so far, and more preparation neededArticle

The novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, recently declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, has taken the world by surprise...

Akebe Luther King Abia 18 Mar 2020

#Coronavirus: WHO switches to response mode in fighting Covid-19 in Africa
#Coronavirus: WHO switches to response mode in fighting Covid-19 in AfricaArticle

With confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Algeria, Senegal, Nigeria and South Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) is changing from a readiness to a response mode in the African region...

6 Mar 2020

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