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Kenya To Host Africa Climate Week In September

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Kenyan Government of Kenya will host this year’s edition of African Climate Week scheduled to take place from 4th to 8th of the Africa Climate Week (ACW). The event, which is jointly organized by the African Bank, Development Bank (AfDB), UN Climate Change, African Union (AU) and other development partners, will […]

7th Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation Ministerial Confab Holds Mid-September

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The 7th Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Ministerial Conference has been scheduled to will be hold from 12th to  15th of September in Busan, Republic of Korea. The KOAFEC Ministerial Conference was initiated in 2006 to promote high-level policy dialogue on Korea-Africa cooperation and has since evolved into a biennial gathering. The sixth […]

Don Releases New Book On Black History

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – renowned occupational therapist, award winning inventor and a professor at Howard University, Dr. Frederick Covington, has released his new book, entitled “Gifted and Black: 365 Days of Black History”. Unveiling a unique and empowering concept, this meticulously crafted book challenges the conventional narratives and brings to light the extraordinary contributions of Black […]

African American Entrepreneur Generates $10m To Support Business Owners

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A consummate entrepreneur and founder of Bizlaunch.io, a creative marketing agency for online business coaches and entrepreneurs, Tony Smith has successfully generated $10 million for coaches, course creators and business owners since the beginning of this year. Smith, an African American also known as @Tundintony is is redefining the landscape of digital […]

AfDB To Host Digital Climate Advisory Services In South Africa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it will host a training progranme to support climate resilience for smallholder agriculture in Southern Africa. The two-day training session, which is slated for the 27th and 28th of September, will be organized on behalf of the Global Center on Adaptation by Weather Impact and […]

Promote Digital Inclusion Of Young People With Disabilities, PIN Urges African Governments

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A frontline Pan-African social enterprise, Paradigm Initiative (PIN) has urged African governments to promote the digital inclusion of youth with disabilities by integrating digital courses in schools. This is coming just six days after countries across the world commemorated the International Youth Day. The day which was commemorated on August 12th is […]

NGO Petitions Nigeria Police Over Attack On Journalists

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A frontline non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has called on the Police authorities to urgently investigate the recent attacks on journalists by armed hoodlums in Opu Nembe community in Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. On Wednesday, six journalists representing different media outlets who were covering a violent conflict […]

Coalition Tasks Governors On Gender Equity In Appointing Commissioners

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A frontline civil society coalition, the Alliance for Deepening Democracy (A4DD), has urged the newly elected State Governors to ensure gender equity and diversity in the constitution of the executive councils of their respective states. The coalition also harped at the need for the governors to address other inclusion gaps through the […]

The Next Best Thing You Can Put In Your Body After Water Is Tea – Watson

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IngenuiTea, a line of organic tea products, Michelle Watson has said that the next best thing you can put in your body after water is tea. Watson, an accomplished African American woman entrepreneur, launched IngenuiTea in January this year and the brand has recorded resounding […]

India Strengthens Africa’s Digital Financial Inclusion Programme With $2m

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Indian government has pledged to contribute $2 million to the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility (ADFI), housed and managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB). ADFI works to make digital financial solutions in Africa valuable, affordable, safe and accessible by breaking down systemic barriers to the growth of digital financial inclusion […]

Coalition Faults Tinubu’s Ministerial List, Senate Screening

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Alliance for Deepening Democracy (A4DD) , a coalition of organizations from various sectors working collaboratively for the consolidation of democracy in Nigeria, has picked holes in the ongoing process of nomination and appointment of ministers by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The group has also accused the President Tinubu of marginalizing important […]

Pan-African Social Enterprise Announces Applications For Ajegunle Legacy Scholarship

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Paradigm Initiative (PIN) has announced a Call for Applications for its Ajegunle Legacy Scholarship programme, which was inaugurated recently.  PIN is a social enterprise that builds an ICT-enabled support system and advocates digital rights in order to improve livelihoods for underserved youth. PIN’s vision is for improved livelihoods for underserved youth aged […]

AfDB, UNEP Partner On Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework In Africa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) is joining forces with the United Nations Environment Programme  (UNEP) to advance implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KMGBF) in Africa.   The framework sets out an ambitious pathway to reach the global vision of a world living in harmony with nature by 2050. The AfDB and […]

Prioritize Green Growth, AfDB Urges Northern African Countries

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has urged countries in the northern part of Africa to make green growth an urgent regional priority. The AfDB also harped on the need for the North African governments, foreign and domestic private investors, multilateral development banks and development finance institutions, as well as the private sector, […]

Over 1000 African American Business Owners To Converge At Houston For Power Networking Confab

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As preparations for 23rd Annual PowerNetworking Conference (PNC), gather momentum, more than 1000 African American entrepreneurs and professionals are gearing up to attend the event. PNC is widely recognized as America’s largest continuously held conference in the world for Black executives, business professionals, and entrepreneurs. The conference, according to a statement by […]

AFDB Joins Forces With World Bank To Tackle Poverty, Climate Change In Africa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and World Bank have jointly entered into a new partnership that is aimed at tackling poverty and climate change. The transformative collaboration between the two institutions will also develop various sectors, including energy and agriculture, as well as deal with pandemics. This was disclosed at the end […]

African American Vending Coy Owner Launches Nationwide Francise Opportunity

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of B’s Essentials Vending, Brittni Clemons has launched a new nationwide franchise. The vending machine company which supplies interactive, AI-powered touchscreen kiosks, started selling just beauty products initially but now it has now expanded to auto care products, baby products, and school supplies, offering franchise partners […]

EIB Strengthens Sustainable Food Production Initiative In Madagascar With €20m Loan

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a new €20 million loan to boost food production by empowering farmers and fishers in Madagascar. EIB is the biggest multilateral financial institution in the world and one of the largest providers of climate finance. Since 1970, the EIB has made long-term investments of €904 […]

Nigerians Are Tired Of Being Poor – AfDB President

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has expressed his worries over the endemic poverty rate in Nigeria, saying that the citizens are tired of being poor. The AfDB president made the observation while speaking at this year’s edition of BusinessDay CEO Forum in Lagos, penultimate Thursday. Established in […]

EIB Commits $40m To Accelerate Climate Infrastructure Investment Across Africa

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved $40 million to accelerate climate infrastructure investment across Africa. This is aimed at supporting the Acre Impact Capital’s Export Finance Fund, which invests in climate-aligned essential infrastructure by partnering with leading commercial lenders and export credit agencies. It will address the estimated $100 billion annual […]

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