Mastercard champions safe and secure payment transactions in Middle East & Africa with increase to contactless payment limits
This initiative comes as global and regional health officials and governments recommend social distancing and encourage the use of contact – less payments over cash transactions JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 6th, 2020 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Mastercard announced today that it is championing efforts to increase contactless payment limits... Read more
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, Le 6 Avril 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Un article publié dans le Monde a été porté à ma connaissance. A la suite de cette publication, j’ai été littéralement submergé par les marques de soutien et de solidarité extraordinaires qui continuent de me parvenir. La Banque africaine... Read more
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 06 April 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- An article in Le Monde has come to my attention. Following its publication, I have been overwhelmed by the tremendous show of support and solidarity I have continued to receive. The African Development Bank has a very high reputation of... Read more
WARIF tackles gender-based violence in Nigeria with mobile SMS platform
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 3 April 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- One year after launching a pioneering SMS service used by traditional birth attendants to fight gender-based violence in Nigeria, WARIF founder Dr Kemi DaSilva says she’s doubling down in her efforts to help vulnerable populations in rural Nigeria.... Read more
African Media Agency (AMA) et Afrique Business Info unissent leurs forces pour raconter une histoire africaine positive
ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, le 1er Avril 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- African Media Agency (AMA), agence panafricaine de communication et de relations presse, a annoncé aujourd’hui un partenariat avec Afrique Business Info, agence de conseil et d’intelligence économique, axé sur l’échange de contenus. Ce partenariat renforce le positionnement de African... Read more
The impact of Covid-19 on the mining sector
By Shabir Ahmed, Industry Advisor for Mining at SAP Africa Goldmine drilling 3km underground, Gauteng, South Africa — Image by © Hannelie Coetzee/Great Stock/Corbis JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 1 April 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. At the... Read more
PARIS, France, le 30 Mars 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Après avoir été épargné par la pandémie mondiale du COVID-19, le continent Africain subit lui aussi l’aggravation de la situation sanitaire avec de nouveaux cas toutes les 24 heures. A l’image de la décision de l’Afrique du Sud, le confinement... Read more
COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of our economies
By Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organisation ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, March 25th, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The human dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic reach far beyond the critical health response. All aspects of our future will be affected – economic, social and developmental. Our response must be urgent, coordinated... Read more
Le COVID-19 met en évidence la fragilité de nos économies
Par Guy Ryder, Directeur général de l’Organisation internationale du Travail (OIT) ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, le mercredi 25 mars 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Les conséquences de la pandémie du COVID-19 sur le plan humain vont bien au-delà de la réponse déterminante à apporter sur le plan médical. C’est notre avenir... Read more
SAP Offers a New Digital Learning Initiative to All
WALLDORF, Germany, 24 March 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new digital learning initiative offering innovative, interactive educational content to support students, professionals and anyone wishing to continue to learn during this challenging time. “The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting everyone... Read more