NEW YORK, USA, 28 June 2022-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Although climate change threatens everyone, women and girls often suffer its harshest and most violent consequences, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday.  “While I welcome the international attention on climate change’s impact on women and girls over the... Read more
VICTORIA, Seychelles, 27 June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, a cryptocurrency exchange with one of the largest BTC futures open interest, is settling its options trading market in one of the world’s most trusted stablecoins: USDC. Unlike Bitcoin-settled contracts, Bybit’s use of USDC allows for stable prices for the duration of... Read more
NEW YORK, USA, 24 June 2022-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Because of the global hunger crisis, every single minute, one child is pushed into life-threatening, severe malnutrition. That’s the alarming message on Thursday from UN Children’s Fund UNICEF, which issued the alert for 15 countries in crisis where the situation is worsening.... Read more
KIGALI, Rwanda,23 June 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The  Every two minutes, an African child dies from malaria. The continent accounts for over 90% of global malaria deaths and over 40 per cent of the global burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). The Kigali Summit is a historic opportunity for world leaders to reaffirm... Read more
Beyond Recovery: tech’s role in building a fit-for-purpose East African economy 
by Hardeep Sound, Regional Sales Director for East Africa at SAP NAIROBI, Kenya, 23rd June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Following the easing of lockdown restrictions in East Africa, regional economies have worked hard at making up lost ground and repairing the economic damage wrought by the pandemic. The past year... Read more
Novartis endorses the Kigali Declaration on neglected tropical diseases, pledging USD 250 million to advance R&D of new treatments against NTDs and malaria over five years     Commitment includes USD 100 million to advance R&D for Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, dengue, and cryptosporidiosis, and USD 150 million for next-generation antimalarials and a new formulation... Read more
Award-Winning Author, Chigozie Obioma Partners with AMA Academy to Host a Masterclass on Creative Writing 
Creating A Story Instead of a Tale  ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire, 22 June 2022 /African Media Agency/- African Media Agency today announced its creative writing masterclass hosted in partnership with Chigozie Obioma as part of AMA Academy. The partnership aims to upskill journalists on fiction storytelling.  AMA Academy is a... Read more
PARIS, France, 22 June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- As part of its international outreach, and for the first time this year, VivaTech organised the AfricaTech Awards, alongside the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank.  This pan-African initiative aimed at recognising and supporting the most innovative startups... Read more
Thales solidarity and Polaris Asso team up to train young Senegalese women in digital citizenship and digital careers 
The Thales Solidarity charitable fund and Polaris Asso, in partnership with the Embassy of France in Senegal, UN Women, OpenClassrooms, Talent2Africa and the Senegal Youth Consortium (Consortium Jeunesse Sénégal, CJS), are launching a new programme to train young Senegalese women in digital careers.  The six-month programme brings together a... Read more
ROAD TOWN, United British Virgin Islands , 21 June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing crypto exchanges, will list the inaugural BloxVerse platform token OBX on Bybit Launchpad 2.0. OpenBlox is an EVM-based NFT gaming and web3 platform focusing on play-and-earn / move-and-earn and IP branding.... Read more