The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Programme Recognizes South African Female Scientists For Their Groundbreaking Research
L’Oréal South Africa awards research grants to six exceptional young women scientists. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 17th, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- 2020 marks the second edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science South African National Young Talents Programme. The programme supports young female scientists and rewards scientific excellence.... Read more
QURAS blockchain specializing in privacy protection finally launched main network on December 19, 2020
TOKYO, JAPAN, 21 December 2020 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- QURAS, a public blockchain project that can protect privacy, officially launched the main network on December 19, 2020. 3 years after the project started, the blockchain rooted in practical use finally started running. The QURAS project is focused on protecting... Read more
KIGALI, Rwanda, December 21, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The NEF Fellows program recognises Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. These innovators and emerging leaders, all under 42 years, at least 40 percent of whom are women, are chosen for their strong scientific record, the relevance of research or innovation, and... Read more
Global trade expected to contract by 9.2% this year, having fallen by 2.9% in 2019 Africa’s share of global trade was 2.7% in 2019, below the 4% figure of the 1970s. Informal cross-border trade which is a key component of intra-African trade is wide-spread in its composition. The African... Read more
Investigational New Drug application approved by the FDA for COVID-19 candidate vaccine, allowing BAT to progress into a Phase I clinical trial in adult volunteers Vaccine candidate created using innovative plant-based technology Vaccines manufactured using BAT’s vaccine platform have the potential to be stable at room temperature which could... Read more
Inetum (ex-Gfi) organise l’Africa Digital Manager Award (ADMA), pour récompenser les entreprises et les managers en Afrique qui conduisent des projets de digitalisation. Un jury de professionnels sera chargé de déterminer les gagnants sur 3 zones géographiques : Afrique Centrale, Afrique du Nord et Afrique de l’Ouest. Du 01... Read more
Le Conseil des administrateurs de la Banque mondiale vient d’approuver un don de l’Association internationale de développement (IDA) de 60 millions de dollars pour aider les pays d’Afrique à renforcer la résilience de l’agriculture locale face aux menaces liées au changement climatique. Cette opération relève de l’engagement pris par... Read more
La Délégation générale à l’Entreprenariat Rapide des Femmes et des Jeunes (DER/FJ) va procéder ce mardi 15 Décembre au lancement du Projet d’Appui et de Valorisation des Initiatives Entrepreneuriales (PAVIE) d’un montant de 74 Milliards de francs CFA. Selon un communiqué rendu public, il s’agit d’un projet découlant des... Read more
SAP accelerates digital skills development with expanded virtual Young Professional Program
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 14, 2020 -/ African Media Agency(AMA)/- The SAP Young Professional Program, which forms part of the broader Skills for Africa initiative, has extended its footprint with a revised, fully virtual model that has enabled young candidates in several African countries to participate in the program,... Read more
he Afreximbank will launch its annual flagship report-the 2020 African Trade Report on 15th December The 2020 Report focuses on Informal Cross-Border Trade ahead of the implementation of the AfCFTA The report also looks at important trends-macroeconomic and trade and, reflects on the impact of COVID-19 on African trade... Read more