Africa’s e-government efforts are bearing fruit
By Sunil Geness, Director: Global Government Affairs & CSR at SAP Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 20th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on governments and citizens, countries across the African continent are looking at e-government with renewed interest and urgency.  In its latest E-Government Survey, the... Read more
A MerryGo Christmas tracks and features list Distributed by LAGOS,Nigeria, 17 December 2021 /African Media Agency (AMA)/ – Lagos-based multimedia and entertainment company, Continued Entertainment has launched a Holiday album – “A MerryGo Christmas”; a culmination of a year-long consolidation of the outfit’s engagement with its teeming publics via its popular... Read more
Legendary global African marketer Thebe Ikalafeng honoured with a Financial Mail Adfocus Lifetime Achievement Award
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa ,20 December 2021/ African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Financial Mail Adfocus has honoured renowned marketer, Thebe Ikalafeng, with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to marketing, branding and the industry in a standout global African career that spans over 25 years. The Jury agreed that... Read more
Dine by night – free entry to Expo 2020 Dubai
Book over 20 participating outlets and entry is free after 20:30  Jubilee Mixology, a rooftop bar with views over Al Wasl Dome DUBAI,UAE, 17 December 2021 /African Media Agency (AMA)/ – Savor the delights of Expo 2020, by night, with a limited-time offer. Eat at Expo and enjoy free entry... Read more
Individual COVID-19 preventive measures, such as handwashing and wearing masks, mark the path forward in protecting people while vaccine efforts scale up  NEW YORK, 17th December 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As the Omicron variant dominates the COVID-19 news cycle, new research from the Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC) indicates that... Read more
The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu Province that began in October, is officially over, national health authorities announced this Thursday.   NEW YORK, USA, December 17, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The end of the outbreak, the second in 2021, was declared after no new cases were... Read more
South Sudan: ‘Headwinds’ warning from UN mission chief over peace accord
The UN Special Representative in South Sudan, Nicholas Haysom, issued a warning to the Security Council on Wednesday that new “headwinds” could threaten the country’s fragile peace accord, following years of brutal civil conflict.  NEW YORK, USA, December 16, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“I call on the parties to muster a renewed sense of political will and build trust, to avoid a state of paralysis, and, in a worst-case... Read more
Alkebulan Gingerbread House Garden on 1Garden on 1 is the place to head to for lively festive fun. Serving mulled wine all month for AED 35 and a festive quiz night, with complimentary mulled wine on arrival (21st & 28th December), to the Christmas Present night – those wearing an ugly... Read more
ADRIFT Burger Bar Places where kids eat for free ADRIFT Burger Bar Brainchild of Michelin-starred chef David Myers, the epic burger recipe has travelled round the globe picking up momentum and landed in Dubai with a never been seen collection of burgers. You can’t go wrong with burgers, shakes and... Read more
An 83 per cent surge in COVID-19 cases during the past week in Africa, driven by the Delta and Omicron variants, is causing fewer deaths than previous spikes, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, but more waves could be on the way, due to the continent’s slow vaccine rollout.... Read more