Entries by Mekides Admasu

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Leverage AfCFTA to promote pharmaceutical industry

The Secretary-General of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Mr Wamkele Mene, has urged regulatory bodies in Africa to leverage the AfCFTA to promote the pharmaceutical industry. He said the pharmaceutical industry could build the continent’s research and development capacity, harmonies regulations in drug registration, and help countries comply with best practices and […]

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Africa Economic Summit holds 30th March 2022

The Africa Economic Summit Group is bringing senior decision-makers in government and businesses from around Africa together for the 2022 edition of the Africa Economic Summit at the Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria. Africa Economic Summit is a high-level assemblage of thought leaders to discuss issues and frame solutions to the […]

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The Business in Africa Narrative Report

  Last year, African Development Bank President Dr Akinwumi Adesina told an audience of African Ambassadors in Washington that a concerted effort to change the narrative on Africa in the United States was necessary to attract increased US investments into the continent. He is right. Several academic researchers have proved a correlation between media coverage […]

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Togo holds Africa’s first cyber security summit

Africa is growing exponentially in terms of internet connectivity but at the same time lags behind on cyber security. This is a major concern and was the main theme during the first Africa’s cyber security summit organized in Togo’s capital Lomé this week. “We get phishing like people sending attachments to people in companies, for […]