Bawumia proposes MoMo as Africa’s common currency

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has proposed that mobile money (MoMo) could serve as a common currency for Africa, addressing challenges associated with intra-African trade. He was speaking on Friday at the Africa Prosperity Network (APN) Interoperability Symposium in Accra. Addressing trade barriers Dr. Bawumia highlighted the persistent low levels of intra-African […]

Here are The Richest Countries in Africa Based on their Global GDP Per Capita

The Global Finance Magazine has released the latest ranking of countries worldwide based on their GDP per capita Countries were evaluated using GDP-PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) per capita, which considers differences in cost of living and inflation, providing a more accurate picture of economic well-being Nations with sophisticated financial sectors, lucrative natural resources, favourable tax […]

Africa declared free of wild polio

Africa has been declared free from wild polio by the independent body, the Africa Regional Certification Commission. Polio usually affects children under five, sometimes leading to irreversible paralysis. Death can occur when breathing muscles are affected. Twenty-five years ago thousands of children in Africa were paralysed by the virus. The disease is now only found […]

COVID-19: African governments unite to fight China over eviction of Nationals

African governments have teamed up to fight the alleged acts of racial discrimination against their nationals residing in China. Last week, there were widespread videos and various reports of some ‘ill-treatment’ being meted out to Africans in the Chinese city, Guangzhou, including eviction from places of residence, being avoided in public, among others. Though China […]