• Shot in the arm

    Shot in the arm

    In South Africa, an early-stage trial for a COVID-19 vaccine candidate is scheduled to begin soon. The vaccine – DYAI-100 – will be produced under a new technology-transfer and licensing… Read more

    Charging ahead

    Charging ahead

    Ethiopia and Djibouti have received a multimillion-dollar injection in support of their cross-border electricity scheme. A grant of approximately US$70 million – from the AfDB – will help Ethiopia fund… Read more

    Learning curve

    Learning curve

    A US$14.5 million loan has been secured for the construction of a skills-development centre in northern Morocco. The country’s Municipal Equipment Fund (FEC), a public development-finance institution, is financing a… Read more

    Project runway

    Project runway

    A partnership aimed at nurturing Africa’s fashion apparel and textile-manufacturing industry is set to see the continent’s designers expand their reach into global markets. The three-year initiative between the African… Read more

    Easy passage

    Easy passage

    A transport corridor connecting three African countries has received a major cash injection of almost US$500 million to improve trade opportunities and promote regional connectivity. The 1 065 km Lomé-Ouagadougou-Niamey… Read more