[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As dark as coronavirus crisis seems right now, the fact is it could get much worse
[DW] Expats in Africa are fearing that they will be attacked over the spread of COVID-19. Europeans and Americans are leaving, and others are thinking about it as accusations that they brought the virus to Africa circulate.
[African Arguments] Maybe not. But there will be a shift.
[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Union of Traders’ Association (GUTA) says it has closed all avenues of dialogue with its Nigerian counterparts over the ongoing impasse on retail trade in the country.
[Ghanaian Times] The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has introduced new higher denomination cedi banknotes and coins onto the market to facilitate business transactions.
“THIS IS WHERE the magic happens,” says Carl Lokko, a boxing coach. His gym in Accra, the capital of Ghana, has two punchbags, a weights machine and a tin roof. A dozen young men, all sweat and sinew, are shadow-boxing or skipping furiously.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Tuesday made case for Africa’s business environment, saying the continent is ripe for investments from countries like Germany and others from the European Union (EU) area.
[allAfrica] Accra -The two entrepreneurs were awarded for their innovative ventures in the agri-food sector.
A YEAR AGO President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique went to the Vatican and announced triumphantly that he had persuaded the pope to visit his country. Pope Francis retorted that he would make the trip in 2019—if he was still alive. This week the 82-year-old pontiff is keeping that promise, making only his second trip to sub-Saharan Africa, which is by far the biggest area of expansion for Christianity
[Deutsche Welle] The African Union Commission deals with policy across the 55-member bloc. Its deputy chairperson Kwesi Quartey, in an exclusive DW interview, outlined how the AU executive is tackling Africa’s most pressing problems.