For analysts of African foreign policy, Biden’s choice is both a reaffirmation of his love and a reminder that the links that Washington still maintains with Africa are nearly all that stand between the U.S and a decidedly more humble international stature.
The digital solutions which were introduced to about 2,000 customers and partners at Schneider Electric’s virtual Innovation Summit Middle East and Africa 2020 include connected breakers, building and machine advisors to enable predictive maintenance on equipment through remote monitoring.
Nigerians might soon find reasons for regrouping to protest on another core issue – food insecurity. The hollowness of official assurances that Nigerian government is supporting food production will soon be widely recognised when the inability to guarantee adequate food supplies and the reality of food price inflation becomes widespread in impact.
The tool analyses a range of factors, from economic and governmental through to environmental and stability, to formulate its predictions. It draws on World Bank, UN and other publicly available data sources to do so.
The bulk of the Bank’s grant financing for this operation, about $26.03 million, will help to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)
If African leaders truly mean business on Africa’s regional interpretation and economic cooperation, then we need to reframe the narratives around our trans-border engagements in ways that are beneficial to all parties.