Seven new countries /territories/areas including four African countries (Djibouti, Gambia, Zambia, Mauritius) have reported cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.
The Corporate Tax Haven Index (CTHI) by Tax Justice Network launched yesterday shows how the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Mauritius are among the most corrosive corporate tax havens against African countries.
Fifteen teams of a total of 32 emerging African social entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge. The 2018 cohort of Social Venture Challenge winners include projects based in Kenya, Gambia, Uganda, Somaliland, Ghana, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania, and Lebanon.
Electricity Regulatory Index for Africa (ERI), new report by the African Development Bank measures the level of development of regulatory frameworks in 15 African countries. The report identifies areas in which improvement is most needed in Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.