Latest Articles by Herdrine Katche Contributor AirtelTigo launches sub-brand for SMEs in Ghana. Ghana-based telecommunications company, AirtelTigo, has launched its Business-to-Business arm in Accra called AirtelTigo Business. Contributor Young African entrepreneurs to receive investments through the US$100,000 Anzisha Prize for 2019. Applications have opened for the 2019 edition of Anzisha Prize, an initiative aimed at identifying and recognizing Africa’s most innovative social and business entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22. Contributor World leaders react to conflict-scarred countries in Africa. The United Nations has asked authorities in the Central African Republic (CAR) to take action following alleged torture cases by Russian soldiers or mercenaries in the country. Contributor UNESCO partners with Armor to equip pupils in Africa with photovoltaic film for portable lamps. The United Nations Educational Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has offered to equip school goers in some African countries with photovoltaic films. Contributor Global Crypto Platform Luno supports South Africa’s Proposed Crypto Regulations. Luno, a South African-based crypto platform has responded positively to the country’s proposed regulations for crypto assets. The newly proposed rules by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), were disclosed in a consultation paper. Contributor AU to discuss ways of fighting plastic pollution in Africa. As a response to the increasing damage and threat of plastic pollution to the world and Africa, the Africa Union (AU) announced a high level working session on banning plastics in Africa. Contributor EAC reaffirms plan to develop East Africa’s textile and leather sectors. The East African Community (EAC) has reaffirmed plans to develop a strong textiles and leather sector in East Africa.