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Wellbeing for Schoolteachers, a study commissioned by International Baccalaureate (IB) and conducted by Wellbeing Research Centre at Oxford University, says that teacher wellbeing has a significant impact on the wellbeing and academic success of students. Consequently, teacher wellbeing should be one of the first factors schools consider when looking to improve wellbeing across the school community.

Teacher Wellbeing Impacts Learning in Schools

By Iminza Keboge Published April 10, 2024 Wellbeing for Schoolteachers, a study commissioned by International Baccalaureate (IB) and conducted by Wellbeing Research Centre at Oxford University, says that teacher wellbeing has a significant impact on the wellbeing and academic success of students. Consequently, teacher wellbeing should be one of the…

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Map of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Member States

Eastern and Southern Africa’s COMESA is a Major Market Place for Internal and External Trading

By Abdi Ali Published March 30, 2024 The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional economic community in Africa with twenty-one member states stretching from Tunisia in the north to Eswatini in the south. COMESA was formed in December 1994, replacing a Preferential Trade Area which…

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Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, has said while receiving Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, on March 6, 2024.The award promotes the legacy and democratic ideals of the late Nigerian nationalist and federalist leader Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

Employ Welfarist Policies and People-Centred Development in Tackling Poverty

By Abdi Ali Published March 11, 2024 Given the high levels of poverty in Africa, what is needed are welfarist policies that exponentially expand opportunities for all, reduce inequalities and improve the quality of life of people. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, has said this while receiving…

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African Development Bank Group has approved a new five-year Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Kenya that focuses on boosting private sector-driven growth through infrastructure development, strategic reforms, and human capital development. 

African Development Bank to Assist Kenya in Development of Infrastructure and Human Resources

By Abdi Ali Published February 9, 2024 African Development Bank has approved a new five-year Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Kenya that focuses on boosting private sector-driven growth through infrastructure development, strategic reforms and human capital development. “Our support, within the context of the new CSP 2024-2028, will be selectively…

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Burundi and African Development Bank have signed two grant agreements totalling US$13.15 million to implement Phase 1 of the Water Sector and Climate Resilience Building Support Programme (PASEREC-Phase1).

Burundi to improve water supply and boost climate change resilience with African Development Bank Grant

By African Development Bank Published January 3, 2023 Burundi and African Development Bank have signed two grant agreements totalling US$13.15 million to implement Phase 1 of the Water Sector and Climate Resilience Building Support Programme (PASEREC-Phase1). The programme will strengthen Burundi’s resilience to the effects of climate change and improve…

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L-R: ABH Grand Finale Judge Ibukun Awosika, Founder of The Chair Centre Group; ABH 2023 Second Prize Winner Thomas Njeru, CEO and Co-Founder of Pula Advisors Limited; ABH Grand Finale Judge Joe Tsai, Chairman of Alibaba Group; ABH 2023 First Prize Winner Dr. Ikpeme Neto, CEO and Founder of Wellahealth Technologies; ABH 2023 Third Prize Winner Ayman Bazaraa, CEO and Co-Founder of Sprints; ABH Grand Finale Judge Dr. Diane Karusisi, CEO of Bank of Kigali

Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Competition for Entrepreneurial Excellence Announces Winners

By Abdi Ali Published December 21, 2023 Entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt have taken the top three positions in the 2023 edition of Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) Prize Competition. ABH Prize Competition, a philanthropic initiative sponsored by Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Philanthropy, has named Ikpeme Neto (CEO and…

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