L’Afrique à l’épreuve de la Covid-19

Par Abdelhamid Benhmade En quatre semaines, la situation est devenue extrêmement alarmante sur le continent africain. « Les populations africaines vivent l’un des pires épisodes pandémiques depuis l’apparition de la Covid-19 et plusieurs pays risquent de connaître un sort semblable à celui qu’a connu l’Inde », selon...

Lords of the Platforms: Beyond Banning Twitter, What else Should Nigeria do?

By Adedamola Adediji It’s a flattened world! An offshoot of this is that political discourse, commercial transactions, and economic activities have mainly moved online. This movement has significantly strengthened Twitter and its cousins in technologies, Facebook, Amazon, Google, and others. Scholars and nations are determining...

Access to COVID-19 Vaccines: the Patent Freeze Proposal and a New Global Strategy

By Chidi Oguamanam and Sarah O’Flaherty The State of Affairs As the vaccination rate rises in Canada and other developed nations, developing countries globally continue to record an upsurge in daily infection and death rates due to COVID-19. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently confirmed that Canada is involved in the...

From Africa to the World: Unlocking Barriers for Women to Trade

By Philda Maiga Trade is considered an important engine for growth. Studies have shown that trade can dramatically improve women’s lives, create jobs, and increase women’s bargaining power in society. Owing to the potential of trade and, more so, international trade to transform women’s lives,...

Intellectual Property and Women Economic empowerment in the local Community through GSWIM

By Lilian Nantume* The education and dissemination of knowledge about Intellectual Property Rights for small women-owned businesses in Uganda is still in its infancy. Unfortunately, most women do not know that they can transform the business ideas they have in their heads into protected business...