Amindeh Blaise Atabong

Amindeh Blaise Atabong is a media fellow with Germany’s Konrad Adenauer Foundation

Cameroon is not learning the governance lessons offered by Covid-19

Citizens of Cameroon are unable to trust their government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, given cases of ministers flouting restrictions, as well as allegations of corruption. This does not bode well for state responses to future crises

Africa watches as South Africa falls off the wagon

The sale of alcohol was banned during levels 5 and 4 of the lockdown but other African governments have struggled to enforce this restriction

Election preview: Burundi braces for divisive vote

The poll is going ahead with virtually no precautions besides prayer to protect citizens against the spread of Covid-19

SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned

Many African governments have paid little more than lip service to their citizens stranded all over the world

Crisis, what crisis? How not to handle a pandemic

So far, most countries on the African continent are dealing with Covid-19, but not all leaders are taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously

Cameroon concedes that soldiers committed Valentine’s Day massacre

Official inquiry found that the Cameroonian military was responsible for deadly attack on civilians

In Cameroon, face masks are compulsory — but unaffordable for many

The government’s response to Covid-19 has been criticised by opposition leaders

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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