Youths in Africa have been urged to collaborate to chart a pathway for a sustainable environment on the continent. The Ambassador of Sweden to Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and ECOWAS, H.E, Carl-Michael Grans, made this point as a guest speaker at the 2021 edition of the "Africa Green Awards", which focused on the theme "Spotlighting The ECO-Heroes".
The Non-Interest Financial Institution of Nigeria (NIFIAN) recently hosted its 3rd webinar with the theme "Transformational Development through Non-Interest Finance". Non-interest finance aims to align with economic development and social welfare across the globe. Non-interest finance in Nigeria has improved social welfare and financial inclusion.
In the first 10 months of 2021, a plethora of foreign and local investors have invested a combined sum of N412 billion (bn) ($992 million) across 35 Nigerian startups. Similarly, Google has pledged to invest $1bn in Africa over the next five years aimed at promoting digital transformation and innovation across the continent.