Austrian government faces lawsuits over handling of Ischgl ski resort outbreak
A lawyer is taking legal action against the Austrian government on behalf of those infected with COVID-19 at an alpine ski resort in March. The outbreak is thought to have helped fuel Europe's first wave of infections.
Ondo Election: Akeredolu, Jegede to sign peace accord Tuesday, Suarez bids Barcelona farewell and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
Lagos National Stadium restored to former shape
The abandoned National Stadium, Lagos, is finally getting attention decades after neglect and original design altered. Demolition trucks have been working inside the complex for two weeks, pulling down illegal structures that once adorned what used to be one of the best sports facilities in Africa.
How African start-ups can withstand the COVID-19 shock
Endeavor in partnership with Nigerian data collection company, Stears say 84 per cent of start-ups have reported disruptions to their fundraising efforts due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with 79 per cent of start-ups having less than a six-month buffer for their operations. This was in a jointly published white paper. Eloho Omame, Managing Director and CEO of Endeavor Nigeria joins CNBC Africa’s Wole Famurewa for more.
Ban Ki-Moon on how to build Africa’s resilience to climate change
As the Global Center on Adaptation extends its footprint to Africa, Chairman of the Board and the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss how the GCA plans to operate in Africa.
GCA CEO on Africa’s journey to a climate resilient future
The Global Center on Adaptation works with both the public and private sector as a broker to speed up action and support adaptation solutions in a bid to build a more climate-resilient future for the world. Patrick Verkooijen the CEO and Chair of the Executive Board of the Global Center on Adaptation joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole and Kayode Akindele, Partner at TIA Capital to discuss their plans for Africa as they launch their regional office in Africa.
Soyinka says Nigeria divided like never before under Buhari, Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract and more
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
S. Africa's Ramaphosa introduces new bills against gender-based violence
Battling South Africa's "second pandemic", President Cyril Ramaphosa steps up the fight against gender-based violence, announcing what he calls the country's most far-reaching legislative overhaul against femicide. Also, record downpours in Senegal kill at least six and leave thousands homeless. The government says it has launched an emergency plan to help those in need, but residents say they're still waiting for assistance. And we tell you more about a shepherd-turned-musician from Lesotho whose tunes have captivated audiences from Africa to Europe.