Middle East North Africa

Democratizing commerce (Amjad Ahmad, Atlantic Council)

In Season 2, Episode 2 of empowerME Conversations podcast, host and Atlantic Council empowerME Director Amjad Ahmad speaks with Facebook Managing Director for the Middle East and North Africa Ramez Shehadi on digitization, the future of e-commerce, supporting SMEs, and changes needed to improve the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Democratizing commerce – Atlantic Council

North Africa Pandemic

North Africa COVID cases plummeting after summer spike (Al Jazeera)

Weeks after a spike in coronavirus cases overwhelmed intensive care units across North Africa with severe oxygen shortages sparking public anger, case numbers are sharply declining.

Here is a look at the situation in the four countries of the Maghreb – Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Libya – based on official figures collected by the AFP news agency.

North Africa COVID cases plummeting after summer spike | Coronavirus pandemic News | Al Jazeera