Tag: equity

Africa: Covid-19 Has Thumped Private Equity in Africa – How Does the Industry Rebound?

March 10, 2021
Over the past year or so, we’ve all become familiar with a whole host of terms we knew nothing about at the start of 2020. ‘Lockdown’, ‘rate of transmission’ and ‘social distancing’ all entered our collective vocabularies. At the same time, we had to get used to new ways of working and doing business. Adjusting

Africa: Here’s How Africans Can Advocate for COVID-19 Vaccine Equity

January 5, 2021
Lagos — Now that COVID-19 vaccines are available, the richest countries in the world have effectively bought them up. African leaders have let them. As an African, I am disappointed at these leaders who have become so dependent on rich western nations to fund every aspect of healthcare delivery on the continent that they are

Biden Unveils Economic Plan Focused on Racial Equity

July 28, 2020
WILMINGTON, Del. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. unveiled the capstone to his comprehensive economic recovery plan on Tuesday with a speech that outlines his vision to “advance racial equity in our economy.”.Mr. Biden delivered his address in Wilmington, Del., when he pledged that fighting systemic racism is integral to an array of his economic proposals,