Weekly News Round-Up | Africa

People who made Africa proud in February: Africans worldwide are making the continent proud by taking up leadership roles and excelling in the positions. Including Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Makhtar Diop, Ebi Atawodi, Dr Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Debora Kayembe http://bit.ly/3pCeoyg

Nigeria exits recession as GDP grew by 0.11% in Q4 2020: Nigeria’s economy exited recession in the fourth quarter of 2020, growing a better-than-expected 0.11% in the three months through December, the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics data showed. http://bit.ly/2NSiuVF

Bitcoin vs. Gold: 10 experts told us which asset they’d rather hold for the next 10 years, and why: As bitcoin continues its meteoric rise, breaching new records and crossing the $1 trillion market capitalization mark in just the last week, more investors are assessing the longstanding comparison between the famous cryptocurrency and an equally well-known asset class: gold . http://bit.ly/3kbzW3z

Ghanaian high school, Methodist Girls, wins World Robotic Competition: The Methodist Girls High School (MEGHIS) has been adjudged the winners of World Robotic Competition for the second consecutive time. The 2020 virtual edition was contested by 5000 teams across the world. http://bit.ly/37ATY2x