French Prez Macron to host Africa summit for Sudan, post-COVID relief

Emmanuel Macron, President of France, has reportedly announced plans to host African leaders and heads of global financial institutions for twin summi

South African COVID-19 mortality much higher than official toll: SAMRC

A recent report by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) pertaining to excess deaths in the previous year has supposedly found that over

AstraZeneca hits vaccine shipment goal as EU sues over shipment delays

In a new milestone, pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca Plc, has reportedly delivered 50 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine across countries in the Eu

Paystack officially launches in South Africa post Stripe acquisition

Paystack, a Nigerian fintech startup that powers businesses with payment API, has announced its official launch in South Africa following its acq

Lami raises $1.8 million to promote digital insurance across Africa

Kenya-based startup, Lami Technologies has reportedly raised $1.8 million in seed funding. The insurance company is planning to direct these funds tow

Kaspersky teams up with DataGroupIT to expand in West Africa

Russian cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has initiated a partnership with DataGroupIT to gain access to new markets in Nigeria and Ghana. The p

Banks, partners pledge $17 billion to boost food security in Africa

A group of multilateral development banks and their development partners have reportedly pledged more than $17 billion to improve food security and ov

IronRidge bags £12Mn to support gold and lithium projects in West Africa

IronRidge Resources, an Africa-focused minerals exploration company, has announced that it has secured £12 million (nearly USD 17 million) via a

Japan to open large-scale vaccination centers in Tokyo and Osaka

Government authorities in Japan are reportedly planning to open large vaccination sites in Tokyo and Osaka in the upcoming weeks, aiming to expedite t