Paylend raises $2M funding; aims at digitization of MSMEs in Kenya

Kenya based FinTech startup, Paylend, which aims to provide the MSMEs of Kenya access to capital and helps them digitalize, has announced receiving fu

Africa reports an 83% rise in the number of COVID-19 cases

Africa has reported an 83% surge in its weekly number of COVID-19 cases, the fastest surge it has seen over the course of the year. however, despite s

Pfizer brings down Omicron hospitalization by 70% in South Africa- Study

With Covid-19’s new variant Omicron widely spreading across different economies, BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine Pfizer has reportedly been

South Africa to receive funds to develop 1st mRNA vaccine production hub

With the scare of Omicron variant spreading worldwide, the South African and French governments, along with the WHO, reportedly announced working toge

South Africa approves use of Pfizer booster jab amid rising COVID cases

South Africa has reportedly approved Pfizer's booster jabs for people 18 years and above. The decision comes after rising concerns following highe

ABL procures $6M capital to initiate digital currency adoption in Africa

African Blockchain Lab (ABL) has recently announced raising new capital in its Series Pre-A funding round. Reportedly, ABL has procured a $6 million f

YouTube to reward short video creators with its new Shorts Fund scheme

YouTube has recently announced rewards for artists and creators of unique and creative short videos through its YouTube Shorts Fund particularly in th

Accenture announces 3000 jobs to fulfil the rising tech demands

Accenture is reportedly conducting a hiring spree to create 3000 jobs in the upcoming three years to build on the rising demand for services like cybe

South Africa declares 4th wave warning as Omicron spreads nationwide

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the identification of new variant coincides with the rise of new Covid-19 infections Cyril Ramaphosa, South Afr