Orange picks Ericsson to expand mobile money service in Africa

Orange Middle East & Africa has reportedly chosen telecom major Ericsson as a strategic ally for its Orange Money service across pan-Africa. With

Nigeria to join forces with Egypt to improve electricity supply

The two countries were in talks last year over forming a collaboration in the area of power generation Abubakar Aliyu, Nigeria's Minister of Elec

Shinsei Bank requests Sony for help to counter SBI's takeover offer

Shinsei Bank, a leading diversified Japanese financial institution, has reportedly requested Sony Group Corp. to assist it in countering a takeover pr

Prospa bags $3.8M to offer banking & software services to small firms

Nigerian fintech startup Prospa has reportedly closed a $3.8 million pre-seed round with a strong determination to change the way micro-businesses are

Autochek buys Cheki Kenya and Uganda to expand presence in East Africa

Autochek, a Nigeria-based automotive technology entity, has taken over Cheki Kenya and Uganda from ROAM (Ringier One Africa Media) for an anonymous su

Rack Centre, PwC to hold webinar for Africa’s digital transformation

Rack Centre, West Africa’s Carrier Neutral Tier III Data Centre, and PwC, a professional services firm, have collaborated to explore ways to lev

Medical groups warn against the use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19

Prominent medical and pharmaceutical groups have reportedly warned against the use of Ivermectin to treat coronavirus patients. Ivermectin is a drug u

Trine and Solarise team up to finance five solar projects in Africa

Trine, a Swedish impact investing platform, has reportedly announced that it has teamed up with pan-African energy leasing firm, Solarise Africa, to i

Cholesterol-lowering Inclisiran to be administered to thousands on NHS

Inclisiran, a cholesterol-lowering drug could reportedly be offered to people on the NHS. The ‘game-changing’ drug is hoped to avert thous