Nigerian firm Releaf raises $4.2Mn to expand its food processing tech

Releaf, a Nigeria-based agriculture technology start-up, has reportedly secured an investment of $2.7 million in seed funding. The company is seemingl

South Africa shows interest in hosting FIFA Club World Cup in December

South Africa is reportedly shown interest in hosting the next FIFA’s Club World Cup in December 2021. The news comes after Japan, which recently

Climate change could force around 200Mn people to migrate by 2050

A World Bank report published recently states that in the next three decades, climate change might force more than 200 million people to leave their h

Africa’s USD 1.19 Bn fund receives USD 26.5 Mn from Nigerian startups

Nigeria has been a popular location for venture capital in the recent past. The country added USD 26.5 million to Africa's USD 1.19 billion amasse

Fossil fuels must stay underground to tackle climate change: Scientists

Researchers have recently advised that about 90% of coal reserves and 60% of oil and gas reserves must be kept underground to keep global warming belo

African fintech Wave bags USD 200 million in a Series A funding round

Wave, an African company that specializes in providing mobile payment solutions has reportedly secured USD 200 million in a Series A funding round led

LoftyInc Capital to invest USD 10 million in African tech startups

Leading pan-African venture capital firm LoftyInc Capital recently announced the launch of its third fund, dubbed as LoftyInc Afropreneurs Fund 3, wit

South Africa detects a new, highly infectious COVID-19 variant: Report

A new and more infectious COVID-19 strain has been found in South Africa, according to a recent study conducted by the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovati

GSK unveils new malaria vaccine that reduces mortality risk by 70%

The clinical trial was conducted with 6,000 children aged 5-17 months in Mali and Burkina Faso. Globally, malaria causes about 400,000 deaths every