Nollywood booming; African film sector could create 20m jobs: UNESCO

African film industries are reportedly slated to grow four times in revenue to $20 billion (£15 billion) and generate 20 million more jobs in cr

Australia to buy Merck’s COVID-19 pill in wake of delta variant surge

Stepping up to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently revealed plans to purchase 300,000 courses o

Africa hopes for chocolate rebound amidst massive cocoa harvests

West Africa’s cocoa giants are preparing for another big harvest, with a focus on whether the demand recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic can ab

Scientists uncover gene that can shape immune response to Sars-CoV-2

A new study by scientists at MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, has reportedly found that minor differences in an individual's genet

South Korea and Italy to deepen ties for sustainable economic growth

The two countries to forge a stronger partnership in the biotechnology and green energy sectors. The partnership was initially agreed upon in Octob

ABCHealth launches initiative to boost pharma manufacturing in Africa

ABCHealth recently announced the West Africa AfCFTA-Anchored Pharma Initiative at the Africa Investment Summit on Health. This initiative is designed

Juntendo researchers spot emerging malaria-drug resistance in Africa

Researchers from Juntendo University have reported that mutant variants of the malaria-causing parasite are spreading in Africa. These mutants are rep

South Korea to supply over 1 Mn COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam next month

The move will allow South Korea and Vietnam to strengthen ties as strategic partners. The deal is supposed to be South Korea’s first COVID-19

Global Esports Federation expands presence in African, American regions

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) announced to have established two development organizations in Africa and the Pan American regions. As per the or