Russia-Ukraine war could result in food riots in poor nations: WTO Boss

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General, said that a spike in food price due to the Russia-Ukraine war could result in ri

South Africa eases COVID-19 restrictions following a drop in cases

The Government of South Africa has reportedly relaxed nation-wide COVID-19 restrictions as the number of cases continue to record a significant fall i

S Africa: Court suspends construction of Amazon’s HQ in Cape Town

The Western Cape High Court in South Africa has reportedly suspended the construction of a new business park in Cape Town, that would have housed Amaz

WHO launches mental health recovery program for children in Europe

COVID-19 pandemic has left traces of underlying mental and health issues in both adults and children. To this end, the World Health Organization&rsquo

Nigerian startup Simplifyd raises $500k to boost free internet access

Nigeria based startup Simplifyd, has reportedly raised USD 500,000 in a pre-seed funding round in order to become the first choice for data-free acces

Google launches fast connectivity cable in Togo; ensures high internet speed

Equiano cable will double the internet speed for 8 million residents of Togo Google-owned subsea, Equiano, that claims to boost the internet speed fo

Standard Bank sets a $20Bn renewable projects funding target for 2026

The South African financial service provider is on a mission to achieve net zero carbon emissions across its own operations by 2040. It has also se

Millions suffer as Horn of Africa experiences severe drought

The east African countries of Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, are reportedly on the ‘brink of catastrophe’ as the region faces yet

Flourish Africa announces Google, Eloh Consulting, and PwC as training allies

Flourish Africa, a women empowerment Non-Governmental Organization, has taken a major step to promote the entrepreneurial activities for the female-ru

HSBC announces sale of Greek branches; aims to invest $6Bn in Asia

HSBC is all set to announce the sale of its retail banks in Greece as the bank chain plans to double down on its operations in Asia, which, as per the

United Airlines & Certified Africa to launch African travel packages in US

United Airlines has reportedly teamed up with Certified Africa to offer convenient options for the traveler’s looking forward to visiting Africa

Pfizer will provide antiviral COVID-19 pills in Africa: Africa CDC

After the emergence of the novel coronavirus, major pharmaceutical players have ramped up production and supply of Covid-19 vaccines and pills globall