Meta terminates low-cost Express Wi-Fi in sub-Saharan Africa

The sub-Saharan countries in Africa face a connectivity crunch as Meta announces discontinuation of its affordable Express Wi-Fi internet services, in

IAEA launches initiative to curb global disparity in cancer treatment

With the cancer fatalities predicted to rise by 60% in the upcoming two decades, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has announced launching

Africa publicizes its plan for ramping up the vaccination rate six-fold

The supply of vaccines to Africa has significantly risen in order to ramp up the vaccination process in the continent. Although, the continent struggl

Oracle commits US$1 million to support tech startups across Africa

Oracle Corporation, the American multinational computer technology enterprise based in Texas, has reportedly announced a US$1 million investment to su

S African scientists to investigate link between COVID & untreated HIV

A team of leading scientists at the NGS-SA (Network for Genomic Surveillance, South Africa) will be reportedly studying COVID-19 and HIV in tandem, as

Bayelsa & Zipline partner to facilitate medical deliveries via drones

Nigeria’s Bayelsa State Government has reportedly announced partnering with Zipline, a logistics global leader, to leverage the drone technology

Liberia to enhance climate information system with $10Mn grant from AfDB

With the governments across the world doing their bit to curb the climate change challenges, the Board of Directors from the African Development Bank

Norrsken, 30 unicorn founders, VCs raise $200M fund to back African startups

Norrsken Foundation has reportedly teamed up with thirty unicorn founders and private equity and venture capital investors to set up a $200 million fu

NALA raises $10Mn to boost the remittance business in Africa

NALA, a Tanzanian cross-border payments firm, has reportedly announced raising $10 million in a new investment tranche, after its recent transition fr

Africa: TLcom Capital raises $150M to invest in 20 African businesses

TLcom Capital, a UK-based venture capital firm focused on Africa, best known for its bets on Twiga and Andela, has reportedly announced that it is rai

China to invest over $300 billion in Africa, increase trade volume

The Chinese government is reportedly planning to invest more than $300 billion in Africa over the coming three years. The investment was announced by

Wamly nabs 2nd round investment from venture capitalist Knife Capital

South African HR software startup, Wamly has reportedly bagged second investment round from the native venture capital firm, Knife Capital. As a part