Lami raises $1.8 million to promote digital insurance across Africa

Kenya-based startup, Lami Technologies has reportedly raised $1.8 million in seed funding. The insurance company is planning to direct these funds tow

Carry1st secures $6Mn funds to set foot in Africa’s gaming market

The company will focus on partnering with global gaming studios and expanding its product portfolio Carry1st, an Africa-centric mobile game publishe

Amazon’s tax-free €44 billion Europe sales income raises questions

Tech leader Amazon’s recent corporate filings in Luxembourg have given rise to speculations about the firm’s tax planning. The company rep

Kaspersky teams up with DataGroupIT to expand in West Africa

Russian cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky has initiated a partnership with DataGroupIT to gain access to new markets in Nigeria and Ghana. The p

Banks, partners pledge $17 billion to boost food security in Africa

A group of multilateral development banks and their development partners have reportedly pledged more than $17 billion to improve food security and ov

Google to offer Android & cloud development scholarships in Africa

The company has also announced the continuation of ‘Google for Startups Accelerator program’ for African startups Offering support to dev

Profits jump for Sony Music as streaming boosts revenues up to $2.5 Bn

Leading music company, Sony Music has reportedly announced that it has recorded an explosive Q4 (fourth quarter) growth, with the company’s oper

IronRidge bags £12Mn to support gold and lithium projects in West Africa

IronRidge Resources, an Africa-focused minerals exploration company, has announced that it has secured £12 million (nearly USD 17 million) via a

Pfizer begins initial human trial for pill that could cure COVID-19

Leading pharmaceutical giant and one of the most crucial players in the fight against COVID-19, Pfizer, has reportedly announced that it has enrolled

South Africa resumes rollout of J&J COVID-19 vaccine shots

In the past few weeks, Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine has been into headlines over claims of being associated with potential blood clo

Japan to open large-scale vaccination centers in Tokyo and Osaka

Government authorities in Japan are reportedly planning to open large vaccination sites in Tokyo and Osaka in the upcoming weeks, aiming to expedite t

Amazon to pump R4 billion to set up new headquarters in South Africa

Expanding its presence into newer markets, U.S. retail giant, Amazon has revealed its plans to infuse real estate investments of over R4 billion for o