Biovac & 9 development consortium team up to push vaccine production in SA

To accelerate the COVID-19 manufacturing capacity across South Africa and limit the dependence on imports, a consortium of nine finance and developmen

Flashfood raises $12.3Mn to scale grocery collaborations across the U.S

Toronto-based Flashfood has announced raising a fund of $12.3 million in a Series A investment round led by investor S2G ventures. For the uninitiate

Tanzania aims to become a hub for digital innovation & economy in Africa

Tanzania’s ambition of becoming a center for digital economy and innovation across Africa is about to become a reality with the rolling out of n

AgDevCo nabs $90M DFI funding to invest in African agribusinesses

AgDevCo, a social impact investor and project developer based in Africa, has recently announced a $90 million package of new funding from the Norfund,

Messaging & payment app NayaPay raises $13M in its largest seed round

NayaPay, a fintech company based in Pakistan, has reportedly secured $13 million through a seed round funding to launch its multi-service payment and

Iran, Qatar sign 14 major deals during President Raisi’s Doha trip

Qatar and Iran have reportedly signed 14 new agreements while Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi, was in Doha for a two-day trip this week. President R

SoftBank led Swiggy aims for $800 million IPO in the next year

Swiggy, the leading food delivery conglomerate, is reportedly aiming for an initial public offering (IPO) of $800 million in the following year and ha

AEC and PLC collaborate to create Africa-focused energy content

With partnerships and collaborations rising each day to curate advanced innovations and experiences, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) and Pure Languag

Egypt to supply locally made COVID-19 vaccines to African Nations

Egypt has started supplying doses of Sinovac to African Nations and other parts of the world during the COVID-19 pandemic Amidst the COVID-19 pandem

WHO announces 6 African countries to establish mRNA vaccine production

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic vaccine developments, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at World Health Organization (WHO) announc

Ericsson shares plunge as CEO admits firm may have given money to ISIS

Swedish telecom equipment group Ericsson’s shares have tumbled after chief executive Börje Ekholm, reportedly admitted that the company may

Flutterwave closes $250mn Series D, triples valuation to over $3bn

African fintech startup, Flutterwave, has reportedly raised $250 million in its latest Series D funding round, tripling its valuation to over $3 billi