REDU inaugurates first interactive retail store in Manhattan

As climate change initiatives take a high road, organizations and brands are contributing to do their bit. To this end, REDU, a zero-waste luxury furn

WHO declares Africa’s withdrawal from the COVID-19 pandemic phase

The COVID-19 pandemic has been lingering in the global economy since the last two years and has transformed the conventional ways of living life compl

BasiGo raises $4.3M in seed funding to provide electric buses in Kenya

Kenyan electric vehicle (EV) startup, BasiGo, has reportedly secured more than $4.3 million in its latest seed funding round to accelerate the launch

African startups raise around $5.2Bn in funding last year, says reports

Startups in Africa have supposedly raised record-breaking funding in 2021, ranging between $4.3 billion to $5.2 billion, as per data-tracking publicat

WFP aims for $327Mn funding to tackle severe droughts in Horn of Africa

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has reportedly called for a funding of 37.15 billion shillings (approx. USD 327 million), as its response

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