New CEPI & IVI program to improve access to Covid shots across Africa

The IVI (International Vaccine Institute), in collaboration with the CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation), has reportedly announced a

WAICA Re pays out USD 30.5 million in claims in 9 West African nations

West African Reinsurance Corporation, WAICA Re has reportedly incurred net claims of USD 30.5 million during the financial year 2020, marking a 63% in

Huawei plans to boost clean energy distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa

The company will position itself as an OEM supplier and will collaborate with stakeholders, including energy service providers and regulators, to over

World Bank loans Ivory Coast USD 300 million to revamp healthcare

Prime Minister Patrick Achi reportedly said that a World Bank program to assist medical clinics in Ivory Coast acquire equipment from Philips and Gene

Covid-19 fatalities raised by more than 40% in Africa over the last week

Africa has recently recorded a 43% increase in mortality rate due to Delta COVID-19 variant, with hospital admissions to have spiked rapidly and gover

NASA warns of severe global floods caused by an upcoming ‘moon wobble’

NASA, the independent space agency of the United States Government, has reportedly warned that coastal cities throughout the U.S. and the rest of the

Study: lack of internet access stunting the economic growth of Africa

A new study by Internet Society, a leading non-profit organization, has reportedly found that lack of internet access is severely stunting the economi

Rio Tinto’s South African mining operations to remain inoperative

Anglo-Australian metals and mining corporation, Rio Tinto has announced that operations at its Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) project based in South Afri

South Africa further extends restrictions amid spike in COVID-19 cases

South Africa has reportedly tightened COVID-19 restrictions for another 14 days, which includes a curfew from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., a ban on public gather

Western North America experiencing wildfire rage as temperatures surge

Much of western North America has been facing record-breaking temperatures off late, creditable to the heatwaves. Various communities were asked to ev

Africa witnesses spike in COVID-19 cases amid spread of delta variant

The World Health Organization has recently announced a significant surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in Africa over the last week. According to re

UK to review the takeover of British chip maker by Chinese-owned firm

Following criticism over the UK government’s alleged acquiescence to the takeover of the country’s largest semiconductor firm by a Chinese