Study finds that S. African variant can bypass Pfizer vaccine's shield

A real-world study of data conducted in Israel has reportedly found that the South African variant of the coronavirus possesses the ability to break t

Anglo American mulls investor concerns, to spin off coal mines in SA

With coal being one of the key contributors to global carbon emissions, investors in the thermal coal industry have started to raise concerns over the

Brazil reports first South African variant case amidst soaring deaths

The Government of Brazil has reportedly announced that the country has detected its first-ever confirmed case of the South African variant. The new ca

Africa to receive 220Mn doses of single-shot J&J COVID-19 vaccine

In a recent move to accelerate the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, all the African Union member states are slated to gain access to nearly 220 mill

U.S. to approve $650B of IMF global reserves for low-income nations

The United States Congress is reportedly set to approve more than $650 billion worth of Special Drawing Rights or global reserves held by the IMF (Int

Emirates affirms suspension of flights from South Africa until mid-April

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the global airline industry with restrictions on travel forcing air companies to halt their operations. Re

Tencent’s video game arm TiMi Studios records $10B of earnings in 2020

TiMi Studios, a Tencent Games subsidiary and the videogame developer behind massive mobile hits MOBA Honor of Kings and Call of Duty: Mobile, has repo

S. Africa’s PIC invests $7.4B in platinum betting on sustained rally

South Africas largest money manager, Public Investment Corp., estimates that the platinum miners would continue to make enormous payouts as stringent

Curevo Vaccine to conduct Phase 1b Trial of Chickenpox Vaccine in SA

The clinical trial includes evaluating tolerability, immunogenicity, and safety of two intramuscular vaccinations for HIV-infected children U.S. head

Top Glove shares take hit as US CBP alleges forced labor, seizes goods

Shares of Top Glove Corporation Berhad, a leading Malaysian rubber glove maker, have reportedly seen a sharp fall in the stock market after the U.S. C

FB, Google unite for undersea cable connection from South Asia & America

These cables would be the first ones to directly connect North America to some of the prominent parts of Indonesia The cable connection is anticipa

Nigeria partners with Morocco over a $1.3 Billion fertilizer plant

President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has recently said in a statement that a new $1.3 billion basic chemicals plant will be ready for commissioning