Autochek buys Cheki Kenya and Uganda to expand presence in East Africa

Autochek, a Nigeria-based automotive technology entity, has taken over Cheki Kenya and Uganda from ROAM (Ringier One Africa Media) for an anonymous su

Rack Centre, PwC to hold webinar for Africa’s digital transformation

Rack Centre, West Africa’s Carrier Neutral Tier III Data Centre, and PwC, a professional services firm, have collaborated to explore ways to lev

Medical groups warn against the use of Ivermectin to treat COVID-19

Prominent medical and pharmaceutical groups have reportedly warned against the use of Ivermectin to treat coronavirus patients. Ivermectin is a drug u

Trine and Solarise team up to finance five solar projects in Africa

Trine, a Swedish impact investing platform, has reportedly announced that it has teamed up with pan-African energy leasing firm, Solarise Africa, to i

Cholesterol-lowering Inclisiran to be administered to thousands on NHS

Inclisiran, a cholesterol-lowering drug could reportedly be offered to people on the NHS. The ‘game-changing’ drug is hoped to avert thous

LoftyInc Capital to invest USD 10 million in African tech startups

Leading pan-African venture capital firm LoftyInc Capital recently announced the launch of its third fund, dubbed as LoftyInc Afropreneurs Fund 3, wit

France teams up with African partners to supply 10Mn vaccines to Africa

The French government has formed an alliance with the African Union under which member states of the African Union will receive an extra 10 million do

South Africa detects a new, highly infectious COVID-19 variant: Report

A new and more infectious COVID-19 strain has been found in South Africa, according to a recent study conducted by the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovati

Africa's COVID-19 vaccination rate tripled but is still low, claims WHO

The COVID-19 vaccination rate in Africa has tripled during the last week. However, safeguarding even 10% of the continent by the end of September is s

GSK unveils new malaria vaccine that reduces mortality risk by 70%

The clinical trial was conducted with 6,000 children aged 5-17 months in Mali and Burkina Faso. Globally, malaria causes about 400,000 deaths every

Egypt aims for robust green hydrogen sector with Siemens Energy deal

The Government of Egypt has reportedly announced a collaborative effort with German energy behemoth, Siemens Energy, to build a robust green hydrogen

Siemens Energy-led H2Mare project to receive USD 117M from Germany

The flagship H2Mare project, led by Siemens Energy, will reportedly receive €100 million (USD 117 million) from Germany's research ministry t