Libya launches largest COVID-19 vaccination center in capital Tripoli

In a bid to accelerate inoculations and catch up with the surging COVID-19 cases, Libya has reportedly pioneered its largest vaccination center in the

Cooper Pharma & OSI join forces to market Flavobac Cold & Flu Guard

Leading Indian pharmaceutical company, Cooper Pharma, has reportedly inked a distribution agreement with American pharmaceutical firm, OSI, for the pu

Woolworths to launch ‘tap and go’ shopping stores in South Africa

Woolworths, a prominent Australian retailer, is reportedly planning to open Near Field Communication (NFC)-enabled stores in South Africa. This will h

AFS joins forces with PaySky to launch AFS Pay- a virtual POS app

Arab Financial Services (AFS) - a leading provider of digital payments outsourcing services in the Middle East and Africa (MENA) region has inked a pa

South Africa starts offering J&J COVID-19 dose to the homeless populace

South Africa’s health authorities have reportedly started administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine to the homeless populatio

MVX raises $1.3Mn in seed funds to digitize cargo shipment in Africa

Nigeria-based digital freight company- MVX has announced raising USD 1.3 million in a seed funding round which will be used to boost its efforts to he

South Korea sees spike in COVID cases as Delta Plus enters its borders

The nation of South Korea has reported a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases as it struggles to reign in the country’s fourth wave of infections as ne

South African insurtech Naked raises $11m in Naspers-led Series A

Naked Financial Technology, the South Africa-based insurtech, has reportedly raised more than $11 million in a funding round led by Naspers, one of th

Nigeria’s Kuda Bank bags USD 55 Mn to launch in other African countries

Nigeria's first mobile-only bank Kuda Technologies Ltd. has raised USD 55 million in a Series B financing round at a valuation of USD 500 million

US ships four million Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria

The highly contagious Delta variant could cause another setback in vaccine distribution in Nigeria, say experts The U.S. government has sent four mil

EABL buys additional stake in Tanzanian subsidiary for USD 55 million

Kenya-based branded alcohol beverage business East African Breweries Ltd. (EABL) has reportedly acquired an extra 30% stake in Tanzanian subsidiary Se

Mammoet to support construction of three wind farms in South Africa

Mammoet South Africa, a unit of global heavy lifting and transport service provider Mammoet, has announced its support for the construction of three w