U.K. chalks out post-Brexit path with “pro-innovation” AI strategy

The Government of U.K. has reportedly announced its plans to roll out a “pro-innovation” AI strategy to promote technological development

South Korea to supply over 1 Mn COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam next month

The move will allow South Korea and Vietnam to strengthen ties as strategic partners. The deal is supposed to be South Korea’s first COVID-19

Orange picks Ericsson to expand mobile money service in Africa

Orange Middle East & Africa has reportedly chosen telecom major Ericsson as a strategic ally for its Orange Money service across pan-Africa. With

Global Esports Federation expands presence in African, American regions

The Global Esports Federation (GEF) announced to have established two development organizations in Africa and the Pan American regions. As per the or

Nigeria to join forces with Egypt to improve electricity supply

The two countries were in talks last year over forming a collaboration in the area of power generation Abubakar Aliyu, Nigeria's Minister of Elec

Shinsei Bank requests Sony for help to counter SBI's takeover offer

Shinsei Bank, a leading diversified Japanese financial institution, has reportedly requested Sony Group Corp. to assist it in countering a takeover pr

Nigerian firm Releaf raises $4.2Mn to expand its food processing tech

Releaf, a Nigeria-based agriculture technology start-up, has reportedly secured an investment of $2.7 million in seed funding. The company is seemingl

South Africa shows interest in hosting FIFA Club World Cup in December

South Africa is reportedly shown interest in hosting the next FIFA’s Club World Cup in December 2021. The news comes after Japan, which recently

Climate change could force around 200Mn people to migrate by 2050

A World Bank report published recently states that in the next three decades, climate change might force more than 200 million people to leave their h

Africa’s USD 1.19 Bn fund receives USD 26.5 Mn from Nigerian startups

Nigeria has been a popular location for venture capital in the recent past. The country added USD 26.5 million to Africa's USD 1.19 billion amasse

Fossil fuels must stay underground to tackle climate change: Scientists

Researchers have recently advised that about 90% of coal reserves and 60% of oil and gas reserves must be kept underground to keep global warming belo

Prospa bags $3.8M to offer banking & software services to small firms

Nigerian fintech startup Prospa has reportedly closed a $3.8 million pre-seed round with a strong determination to change the way micro-businesses are