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

South Africa plans to begin pilot carbon capture project in 2023

South Africa has reportedly begun geological mapping of the country's first carbon capture and storage (CCS) site. According to a senior Council f

South Africa turns to private sector for upgrading logistics framework

The South African subcontinent is known for its poor logistics, caused by potholed roads, aging equipment, frequent strikes, and shakedowns at militar

Invest Africa introduces new program to support 500 African MSMEs

Invest Africa, a prominent trade and investment platform for African markets, has introduced a novel program to support more than 500 micro, small and

Fast fashion drives pollution of African rivers, says WWI report

As per a report by Water Witness International, global fast fashion brands have been found to drive pollution that has turned the waters of African ri

National Ignition Facility on the brink of key nuclear fusion goal

The National Ignition Facility (NIF), a leading science institute based in US, is reportedly on the brink of attaining a longstanding goal in the fiel