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

Biden administration rolls out new initiative to shape US-Africa trade

President Joe Biden's administration has reportedly launched a new initiative called Prosper Africa Build Together, requesting more than $80 milli

Ivory Coast-based Julaya raises $2m for West Africa expansion

Julaya, a fintech startup based out of Ivory Coast, has reportedly announced a $2 million pre-Series A funding. The funding would supposedly facilitat

South African fintech startup Yoco raises USD 83 Mn in Series C funding

South Africa’s payment and software platform, Yoco, has reportedly raised USD 83 million in Series C funding backed by Dragoneer Investment Grou

Aspen to start J&J Covid-19 vaccine roll out in South Africa

Aspen Pharmacare, a South African holding company for pharmaceutical concerns, has reportedly confirmed releasing the first batch of Johnson & Joh

Ghana looking to get hold of 18 million Covid-19 shots before October

Ghana is seeking to receive over 18 million Covid-19 vaccine doses by October as it combats the third wave of coronavirus infection, as recently state

Yara East Africa collaborates with farmers to edify tech-driven farming

Yara East Africa Ltd., a fertilizer manufacturer based in Kenya, has reportedly collaborated with farmers for building service centers where smallhold

South Africa’s Biovac Institute to produce Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Biovac Institute, a Cape Town-based pharmaceutical firm, has announced its plans to manufacture and distribute the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. T

New CEPI & IVI program to improve access to Covid shots across Africa

The IVI (International Vaccine Institute), in collaboration with the CEPI (Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation), has reportedly announced a

WAICA Re pays out USD 30.5 million in claims in 9 West African nations

West African Reinsurance Corporation, WAICA Re has reportedly incurred net claims of USD 30.5 million during the financial year 2020, marking a 63% in

Huawei plans to boost clean energy distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa

The company will position itself as an OEM supplier and will collaborate with stakeholders, including energy service providers and regulators, to over

World Bank loans Ivory Coast USD 300 million to revamp healthcare

Prime Minister Patrick Achi reportedly said that a World Bank program to assist medical clinics in Ivory Coast acquire equipment from Philips and Gene