The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received a € 500,000 contribution from France towards the fight against malnutrition in South Sudan.
GreenTec has invested in Coliba, an innovative Cote D’Ivoire-based recycling and waste management start-up addressing plastic waste.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved $2 million in emergency assistance for the World Health Organization (WHO) to reinforce its capacity to help African countries contain the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its impacts.
IFC announced a $2.5 million investment in New Crystal to support the expansion of the private healthcare group, which provides high-quality medical services to lower-middle-income and low-income patients and families in Ghana.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued guarantees to support the operation and maintenance of six additional solar power plants at the Benban Solar Park in the Aswan Governorate in Upper Egypt.
GSMA has unveiled the annual ‘State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money’, showing the impact that greater financial inclusion has on lives, economies and innovation.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has challenged professionals in the Nigerian Petroleum sector to come up with solutions to tackle current challenges facing the industry.
Western Union has announced the expansion of its digital money transfer services, the fastest-growing part of its business in 2019, to over 75 countries.
World Bank financing to make secondary education safer, better, more accessible for Tanzanian students
The World Bank approved a credit from IDA, the World Bank’s fund for the poorest countries, which will enable millions of young Tanzanians to access and complete secondary education in safer and better learning environments.
The World Bank approved three grants for a total of $133 million from IDA to help improve access to basic infrastructure and services for poor and vulnerable communities.
The Vice President of the Republicof Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, launched the Scholarship Secretariat’s Online Scholarship Application and Administration System, www.scholarshipgh.com, in Accra.
The South African Department of Science and Innovation has successfully commissioned and finalised the physical establishment of a core situational awareness platform for COVID-19.
Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has launched an online directory of locally manufactured goods, in the wake of the confirmation of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the country.
Japan supports WFP secure nutrition for children, assist crisis-affected population in Guinea-Bissau
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$2.8 million Japan to deliver lifesaving saving assistance, resilience-building support and the development of human capital in Guinea-Bissau.
Nigeria’s AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited has signed an agreement with FMDQ Holdings PLC to solidify their mutual interest in developing products to deepen the Nigerian capital market.
Africa 24 Media has announced the official launch of the continent's first all factual video on demand platform. Yebo aims to be the guide of Africa through stories.
Standard Bank is an official partner of the South African Future Trust (SAFT) for SMMEs and has agreed to waive fees related to administering this fund during this period of national disaster, to maximise the funds available to recipients.
Capsule Technologies has announced the successful go-live of its medical device integration solution in South Africa.
The Government of Mozambique and the African Development Bank signed a protocol agreement for a $34 million grant for the paving of the 35-km Nambungali-Roma road to facilitate trade and promote social inclusion of local communities.
5G smartphone upgrades could see nearly a billion used devices enter the market across the globe in 2020.