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[Liberia] Financing to upgrade Monrovia water supply system for additional 52,000 users
20-06-2019 | 09:49:00
The World Bank has approved an additional financing of $24.74 million International Development Association (IDA) credit and $5.26 million IDA grant to increase access to piped water supply services in Monrovia.
[Nigeria] Healthtech startup MDaaS Global closes on $1m seed funding
20-06-2019 | 08:46:46
Healthtech company MDaaS Global, which is building a network of tech-enabled diagnostic facilities in Nigeria, has closed on seed funding totaling US$1 million.
[South Africa] Carte Blanche opens a new paediatric burns unit in KwaZulu-Natal
20-06-2019 | 08:41:41
The Carte Blanche Making a Difference Trust has prioritized the upliftment of paediatric facilities and services for trauma and burns patients at Ngwelezana Hospital, where the wards were seriously dilapidated and under-resourced.
MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowships program to provide $120,00 to six East African startup entrepreneurs
19-06-2019 | 04:17:53
Six East African startup entrepreneurs from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda will receive $20,00 each from MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowships program.
Africa to benefit from OFID's approval of US$580m for operations in developing countries
13-06-2019 | 10:34:00
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development, has approved more than US$580 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe, including Africa.
General Electric Healthcare advancing universal health coverage in Ghana
13-06-2019 | 03:23:21
General Electric (GE) Healthcare has kicked-off a two-day “Healthcare Dialogues” event in Ghana, to drive conversations around innovative sustainable healthcare solutions.
Cameroon cataract bond records successful first year
11-06-2019 | 08:24:29
An innovative cataract project funded through a development impact bond has celebrated a monumental first year, screening more than 50,000 patients and completing more than 2,300 cataract surgeries in Cameroon.
Gavi, NEC, and Simprints to deploy child fingerprint identification solution to boost immunization Africa
06-06-2019 | 11:05:00
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, NEC Corporation, and Simprints Technology Ltd. have signed a memorandum of understanding on the use of biometrics to improve immunization coverage in developing countries.
[South Africa] Sanlam reports satisfactory performance in four-month operational update
06-06-2019 | 10:39:00
Sanlam reported a satisfactory operational performance in the four months to 30 April 2019, despite persisting headwinds in South Africa.
UNIDO and WAHO to support development of ECOWAS pharmaceutical industry
05-06-2019 | 08:34:00
United Nations Industrial Development Organization has signed an agreement with the West African Health Organization to support the development of the pharmaceutical industry in the ECOWAS region.
[South Africa] Sanlam paid out close to R4 billion in claims in 2018, report
04-06-2019 | 10:44:00
In 2018, Sanlam paid out R3,9b in claims, with R3,2b being for life cover, R329m for income cover and R323,5m for trauma and injury.
South African National Blood Services invests in drones to transport blood
31-05-2019 | 06:22:12
The South African National Blood Service (SANBS) and Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) have showcased how they intend to save more lives using drone technology
[South Africa] Vodacom's Mum and Child service reaches 1.4 million subscribers
30-05-2019 | 14:03:00
Vodacom has announced that it's Mum & Baby service subscription recently grew to 1.4 million, giving more parents in South Africa access to reliable health information during pregnancy.
Bahrain Prime Minister bestowed with World Leader in Health honour for championing global healthcare
30-05-2019 | 13:07:00
The World Health Organization has recognized Bahrain Prime Minister with a global Health Leaders honour for his outstanding political leadership in advancing global healthcare.
GE Healthcare and Medhold Launch CARESCAPE ONE in South Africa
30-05-2019 | 08:44:00
GE Healthcare and Medhold have announced the launch of CARESCAPE ONE in South Africa.
Merck Foundation partners with First Lady of Liberia to build healthcare capacity
30-05-2019 | 08:39:00
Merck Foundation, together with The First Lady of Liberia, H.E. Clar Weah, and Ministry of Health will launch new programs to build equitable healthcare capacity and break the infertility stigma in the country.
Kenya School of Government, Amref Health Africa partner to strengthen healthcare workforce
29-05-2019 | 06:57:00
The Kenya School of Government (KSG) and Amref Health Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the health care workforce.
Ex-Nigerian Minister, Ali Pate, gets World Bank, Harvard University appointments
28-05-2019 | 07:31:00
The Nigerian former Minister of State for Health, Muhammad Ali Pate, has received two appointments from the World Bank Group and the public health graduate school of Harvard University: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
[Nigeria] IDHS mulls African expansion to increase healthcare access
24-05-2019 | 06:59:07
Nigerian e-health start-up iDHS HealthWise is looking to expand operations across Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa as it seeks to increase access to various healthcare service
[Kenya] Mastercard expands digital identity commitment with Samsung Electronics
23-05-2019 | 06:41:00
Mastercard today announced that it will collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a better way for people to conveniently and securely verify their digital identity on the mobile devices they use every day.
Boehringer Ingelheim and PharmAccess launch a new mobile support program for hypertension and diabetes in Kenya
22-05-2019 | 12:04:44
Boehringer Ingelheim and PharmAccess have launched a mobile technology-enabled program to drive healthcare awareness in Kenya.
Safaricom and UNICEF launch internet of things to promote healthier living in Kenya
17-05-2019 | 09:08:00
UNICEF and Safaricom have launched the Internet of Good Things in Kenya – a set of information and resources which promotes living better and healthier.
Freedom Leaf expands international footprint in South Africa
09-05-2019 | 08:15:00
Global healthcare company Freedom Leaf has announced a significant new order in the emerging South Africa CBD market.
[Kenya] E-health platform MYDAWA secures $3M funding to fuel expansion
08-05-2019 | 05:33:38
Kenya’s leading e-healthcare platform MYDAWA, has secured a $3M investment from Africa HealthCare Master Fund. This is the first round of external funding the company has received since its inception in 2017.
[Ghana] Cowtribe combats livestock mortality with mobile technology
07-05-2019 | 08:36:00
Cowtribe, an animal health solutions provider in Africa, is leveraging mobile technology to provide livestock farmers with reliable access to veterinary services using their smartphones.
[Kenya] Sanofi partners with CheckUps Medical Center to launch a new digital diabetes patient support program
02-05-2019 | 06:07:53
Sanofi Kenya has partnered with CheckUps Medical Center, a multidisciplinary rapid outpatient centre to launch the first Digital Diabetes Patient Support Program (PSP) in Nairobi.
The Agency for Universal Health Coverage in Senegal launches digital platform to enhance reach
01-05-2019 | 06:50:00
The Agency for Universal Health Coverage in Senegal has unveiled a digital platform, the first of its kind in the continent that seeks to digitize payments across the medical value chain while boosting reach.
Kamari and Kinect enter into a $2.5m coin swap agreement to fund HIV testing programmes in Africa
30-04-2019 | 06:20:00
Kamari, a project building an ecosystem of mobile gaming has partnered with Kinect, a blockchain-based health technology platform to fund HIV testing programmes across Africa.
IFC partners with Ethiopia’s Hallelujah General Hospital to promote improvements in patient safety
29-04-2019 | 13:29:00
IFC has signed an advisory services agreement with Hallelujah General Hospital to promote improvements in patient safety and quality assurance in Ethiopia.
UPS supports Zipline’s expansion of medical drone network into Ghana
29-04-2019 | 07:10:56
The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, have announced support for the expansion of a medical drone network into Ghana.
Xinova seeks innovators support to tackle Malaria in Northern Nigeria
26-04-2019 | 06:27:56
Xinova, a global market network of innovators has announced a project to identify breakthrough approaches to improve the timeliness, quality and visibility of data for the malaria supply chain in Northern Nigeria.
Zimbabwe government selects GlobalMed to provide telemedicine in 16 clinics
25-04-2019 | 11:56:37
GlobalMed has been selected by the government of Zimbabwe for a United Nations-funded project to provide telemedicine services and equipment at 16 clinics.
Liquid Telecom Kenya connects Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa to its outreach centers using high-speed fibre network
24-04-2019 | 08:30:25
Liquid Telecom Kenya has connected Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa Kenya to seven of its outreach centres in the coastal region bringing healthcare closer to the community.
First population dataset to track South Africans' health and well-being
23-04-2019 | 09:26:00
The South African Population Research Infrastructure Network (SAPRIN), together with the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), recently released its first population dataset.
[South Africa] Sanlam launches 'Sanlam Now Cover' digital platform
23-04-2019 | 08:24:00
Sanlam has launched Sanlam Now Cover, a digital platform which enables intermediaries to complete a client’s application for death and disability cover in a single visit, in just 15 minutes.
Malawi launches software platform to inform government on health policies
19-04-2019 | 06:00:00
Malawi has become the latest country to launch a health situation room, a software platform designed to help the government make informed decisions about policies and programmes related to health, including HIV.
[Kenya] MCF and GE Healthcare partner to provide financing to Small and Medium Healthcare providers
18-04-2019 | 13:03:44
GE Healthcare and Medical Credit Fund (MCF)-part have entered into a partnership to enable small and medium private healthcare providers to access loans for the purchase of GE Healthcare manufactured medical equipment.
Medscheme bets on FICO decision technology to improve business
15-04-2019 | 12:05:00
Medscheme, one of South Africa's largest providers of administrative and health risk management solutions for the healthcare sector, has created a modern decision platform for its Medical Aid Administration business.
[Interview] Kemi Ayinde, CEO, Healthpoint, Nigeria
09-04-2019 | 09:13:00
Kemi Ayinde is co-founder and CEO of Heathpoint, a company making healthcare, through the use of technology, widely accessible and affordable in Nigeria.
GE Foundation, Ethiopia government launch Amhara Region Oxygen Centre
05-04-2019 | 09:46:00
The Amhara Regional Government, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia and the General Electric (GE) Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada have launched of the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre.
Julphar announces investment in Zimbabwe healthcare sector
05-04-2019 | 06:27:44
Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has pledged its support to the Zimbabwean government to help boost the country's healthcare sector.
[Interview] Nikhil Pereira, CEO, Africa Healthcare Network, East Africa
04-04-2019 | 12:24:08
Africa Healthcare Network has over the years worked to change the landscape of renal care and education in Sub-Saharan Africa through the provision of dialysis services, education of clinicians and patients.
Alexander Forbes and Mercer launch Arrive, a benefits solution targeting employees in Ghana
02-04-2019 | 08:59:00
Only about a quarter of Ghanaian workers in the formal sector have access to suitable benefits.
[Column] Erik Roos: Are e-pharmacies on the cards for South Africa?
01-04-2019 | 09:46:00
Amazon’s recent entry into the pharmaceutical market, following its acquisition of PillPack – an online US pharmacy – has got local experts re-evaluating the role of internet pharmacies in SA.
[South Africa] Aspen Pharmacare lists on A2X
01-04-2019 | 07:22:24
Specialty and branded multinational pharmaceutical company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings (share code: APN) shares become available for trade on A2X Markets today.
AfDB approves €12.5 million investment in West Africa
28-03-2019 | 12:12:00
AfDB has approved a €12.5 million equity investment in Adiwale Fund 1, a first-generation private equity fund targeting high growth potential Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Francophone West Africa.
Kenya pushes for improved trade ties with Tunisia
28-03-2019 | 08:18:41
The KNCCI in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia organized the 1st Kenya-Tunisia Business Forum with the aim of creating long-term economic relations between Tunisia and Kenya.
Rwanda’s anchor sectors receive $33 million from European Investment Bank
27-03-2019 | 07:01:02
The European Investment Bank, the long-term lending institution of the European Union, and Bank of Kigali have agreed their largest ever cooperation to support new business investment across Rwanda.
[South Africa] Aspen to secondary list on A2X
25-03-2019 | 09:49:57
Specialty and branded multinational pharmaceutical company, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings, has been approved for a secondary listing on A2X Markets and will list on 1 April 2019.
[South Africa] Sanlam remains resilient amid challenging operating environment, Sanlam annual results
07-03-2019 | 07:10:00
Sanlam’s 2018 annual results provides testimony to its resilience amid challenging operating conditions and negative investment markets as it announced its operational results for the 12 months ended 31 December 2018.
UKEF supports UK firms to develop critical Ghanaian infrastructure
05-03-2019 | 10:19:00
International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox announced that UK Export Finance (UKEF) will support UK firms with £130 million for three projects in Ghana.
Sanofi VivaTech challenge applications extended to February 22nd
20-02-2019 | 04:12:14
Sanofi has announced the extension of the registration period for the call for proposals for this year’s VivaTech, an annual technology conference, dedicated to innovation and startups to February 22nd 2019.
Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth and UNECA launch Africa Business Coalition for Health to tackle continent’s challenges
13-02-2019 | 09:05:38
An ambitious platform designed to bring together business leaders in Africa to collaborate with heads of government and other stakeholders to tackle basic health challenges in Africa has been launched.
Synergy Wound Technology and Trade Africa Healthcare partner to offer mobile cloud solution in South Africa
13-02-2019 | 08:27:00
Technology-driven product development company Synergy Wound Technology has announced an agreement with Trade Africa Healthcare focused on affordable and innovative healthcare solutions for Africa.
[Ghana] Mercer partners with Learning Organization to tap local talent
08-02-2019 | 07:03:17
Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth and careers has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Learning Organisation, a Ghana based Consulting firm.
Liquid Telecom Kenya’s network delivers telemedicine to Dadaab refugee camp
05-02-2019 | 08:30:45
Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has connected Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital in Nairobi to Dadaab refugee complex.
[Kenya] Sanofi sets three challenges for African startups to innovate health
25-01-2019 | 04:03:00
Sanofi, and a major player in innovation in Africa, has launching three challenges for African startups to find innovative solutions to improve access to healthcare and transform the health ecosystem throughout the continent.
Somalia launches national micronutrient survey
17-01-2019 | 06:32:16
The Ministry of Health and Human services of the Federal Government of Somalia has launched the Somali National Micronutrient Survey together with UNICEF.
Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute of Egypt to provide Masters Degree in Medical Oncology for African doctors
09-01-2019 | 11:31:49
Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany partners with Egypt’s National Cancer Institute to provide Master Degree in Medical Oncology for African doctors.
[Kenya] Villgro Kenya invests $80,000 in Maisha Meds and Turaco to advance primary care
09-01-2019 | 05:08:00
Villgro Kenya has invested $80,000 each in Maisha Meds and Turaco, two companies working to improve health access for low-income Kenyans.
[Column] Sachen Gudka: Tracking Kenya Big Four Agenda’s performance
02-01-2019 | 06:10:00
By deliberately centering Manufacturing in the Big 4 Agenda, Kenya made an expedient decision to steer itself back on the fast track towards realizing Vision 2030.
Apto Global partners with MenaCare to expand into North Africa and Middle East
27-12-2018 | 13:03:49
Apto Global, the world's first global adaptation skills platform, has announced a strategic partnership with MenaCare, a full-service business consulting firm focused on the transformation of healthcare delivery.
[Kenya] Sanitary products’ dispenser startup YZ-ME International wins 1M seed capital from Sinapis
20-12-2018 | 05:35:00
Sanitary products vending startup YZ-ME International has won a 1 million shillings capital injection from Sinapis Organisation. The startup won the capital during the Sinapis business pitching competition held in Nairobi this month.
OFID supports health and living standards in Malawi
18-12-2018 | 11:52:36
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development has signed a US$12 million public sector loan agreement with Malawi for a project aimed at improving health and living standards for circa 125,000 people.
[Egypt] IFC invests $1 million in Vezeeta to bolster health innovations
13-12-2018 | 11:09:17
IFC is investing $1 million in Vezeeta, an Egyptian technology company that operates an online platform that allows patients to quickly find doctors.
[Egypt] e-health startup Vezeeta receives $1m funding from IFC
11-12-2018 | 13:18:00
Egyptian e-health startup Vezeeta has raised $1 million in additional funding from IFC to add to the $12 million in Series C financing it raised earlier this year to continue its international expansion.
Boehringer Ingelheim launches LastMile initiative targeting animal healthcare in Sub Saharan Africa
07-12-2018 | 06:10:00
Boehringer Ingelheim has launched the ‘LastMile’ initiative, an integrated, solutions-driven programme that seeks to address crucial animal health challenges.
TC4A launches its East Africa business in Kenya to boost universal healthcare coverage through digital innovation
06-12-2018 | 10:59:46
Social impact company Tech Care for All (TC4A), has announced the launch of its East Africa business, to be headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
South Africa -Tunisia Business Council mooted to boost trade and investment
06-12-2018 | 06:43:00
South Africa Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry has received the assurance of the Tunisian business people that they are keen and committed to the establishment of the joint South Africa-Tunisia Business Council.
AfDB, Big Win Philanthropy, Dangote Foundation launch plan to improve child nutrition across Africa
05-12-2018 | 06:23:26
Working with Big Win Philanthropy and Aliko Dangote Foundation, the African Development Bank has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan.
[Nigeria] ECOWAS and Spanish government to collaborate more on human capital development
04-12-2018 | 08:51:37
The Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the government of Spain have restated their commitment to greater collaboration in order to build the capacities of citizens in the region.
Frost & Sullivan and AMIP to host healthcare meeting in Morocco
04-12-2018 | 06:10:13
Frost & Sullivan has co-organized with Moroccan Pharmaceutical Industry Association, AMIP, to host its very first Healthcare Meeting.
[South Africa] NRS unveils GE Healthcare’s new mammography system, upgrades MRI system
03-12-2018 | 06:49:00
South Africa’s National Radiology Services has launched the new Senographe Pristina mammography system, designed to make breast screening more comfortable and inviting for patients.
[Kenya Business Week] Leveraging the blue economy wave to boost national purse
29-11-2018 | 13:36:00
Kenya has this week successfully hosted the first global conference on blue economy that brought together over 16,000 delegates.
Pharmaceutical companies deepen strategic focus on Africa, Index
29-11-2018 | 09:21:35
A new access to medicine index has noted increasing interest from multinational pharmaceutical companies in doing business in Africa.
[Kenya] E-health platform MYDAWA partners with Kenya Pharmaceutical Association to advocate for better health care solutions.
28-11-2018 | 11:31:13
Kenya’s e-health platform and online retail pharmacy; MYDAWA and Kenya Pharmaceutical Association (KPA) have announced a new partnership to advocate for access to quality health commodities for Kenyans.
AfDB partners with Entreprenarium to build capacity of 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Africa
27-11-2018 | 10:59:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), as part of its African Women's Access to Finance Initiative (AFAWA), is partnering with Entreprenarium to build the capacity of 1,000 women entrepreneurs on the continent.
Mozambique making economic and social progress, AfDB report
27-11-2018 | 07:22:00
According to the latest African Development Bank (AfDB) Country Result Brief, Mozambique has made significant strides despite an economic slump over the past two years.
[Kenya] GE Healthcare collaborates with Beyond Zero Initiative to better primary healthcare services
26-11-2018 | 11:32:00
GE Healthcare and Beyond Zero Initiative are teaming up to improve access to quality and affordable primary healthcare services in Kisumu County.
Japan supports WFP to scale up nutrition programme in Ghana
22-11-2018 | 09:56:00
The United Nations WFP has received US$5m from the Government of Japan to enable scale-up a programme addressing undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies and obesity in Ghana.
AfDB marks Toilet Day with US$500 million commitment to new sanitation funding
22-11-2018 | 08:06:00
As the African Development Bank (AfDB) joined the international community to observe World Toilet Day, it is putting considerable financial muscle into the global effort to improve toilets and sanitation.
AfDB approves $123 million grant for Ethiopia’s Basic Services Transformation Programme
21-11-2018 | 06:21:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of AfDB, has approved resources to Ethiopia’s Basic Services Transformation Programme.
HealthCarePoint establishes BlueCloud Africa to improve research using smart city approach
19-11-2018 | 10:15:00
BlueCloud by HealthCarePoint has established BlueCloud Africa to work with local organizations to improve the healthcare and clinical research ecosystem.
UN agencies, partners to firm-up common support programme for Central Africa
15-11-2018 | 10:56:16
Representatives and experts of UN bodies, ECCAS General Secretariat and CEMAC Commission are set to meet in Gabon this month to re calibrate their efforts at delivering support for the sustainable development in Central Africa.
[Startup Interview] Musawa Mukupa, Founder, Health Literacy Zambia
15-11-2018 | 06:43:38
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
Health Ministry, Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Of Kenya and Safaricom partner for NCD Information Platform
14-11-2018 | 10:17:27
Kenyans can now access information on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) directly from their mobile phones. This follows the launch of an SMS and USSD service called Fafanuka which is Swahili for ‘to be enlightened’.
Johnson & Johnson Launches Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0
08-11-2018 | 10:35:42
Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, a continent-wide competition calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to create positive impact for African communities.
[Kenya] General Electric trains radiology professionals on latest medical imaging technologies
07-11-2018 | 09:20:00
GE Healthcare has conducted a series of educational sessions in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania targeting radiologists and radiographers. The educational sessions, which were attended by more than 100 healthcare practitioners, introduced participants to the latest techniques and technologies on medical imaging.
Ecobank Academy launches programme to improve Africa’s health systems
07-11-2018 | 06:56:17
Ecobank Academy, a corporate university of independent pan-African banking group in collaboration with Ecobank Foundation, has launched an innovative development programme aimed at improving Africa’s health systems.
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF renew commitment to strengthening PHC
06-11-2018 | 10:46:00
Amref Health Africa and UNICEF held a parallel session on strengthening community platforms for Primary Health Care (PHC), during the 2nd International Conference on Maternal, New-born and Child Health in Africa, convened by the African Union Commission.
Nestlé, Tembo Education bet on Whatsapp to drive nutritional awareness in East Africa
06-11-2018 | 08:52:49
Food and drink company Nestlé has partnered with early education social enterprise Tembo Education to deliver customized, nutrition-based curriculums to families across Kenya, through SMS and WhatsApp messages.
[Nigeria] Africa urged to put education and poverty at the center of development
01-11-2018 | 11:36:00
One of Nigeria’s foremost traditional rulers has challenged Africans and development experts to rethink development financing to reach the poorest communities on the continent, to give them access to markets, education and healthcare.
E-health startup REMA wins Abidjan round of Seedstars
31-10-2018 | 09:49:00
Collaborative medicine platform REMA has been named the winner of the Cameroon round of Seedstars World. The startup will now represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to USD one million in equity investment and other prizes.
IMF completes program review mission to Benin
30-10-2018 | 13:44:00
A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its October visit in Cotonou, Benin. The visit was to hold discussions on the third review of the three-year economic and financial program supported by the IMF under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement with the Republic of Benin.
Tunisia's Economic Outlook in 4 Charts, study
23-10-2018 | 12:57:00
Due to an exceptional harvest and tourist arrivals that reached levels last seen in 2010, GDP growth in Tunisia have accelerated in the second quarter of 2018 to 2.8 percent, up from 2.5 percent in the first quarter.
[Kenya Business Week] Breathing new life into SMEs
19-10-2018 | 08:42:00
Small and medium sized businesses in Kenya represents 75 per cent of the country's workforce, constitute 98 percent of all businesses in Kenya and contribute 3 percent to the national purse.
EU, Bill & Melinda partner to support health services in Africa
19-10-2018 | 08:41:50
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute €54 million, $62.5 million, to EU efforts to strengthen diagnostic health services in Sub-Saharan Africa under the External Investment Plan.
MYDAWA leverages on fintech solution iPay to scale up service delivery
17-10-2018 | 04:06:37
Kenya’s leading e-health platform, MYDAWA, has signed a partnership deal with iPay Limited, an innovative payment processing solution and payment gateway for Africa.
Why China attracts Africa
16-10-2018 | 08:45:00
The African Agenda 2063 is a well spelt out strategic framework for the socioeconomic transformation of the continent over the next 50 years. China’s President XI Jinping has characterized china’s development agenda in Africa as a win-win deal for its aspirations to become the global trade leader.
Technology to monitor Malaria in Zambia, Senegal and Ethiopia
12-10-2018 | 13:10:00
Starschema Ltd., a big data company in Hungary, and PATH, a global organisation that works to accelerate health equity, have launched a software integration that will enable health workers to easily and securely access data visualizations.