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Hemex Health announces breakthrough measurement capability for Gazelle Diagnostic Device
09-05-2022 | 11:44:00
Hemex Health announced a significant enhancement to their Gazelle™ Hb Variant test, which allows for more precise measurements of Hb F, also known as fetal hemoglobin.
World Bank approves $400m program to support Morocco’s social protection response and reform
09-05-2022 | 10:07:41
The World Bank approved a $400 million program to support Morocco’ social protection system, as part of the kingdom’s sweeping reforms to strengthen its social safety nets.
IFC loans $10m to I&M Bank Rwanda to support SMEs, economic activity and Jobs
09-05-2022 | 10:07:40
IFC announced a loan to I&M Bank Rwanda, to help the bank increase lending to potentially thousands of Small and Medium Sized enterprises in Rwanda, many of which are facing COVID-19-related liquidity challenges.
The OPEC Fund, AFC sign $50m loan agreement to support post-COVID-19 African infrastructure
09-05-2022 | 10:07:21
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have signed a $50 million loan agreement to help finance and build infrastructure needed for Africa’s post-COVID recovery.
Afreximbank disburses $200 million to Zenith Bank Nigeria to cushion impact of COVID-19
09-05-2022 | 10:07:04
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has disbursed $200 million to Zenith Bank Plc Nigeria under its Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA).
DFC approves $3.6 billion of new investments in global development
09-05-2022 | 10:07:03
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.5 billion across nine projects that will advance development in Africa, Latin America, and emerging markets across the globe.
CDC announces $50m revolving trade finance loan facility with Absa bank
09-05-2022 | 10:06:54
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has announced a new two-year revolving $50 million trade finance loan facility to Absa bank.
World Bank appoints Keith Hansen as New Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda
09-05-2022 | 10:06:53
The World Bank has appointed Mr. Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September 8, 2020.
World Bank approves $86m to improve access to financial services for MSMEs in Malawi
09-05-2022 | 10:06:52
The World Bank approved an $86 million credit for the Malawi government to increase access to financial services and promote the entrepreneurship and capabilities of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Malawi.
World Bank provides $75m to mitigate COVID-19 impacts, support recovery in Madagascar
09-05-2022 | 10:06:52
The World Bank approved $75 million development policy operation for Madagascar to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
[South Africa] FNB and RMB heed the call to improve food security in Mpumalanga
09-05-2022 | 10:06:45
RMB and FNB have donated R3 million from the FirstRand SPIRE fund to assist FoodForward South Africa, FFSA, set up operations in the Mpumalanga province.
[Kenya] NSE reports notable Profits after Tax of over 100% amid challenging economic conditions
09-05-2022 | 10:06:42
The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) announced its results for the six months ended June 30, 2020 recording a strong performance on the back of a disconcerting macro-economic environment in Kenya and other global markets.
EIB releases €100m in emergency funding to help Morocco combat COVID-19
09-05-2022 | 10:06:40
The Moroccan Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform and the Vice-President of the EIB announced the release of €100 million to finance the Kingdom of Morocco’s most urgent requirements as it deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.
EIB, Banque Misr partner to support private businesses and SMEs in Egypt
09-05-2022 | 10:06:18
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing Banque Misr with a €425 million credit line to support Egyptian private small and medium-sized enterprises.
Nordic Development Fund extends $8.8m grant to African Water Facility
09-05-2022 | 10:06:01
The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) approved $8.8 million in grant funding to the African Water Facility (AWF) to bolster investments in COVID-19 recovery and preparation for investment of water supply.
[Column] Kgomotso Ramoenyane: The pros and cons of implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for SMEs
03-05-2022 | 12:10:09
Several smaller companies followed suit, marking the beginning of a “trial-and-error” period that has highlighted both pros and cons for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and businesses across the board.
UNICEF signs supply agreement with Pfizer for oral COVID-19 treatment in Africa
23-03-2022 | 10:36:10
UNICEF has signed a supply agreement with Pfizer for the procurement of up to 4 million treatment courses of the new oral antiviral medicine nirmatrelvir/ritonavir in 2022.
Egypt's central bank raises interest rates, cites Ukraine and coronovirus pandemic
21-03-2022 | 13:09:00
Egypt's Central Bank raised its key interest rate Monday for the first time since 2017, citing inflationary pressures triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and Russia's war in Ukraine, which hiked oil prices to new records.
RECOVERY Trial launches in Ghana
21-03-2022 | 08:51:27
The world’s largest clinical trial investigating treatments for COVID-19 RECOVERY Tria has now launched in Ghana.
Kenya receives a $750 million boost from World Bank to support economic transformation post-pandemic
17-03-2022 | 11:08:03
The World Bank has approved a $750 million Development Policy Operation (DPO) that will help strengthen Kenya's fiscal sustainability through reforms that contribute to greater transparency and the fight against corruption.
AfDB grant to improve governance of natural resource outflows in six African countries
07-03-2022 | 07:30:15
Six African countries will soon benefit from a grant from the Transitional Support Facility (TSF) of the African Development Fund, through a project designed to strengthen national capacity for governing natural resource outflows in Africa.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A call for exports diversification for higher market gains
04-03-2022 | 11:28:00
Agriculturists and entrepreneurs are working harder than ever to address food sufficiency, but energy rests firmly on the government’s shoulders.
Biovac and Development Partners collaborate to advance long-term health security across Africa
01-03-2022 | 15:00:00
To support South Africa and the African continent increase vaccine manufacturing capacity and reduce reliance on imports, a consortium of nine development and finance institutions have announced a partnership with Biovac in South Africa to support Biovac's vaccine manufacturing expansion.
World Bank injects GH¢28m into Ghana's SME operations
28-02-2022 | 12:12:58
The World Bank has injected GH¢28 million grants into the operations of 400 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to support their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Six African countries to receive initial transfer of mRNA vaccine technology
25-02-2022 | 09:22:00
Six African countries – Egypt, Senegal, Kenya, South Africa, Tunisia and Nigeria – have emerged as the first African recipients of mRNA technology under the global mRNA technology transfer hub initiative.
Partenariat entre l’AFD et Afreximbank dans la lutte contre les effets de la COVID-19
24-02-2022 | 16:00:00
Dans le cadre du Sommet UE-UA qui se tient à Bruxelles, Rémy Rioux, Directeur général de l’AFD, et Benedict Oramah, Président d’Afreximbank, scellent un partenariat stratégique entre l’AFD et Afreximbank.
Agence Française de Développement and Afreximbank partner to support the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic
24-02-2022 | 15:52:00
As part of the EU-AU Summit held in Brussels, Director General of AFD, and Professor Benedict Oramah, President of Afreximbank, sealed a strategic partnership between AFD and Afreximbank.
[Column] Cheikh Oumar Seydi: Africa’s health security requires strong African regulators
23-02-2022 | 10:28:00
The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us many lessons about health security – not the least that, when health resources are scarce, African countries cannot necessarily rely on imports to protect their people.
How fraudsters used spam and phishing in 2021, Kaspersky
21-02-2022 | 14:27:00
In 2021, cyber-fraudsters involved in the creation and distribution of spam and phishing tried to lure users using topics focused on lucrative investments, online streaming of global movie or TV premieres and themes related to restrictions, requirements and benefits of the ongoing pandemic
Afreximbank signs EUR250 million loan agreement with KfW
17-02-2022 | 21:08:01
Afreximbank is delighted to announce the signing of a loan agreement of an amount of EUR 250 million with the German Development Bank KfW, acting on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
Siemens South Africa partners with Aspen to enhance vaccine production for Africa
07-02-2022 | 15:26:00
In a joint project, Siemens South Africa and Aspen have entered into an agreement to enable the use of digital technologies to enhance the efficiency of COVID vaccine production on the African continent, through Aspen’s manufacturing facility.
[Column] Linda Weaver: Bias-driven travel bans are an ineffective response to variants
01-02-2022 | 14:12:15
While most countries have lifted the restrictions, the ripple effects will continue to be felt for months to come.
Parsyl partners with Africa CDC to distribute 10,000 COVID-19 vaccine monitoring devices
26-01-2022 | 09:50:00
Parsyl has announced that it will partner with the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to make available 10,000 vaccine monitoring devices to African Union member states in support of Covid-19 vaccine distribution on the continent.
[Column] Nael Dabbagh: The regional healthcare sector must continue to be resilient to overcome new challenges
19-01-2022 | 15:30:56
The last two years have had a profound impact on economies, education, and healthcare systems around the world. As a result, countries, businesses, and individuals have been forced to adapt.
Cyber perils outrank Covid-19 and broken supply chains as top Africa and Middle East business risk, Allianz Risk Barometer 2022
18-01-2022 | 15:13:27
Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies in Africa and Middle East, South Africa, Nigeria and around the world in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Nigeria sets course to unify industry benefits, lead Africa's 5G
13-01-2022 | 12:18:00
Following a turbulent year of stock market fluctuations, restrictions related to an ongoing pandemic and varying economic instabilities, predictions on Nigeria’s performance last year ranged from inferior to mediocre to excellent.
Pfizer and BioNTech sign new global collaboration agreement to develop first mRNA-based shingles vaccine
07-01-2022 | 16:56:37
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced a new research, development and commercialization collaboration to develop a potential first mRNA-based vaccine for the prevention of shingles.
Pfizer and BioNTech receive U.S. FDA authorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster for individuals aged from 12
05-01-2022 | 08:44:00
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include individuals 12 years of age and older.
Aviation sees better performance this year than in 2020 - Air Tanzania MD
30-12-2021 | 12:07:52
The year 2021 was more presentable to the aviation industry compared to the preceding one - thus reviving hopes for a speedier recovery.
Bank of Uganda ties country's economic performance to Covid crisis
30-12-2021 | 11:30:00
According to the BOU Monetary Policy Report, higher global growth is good for Uganda since her export markets will demand more of her commodities and services.
South Africa’s office and work-from-home plans have changed for 2022
29-12-2021 | 10:44:00
In June 2021, an estimated 50% of the South African workforce was working from home full-time, with the Covid-19 pandemic fundamentally changing views on where and how people work best.
[Column] Cameron Beveridge: How South African organisations are using tech to succeed despite disruptions
22-12-2021 | 11:15:48
South African small, medium and large enterprises are using technology at an unprecedented scale to help manage the uncertainty and disruption caused by the pandemic and broader changes in the business and consumer landscape.
[Algérie] La digitalisation se met au service de la reprise économique
10-12-2021 | 09:01:00
La nouvelle édition de l’Ericsson Day Algérie a réuni les acteurs de l’écosystème numérique, venus partager leurs avis et recommandations concernant la rapide mutation du marché des télécoms qui s’est faite à la vitesse pandémique.
Omicron se propage, mais le nombre de cas graves reste peu élevé en Afrique du Sud
10-12-2021 | 08:31:00
Le variant Omicron touche de plus en plus de pays en Afrique et le nombre hebdomadaire de cas de COVID-19 augmenté de 93 % sur le continent.
[Nigeria] IoT-Fueled Gricd partners with NPHCDA to deliver 4.2 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines
09-12-2021 | 14:21:22
Gricd, a cold chain technology company has teamed up with Nigeria’s National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) to deliver 4.2 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19
L’UNICEF lance un appel de fonds d’urgence pour 9,4 milliards de dollars en faveur des enfants touchés par la COVID-19
08-12-2021 | 15:22:00
L’UNICEF a lancé un appel de fonds d’urgence pour la somme record de 9,4 milliards afin d’atteindre plus de 327 millions de personnes, dont 177 millions d’enfants, touchées par les crises humanitaires et la pandémie de COVID-19 dans le monde entier.
Pfizer and BioNTech provide update on Omicron Variant
08-12-2021 | 15:02:04
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced results from an initial laboratory study demonstrating that serum antibodies induced by the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant after three doses.
[Column] Claudio Muruzabal: Making profitability sustainable and sustainability profitable
08-12-2021 | 14:08:48
The businesses that are going to stand out over the next decade will be those who see market opportunities in social responsibility, and develop business models, products and services that have societal elements and sustainable practices baked in, as it were.
MTN plans vaccine mandate, calls vaccine inequity and Africa travel bans unjust
06-12-2021 | 09:14:00
As part of our commitment to protect the health and safety of our people and workplaces, as well as contribute towards the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations across our markets, MTN Group will be implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for staff from January 2022.
L’OMS se tient aux côtés des pays africains et lance un appel pour que les frontières restent ouvertes
29-11-2021 | 07:14:00
Alors qu’un nombre croissant de pays imposent des interdictions de vols aux pays d’Afrique australe en raison des inquiétudes suscitées par le nouveau variant Omicron, l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) appelle les pays à agir conformément à la science et au Règlement sanitaire international (2005).
Digital identity is a crucial business requirement post-Covid, says iiDENTIFii
29-11-2021 | 06:33:00
It is well-known that the Covid-pandemic has forced change in many industries and driven digitalisation at a pace faster than anyone could have anticipated, but it has happened at the cost of robust security and digital authentication.
Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC’s delivers first tranche of over 15 million vaccines
26-11-2021 | 06:58:00
The Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC jointly announced that 15.2 million vaccines purchased under the Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative are currently being distributed across Africa.
En Afrique seul un professionnel de la santé sur quatre est entièrement vacciné contre la COVID-19
25-11-2021 | 21:43:00
En Afrique, seuls 27 % des professionnels de la santé ont été entièrement vaccinés contre la COVID-19 selon une analyse préliminaire de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS).
[Rwanda] EIB and BRD to provide EUR 30 million for business impacted by COVID-19
24-11-2021 | 08:52:12
New investments by Rwandan companies will benefit from a business financing initiative backed by the Development Bank of Rwanda and the European Investment Bank launched in Kigali.
L'AfDB enregistre des résultats remarquables en dépit de la pandémie de Covid-19
24-11-2021 | 07:40:00
La Banque africaine de développement a joué un rôle essentiel dans le soutien apporté à des millions d’Africains, affectés par les conséquences de la pandémie de Covid-19 en 2020, souligne l’édition 2021 de la Revue annuelle sur l’efficacité du développement publiée ce mardi par l’institution.
FMO partners with Northern Arc Capital to support young, female, migrant and COVID19-affected entrepreneurs
22-11-2021 | 08:41:06
NASIRA is a risk sharing facility provided by FMO for local financial institutions lending to underserved segments.
Zipline, Pfizer, and Biontech deliver vaccines in Ghana
15-11-2021 | 11:00:00
Zipline, Pfizer and Biontech collaboration paves the way for automated, on-demand delivery of first mRNA covid-19 vaccines in Ghana.
La COVID-19 est plus mortelle chez les Africains atteints de diabète
11-11-2021 | 21:52:00
La forte augmentation du nombre de cas de diabète en Afrique survient dans un contexte de pandémie de COVID-19 et de faible accès aux vaccins.
Afreximbank and ITFC ratify US$250 million finance facility to Support Africa
10-11-2021 | 14:46:00
Afreximbank and ITFC, signed a US$250 million facility to provide funds for the Bank to advance procurement of COVID-19 vaccines and drive a trade-based economic recovery.
Institut Pasteur Morocco and Rwanda Biomedical Centre designated as COVID-19 vaccination centers of excellence
02-11-2021 | 16:16:00
Africa CDC has designated two institutions to serve as part of a network of Centres of Excellence (CoE) for COVID-19 vaccination.
The first International Conference on Public Health in Africa organized by Africa CDC coming up
27-10-2021 | 11:26:51
The first International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) will take place from December 14-16, 2021 and will focus on the deployment of the COVID-19 vaccine, the strengthening of health systems and the lessons learned from the fight against COVID-19.
BioNTech plans to initiate the construction of an mRNA Vaccine manufacturing facility in Africa
27-10-2021 | 08:55:07
BioNTech SE announced that the Company plans to initiate the construction of the first state-of-the-art manufacturing site for mRNA-based vaccines in the African Union in mid-2022.
Moderna to supply up to 110 Million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the African Union
26-10-2021 | 12:59:10
Moderna, Inc. announced a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make up to 110 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine available to the African Union.
EUR 27 million team Europe backing for Rwanda Biomedical Centre to strengthen pandemic resilience
26-10-2021 | 12:25:00
Minister for Health and Finance Minister highlighted the national importance of EUR 27 million European Investment Bank for redevelopment of the National Health Laboratory by the Rwanda Biomedical Centre and new investment under Rwanda’s COVID-19 National Response Plan.
L'AfDB a lance des consultations sur sa nouvelle stratégie pour des infrastructures sanitaires de qualité en Afrique
25-10-2021 | 09:01:00
L'AfDB a lance un processus de consultation avec les ministres africains de la Santé et d'autres partenaires dans le cadre de l'élaboration d'une stratégie visant à améliorer l'accès aux services de santé en Afrique d'ici à 2030.
Adapt To Covid – 19 Disruptions, Mitel Advises Business Organizations
21-10-2021 | 08:26:00
Majdi noted that organizations that have migrated to cloud benefit from lower costs, economic efficiency and faster deployment. While these benefits are tempting, it can be daunting to decide which cloud model is right for you.
GE foundation announces grant to provide COVID-19 relief in South Africa
18-10-2021 | 10:10:58
To mark World Food Day the GE Foundation announced a donation of $100,000 USD to provide immediate relief to South Africa’s communities experiencing food insecurity.
Rwanda diversifies its tourism offerings as part of COVID-19 recovery strategy
13-10-2021 | 12:15:00
Rwanda has been diversifying its tourism industry as it looks to recover economically from the losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sub-Saharan Africa exits recession in 2021, recovery still vulnerable, Africa Pulse
08-10-2021 | 10:26:00
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021. This is one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast according to the latest edition of Africa Pulse.
Forum pour la résilience en Afrique pour affronter les défis multiformes du Covid 19 et du changement climatique
01-10-2021 | 09:03:00
La quatrième édition du Forum pour la résilience en Afrique s’est ouverte à un moment où les communautés les plus vulnérables du continent sont confrontées au triple défi posé par la pandémie de Covid-19
Quinze pays africains ont atteint l’objectif de 10 % de vaccination de la population contre la COVID-19
01-10-2021 | 08:53:00
Quinze pays africains, soit près du tiers des 54 pays du continent ont entièrement vacciné 10 % de leurs populations contre la COVID-19.
Top African brands lose $5.5 billion in brand value, report
29-09-2021 | 09:31:12
The total value of Africa’s top 150 most valuable brands has declined by US$5.5 billion (12%) from $45.5 billion in 2020 to $40.0 billion in 2021, according to the latest Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 report.
Emirates becomes first airline to implement IATA Travel Pass across six continents
23-09-2021 | 12:43:34
Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association's IATA Travel Pass solution on six continents as it rolls out this digital health pass to customers at all its destinations.
Le rétablissement de l’Afrique après la pandémie sera complexe
22-09-2021 | 09:13:00
Control Risks, le spécialiste mondial de la gestion des risques, et Oxford Economics Africa, ont annoncé aujourd’hui le lancement de la sixième édition de leur « Africa Risk-Reward Index ».
Les variants de la COVID-19 prolongent la vague de la pandémie en Afrique
10-09-2021 | 11:16:00
Le nombre de cas hebdomadaires de COVID-19 en Afrique a baissé de plus de 20 %, alors que l’on assiste à un ralentissement de la troisième vague de la pandémie.
African Development Bank approves $137m loan for Botswana’s economic recovery
10-09-2021 | 08:57:00
The African Development Bank has approved a $137 million loan to support Botswana’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
BioNTech evaluates mRNA vaccine manufacturing solutions in Rwanda and Senegal
03-09-2021 | 10:42:51
BioNTech SE agreed today to evaluate the establishment of sustainable vaccine manufacturing capabilities in Rwanda and Senegal to support vaccine supply for the Member States of the African Union.
IFC partners with CEPI to boost vaccine production in low- and middle-income countries
03-09-2021 | 09:07:54
Responding to the stark global gap in vaccine access for COVID-19 and other diseases, IFC has partnered with CEPI, a global alliance, to accelerate development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases.
Huit pays sur 10 en Afrique risquent de ne pas atteindre l’objectif fixé pour la vaccination contre la COVID-19
03-09-2021 | 08:52:00
L’Afrique est sur le point de manquer l’objectif à caractère urgent fixé au niveau mondial, consistant à vacciner 10 % des groupes les plus vulnérables contre la COVID-19 dans chaque pays avant la fin du mois de septembre
[Column] Hardeep Sound: Could Tech ‘lions’ prowling Silicon Savannah hold  key to East Africa’s post pandemic recovery?
02-09-2021 | 10:26:34
As East Africa recovers from the social and economic impact of the pandemic, could the region’s vibrant tech start-up ecosystem be a catalyst for accelerated growth?
Juba Hospital receives first oxygen plant to help fight Covid-19 in South Sudan
02-09-2021 | 08:37:00
South Sudan has begun producing oxygen following the successful installation of the country’s first oxygen plant at Juba Teaching Hospital, set up with funding from the African Development Fund.
France partners with the African Union to deliver 10m vaccines to Africa
31-08-2021 | 09:21:00
African Union Member States will receive an additional 10 million doses of Astra Zeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines over the next three months through a new partnership between the French government and the African Union.
Déclaration du Président de la FIFA
27-08-2021 | 09:37:00
Le Président de la FIFA est reconnaissant pour le soutien et la coopération dont ont fait preuve de nombreuses parties prenantes du football pendant cette période difficile.
Les défis liés à la pandémie de Covid-19 offrent des opportunités en Afrique
27-08-2021 | 09:03:00
La pandémie de Covid-19 ne devrait pas réduire l’intérêt des investisseurs pour l’Afrique qui reste malgré les difficultés actuelles.
[Tchad] Des techniciens de santé formés à la gestion des déchets
27-08-2021 | 08:30:00
Un atelier de formation des agents de santé des hôpitaux de N’Djaména et des délégations sanitaires provinciales liée aux déchets de Covid-19 se tient à N’Djaména.
[Côte d’Ivoire] La plateforme AFYA pour favoriser la surveillance digitale participative lancée
25-08-2021 | 10:37:00
Le sous-directeur de la surveillance épidémiologique de l'INHP a procédé au lancement d’une plateforme dénommée « AFYA », destinée à favoriser la surveillance digitale participative de la Covid-19 et des autres maladies respiratoires.
Pandemic drives surge in use of digital health solutions across Africa
25-08-2021 | 07:56:44
​​​​​​​Across Africa, there has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones, creating vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare digitally.
AfDB et le HCR soutiennent le plan de riposte sanitaire du Mali contre le Covid-19
23-08-2021 | 08:51:00
La Banque africaine de développement et l’Agence des Nations unies pour les réfugiés au Mali (HCR) ont remis trois ambulances médicalisées et plusieurs équipements au gouvernement du Mali pour l’aider à faire face à la pandémie de Covid-19.
ECA’s chief and Cameroon’s Finance Minister review pertinence of financing in COVID times
20-08-2021 | 11:07:00
UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Cameroon’s Minister of Finance discussed, the country’s need to move fast while keeping up the fight against COVID-19.
Global Fund, Tanzania deepen partnership to fight COVID-19, accelerate end of HIV, TB and Malaria
20-08-2021 | 08:22:00
The Global Fund and the Government of Tanzania are deepening their partnership with new investments to fight the COVID-19 crisis and accelerate the end of the epidemics of HIV, TB and malaria while building resilient and sustainable systems for health.
Les enseignements tirés du déploiement des vaccins contre la COVID-19 au Botswana
20-08-2021 | 08:19:00
En effet, 52 pays africains poursuivent le déploiement des vaccins contre la COVID-19 et plus de 73 millions de doses ont déjà été administrées sur le continent.
Global drone insurance market to reach $1.41 billion in 2025, report
18-08-2021 | 09:06:00
The global drone insurance market is expected to grow from $1.06 billion in 2020 to $1.13 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate, CAGR, of 6.1% according to a new report by Research and Markets.
[Column] Nixon Gecheo: Role of digital agricultural tools during pandemic
13-08-2021 | 09:41:00
The challenges female smallholders face, from access to technology to informal participation in value chains, have been exacerbated by Covid, risking a widening of the gender gap.
Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of mines and hydrocarbons issues a mandate for oil and gas worker vaccinations
10-08-2021 | 21:00:00
In a bid to ensure the protection of oil and gas industry workers, as well as increase operations and production across the sector, the Minister is driving an effective vaccination rollout for all hydrocarbon workers in Equatorial Guinea.
NAS signe un partenariat avec Abbott afin de faciliter les déplacements transfrontaliers
10-08-2021 | 20:34:00
National Aviation Services (NAS) va assister les autorités locales pour le déploiement du dispositif de test rapide développé par Abbott ‘’Panbio ™ COVID-19 Ag’’ ainsi que son système de test de soins moléculaires ID NOW™.
Africa Trade Insurance Agency supports Africa CDC in COVID-19 response in Africa
10-08-2021 | 15:57:25
As a partner in Africa's response to the pandemic, The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has provided financial support of $250,000 to the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
[Column] Soromfe Uzomah: Should post-Covid reimagining prompt African SME’s to revisit their business models?
05-08-2021 | 10:59:00
For every company, innovation is tremendously important, but in many cases, innovation is only associated with new products or technical renewals.
La Côte d’Ivoire continue à bâtir un système de réponse résilient pour faire face aux urgences de santé publique
04-08-2021 | 10:54:00
La déclaration de la fin de l’épidémie d’Ébola en Guinée n’a pas tiédi l’ardeur des autorités sanitaires ivoiriennes à mettre en place un système de réponse résilient afin de faire face à toutes ces épidémies récurrentes.
AVAT to partner with UNICEF in scaling up vaccine deliveries to African Union Member States
04-08-2021 | 10:31:19
The African Union (AU), African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) and UNICEF are partnering to ensure the seamless procurement and delivery of vaccines to AU Member States.
Siemens looks at the future of mining in Africa as it launches SIDRIVE IQ
04-08-2021 | 09:52:00
Siemens has launched its SIDRIVE IQ industrial IoT monitoring solution for drive systems at its Virtual Smart Mining Forum, seeking to showcase how the solution can increase drive uptime to improve mine site productivity.