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[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Fintech startup Wapi Pay founders Eddie and Paul Ndichu step down from their roles
22-10-2021 | 06:46:00
This has been a very interesting week in tech in Africa. We covered a number of great announcements from a number of tech companies in the region, especially startups.
MTN Group is the leading African company on the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2021 list
21-10-2021 | 23:42:00
MTN Group are humbled to be recognized as the leading African company on the recently revealed Forbes World’s Best Employers list for 2021.
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros pour soutenir le secteur sénégalais de l’énergie
21-10-2021 | 23:22:00
ITFC signe un accord de financement de 100 millions d’Euros avec la SENELEC pour l'achat de produits pétroliers raffinés et aura donc un impact direct sur la production, la transmission et la distribution d'électricité à travers le pays.
Artisans in tree planting drive to mitigate changes in climate
21-10-2021 | 10:45:00
Kenyans have been urged to double efforts in tree planting in a bid to mitigate the current effects of climate change.
Vodafone partners with Thales to connect customers with Eco-SIM card
21-10-2021 | 08:26:00
Vodafone has partnered with Thales to connect customers with an Eco-SIM card, a product whose card body is made out of 100% recycled plastic from refrigerator interiors.
Climate-focused startups can now apply for the Africa ClimAccelerator programme
21-10-2021 | 08:13:11
The Pan-African, cross-sector, climate-first accelerator is seeking fifteen startups from across Africa to apply for funding, expertise, and mentorship via the first pan-African accelerator focused on scaling the most promising climate-focused innovations.
[Startup Interview] Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji, Founder, Brightcloud Automobile, Nigeria
20-10-2021 | 11:17:00
Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji is a Nigerian innovator, entrepreneur and logistics manager. A green mobility advocate, Adedokun is the founder of Brightcloud Automotive.
Moderna to build mRNA facility in Africa to manufacture up to 500 million doses per year
19-10-2021 | 13:49:56
Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, has announced it will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.
La mise en œuvre du document de stratégie-pays a produit des résultats satisfaisants
15-10-2021 | 09:39:00
Mali a couvert deux cycles de reconstitution du Fonds africain de développement (FAD), le FAD-13 (2014-2016) et le FAD-14 (2017-2019).
[Column] Judy Njino: Anchoring business priorities on sustainability
13-10-2021 | 10:22:00
In November this year, leaders from around the world will gather in Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Conference to explore ways that governments, the private sector, and global institutions can promote sustainable development.
GE invests $2.5m to launch Next Engineers in Johannesburg, South Africa
13-10-2021 | 09:15:00
General Electric (GE) announced a five-year, $2.5 million investment in Johannesburg, South Africa to launch Next Engineers, a global initiative focused on increasing the diversity of young people in engineering.
Le Fonds Africain de développement octroie plus de $10 millions pour l'agricole et le tourisme
12-10-2021 | 18:34:00
Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un don de 10,7 millions de dollars américains à Sao Tomé-et-Principe pour la mise en œuvre de la première phase de l’Initiative Zuntámon
La SID accorde un financement de $50 millions en faveur de la compagnie ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance
12-10-2021 | 18:23:00
La Société islamique pour le développement du secteur privé et la compagnie ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance ont signé un accord de financement syndiqué garanti de quatre ans pour 75 millions USD avec une participation de 50 millions USD de la part de la SID.
Orange inaugure le 5ème Orange Digital Center de la région Afrique et Moyen-Orient
12-10-2021 | 17:22:00
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent Orange Digital Center, un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement des compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange inaugurates fifth digital center in Africa and the Middle East
12-10-2021 | 15:54:00
Orange and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating an Orange Digital Center in Abidjan, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.
Senegal places local content at the center of the country’s energy sector agenda
11-10-2021 | 11:50:00
The Senegalese government has introduced a domestic-approach to energy sector development, placing local content as a key driver of industry success.
Un nouveau cas d’Ebola confirmé au Nord-Kivu en République démocratique du Congo
11-10-2021 | 11:39:00
Le Ministère de la santé de la RDC a annoncé qu’un nouveau cas d’Ebola a été détecté dans la zone de santé de Butsili, dans la province du Nord-Kivu, où une précédente épidémie s’est officiellement terminée le 3 mai 2021
Google to invest $50M equity-based fund in African startups
11-10-2021 | 09:49:00
Last week, tech giant Google announced that it plans to invest up to $50 million in African early- and growth-stage startups via its Africa Investment Fund.
Ford Foundation appoints Catherine Chinedum as regional director for West Africa
08-10-2021 | 07:31:00
The Ford Foundation has announced the appointment of Catherine Chinedum (‘ChiChi’) Aniagolu-Okoye as its new regional director for its office serving West Africa.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Teraco completes first phase of its Cape Town hyperscale data centre campus
07-10-2021 | 14:07:41
This week, the firm announced the completion of Phase 1 of CT2, its new hyperscale data centre in Brackenfell, Cape Town – the largest data centre in the Western Cape.
RwandAir and Qatar Airways seal milestone codeshare agreement
06-10-2021 | 09:56:47
RwandAir and Qatar Airways have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choice, enhanced service, and greater connectivity to more than 65 destinations across Africa and the rest of the world.
Avanti Communications launches Avanti Extend to millions in Africa
05-10-2021 | 18:16:52
Avanti Communications, the leading provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA, announced the launch of Avanti EXTEND, a new managed satellite service for rural connectivity.
Les services du FMI achèvent leur mission de consultations de 2021 au titre de l’article IV en Algérie
05-10-2021 | 17:48:00
La mission recommande un ensemble complet et cohérent de politiques budgétaire monétaire et du taux de change afin de réduire les vulnérabilités de l’Algérie.
Zanaco, Team Europe launch €30m agriculture investment initiative for smallholder farmers in Zambia
05-10-2021 | 08:41:00
Smallholder farmers and rural cooperatives across Zambia will benefit from a new €30 million initiative from Zanaco and Team Europe to accelerate agricultural investment launched in Lusaka and Luxembourg .
Africa-focused private equity firm DPI raises $900m to invest in specific companies in Africa
04-10-2021 | 13:29:00
Development Partners International (DPI), a premier investment firm focused on Africa on Monday announced that it has raised $900m in its third round of funding.
Africa showcases 50 promising education innovations at the IEA virtual expo 2021
04-10-2021 | 11:55:00
The African Union Commission together with its partners organized the ‘Innovating Education in Africa Virtual Expo 2021’ to showcase technical innovations in education.
[South Africa] Amdocs and Telkom Foundation donate internet data and tablets to three local schools
04-10-2021 | 08:29:20
Amdocs, a leading software and services provider, and Telkom Foundation, the autonomous social investment arm of South Africa’s 39% state-owned telecommunications provider, Telkom have donated internet data, and tablets, to three local schools in South Africa.
ITIDA joins forces with Plug and Play to launch an open innovation hub in Cairo, Egypt
01-10-2021 | 13:01:00
Global innovation platform Plug and Play is partnering with the Egyptian Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), to launch an Open Innovation Hub in Cairo.
Le secteur privé Ivoirien invité à la participation à la Foire commerciale intra-africaine 2021
01-10-2021 | 11:59:00
Les organisateurs de la Foire commerciale intra-africaine (IATF2021) ont rencontré les membres du secteur privé Ivoirien pour les sensibiliser et les encourager à participer au plus grand évènement sur le commerce et l’investissement en Afrique
Vertiv joins Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Alliance to drive a climate-neutral digital economy
01-10-2021 | 11:26:00
Vertiv will apply its expertise, global reach and lead position in several key data centre technology areas to support the SDIA’s mission to bring together key players from across the critical infrastructure arena to meet sustainability goals.
L'Union Africaine s'associe à APO Group pour repositionner l'Afrique à l'Expo 2020 de Dubaï
01-10-2021 | 09:18:00
Pour l'Afrique, c'est l'occasion de montrer au monde son vrai visage, notamment ses innovations, ses opportunités commerciales, son art, sa culture, son patrimoine et sa beauté naturelle
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.
Capria Network Invests $92.1 Million in Global South as of 2020, Up by 361%
30-09-2021 | 11:45:00
Capria and its affiliated network of funds have invested USD 92.1 million as of December 2020, impacting 16.5 million lives across regions despite the pandemic-induced setback.
NEOGEN partners with Hendrix Genetics to improve poultry genetic performance in Africa
29-09-2021 | 16:04:00
NEOGEN Corporation announced partnership with Hendrix Genetics, a multi-species animal breeding, genetics, and technology company, to improve poultry genetic performance in Africa.
[Rwanda] United States committed to combating HIV/AIDS and inclusion of people with disabilities
29-09-2021 | 10:08:31
The United States is committed working with the people and Government of Rwanda to combat HIV/AIDS in Rwanda and to support the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society.
ALYI expands electric vehicles sales into Ethiopia
28-09-2021 | 13:42:28
Alternet Systems, Inc. (ALYI), announced finalizing terms to deliver 3 wheeled electric vehicles (EV) into the taxi market in Ethiopia.
Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation partners with AWEI to build sustainable wildlife economies in Africa
28-09-2021 | 11:24:52
Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation has partnered with the African Wildlife Economy Institute (AWEI) of Stellenbosch University to build sustainable and inclusive wildlife economies in Africa through.
[Côte d’Ivoire] L'AfDB evalue les avancées du Projet Agro-industriel de Yamoussoukro
27-09-2021 | 09:07:00
Le vice-présidente chargée de l’Agriculture et du Développement humain et social, s’est rendue à Yamoussoukro afin d’évaluer les avancées du Projet de pôle agro-industriel dans la région du Bélier
World Bank approves $40m financing to improve Liberia’s fisheries sector
24-09-2021 | 08:53:00
The World Bank has approved new financing to improve Liberia’s fisheries sector management and enhance the livelihoods of targeted beneficiaries and increase Government revenues.
[Kenya] Partnership for data-driven early response to hunger launched
23-09-2021 | 10:31:00
Leading research and humanitarian agencies have joined forces to harness data and technology in a bid to stop climate shocks resulting in hunger in vulnerable livestock farming communities.
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 ».
Danone Egypt launches its Zero food waste initiative
22-09-2021 | 08:55:29
Inspired by Egypt’s commitment towards its transformational SDG journey as well as contributing to Danone’s Global goal to reducing 50% of food waste by 2030; Danone Egypt has launched its initiative towards “Zero Food Waste” in partnership with The Egyptian Food Bank
CDC backs African Private Credit with $60m commitment under new strategy
21-09-2021 | 12:49:00
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has made a $60 million commitment under its African Private Credit Fund Strategy, which aims to address a significant credit market dislocation.
UNESCO launches Portuguese version of its Toolkit for the Judiciary in Africa
21-09-2021 | 07:52:00
UNESCO has launched the Portuguese version of its Legal Standards on Freedom of Expression: Toolkit for the Judiciary in Africa.
[Zimbabwe] L’accès à l’eau potable financé par l'AfDB transforme la vie quotidienne de Réfugiés
20-09-2021 | 10:21:00
Un meilleur accès à l’eau a changé la vie des réfugiés et des communautés d’accueil en leur offrant de nouvelles opportunités.
La Guinée déclare la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg
17-09-2021 | 12:24:36
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.
Pangea Trust opens applications for its Startup Connect Programme
17-09-2021 | 12:05:00
Pangea Trust has opened applications for its Startup Connect Programme, to increase the deployment of diaspora remittances and networks to provide investment capital to MSMEs and startups in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
[South Africa] Sasol, Haldor Topsøe expand G2L licensing collaboration to grow sustainable synthetic fuels and chemicals globally
17-09-2021 | 09:17:00
Haldor Topsøe and Sasol have expanded their G2L collaboration to jointly license and develop their technologies for sustainable liquid fuels and chemicals production through Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology.
ECA, ICC launch centre of entrepreneurship in Africa
17-09-2021 | 08:50:00
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have jointly launched Centres of Entrepreneurship in Africa, under the theme, ‘Creating Livelihoods for Inclusion’.
African Development Bank’s SEFA provides $1 million to kick off modernization of Africa’s Hydropower Fleet
16-09-2021 | 22:30:00
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a $1 million grant for modernization of Africa’s aging hydropower fleet.
L’itfc signe dix accords commerciaux de haut niveau représentant plus de 1,2 milliards de dollars
16-09-2021 | 22:24:00
La Société Internationale Islamique de Financement du Commerce (ITFC) a signé dix accords majeurs de financement du commerce d'une valeur de plus de 1,2 milliards de dollars US avec ses pays membres d'Asie et d'Afrique
Le Centre mondial pour l’adaptation et l'AfDB lancent le concours pour les jeunes Africains 
16-09-2021 | 22:13:00
Le Centre mondial pour l’adaptation (GCA) et la Banque africaine de développement ont lancé la première édition d’un concours « Défi des solutions d’adaptation pour les jeunes Africains »
[Column] Babatunde Oyateru: Africa should rethink business models for impact and sustainability
16-09-2021 | 12:30:00
Is the corporate goal of an organisation solely to return a profit to its shareholders, or should it be purpose-driven and respond to wider societal needs at the expense of robust profits?
APICORP unveils ESG policy framework to support energy transition in the MENA region
16-09-2021 | 11:43:00
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), an energy-focused multilateral development bank, unveiled its new ESG policy framework to support energy transition in its member countries and beyond.
[South Africa] TransUnion Africa and Dun & Bradstreet Partner to Boost SME Sector
16-09-2021 | 11:02:00
TransUnion Africa has partnered with global commercial data company Dun & Bradstreet to help African small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) access international markets more easily.
Madagascar Time startup launches charity cryptocurrency $TIME to fight climate change
16-09-2021 | 08:53:00
Madagascar Time startup has launched $TIME, the new cryptocurrency focused on charity work around the globe. Backed by an international team, $TIME combines unprecedented technology in the crypto space with social entrepreneurialism.
[Nigeria] Agritech startup Releaf secures $4.2m funding to drive industrialisation of food processing in Africa
16-09-2021 | 06:18:00
Nigeria's agritech startup Releaf, which develops proprietary hardware and software solutions to industrialize food processing has raised $2.7 million seed funding and grants. 
African Union and EDCTP sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote new paradigm in health
15-09-2021 | 11:19:33
African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote a new paradigm in health
Africa Finance Corporation plans $500m Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund under AFC Capital Partners
15-09-2021 | 11:12:00
As part of its drive to address Africa’s vulnerability to climate risk, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has created an independent asset management arm, AFC Capital Partners, with a debut offering: the Infrastructure Climate Resilient Fund (ICRF).
Africa Finance Corporation receives $100m loan from India Exim Bank to spur recovery
15-09-2021 | 11:04:00
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the infrastructure solutions provider on the continent, received a $100 million credit line from the Export-Import Bank of India (India Exim Bank) to develop the critical infrastructure required to rebuild Africa’s economies.
Prudential plc partners with Invest Africa to support ESG-focused investments in Africa
15-09-2021 | 10:55:55
Prudential plc has partnered with Invest Africa, a trade and investment platform for African markets, to support the development Environmental, Societal and Governance standards.
[Kenya] KenGen gets the nod to sell four million tonnes of carbon credits
15-09-2021 | 09:15:36
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has been cleared to sell an equivalent of 4.6 million tonnes of carbon emissions earned over the last 18 months.
UN unveils first regional online portal to bring together African countries with data and evidence on sustainable development 
14-09-2021 | 16:10:07
Measuring and evaluating progress on the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa became much easier as a group of regional UN entities launched the first online data portal that brings together statistical data harvested across all countries on the continent.
AIIM acquires stake in Sodigaz to deliver clean fuel to African homes
14-09-2021 | 08:56:00
The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a significant stake in Sodigaz, an LPG distributor based in Burkina Faso and Benin.
EBRD finances 6th of October Dry Port in Egypt under EBRD Green Cities
13-09-2021 | 14:45:33
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the construction of the first inland dry port in Egypt, in 6th of October City, west of Cairo, with a €25 million loan to October Dry Port Company.
Vodacom installs solar-powered sites in South Africa to reduce carbon emissions
13-09-2021 | 14:34:33
As part of Vodacom’s energy and carbon management strategy and commitment to reducing its impact on the environment, Vodacom has installed new solar-powered sites in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein.
[Column] Efayomi Carr: Africa's youth hold the key to the expansion of agritech across the continent
13-09-2021 | 12:52:00
While there are a wide range of agritech innovations that can propel African farmers to profitability, only 23 percent of youth engaged in agriculture are using any form of agricultural technology
University of Rwanda and Mastercard Foundation launch $55 million partnership for African leaders
13-09-2021 | 10:57:00
The Mastercard Foundation and University of Rwanda announced a 10-year, $55 million partnership to enable higher education access for 1,200 young Africans.
[Kenya] NCPB partners with Safaricom’s integrated mobile platform DigiFarm to enable farmers access post-harvest services
13-09-2021 | 10:30:00
The National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) has signed an MoU with Safaricom’s DigiFarm Kenya to facilitate small-scale farmers in Kenya access post-harvest management services through the digital platform.
La fondation Jack Ma invite Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard à la sélection d'Héros Africains du monde des affaires
13-09-2021 | 10:22:00
La Fondation Jack Ma a invité le fondateur et président d’APO Group, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard à faire partie du jury de la demi-finale du prestigieux concours Africa's Business Heroes 2021.
[Rwanda] BK’s IKOFI re-launches with delivery of phones to coffee farmers
13-09-2021 | 09:25:00
Bank of Kigali (BK) Plc has re-launched its IKOFI digital product alongside a partnership with RWACOF with more than 86,000 farmers to raise their farming methods.
Microsoft and LinkedIn team up to enhance hybrid work experience
13-09-2021 | 07:21:00
Microsoft and LinkedIn have announced several new features and product innovation to help companies transition to hybrid work. 
L'Afrique Centrale renforce sa participation a l'USAEF 2021
10-09-2021 | 12:09:00
Les délégations ministérielles du Tchad, de la République du Congo, de la Guinée équatoriale et de la République démocratique du Congo ont confirmé leur participation au tout premier Forum américano-africain sur l'énergie
Safal Group rolls out Safal Eye in the Wild Photography Competition for African photographers
10-09-2021 | 11:50:25
Safal Group, Africa’s Manufacturer of Steel Roofing Products with a footprint across eight countries launched the Safal Eye in the Wild Competition 2021.
AfDB et l’Alliance pour une révolution verte en Afrique parrainent le Forum virtuel de la révolution verte de l’Afrique
10-09-2021 | 11:28:00
La Banque Africaine de développement est de retour en tant que partenaire de premier plan du Forum de la révolution verte de l’Afrique (AGRF)
LG sets goal to utilize more than half million tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030
10-09-2021 | 11:25:00
LG Electronics (LG) announced its goal to use almost 600,000 tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030 in a concerted effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the value chain.
EBRD partners with NBKE to promote renewable energy and efficiency in Egypt
10-09-2021 | 08:50:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Egypt with $25 million loan to the National Bank of Kuwait Egypt (NBKE).
USTDA supports clean energy access and utility digitalization in Benin
09-09-2021 | 12:41:31
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced grant funding for technical assistance to help Beninese company Sherlock Grids SAS expand and improve clean energy access to rural communities across the country.
USTDA supports grid modernization in Algeria
09-09-2021 | 12:31:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a technical assistance grant to Algeria’s transmission system operator, Société Algérienne Gestionnaire du Réseau de Transport de l’Electricité (GRTE), to modernize its electricity grid.
Grande Côte Opérations signs MoU with CrossBoundary for construction of hybrid solar power station in Senegal
09-09-2021 | 10:29:00
Grande Côte Opérations (GCO), a subsidiary of the Eramet Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CrossBoundary Energy for the construction of a 13 MW hybrid solar power station with 8 MW battery storage in Senegal.
IRENA, IAEA selected as modelling partners for development of African Continental Power Systems Master Plan
08-09-2021 | 15:47:00
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have been selected as modelling partners for the development of the African Continental Power Systems Master Plan (CMP).
FAO launches Global Action on One Country One Priority Product
08-09-2021 | 10:43:34
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), launched its Global Action on Green Development of Special Agricultural Products: One Country One Priority Product (OCOP).
Quest Water and Aquatar™ Oasis partnership Sarl announce strategic partnership with Orange DRC S.A.
08-09-2021 | 10:10:00
Quest Water, announced AQUAtap™ Oasis Partnership SARL has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Orange DRC S.A. in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Les Ministres de l’énergie des pays du G5 sahel valident la feuille de route régionale de l’initiative Desert to Power
08-09-2021 | 08:46:00
Les ministres de l’énergie des pays du G5 Sahel ont validé la feuille de route régionale de l’initiative Desert to Power, un projet emblématique d’accès à l’énergie durable promu par la Banque africaine de développement.
PwC Africa announces six focus areas to support new network strategy
06-09-2021 | 15:31:00
PwC Africa has today announced six key focus areas that will support the execution of its new global strategy that was announced on 15 June 2021, known as The New Equation.
[Nigeria] Endeavor unveils inaugural cohort for its ScaleUp program
06-09-2021 | 12:03:00
Endeavor Nigeria has unveiled the inaugural cohort of entrepreneurs for its new 10-week Endeavor ScaleUp Program that aims to support Nigeria’s most promising, high-impact business leaders.
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.
Sungrow to implement Solar-Plus-Storage project at Egypt’s Sukari Gold Mine
03-09-2021 | 10:03:00
Chinese inverter supplier has been selected by German developer to supply inverters and a storage system for the construction of a hybrid off-grid solar photovoltaic system and battery storage system in Egypt.
Senegal’s Taiba N’Diaye wind farm blows in a new wave of Green Investment for the MSGBC region
03-09-2021 | 09:52:00
In addition to world class energy developments taking place within the oil and gas industry, Senegal is making moves to exploit its significant renewable energy resources.
L'AfDB dote l’hôpital de Juba de la toute première unité de production d’oxygène pour combattre le Covid-19
03-09-2021 | 08:44:00
L’installation d’équipements pour la production d’oxygène renforcera substantiellement la fourniture de soins intensifs aux patients gravement touchés par le Covid-19.
IsDB signs $50m financing agreement for community health and nutrition project in Benin
01-09-2021 | 16:26:00
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Government of Benin signed a $50 million financing agreement for “Closing Gaps: Community Health, Human Resources, and Nutrition” project, a new development project in Benin.
[Interview] Antonio Loureiro, Founder, A Cozinha, Portugal
01-09-2021 | 12:12:00
António Loureiro, together with his wife, Isabel, started the restaurant A Cozinha in Portugal in 2016. Fiercely committed to sustainability and zero waste, A Cozinha was recognized in 2021 by the UN as one of the 50 Best Small Businesses in the world.
Lenovo announces new climate goals to reduce packaging and improve energy efficiency
01-09-2021 | 11:29:00
Today Lenovo is committing to new goals in the areas of climate change mitigation, circular economy and sustainable materials.
Une nouvelle analyse ne trouve aucune preuve de la présence du virus Ebola en Côte d’Ivoire
01-09-2021 | 09:35:00
Le gouvernement de Côte d’Ivoire a informé l’OMS qu’un second laboratoire a analysé les échantillons prélevés sur une patiente suspectée d’avoir Ebola et n’a trouvé aucune preuve de la présence du virus.
TPT Global Tech partners with SWA to develop Smart Villages in West Africa
01-09-2021 | 08:25:00
TPT Global Tech announced it has entered into a strategic technology agreement with Skybridge West Africa (SWA), to participate in the development of 20 Smart Villages in West Africa.
Soutien réaffirmé au relèvement post Covid-19 de l'Afrique par le développement du secteur privé
01-09-2021 | 08:23:00
Les participants à une réunion du Pacte du G20 avec l’Afrique ont examiné les progrès réalisés dans la lutte contre le Covid-19 réaffirmant leur engagement à soutenir le relèvement du continent par le développement du secteur privé et la production de vaccins.
World Bank approves $103.4m to help reverse land degradation in Ghana
01-09-2021 | 07:44:00
The World Bank approved $103.4 million for Ghana to reverse land degradation and strengthen integrated natural resource management in about 3 million hectares of degraded landscapes.
[Interview] Mario De Alwis, Founder, North Lanka Family Foods, Sri Lanka
30-08-2021 | 12:20:00
Sri Lankan entrepreneur, Mario De Alwis, is founder and Managing Director of North Lanka Family Foods, a subsidiary of Ma’s Kitchen, acknowledged by the United Nations in 2021 as one of the 50 Best Small Businesses in the world producing good food.
G20 compact with Africa reaffirms commitment to securing Africa’s recovery from Covid-19 pandemic
30-08-2021 | 08:41:00
Participants of a G20 Compact with Africa meeting assessed Africa’s progress in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.