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Africa Medical Supplies Platform gets new partner for diagnostic solutions

BioMérieux and the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), have announced a new partnership to facilitate the supply of high-quality diagnostic solutions from the bioMérieux Pandemic

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8 West African start-ups selected for training

 Suguba in partnership with Mercy Corps and the French Development Agency (AFD) is organizing its second investment readiness program in French-speaking West Africa to support

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Only technology can save the oil industry now – Analysts

During a recent webinar organized by Microsoft and Africa Oil and Power under the theme ‘Leveraging the Power of Technology for Oilfield Optimization’, panelists have

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Orange improves access to mobile internet in Africa

Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa. The average cost of an entry level smartphone in Africa

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First traceable gold supply chain comes to Ivory Coast

After a first export of gold, IMPACT and the European Union has announced that a traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the

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Facebook opens second Africa office in Nigeria

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria – its

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New book to detail data insights about Africa’s energy sector

The African Energy Chamber will launch the book “African Energy Road to Recovery: How the African energy industry can reshape itself for a post-COVID comeback”

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First Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) launched in Africa

The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar, ASECNA, has started to broadcast a SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System) signal over Africa and the

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, the ultimate smartphone experience

Man’s fond relationship with devices in the digital era can meticulously be described as inseparable, as life gradually drifts to digital platforms. The feel-good aspect

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Covid-19 has drained Kenyans’ financial resources – BRCK Report

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Kenyan accessible internet provider BRCK has partnered with a number of organizations to publish coronavirus information through its public

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Kenya’s latest data centre takes shape in Nairobi

PAIX Data Centres, a Pan-African provider of cloud-and carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, has announced the construction of its Nairobi data centre for opening in November this year. The

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Innovator moves to eliminate Kenya’s e-learning snags

The quest for access to inclusive education in developing economies is becoming a key debate in Africa, with the 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report released

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Free Wi-Fi internet for Africa, at last!

Pan African firm Cassava Fintech International (CFI) and Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) have announced the launch of Sasai Wi-Fi Finder, a potential game-changer in driving

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USD 50,000 up for grabs during AU’s African Integration Week

The African Union (AU) in collaboration with the AfroChampions Initiative is using the month of July to celebrate the continent’s cultural diversity via a virtual

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VC4A and AWS offer millions to Africa’s startups

Startup ecosystem builder Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between Sh50 million and Sh1 billion to apply

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Ogilvy Africa unveils continent’s first real-time brand analytics platform

Ogilvy Africa has announced the rollout of the region’s first real-time marketing product that offers social intelligence and data analytics, community management and content innovations