Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Uganda Medical Drones
Uganda has rolled out drone services to deliver medicine in remote parts of the country where healthcare has been neglected because of poor transport systems. Through medical drones, the...
Africa Emissions 2030
African nations have agreed to work towards the reduction of environmental pollution through carbon emissions. The goal that was discussed during a climate summit, convened by US President Joe Biden,...
Covid vacine
The African Union (AU) has launched a partnership aimed at leading the continent to self-sustenance in vaccine manufacturing. The plan entails the setting up of five research centres, which will...
Twitter Ghana
Ghana has been chosen to host social media giant Twitter's first African base. The decision was announced on the company's blog on Apr.12, with Twitter describing Ghana as part of...
Tunisia Challenger One
Tunisia has launched its first satellite, Challenge ONE, into space. The successful endeavor was conducted on March 22, from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The launch was originally...
Flutterwave
African payments company Flutterwave announced that it has closed $170 million, valuing the company over $1 billion. New York-based private investment firm Avenir Growth Capital and U.S. hedge fund and investment firm Tiger Global led the Series C...
Drone use in Kenya
After a two year ban, The Civil Aviation (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Regulations, 2019 Act has approved the use of drones for private use in Kenya. The law which prohibited the use of drones...
Mara Phones
Nedbank, Vodacom and now retail giant Pick n Pay are among the growing list of South African companies to back the locally made Mara phone. The Android phone is the brainchild...