Africa readies remedy to transform pharmaceutical industry

“Africa can no longer outsource its healthcare security to the benevolence of others” said African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina.
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Mar 9, 2022

Fintech firm Lipa Later announces six months paid maternity leave

Company says move is part of campaign to create more inclusive and gender-balanced workplace.
Feb 18, 2022

Five African countries picked as early beneficiaries of mRNA tech transfer

World Health Organisation confirms recipients at a press conference on the sidelines of the AU-EU Summit.
Aug 12, 2021

MTN adds vaccine equity to list of Africa targets

Operator joins WHO, Africa CDC in calls for COVID-19 vaccine equity for developing markets.
May 19, 2020

Facebook to address child sexual exploitation-encryption concerns

The social media giant’s shareholders will vote on public concerns raised about how end-to-end encryption could promote child abuse on the platform.
Oct 15, 2018

Big data's role in Africa's fight against malaria

Newly launched data visualisation tool to be deployed in Zambia, Senegal and Ethiopia.
Apr 13, 2017

Where to deploy masts? Nigeria's telcos may have to rethink strategy

Lawmakers tackle the issue of healthcare concerns and telecom infrastructure positioning.
Jan 23, 2015

ICT alliance pushing broadband to help combat Ebola

Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative focused on broadband connectivity services to NGO, logistic hubs.
Nov 13, 2014

Smartphones to help fight Ebola in Liberia

Ericsson to issue health workers in Liberia with smartphones to help combat Ebola.
Oct 27, 2014

AMPION startup bus tackles Ebola in West Africa

Entrepreneurs and experts building mobile apps to fight off the virus.