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.
Dr Akinwumi Adesina
Jun 28, 2022
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.