Saturday, March 28, 2020

Nigeria COVID-19 Testing Support Fund launched by 54gene

54gene, the African genomics research, services, and development company, has launched a fund to tackle the current challenges around testing for...

Afreximbank announces $3-Billion facility to cushion impact of COVID-19

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a $3-billion facility, named Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA), to help African countries...

Could a Car Free Day in Lagos help the City’s infamous...

On a Friday in September last year (September 20, 2019), most roads in the city of Lagos were on complete traffic lockdown mode...

Mary had a little child – a short story excerpt

Imagine you are looking down from the height of a skyscraper, onto the vivid sweep of light and dark rooftops, a dull...

Concert Review: Buju Banton in Nairobi, Kenya

by Embukane Libosso A mammoth crowd turned out to watch Buju Banton aka Gargamel live again (and for...

Carbon launches $100,000 entrepreneurship fund

Carbon has set up a $100,000 Pan-African entrepreneurship fund to support budding tech entrepreneurs on the continent.

2020 to be the year of Intra-African remittances

International money transfer company, WorldRemit, predicts that 2020 will be the year of intra-African remittances. The World Bank already estimates that...

Nominations open for the $100,000 Africa Food Prize for Innovation

Nominations are now open for the Africa Food Prize for Innovation in African Agriculture. A $100,000 prize for individuals or institutions in...