Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.
Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches
The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.
Ramaphosa tasks telecoms mogul Masiyiwa to source PPEs for Africa
The president appoints Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to assist Africa in sourcing personal protection equipment.
Generation Africa kicks off next agritech competition for Africa
Organisers say the 2020 competition launched amid the coronavirus pandemic will give hope and support to agripreneurs on the African continent.
Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African ‘netpreneurs’
Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.
Liquid Telecom in venture to build Cape to Cairo fibre network
The company signs a deal with Telecom Egypt to enable it to complete Africa's terrestrial fibre network.