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Twitter in partnership with Amref Health Africa to deliver skills training for African Journalists

Twitter in partnership with Amref Health Africa to deliver skills training for African Journalists

Twitter and Amref Health Africa, a leading Nairobi-based health development organisation, have announced their continued collaboration to provide skills and capacity-building training in best practices for health reporting. This comes on the heels of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and amid growing concerns about recently reported cases of monkeypox across the continent. Since its launch in 2020, the

Purpose-built drive solutions for African mining

SEW-EURODRIVE’s National Sales and Marketing Manager, Jonathan McKey highlights some of the company’s customised solutions for the African mining industry and the lead time advantages offered by the new multimillion local assembly facility in Johannesburg. SEW-EURODRIVE offers a wide range of purpose-built adaptable drive solutions to best suit the specific needs of equipment operating on

Access to technology doesn’t necessarily start with ‘www’

Technology has the potential to change lives across Africa. But for the continent to achieve its full potential, its people must be empowered with cost effective, readily available energy. Sivan Yaari, Founder & CEO of Innovation: Africa discusses the impact new innovative technologies can have across a number of sectors and how easily accessible these

Avaya and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise announce partnership to accelerate their transformation to the cloud

Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a leading international provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions today announced a strategic partnership that extends the availability of Avaya’s OneCloud CCaaS (Contact Center as a Service) composable solutions to ALE’s global base of customers while

Africa on track to control COVID-19 pandemic in 2022

Almost two years after Africa identified its first case of COVID-19 (14 February 2020), the World Health Organization (WHO) finds that, if current trends continue, the continent can control the pandemic in 2022. However, WHO warned that continued vigilance is key. Over the last two years, the continent has witnessed four waves of COVID-19, each

Wizkid Opens Up on Partnership with Flutterwave and Justin Bieber

Wizkid, Grammy-award winning Artiste has opened up on his new partnership with Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, in an interview with the CEO, Founder of Flutterwave, Olugbenga GB Agboola. Wizkid said that Flutterwave is a quality African company that solves all our day-to-day payment problems. Wizkid and GB met up in Los Angeles to discuss the partnership

54gene Launches Diagnostic Arm 7RiverLabs to Boost Patient Health Outcomes 

54gene, the health technology company advancing African genomics research for improved global health outcomes, has announced the launch of its diagnostic arm; 7RiverLabs. The diagnostic hubs fitted with state-of-the-art technology will offer healthcare providers and patients access to world-class, cost-effective, speedy, reliable and advanced molecular diagnostics. Sample collection centres with over 100 employees are already