Kenya's health ministry has said it will soon roll out home-based care for Covid-19 patients because the country's isolation facilities are almost full. Health Minister Mutahi Kagwe said they will first publish guidelines for home-based care before patients can be released to their families...
BY TOM JACKSON Africa’s startup ecosystems are falling behind those of the rest of the world, according to a new report. Each year, Startupblink, a global startup ecosystem map with tens of thousands of registered startups, co-working spaces, and accelerators, releases a...
BY TOM JACKSON Digital banking startup Sparkle has been launched in Nigeria by former Diamond Bank chief executive officer (CEO) and tech entrepreneur Uzoma Dozie, aimed at providing seamless solutions to Nigerian individuals, SMEs and retailers. Sparkle, which has been...
By Francis Sardauna The Speaker of the Katsina State Children’s Parliament, Ibrahim Maharazu, has lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape in the country have been on the increase. He expressed displeasure that even in the 21st century, there...
China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that the relevant departments were in contact with Angola over its request for debt relief. China hopes other countries will also assist Africa in evaluating its debt requirements, said Zhao Lijian, a spokesman at the ministry, at a...