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Payday wants to power the future of work for Africa with $3M seed led by Moniepoint Inc

Business Ghana 30 Mar 2023
When Favour Ori launched Payday in June 2021, the initial play was to build PayPal for Africa, for which it secured a million dollars in pre-seed funding ... “We are building TransferWise for Africa; we want our customers to move money faster with the bank accounts and cards we issue.

Harris out to reframe US views on Africa, foster partnership

The Roseburg News-Review 30 Mar 2023
Vice President Kamala Harris has a favorite number on her trip to Africa, it's undoubtedly 19 ... Washington is racing to build partnerships on the oldest inhabited continent with the youngest population, a test that could reshape the economy in Africa and, by extension, the rest of the world.

African economic aid plan set

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 30 Mar 2023
ACCRA, Ghana -- Washington is racing to build partnerships on the oldest inhabited continent with the youngest population, a test that could reshape the economy in Africa and, by extension, the rest of the world ... Harris is the highest-profile member of President Joe Biden's administration to visit Africa this year.

A new scientifically tested innovation to boost SA's renewable energy storage

Eye Witness News 30 Mar 2023
A collaboration between the CSIR and the Flemish Institute for Technological Research will give South Africa's renewable energy sector, which requires battery storage, a much-needed boost ... The project funding enabled us to make investments in high-tech equipment for testing batteries in South Africa and build local capacity beyond this.

Genetic study details complex ancestry of East Africa's Swahili people

Indian Express 30 Mar 2023
'However, in this case, because Bantu populations in East Africa often have more matrilineal tendencies, African women likely had more autonomy in choosing their partners for building a family. And the situation could have been that powerful trading families in Africa and Asia formed economically beneficial marriage ties,' Brielle added.

Abu Dhabi University signs MoU with Atkins to enhance collaboration in nuclear and energy sectors

Egypt Commercial News 30 Mar 2023
In line with its commitment to building local talent, Atkins has provided internship and training opportunities to over 30 Emiratis to gain technical expertise and practical knowledge in nuclear through mentorship and on-the-job training.About AtkinsAtkins ( ...

Moderna Finalizes Agreement with the Government of the Republic of Kenya to Establish an mRNA ...

Eagle-Tribune 30 Mar 2023
This will be the Company's first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa ... "This also demonstrates our confidence in the investment climate in Kenya and the importance of utilizing mRNA technology to build resilience in healthcare security in Africa ... Moderna's mRNA platform builds on ...

Forging new paths for a shared future

Independent online (SA) 30 Mar 2023
Gear was replaced in 2005 by the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa (Asgisa) ... to achieve inclusive, sustainable and equitable economic growth; build capable and healthy human resources; ensure a sustainable environment and enhance resilience; and promote good governance through effective institutions.

Samsung, Century Group Sign Agreement on FPSO Renovation

This Day 30 Mar 2023
Global shipbuilding giant, Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria Limited (SHIN) and the largest operator of Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) and flow stations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Century Group, on March 24, 2023 signed an agreement for the Front Puffin FPSO upgrade in Nigeria.

Ecobank Ghana and Ghana Post sign MoU to drive government’s financial inclusion agenda

Joy Online 30 Mar 2023
... financial inclusion agenda across Ghana and Africa. On our part, we shall continue to do this in pursuit of the Ecobank vision of Building a Pan-African Banking Institution that contributes to the Economic Development and Financial Integration of Africa,” Mr Sackey added.

BRICS partnership is more than government-to-government relations

Independent online (SA) 30 Mar 2023
This is the motivation for South Africa's theme as Chair of BRICS in 2023.. BRICS and Africa ... We will be welcoming BRICS Leaders to South Africa for the 15th BRICS Summit in August 2023 ... It builds on the excellent work of the Chairs before us ... For South Africa, the immense interest ...

Carbon credits: A way to keep Kenya’s forests standing and improve lives

Business Day 30 Mar 2023
But since a carbon-credit project was established in the area a decade ago, Tembo no longer fells trees ... As Kenya seeks to build on its status as Africa’s front-runner in carbon markets, the Kasigau initiative is seen as a model, generating about a third of the country’s offsets. ‘Avoided deforestation’ ... .

CEO MENA: “Dream big and follow your passion with persistence," says Lime Source Consultancy Founder & CEO

Gulf News 30 Mar 2023
Such has been the impact of Lime Source Consultancy that the company was recognised by King Oyo (UNAIDS Ambassador and the youngest reigning monarch acknowledged by Guinness World Records), as well as Queen Mother Best Kemigisa (Kingdom of Torro in Uganda) for providing employment to thousands across Africa.

Chinese envoy says international community must help Africa eradicate terrorism

Xinhua 29 Mar 2023
He also stressed eliminating breeding grounds for terrorism in Africa ... "We will continue to implement the Global Security Initiative and the Global Development Initiative, work with Africa to build a high-level China-Africa community with a shared future, and make a greater contribution to lasting peace and sustainable development in Africa."

World Insights: How China honors its commitments to Africa cooperation in the new era

Xinhua 29 Mar 2023
The two sides have also cooperated to build a robust China-Africa community with a shared future in multiple fields ... projects like the Africa CDC headquarters and the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway to capacity-building initiatives such as the Luban Workshops.

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