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TPAY MOBILE’s Founder and CEO Sahar Salama hands over Group CEO responsibilities to become Group Chairwoman

ex-CEO of Mollie, Gaston Aussems, named successor DUBAI, UAE, 4 July 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- TPAY MOBILE, the leader in mobile payments in the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey (META), today announces it has appointed Gaston Aussems, previously CEO of Mollie, as Group CEO, effective 4th July 2022. Founder and current CEO, Sahar Salama, will move into […]

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New UN financing initiative goes live to power climate action

NEW YORK, USA, 01st July 2022-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A new UN-led financing tool to strengthen weather and climate forecasting, improve life-saving early warning systems, safeguard jobs, and underpin climate adaptation for long-term resilience, officially opened for business on Thursday. The Systematic Observations Financing Facility (SOFF) is a key building block for a new initiative spearheaded by UN Secretary-General General […]

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Kasi Insight is disrupting the market research industry with the launch of dataset

NAIROBI, Kenya, 30th June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Kasi Insight is Africa’s leading decision intelligence company empowering business leaders and entrepreneurs to make crucial decisions with confidence. The company conducts over 10,000 monthly interviews across 20 countries in Africa and aggregate all consumer data into a data portal called Kasi Hub.  Today, Kasi is pleased […]

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Africa Publishing Innovation Fund and DAISY Consortium Giving Free Expert Training in Production of Accessible Books for Visually Impaired Readers 

GENEVA, Switzerland,29 June, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund (APIF), a grant-giving program co-led by philanthropic organization Dubai Cares and the International Publishers Association (IPA), and the DAISY Consortium, a world authority on publishing for people with visual impairments and other print disabilities, are offering African publishers free expert training on the production of accessible works.   Under […]

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FTT DAO raises $7 million, donated by FTX token fans

FTX Token Fans Start FTT DAO HONG KONG SAR, 29 June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- FTT DAO, a community-led ecosystem DAO, has received 250,000 $FTT, worth approximately $7 million USD, in community donations to help kick start its activities. A number of community contributors participated in the donation to help grow FTT DAO. Through this donation, which […]

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Crypto Derivatives Leader Bybit Tackles Bear Market by Settling Options in USDC

VICTORIA, Seychelles, 27 June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, a cryptocurrency exchange with one of the largest BTC futures open interest, is settling its options trading market in one of the world’s most trusted stablecoins: USDC. Unlike Bitcoin-settled contracts, Bybit’s use of USDC allows for stable prices for the duration of each contract.  Users of Bybit’s European-style, […]

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March to Kigali Movement with Over 300 Supporters Calls on Leaders to Eliminate Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Africa

Every two minutes, an African child dies from malaria. The continent accounts for over 90% of global malaria deaths and over 40 per cent of the global burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). The Kigali Summit is a historic opportunity for world leaders to reaffirm commitments to end malaria and NTDs. KIGALI, Rwanda,23 June 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The March […]

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Novartis Renews Commitment to Neglected Tropical Disease and Malaria Elimination, Investing USD 250 Million over Five Years to Research and Develop New Treatments 

Novartis endorses the Kigali Declaration on neglected tropical diseases, pledging USD 250 million to advance R&D of new treatments against NTDs and malaria over five years     Commitment includes USD 100 million to advance R&D for Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, dengue, and cryptosporidiosis, and USD 150 million for next-generation antimalarials and a new formulation for babies under 5kg with malaria  […]