AMA

Truecaller Crosses 500 Customer Milestone for its Business Offering

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, September 15, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Truecaller has announced a milestone of 500 customers for its Truecaller for Business offerings. This success has been achieved within a few months of conscientious efforts by the team in helping brands connect with their customers better. The businesses are from more than 25 countries, including Nigeria, Kenya and […]

AMA

Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa

More than 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but only 2% of them in Africa, said World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday.  NEW YORK, USA, September 15, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The UN agency is urging every country to vaccinate at least 40% of its population by the end of this year, and hopes to help ensure that 70% of the […]

AMA

Vivo Energy fuels expansion, operational excellence with transformative tech deployment

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 14, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- In the highly competitive oil and gas industry, gaining an accurate real-time view over the total performance of every aspect of the business can unlock significant competitive advantages and give organisations a welcome competitive edge over their peers. For one of the fastest-growing energy businesses in Africa, the answer […]

AMA

Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers Report Finds Stark Disparities in COVID-19 Impacts

New data reveals world stepped up to prevent worst-case scenarios from happening; spotlights need for long-term investments to ensure an equitable recovery and continued progress toward the Global Goals SEATTLE, USA, 14 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring an updated global dataset illustrating the pandemic’s adverse […]

AMA

Nigeria Youth Futures Fund Will Equip a New Cadre of Youth Leaders in the Region

New $5 million fund seeded by Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation will increase leadership capacity, enhance educational opportunities, and build relationships between youth leaders and regional governments LAGOS, Nigeria,13 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Today the Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation announced the launch of the Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF), a new $5 million fund […]

AMA

MEDIA ALERT/INVITATION

You are invited to the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award Ceremony09:30 GMT | 11:30 CEST | 12:30 EATThursday, 16th September 2021Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3r5bDb9 DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 13 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Join the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award official ceremony to celebrate African Innovation on Thursday, 16 September and discover the first-ever winners of this prestigious Award.Today’s changemakers, innovators, […]

AMA

IFPMA and Speak Up Africa announce winners of Africa Young Innovators for Health Award

DAKAR, Senegal/GENEVA, Switzerland, 13 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) and Speak Up Africa (SUA) will announce the first-ever winners of the Africa Young Innovators for Health Award at the official virtual ceremony on Thursday, 16 September from 09:30 GMT online (Register here). The three winners will be revealed live at the Award Ceremony, where health […]

AMA

University of Rwanda, Mastercard Foundation launch $55 million partnership to develop the next generation of African leaders

Students from the College of Business and Economics at University of Rwanda headquarters, Gikondo Campus, Kigali City. KIGALI, Rwanda,13 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Mastercard Foundation and University of Rwanda today announced a 10-year, $55 million partnership to enable higher education access for 1,200 young Africans — with a focus on women pursuing STEM, young […]

AMA

In Somalia, Deputy UN chief encourages progress on women’s political participation, and peaceful elections

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed, visited Somalia on Sunday, to express her solidarity with Somali women’s calls for full and equal participation in political life, and the support of the international community for timely, inclusive, peaceful and credible elections. NEW YORK, USA, September 13, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-In her various meetings in […]

AMA

Protecting education, means ‘we protect the future’: UN chief

The global community needs to say with one voice that “attacks on schools must stop”, the UN chief urged a virtual event on Thursday commemorating the International Day to Protect Education from Attack.   NEW YORK, USA, September 10, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“Schools must be places of learning, safety and peace”, he said, lauding education as not only providing knowledge and skills but also transforming lives and driving development for people, communities and […]

AMA

Mastercard and Paycode Partner to Increase Access to Financial Services and Government Assistance for Remote Communities Across Africa

Mastercard’s Community Pass platform will be added to Paycode’s biometric identity and offline payments solution to unlock services for the underserved and unbanked in Africa    Partnership enables offline real-time functionality for effective government disbursements and access to digital financial services in remote communities JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 9 September 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- An estimated 57 percent of the […]

AMA

Meningitis outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo: WHO

A deadly outbreak of meningitis has been declared in a northeastern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the World Health Organization (WHO) have been supporting health authorities to deploy an initial emergency response team.  NEW YORK, USA, September 09, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-More than 260 suspected cases and 129 deaths have been reported in Tshopo Province; a high case fatality […]