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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  […]

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Award-Winning Author, Chigozie Obioma Partners with AMA Academy to Host a Masterclass on Creative Writing 

Creating A Story Instead of a Tale  ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire, 22 June 2022 /African Media Agency/- African Media Agency today announced its creative writing masterclass hosted in partnership with Chigozie Obioma as part of AMA Academy. The partnership aims to upskill journalists on fiction storytelling.  AMA Academy is a free-to-use pan-African online learning platform dedicated […]

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VivaTech unveils the 3 winners of AfricaTech 2022

PARIS, France, 22 June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- As part of its international outreach, and for the first time this year, VivaTech organised the AfricaTech Awards, alongside the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank.  This pan-African initiative aimed at recognising and supporting the most innovative startups on the continent rewarded three high-potential […]

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Thales solidarity and Polaris Asso team up to train young Senegalese women in digital citizenship and digital careers 

The Thales Solidarity charitable fund and Polaris Asso, in partnership with the Embassy of France in Senegal, UN Women, OpenClassrooms, Talent2Africa and the Senegal Youth Consortium (Consortium Jeunesse Sénégal, CJS), are launching a new programme to train young Senegalese women in digital careers.  The six-month programme brings together a number of local associations and offers […]

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Bybit Launchpad 2.0 to Host OpenBlox (OBX) IEO

ROAD TOWN, United British Virgin Islands , 21 June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing crypto exchanges, will list the inaugural BloxVerse platform token OBX on Bybit Launchpad 2.0. OpenBlox is an EVM-based NFT gaming and web3 platform focusing on play-and-earn / move-and-earn and IP branding. Bybit will host the initial exchange […]

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Graduates of SAP Young Professionals Program paving way to Africa’s digital future

Grace Githinji a young Kenyan graduate completed the SAP Young Professionals Program in 2021 NAIROBI, Kenya, 21st June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Graduates of the SAP Young Professionals Program are adding valuable digital skills capacity to African enterprises across the continent.  According to Cathy Smith, MD SAP Africa, since the launch of the program in 2012, […]

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Africa Publishing Innovation Fund to Finance Schemes to Nurture Love of Reading and Create Accessible Books for Visually Impaired Readers in 2022

GENEVA, Switzerland,17 June, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Africa Publishing Innovation Fund (APIF) – a grant-giving program co-led by Dubai Cares, a UAE-based global philanthropic organization and the International Publishers Association (IPA) – has selected five new projects across Africa to receive part of US $200,000 in funding in 2022 aimed at fostering a love […]

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Mastercard, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, and JSI partner with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health to implement Wellness Pass for the digitization of health records

Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI announce their partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system and aim to bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities   Mastercard Wellness Pass will be implemented at selected health facilities throughout the […]

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Business delegation made a strong case for South Africa as an investment destination at Davos

Sithembile Ntombela, Acting CEO of Brand South Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 15 June 2022/ African Media Agency (AMA)/: The delegation that represented South Africa at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Switzerland returned home after it vigorously promoted Africa’s most industrialised country as an attractive investment destination with a potential to generate long-term returns […]

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Serving vulnerable communities raises stakes for public sector digital transformation

By Sunil Geness, Director: Global Government Affairs & CSR at SAP Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 15th June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The ongoing damaging impact of the pandemic combined with a growing number of climate-related emergencies is bringing into stark relief government’s ability to provide essential public services to vulnerable communities. I recently visited the province of my […]