Africa Uncategorised Wellness

Lawyering in Crisis: African countries among innovation leaders against COVID-19

There have been 192 innovations directed at COVID-19 from Nigeria alone, as well as more than 90 from South Africa ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 4, 2020/ — African innovators have shown creativity and ingenuity in finding solutions to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, but face legal barriers to safeguarding their intellectual property. There have been 192 […]

Africa Wellness

Singer and activist Youssou N’Dour, Zambia’s Minister of Health, AfDB Vice President headline call to build African solidarity post-COVID-19

COVID-19 crisis could exacerbate inequalities in education, health and employment opportunities that exist on the continent ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 4, 2020 – How can Africa build on the solidarity shown during the coronavirus pandemic to achieve the continent’s development goals in the post-COVID world? That was the question posed at a webinar hosted by […]

Goldstar Insurance and Prudential partner to offer COVID -19 cover
Industry Wellness

Goldstar Insurance and Prudential partner to offer COVID -19 cover

Goldstar Insurance and Prudential Uganda have partnered to offer a new insurance cover to offer life insurance cover to Goldstar’s Workman’s Compensation and Group Personal Accident Policyholders. The new insurance product called COVID19 Group Life Extension Insurance Cover covers groups of individuals of companies and organizations against devastating COViD19 pandemic. It is underwritten by Prudential. […]

Prudential,  which provides long-term protection and investment opportunities to Ugandans through innovative and affordable life assurance products, has this morning donated Ush300million towards the COVID -19 food relief.
Industry Wellness

Prudential Uganda donates Ush300 million in COVID -19 Food relief

Prudential,  which provides long-term protection and investment opportunities to Ugandans through innovative and affordable life assurance products, has this morning donated Ush300million towards the COVID -19 food relief. Prudential Uganda’s donation is aimed at feeding the most vulnerable and poor communities who have been affected by the lockdown that was instituted almost three months ago […]

Markets Opportunities Wellness

AfDB approves $13.7m to strengthen health system, boost anti-COVID-19 efforts

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a $13.7 million grant to finance the COVID-19 response in Zimbabwe. The funds will provide an immediate lifeline for targeted frontline responders and health personnel and boost the country’s Global Health Security Index in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Approval for the grant was made […]