Berbera Port to be A Distribution Points for COVID-19 Vaccines-DP World and UNICEF
Africa Maritime Wellness

Berbera Port to be A Distribution Points for COVID-19 Vaccines-DP World and UNICEF

The Somaliland Port of Berbera will be one of the distribution points for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related immunization supplies to the landlocked countries in East and Central Africa after the DP World and UNICEF announced a wide-ranging partnership to support the global distribution. The new partnership – with a multi-million dollar value – is […]

Concern as Somali Ministry of Health Collapses Amid Corruption Allegations
Africa Wellness

Concern as Somali Ministry of Health Collapses Amid Corruption Allegations

As Covid-19 cases continue to soar in Somalia, serious discontentment is growing due to the misappropriation of funds within the Ministry of Health in the country. Twelve top officials among them the Director-General in the ministry have already been charged in court and convicted of corruption charges with the Attorney General Seleban Mohamed Mohamud saying they […]

Statement by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina - Climate Adaptation Summit 2021
Africa Wellness

Statement by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina – Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Your Excellencies, as we gather here today for the Climate Adaptation Summit, I commend the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Mark Rutte of The Netherlands and the former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon for organizing this Summit. Climate change is changing hopes and livelihoods, dramatically. Africa’s growth is being compromised by climate change. The sight […]

Africa Markets Wellness

Pfizer Appoints Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2021: Pfizer announced today the appointment of Patrick van der Loo as Regional President for Africa and the Middle East (AfME) region. Patrick’s Pfizer experience spans more than 20 years in leadership roles with multiple successes across geographies.  In his new role as Regional President for AfME, Patrick will […]

Africa Wellness

‘Conserving Our Environment is a Business for You & Me’ – King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV

The Tooro Kingdom has intensified its efforts to conserve the environment under its ‘Save River Mpanga’ campaign. The Save River Mpanga campaign involves clean-up activities to physically remove plastic waste from River Mpanga, and to mobilise and sensitise the community about the dangers of irresponsible waste management. Campaign activities were stepped up in November with […]

Africa Wellness

Ilara Health Raises $3.75m Series A Led by TLcom  to Provide Life-Saving Diagnostics Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Round joined by DOB Equity, Global Ventures and Chandaria Capital will accelerate data driven healthcare for peri-urban clinics. Nairobi, Kenya. December 15 2020 Ilara Health,  a healthtech start-up focused on bringing essential, affordable and life-saving diagnostics to African consumers, has raised $3.75 million in Series A funding led by TLcom Capital, with participation from DOB Equity, Global Ventures and Chandaria Capital. The […]

Africa Wellness

Nordic Development Fund extends grant of $8.8 million to African Water Facility for COVID-19 Recovery in the Sahel and Horn of Africa Regions

Abidjan, 11 December 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Nordic Development Fund (NDF)  on Tuesday  approved $8.8 million in grant funding to the  African Water Facility (AWF) to bolster investments in COVID-19 recovery and preparation for investment of water supply, sanitation, and integrated water resources management projects in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa. […]