Ghanaian digital commerce companies secure funding

Ghanaian digital commerce companies secure funding Technology October 28, 2021BEHAK Today, the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator welcomed four Ghanaian digital commerce companies, OZÉ, Shopa, Swoove, and Tendo, as the second cohort to receive funding and support. The Accelerator, managed by BFA Global in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School …

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Eastern Africa experts discuss COVID-19 economic impacts in Kigali – etbaba.com

Experts assembled in Kigali, Rwanda to reflect on COVID-19 economic impacts and resilience experiences at the sub-continental 25th meeting of the intergovernmental committee of senior offcials and experts in Eastern Africa. Opened this morning under the theme, “Strengthening resilience for strong recovery and attracting investments to foster economic diversification and long term growth in Eastern …

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Africa’s second plant breeding conference kicks off in Rwanda

Africa’s second plant breeding conference kicks off in Rwanda Technology October 25, 2021BEHAK Scientists, entrepreneurs, institutional leaders and students from Africa and beyond are meeting this week in Kigali, Rwanda and online for the second continental African Plant Breeders Association Conference. Guided by the theme, “Accelerating Genetic Gains in Plant Breeding for Resilience and Transformative …

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Djibouti Telecom begins cable landing station construction

Technology Djibouti Telecom begins cable landing station construction October 16, 2021 Djibouti Telecom, a leading strategic center for international telecommunications services in East Africa, begins construction of new cable landing station (CLS). Djibouti Telecom has network infrastructure comprising 8 operational submarine cable systems and 5 on-project cable systems. The company has 2 existing cable Landing …

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Intentional investment in girls’ education vital – etbaba.com

The British Council in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) supported by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Government of Canada and the South Africa Commission for Gender Equality (CGE), calls for significant investment in education of girls. At the webinar convened by the Mail & Guardian held on the International Day …

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Democratic Republic of Congo detects Ebola virus disease – etbaba.com

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced that a new laboratory confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) had been detected in Butsili Health Area, Beni Health Zone in North Kivu Province. Earlier this year, an EVD outbreak affected North Kivu Province which was declared over on 3 May …

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Ethiopia appoints opposition members as ministers – etbaba.com

For the first time the Government of Ethiopia has appointed opposition members to serve as ministers in the new cabinet of ministers of the ruling Prosperity Party. Justifying his decision to include opposition figures within his cabinet, Prime Minister Abiy stated that the political differences among Ethiopians “shouldn’t be an obstacle to work together”. Among …

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