AfDB gives green light to the creation of the African Foundation for Pharmaceutical Technology

(AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK) – “Africa can no longer entrust its health security to the benevolence of others” – Akinwumi Adesina The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has endorsed the establishment of the African Foundation for Pharmaceutical Technology, an innovative institution, which will significantly improve Africa’s access to the technologies that underpin the … Read more

MTC will use technology to support WFP in its fight against hunger

(Ecofin Agency) – The WFP aims to provide humanitarian aid and development assistance, to help nations achieve the “zero hunger” objective by 2030. The UN body wants to put technology to profit in the achievement of this objective. The Namibian operator Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) announced on Monday June 20 that it had signed a … Read more

AfDB appoints Simon Mizrahi as Acting Vice President for Technology and Corporate Services

(AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK) – The African Development Bank Group announced, Monday in Abidjan, the appointment of Mr. Simon Mizrahi as Acting Vice President in charge of the Technology and Institutional Services Complex. A British national, Simon Mizrahi is currently Director for Service Delivery, Performance Management and Results at the African Development Bank Group. He is … Read more

Oraimo plans to set up a mobile technology factory in Nigeria

(Ecofin Agency) – Nigeria is one of the largest telecommunications markets on the African continent with more than 201 million telephone subscribers in April 2022. This makes it an important market for manufacturers of mobiles and mobile accessories. Smartphone accessories maker, Oraimo Mobile Technology has announced plans to build a large mobile technology factory in … Read more