Source: APO Group |

Zimbabwean journalist Debra Matabvu wins the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award

This year’s award brought together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, today announced Zimbabwean journalist Debra Matabvu (@dmmatabvu) as the winner of the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award. The award recognizes, celebrates, and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.   Debra’s win…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Landmark Alliance Launches in Africa to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation

Digital platforms have been inundated with COVID-19-related information since the pandemic began in late 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) today launched a new alliance, the Africa Infodemic Response Alliance (AIRA), to coordinate actions and pool resources in combating misinformation around COVID-19 pandemic and other health emergencies in Africa. Digital platforms have been inundated with COVID-19-related information since the pandemic began in late 2019. Information…

Source: Investing in African Mining Indaba |

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s President H.E Félix Tshisekedi confirmed to deliver the keynote address at Mining Indaba Virtual

Mining Indaba is renowned for offering a high calibre of speakers, and 2021 is no exception

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) (www.MiningIndaba.com), part of Hyve Group Plc is delighted to announce the first line-up of keynote speakers for Mining Indaba Virtual, which will be held on 2-3 February 2021. Mining Indaba is renowned for offering a high calibre of speakers, and 2021 is no…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Local Currency Financing for Off-Grid Energy Solutions in Africa Limited, Needs Scaling Up - African Development Bank Report

Companies that invest in off-grid renewable energy solutions in Africa grapple with limited access to credit as a result of risk profiling

Although advantageous, local currency financing for off-grid renewables projects and businesses in Africa is still limited, according to a new report released by the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/). The report, Exploring the Role of Guarantee Products in Supporting Local Currency Financing of Sustainable Off-Grid Energy Projects in Africa, summarized findings…

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Source: Blue Prism |

Blue Prism Intelligent Automation Now Available in AWS Marketplace

New offerings give organisations immediate access to intelligent digital workers and AWS machine learning services, expands Blue Prism’s relationship with AWS

Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM) (https://www.BluePrism.com/) today announced the availability of Blue Prism intelligent automation software in AWS Marketplace, giving Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Blue Prism customers another avenue for automation in the cloud. The listing includes Blue Prism on an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) instance with a set number…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Coronavirus - Kenya: Distribution of Cases by Counties (2 December 2020)

The cases are distributed in the Counties of: Nairobi (203), Nakuru (118), Kilifi (83), Kirinyaga (71), Kericho (57), Uasin Gishu (52), Mombasa (41), Embu (41), Busia (40), Nyandarua (24), Kiambu (23), Kisumu (22), Isiolo (21), Nyeri (18), Nandi (16), Murang’a (14), Homa Bay (13), Kakamega (12), Nyamira (9), Turkana (8),…